Sa Pa Vietnam Travel Guide

Sa Pa Vietnam Travel Guide
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Sa Pa Vietnam Travel Guide

I have wonderful memories of my time in Sa Pa, a lively town high in the Hoàng Liên Son Mountains of Viet Nam. A popular trekking base, it overlooks the terraced rice fields of the Muong Hoa Valley, and is near the 3,143m-tall Phang Xi Pang peak, which is climbable via a steep, multiday guided walk. Hill tribes, such as the Hmong, Tay and Dao, make up much of the town’s local population.

To get to Sa Pa from Hanoi take the night train to Lao Cai and then a bus to Sa Pa.

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Sa Pa Vietnam

Things To See & Do In Sa Pa Vietnam

Trekking In Sa Pa Vietnam

Trekking In Sa Pa Vietnam

Trekking and Hiking in Sapa is the main reason many people travel to Sapa. Trekking maps are available from the Tourist Information centre on Fansipan Street. These maps are invaluable if you want to trek around the area without a guide. They show the walking trails and trekking routes around town. Most hotels in Sapa offer tourists guided half-day and day long treks. We took a day long trek with a guide through the wonderful Muong Hoa Valley which was truly memorable.

Cat Cat Village Sa Pa Vietnam

Cat Cat Village Sa Pa Vietnam

Cat Cat Village is a popular village to visit on a river and is home to the minoriert Hmong peoples. The villages sits at the bottom of the Muong Hoa Valley and is near the Cat Cat  Waterfall.

Cat Cat Village is 1 km from Sa  Pa. and can easily reached by foot or moto taxi.

Silver Waterfall Sa Pa Vietnam - Thac Bac

Silver Waterfall Sa Pa Vietnam

Silver Waterfall is known locally as Thac Bac is a pretty waterfall that decends from Lo Sui Tong mountain peak. It is 12 km from Sa Pa and can be reached by car or motorbike.

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