Sapa is a lovely frontier town in Lao Cai Province in north west Vietnam, about 380 km from Hanoi near the Chinese border. The region is culturally rich, home to 7 different hilltribe minorities with unique lifestyles and languages; all wearing their traditional attires, working on evergreen terraces. If you travel because you want to be close to nature, Sapa is the place to be. With stunning views of lush mountain ranges, rolling hills, and rice terraces Sapa has become a popular tourism destination for travelers around the world.
In this blog I take you through everything that tourists should know when traveling to Sapa.