The last days of May, visitors like to go to Sa Pa to see the beautiful terraced fields.

The destination can not be ignored when traveling in Sapa, Vietnam

Ham Rong Mountain: Ham Rong Mountain Resort is located right in the center of town. You can only walk because the road to the mountain is built into stone steps. This is really a landscape full of flowers and fruits with typical fruits such as plum and peach. Ham Rong Mountain is planted with many colorful flowers blooming, including many flowers imported from European countries. There is also a natural orchid garden with hundreds of orchids in the Hoang Lien range. Standing on the top of Ham Rong mountain, you can enjoy panoramic view of Sa Pa town with Xuan Vien lake, stadium, cultural market …, Muong Hoa valley or Ma Tra – Ta Phin hidden in the clouds in the distance.

Old Sa Pa church: An attraction that tourists want to visit is an ancient church located in the center of town, built around 1926. The whole church is built of chipped stone, linked together with a mixture of sand, lime and molasses. The shape and architecture of the church is built according to Roman Gothic architecture, shown in the roof, bell tower, rolling arches …, giving the project a graceful flight.

Cat Cat Village: This is an ancient village of Mong Den people, about 2 km from the center of Sa Pa town. It also preserves many traditional crafts such as cotton, linen, weaving … You can take a motorcycle taxi, walk or take a car to the top of the village. After buying tickets to the resort for 40,000 VND per person, you start walking along each step to enter the village. Here, you will have the opportunity to learn more about the daily activities of ethnic people such as farming or some extra jobs such as weaving, silver carving, making handicrafts for sale to tourists. Continue down the valley and you will pass Cau Si across Cat Cat stream and poetic Cat Cat waterfall. To explore the cuisine, you should visit a barbeque restaurant at the waterfall to enjoy grilled corn, roasted eggs, roasted pork, dried buffalo meat, apple cider …

Ta Phin village: Ta Phin village is about 11 km east of the center of Sa Pa town. You can go trekking along the way of Ma Tra to Ta Phin or take motorbikes and cars to the center of the village. Here, in addition to the famous Ta Phin cave, you can visit the abandoned ancient monastery where the border between the Ma Tra and Ta Phin villages. A unique service that you should experience is the medicinal leaf bath of the Red Dao, both to help relax and very good for health.

Lao Chai – Ta Van and ancient Sa Pa rock: Not far from the town to the south is Lao Chai and Ta Van villages, deep in Muong Hoa valley with winding Hoa stream, surrounded by mountains and fields step. Going about 5 km you will go to Lao Chai, a village of the Mong Black people. You can walk along the mountainside or go by car or motorbike to the village. Although the Hmong people here work mainly, they also catch up very quickly with the service industry. Roadside houses are utilized to trade and do homestay services, the percentage of people who can communicate in English is quite high, some speak French. Pass through Lao Chai village of Mong people to Ta Van village of Giay people. Here, the homestay service is very developed (just behind Lac village of Mai Chau in Hoa Chau), the price for one night of homestay accommodation in the floor is from VND 70-100,000 per person.

Beside Ta Van village is Sa Pa ancient stone beach with hundreds of sandstone stones engraved with drawings, strange characters so far have not identified the origin and meaning. Those who love to explore can continue to go through the ancient rocks to the Thanh Kim village of the Red Dao. Here there are beautiful terraced fields no less in Lao Chai and Ta Van villages.

Silver Waterfall – Love Waterfall: From Sa Pa town, going west about 11 km on the way to Lai Chau, you will meet Silver Waterfall rushing down from a height of over 100 m into the stream under the O Quy Ho valley , creating an impressive mountain forest sound. However, in the dry season, you should consider visiting Silver Falls because there is very little water. Another 3 km from Thac Bac is to the Heaven Gate to look down at Lai Chau valley and majestic Fansipan peak. If you like to walk, you can stop at Tram Ton and go through Hoang Lien National Park, about more than 1 km to discover Love Falls.

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The destination can not be ignored when traveling in Sapa, Vietnam
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