Sapa in the northwest of Vietnam, and 350 km northwest of Hanoi, near the border with China is famous for its beautiful landscapes and for its rich cultural diversity. The French regarded Sapa as the summer capital of North Vietnam in the early decades of the 20th century. Its natural beauty continues to attract more and more people to spend their holidays there.
The city of Sapa appears as a fantastic vision in the fog. With a height of 1,600 m above sea level, the average temperature in the area is always 15-18 ° C, cool in summer and colder in winter.
Sapa boasts a unique climate in Vietnam, determined by the seasons: subtropical in summer and temperate during the winter. The hottest months are July and August, while the coldest are December and January. Sometimes the snow falls on the highest peaks. Here you can live all 4 seasons in one day. This is, in reality, a unique advantage, making the city of Sapa different from any other part of the nation.
The city is also the starting point for many climbers and researchers who want to discover Fansipan, which with 3,143 m in height is the highest mountain in Vietnam. In the shape of a pyramid, it is covered with clouds all year round.
Sapa is also famous for its special cultural diversity, an expression of the presence of numerous ethnic minorities, and visitors have the opportunity to discover the unique customs of local residents. Local markets are typically cultural elements of the city.