Trekking is the favorite of most young people; however, finding an interesting place sometimes makes us confused. Today, trekking in Sapa, Lao Cai, Vietnam is highly appreciated by foreign tourists because of its own amazing attraction.
Travel by train
Travel by a night train for a tour trekking in Sa Pa
Whether you travel alone or with a group, you will not get stuck on the way to Sa Pa. It’s a long trip, so taking a night train will save you much time. It will be really a great experience to travel by train in Asia, but you should pay attention to your luggage when sleeping on the train.
Strolling around Sa Pa Town
It just takes you a few hours to walk around this small town.
Let’s start your journey from the town center. Sa Pa is peaceful, beautiful, and somewhat like Hanoi due to old buildings built in the French colonial period.
Discover the cultural life of the ethnic minorities
Sa Pa is home to several ethnic minorities, but most of them are H’mong people. When coming here, ethnic women will go with you and introduce you brocade items that they make by themselves. Especially, you can easily communicate with them in English, which give you a good opportunity to explore the culture and life of the local people.
In addition, children in Sa Pa will also impress you. Despite the age of seven, they have to work to support their families. If you come across a child selling handmade souvenirs, buy one instead of giving them some sweets.
Live with a homestay
Staying with the local family is the best way to explore the interesting life of Northwestern region. The house is quite simple with a mattress, a mosquito net, and a clean toilet. Homestay is a great chance to meet the local people, have meals together, and enjoy specialties.
See cute cattle
Have you ever seen the white buffalo yet? If you haven’t, visit Sa Pa.
Admire majestic Hoang Lien Son Mountain
If you are interested in a hiking tour, certainly, Hoang Lien Son Mount will not be missed. You will have a chance to observe the beautiful scenery and enjoy cool air of the majestic mountain in Vietnam. Moreover, spectacular nature is also an outstanding attraction of Sa Pa. You will be overwhelmed by the majestic but full-of-charming and poetic beauty here.
See sunset on the mountain
Finishing a day with the nice view of the sunset on the mountain will give you an unforgettable experience. It’s romantic and peaceful. Sa Pa town from above is also attractive and mysterious in the vague mist.
Some useful notes
+ Learn more about the weather before you leave to avoid delaying the trip because of cloudy or foggy days.
+ Book a ticket in advance at Hanoi train station.
+ Bring to you hiking shoes or rubber shoes.
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