Sapa is an attractive tourist destination with the year-round beauty. Each season has its own characteristics. In particular, summer is considered to be the best season in Sapa thanks to its freshness. The beauty of Sapa in the summer attracts a lot of tourists to visit and enjoy their summer vacations with their family and friends.
The pleasant weather
In the summer, the weather in Sapa always makes people pleased and relaxed. Unlike the intense heat in the central of Vietnam, summer in Sapa is cool like in Da Lat and Hanoi in the autumn.
During the day, the weather is slightly mild. The daytime temperature usually fluctuates from 20 degree Celsius to 25 degree Celsius. When the night fells, Sapa seems to be sunk into the silent scene. At that time, the temperature is in the range from 15 degree Celsius to 18 degree Celsius and it has high humidity. As a result, the weather is quite cold so you should bring a jacket to keep yourself warm during your Sapa tours.
The delicious specialties
Summer is the season of a plenty of specialty fruits in Sapa. In May or June, plum in Ta Van Village are extremely ripe, juicy and sweet. Also, this time is the fruiting season of peach tree in Sapa. Each of peach is as small as a cup but it will give you an unforgettable taste in your Sapa Vietnam tours. Besides, docynia indica in Sapa is also is in bloom in the summer. With local people here, this is a kind of fruit representing for love, usually, it is soaked to be a special wine of Sapa for tourists.
The prevalence of mountain flowers
In early March or April, the road to Sapa is brightly covered with the brilliant beauty of ban flower, which is a typical flower in the northwest of Vietnam. Standing on the high mountains in Sapa, you can admire the whole beauty of ban flower florescence as well as the beauty of Sapa in the summer.
In addition, summer in Sapa also has pinkster flower. On the top of Fansipan Mountain, which is so-called “Roof of Indochina”, there are more than 40 types of pinkster flower. Each type has a distinct color and shape, which creates a colorful picture of nature in Sapa.
The imposing scenery
- Ta Sua and Fansipan Mountain: located about 3,000 meters above sea level, these two mountains are the ideal places to contemplate the bobbing clouds in Sapa. It is so close to the clouds that you feel as if you can touch them.
- Tien Cave: it is known as the miniature Halong Bay in your Sapa. It is located about 6 kilometers to the upstream of Chay River. When visiting this place in the summer, not only do you admire the imposing natural beauty but also you can immerse yourself in the cool water here and drop in Ba Co Shrine.
- Silver Waterfall: it is located about 12 kilometers to the west of Sapa. The white water rushing down from the height of 200 meters creates the aloud sound in the majestic scenery. Standing at the bottom of the waterfall, you can breathe the fresh air of Sapa in the summer, simultaneously, enjoy the cool water beneath your feet.
The busy kermises
The beauty of Sapa in the summer is not perfect without mentioning its traditional market. In the summer, Sapa has a large number of animated and vibrant kermises. This kind of market retains a lot of cultural values of ethnic minority groups. Especially, Love Market is the most impressive market attracting a lot of tourists. Today, it is held on every Saturday and Sunday to help tourists experience more in the ethnic culture of northwestern people in Vietnam.
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