10 things to do in Sapa Vietnam

10 things to do in Sapa Vietnam

10 things to do in Sapa Vietnam

What are the things to do if you travel in Sapa Vietnam? Surely, that will be the questions that those intend to travel in Sapa want to know. So, there a lot of things to do when you go backpacking in Sapa. Experience the homestay service in local people house, eating traditional local foods of ethnic people, exploring the rustic charms and idyllic lifestyle of locals, and so on…

This is one of the popular destinations of Vietnam. All Vietnamese people all want to travel to Sapa at least once? You will have chances to conquered Fansipan mount and look at the sea of cloud, photographing of the golden terraced fields…Here the list of 10 exciting things to do in Sapa Vietnam I synthesized from my solo trip.

1. Climbing Mount Fansipan – The Roof Of Indochina

10 things to do in Sapa Vietnam

Conquering the rooftop of Indochina is a dream of a lot of people. If you like to challenge yourself, this a great place to try. In summer, you should visit Sapa, climb Mount Fansipan, admire the sea of cloud and the golden terraced fields. It’s a fantastic scenery!

2. Watching the most beautiful terraced fields in the world

10 things to do in Sapa Vietnam

The terraced fields in Sapa are voted as one of the world’s most beautiful terraced fields. The natural not only created the beautiful landscape as well as the splendid weather but also grant natives here the skillful hands. Over hundreds of years, they have weaved the masterpieces, the ladders leading to the sky.

The first time I saw the golden terraced fields in this land, I completely got impressed. It’s the first image that all Vietnamese people mentioned when talking about Sapa. So, admire and photographing the golden terraced fields is one of the things to do in Sapa Vietnam for anyone.

3. Seeing the whole Sapa from Ham Rong Peak

10 things to do in Sapa Vietnam

Seeing the whole Sapa town from a watchtower at 1800m in high on Ham Rong peak is an exciting experience that anyone should try this when traveling Sapa. Seeing the town from above, you will see the roads, hotels, tourist spots suddenly becoming tiny below your feet. Moreover, at Ham Rong Peak, you can stroll in the colorful flower gardens or threaded through the small rocks in Thach Lam Stone garden.

4. Watching the sunrise and sunset in Sapa

10 things to do in Sapa Vietnam

The cold winds blowing slightly in the early morning will let you got shivered a bit. Enjoying a warm coffee cup and a plate of fried egg, looking out the small window of the hotel, you will see a shimmering Sapa in the morning mist. In the late afternoons, the sun faded away behind Hoang Lien Son range, the entire of Sapa covered with the charmed purple.

5. Take walks to slow down in Sapa

10 things to do in Sapa Vietnam

Walking on small roads in Sapa will give you the unforgettable experiences. Sapa as one of the longest walking tour points of the world. Traveling Sapa, you’re may have to walk for miles, from morning until afternoon, going through the town, villages, terraced fields, streams, bridges…Walking to slowing down, to understand and explore more about the lives and culture of locals here. There some walking tour destinations at Sapa town, Cat Cat village, Muong Hoa valley, Ta Van, Ta Phinh…

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6. Sleeping in the homestay of local people

10 things to do in Sapa Vietnam

When traveling Sapa, you should experience the homestay service of local people, eating traditional local foods of ethnic minorities. Waking up in a village where far away from the town center will be a wonderful experience couldn’t forget when experience the homestay service here. Homestay service in Sapa very popular, so you can completely rest assured of its hygiene of house and food.

7. Visiting Silver and Love waterfalls

10 things to do in Sapa Vietnam

The Silver and Love waterfall is far away from the town center about 12 km. The Love waterfall derived a legend. There’s a fairy meets a lumberjack guy. She’d loved the voice of flute of him. Although the God forbade her, the fairy had been turning into a golden bird flying around the mountaintop and shouted up in three times: O Quy Ho.

8. Admiring the majestic scenery from O Quy Ho peak

10 things to do in Sapa Vietnam

After visiting the Silver and Love waterfalls, you should visit the pass of O Quy Ho nearby. It’s one of four most spectacular passes in Northern Vietnam. Standing on the top of the pass, you will have a chance to see the spectacular roads meandering along Hoang Lien Son range.

9. Eating Sapa local foods

10 things to do in Sapa Vietnam

It would be a pity if you traveling Sapa without tasting delicious foods such as green cauliflower, steaming hot pot of salmon, Cap Nach pork…here. In the night, there are a lot of grilled foods stalls in Sapa. The cold temperature very suitable for enjoying the hot pot or grilled foods come with a corn wine cup.

10. Exploring Sapa without tourists

10 things to do in Sapa Vietnam

If climbing Fansipan, getting around the town center and the villages without bringing you the novelty feelings when going travel Sapa. I recommend you should visit a place where no tourists, no noisy, dusty, or business…that’s the villages of Thanh Kim, Nam Sai, Nam Cang…At there, only you, the streams, the rustling of leaves in the wind, the terraced fields and the majestic Hoang Lien Son range mountains.

There are a lot of things to do in Sapa Vietnam. Every time traveling in Sapa, I often wandering in the local markets, photographing of the daily life of local people, especially the terraced fields. It can be seen as the characteristic mark of this land.

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Hi, I am Ventori, own this blog. This blog is my travel stories I experienced throughout Vietnam. This also places to share useful tips and guides for you. Enjoy your visit!

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