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10 Things To Do In Sapa, Vietnam

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Imagine breathtaking landscapes and rich cultural heritage, that is what Vietnam tourism is famous for, providing the best peaceful experience. One of Vietnam's hidden gems is nestled in the northern highlands, Sapa. This enchanting town has become a focal point of this country luring visitors from around the world. Sapa makes it an essential stop on every Vietnam travel package. Before planning a trip to this mind blowing gem in Vietnam, know what are the famous things to do in Sapa, so as to make an endearing Vietnam trip.


Conquer Fansipan by trekking

Begin your Sapa adventure with a trek to the summit of Fansipan, which is considered the highest peak in Indochina. Be part of the awe-inspiring views and relish the sense of accomplishment after the trek. The Fansipan Cable cars are another adventurous option available at this summit. If you are exploring the best things to do in Vietnam, challenge yourself with a trek at Fansipan. March and April are considered the perfect time to climb this peak. Apart from these two months September and October are also feasible choices.


Explore the traditional Cat Cat Village

Immerse yourself in the depths of Vietnamese culture by visiting Cat Cat Village. One can witness traditional craftsmanship, stunning waterfalls, and charming wooden houses. You can also witness traditional shows and performances. Take back home the learning you get about the H'Mong people who live in this village. If you are one among those who love to analyze the lives of people living in the mountains then this place is just for you to visit, amongst all the other places to visit in Sapa.

Timings: 6am to 6pm
Entry price: Rs.90/- (for entering the village)


Hike the famous Muong Hoa Valley

Get ready to embark on a scenic trek through Muong Hoa Valley, filled with terraced rice fields and ethnic minority villages. This hike unfolds the true significance of Sapa's natural beauty and local culture. Apart from hiking this valley, many also take guided tours and have a night stay along with the people living in this valley to learn about their livelihood. Exploring this valley by renting a motorbike is also another option available.

Timings: 7am to 5pm
Ticket price for trekking: Rs.500/- to Rs.600/- (two way)


Learn about Sapa's Heritage at Sapa culture Museum

Get a little culturally and traditionally inclined by discovering the history and ethnography of the Sapa region at the Sapa culture Museum. Ancient artifacts and exhibits at this museum provide knowledgeable insight into Sapa's rich heritage. Visiting this cultural landmark is free of cost.

Timings: 7am to 5:00pm


Spend time purchasing souvenirs at Sapa Market

One of the best things to do in Sapa, mainly for shopaholics is to indulge in intense shopping at Satiate Sapa Market and quench their cravings. You will be able to find an array of handcrafted souvenirs, clothing, and local produce. Bargain with the vendors and collect mementos of your trip to cherish for a lifetime.

Timings: 7am to 6pm


Enjoy an Authentic Ta Phin Village Homestay

Head to Ta Phin Village to experience the livelihood of the Red Dao ethnic minority group. Engage in homestays and learn about their unique customs, herbal baths, and intricate textiles. Spending a day living the traditional village oriented life away from the busy machine world is agreed to be one of the top things to do in Sapa. You can also visit the famous Ta Phin Monastery and explore the Ta Phin cave's beauty.

Timings: Open 24 hours
Entry ticket cost: Rs.138/-


Take a dip in Silver Waterfall

Situated right next to the National Highway 4D is this enchanting Sliver Waterfalls. It is fully surrounded by Pine forest. The water flowing down the hill, because of the sunlight, appears as crystal clear silver flowing down the slope. It provides a very quiet and calm atmosphere for its visitors. Climb up the waterfalls to get a scenic view of it from the top. People fond of discovering waterfalls should add this in their Vietnam itinerary.

Timings: 8:30am to 5pm
Entry ticket: Rs.30/- to Rs.60/-


Create love at Sapa's Love Market

If you are a believer in true love then you have to experience the vibes of the traditional Love market, where ethnic minority groups gather to socialize and find potential life partners. This unique event is a showcase of the region's cultural diversity. This place is especially for lovers embarking on Vietnam honeymoon packages as they can spend their time making love and sharing affection with each other.

Timings: Saturdays from 6:30pm to 7:30pm


Engage in Shopping at Silver Waterfall Market

While visiting the Silver waterfalls, also do drop a visit to shop at the Silver Waterfall Market. This market is known for its silver jewelry, handmade accessories, and tribal crafts. It's the perfect place to find distinctive items and support local artisans. Antique collectors should make a stop at this market and take some antique collections back home. Shopping in Vietnam is never complete without heading to Silver Waterfalls market.

Timings: Only open in the mornings.


Take a Thac Tinh Yeu Tour

Take a guided tour to the Love Waterfall, surrounded by lush forests and stunning landscapes. This natural wonder offers a serene escape from the bustling town. This waterfall is also the starting point for the climb to conquer the Fansipan mountain peak in Vietnam. According to legend, the name of the waterfalls sprang from a romantic love between a God and a human.

Timings: Guided tours are available during the mornings and afternoon.

Make your trip to Vietnam scintillating by adding these things to do in Sapa in your customisable Vietnam itineraries offered by Pickyourtrail with every Vietnam tour package from India.

Sapa, with its natural beauty, rich culture, and various activities to do, is a must-visit destination in Vietnam. Sapa has unique experiences in place to offer every traveler. Pickyourtrail never fails to include Sapa in its Vietnam honeymoon packages, as it promises unforgettable moments and memories to cherish with your loved one. What's making you wait? Head to Pickyourtrail and book a Vietnam package to embark your hassle free trip to Vietnam.

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