Sapa, a mountainous region of Vietnam, even though a bit harder to arrive and visit all the beautiful scenery here, this place still attracts a large number of tourists each year, and this makes Sapa tours become one of the most chosen kinds of tours people always want to try when coming to Vietnam.
So, have you ever wondered why tourists love and want to come to Sapa at least once in their life?
Well, maybe these suggestions below can be the reasons why people love Sapa that much.
1. The very special coldness of Sapa’s Winter
We all know that when you have a Vietnam tour is traveling to a tropical country, therefore, a place with snow falling in winter like Sapa will absolutely attract a huge crowd of domestic tourists. So, how about the foreign tourists? Why are there many foreign tourists come to Sapa in winter as well?
The cold winter of Sapa with an unique scenery
That’s because the natural scenery of Sapa in winter also has its very own traits, very own attractiveness, such as the terraced rice fields full of water look like the big mirror reflecting to the sun light every morning, stealing the stars on the sky in the evening, the peaceful streets without local sellers or domestic tourists, the romantic cafes hidden quietly behind the white fog,…
2. Admiring Sapa, a truly misty city
Sapa is called a misty city, so there is nothing can be more suitable than admiring it while it is still covered by the cold mist of the early morning. The villages with the rustic roofs sunk in silver gray tone, which plays the role as a background for the colorful brocade costumes of ethnic people to shine brightly,…
Sapa hides itself in the misty layer
So, if you’re an artist, painter or a photographer,… then this is absolutely a paradise for you to find the inspiration.
3. Enjoying the wonderful grilled dishes of Sapa
Never come to Sapa but forget to try the most famous specialty here, the grilled dishes! We all know that grilled dishes are always the best option whenever it gets cold, right!
People gather around a stall that sells grilled dishes in Sapa
But the attractiveness of Sapa’s grilled dishes not only comes from its fancy, delicious dishes prepared in a very special way that tourists can’t taste in nowhere else, except Sapa, it also comes from the way people sit around the pink charcoal stove together in the freezing cold of Sapa, the way people share with each other a cup of wild apple wine (another specialty of Sapa travel tours),… how can I describe that feeling? I just can say “wonderful”.
4. Sipping a cup of coffee in a café on Cau May Street
In the cold weather like that, do not miss the opportunity to hide in a warm cafe on Cau May Street and enjoy a hot drink, such as a cup of coffee. Sounds normal, but they will bring a different feeling when you are immersed in the clean air and the cold of this beautiful town.
The warm space of a café on Cau May street
5. Learning how to sympathy to the poor
Coming to Sapa in the Winter and you will be able to learn how to love, to sympathy with those who are truly miserable here. When you look at the cold stilt houses in the east wind, the stunted children in their bare feet running on the trail, the women wrapped themselves in brocade cloths and still could not help but tremble.
The cold here is also a difficulty of locals
Then you will better understand their situation and maybe next time coming to Sapa, you can help them teach the children, build the schools,…