1. Manage My TA


Sapa Vietnam - The Fanciful Town In Fog

Town in Fog - Sapa, Vietnam

Town in Fog - Sapa, Vietnam

Town in Fog - Sapa, Vietnam Peach Blossom - Sapa, Vietnam Market - Sapa, Vietnam

View Photos (3)

  • Image © 2010 Allison Dinh

Sapa Vietnam is about 350 km north-west of Hanoi. It is famous for its fine & rugged scenery as well as its rich cultural diversity. Sapa is usually covered in a cool and foggy atmosphere.

A night train from Hanoi to Lao Cai and then another 45 minutes from Lao Cai by bus, you will find the lovely Sapa appear in fanciful fog right in front of your eyes. The best time to visit this scenic town is April and May when the place is blossoming with colors, pink and white flowers and green pastures in valleys.

Aside from a leisure and relaxation time in this pleasant weather, visiting Sapa's prideful natural beauty spots such as Ham Rong Mountain, Silver Waterfall, Rattan Britge, Bamboo forest and Ta Phin Cave is a great experience. This place is also where the climb of many Fansipan Mount (the highest mountain in Vietnam) climbers started.

Sapa is called the land of love for its various flowers of captivating colors in the vast country. The whole town is decorated in pink color of peach blossom in Lunar Tet. It is also regarded as the kingdom of orchids with hundred kinds of brilliant colors and fantastic shapes such as Orchid Princess or Orchid of My Fair Lady's shoe.

* * * * * 

Published on 9/20/10

Sponsor links

Comments [0]

Add Comment

You might also be interested in

Sapa Vietnam in mist

Sapa, Vietnam

Allison Dinh - allison_dinh [5,526]

Sapa Vietnam, the old French Summer Capital of Northern Vietnam in the early decades of the 20th century...

Destinations: Sapa | Vietnam
Topics: Travel
Les jeunes femmes LOLO noirs a Baolac - Vietnam

Les femmes ethniques du Nord du Vietnam

hiep nguyen dinh - riderman [220]

Vous souhaitez decouvrir le Vietnam au fond, a la rencontre des populations ethniques dans le nord du Vietnam? Vous pouvez aller a Maichau, Baolac, Thac Ba... et passer la nuit chez l'habitant des...

Destinations: Vietnam
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Ecotourism
Tours of the Heart

A Veteran and his wife find Peace and Purpose in Vietnam

Elaine Head - lainsie1 [230]

Back to Vietnam: Tours of the Heart is a memoir written in two voices. This literary duet sweeps the reader back through the battle-torn history of beautiful, bewildering Vietnam and across the now...

Destinations: Vietnam
Topics: Culture | Food | Travel | People | Working Abroad | Religion | War & Conflict
More Stories of Interest

ThingsAsian is an Asia travel website with maps, stories, photos and travel tips contributed by a worldwide community.

©1994-2008 Global Directions, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Contact webmaster@thingsasian.com

Web Design by Dayspring