From September to November, this is the time to catch the best scenery in Sapa (Lao Cai province). The destination is perfect for a laid-back natural and rejuvenating holiday.
Thanks to its geographic condition, Sapa has one of the most favorable climates in Vietnam. The temperature remains stably cool throughout the year though winter may see more severe changes, with frost and even snow. September is the harvesting season in Sapa so get your camera charged in full or else you will regret every single step you walk. To not miss the opportunity to explore the beautiful mountain town completely, Paloma Cruise gives you the list of most attractive destinations of Sapa tourism.
When being seen from a far, the terraced rice fields look like a picture of nature with heart. Its beauty is so intense that you can admire it for hours. This picture above show the alluring charm of Sapa when the crop is ready to be harvested. The field is lush with ripening rice.
From Sapa Town, along to the new road about 10km to the southeast, tourists will arrive in Muong Hoa Valley located at the height of 1,000m above sea level, belonging to the 6 communes of Lao Chai, Ta Van, Hau Thao, Su Pa, Ta Phin and Ban Ho. The valley has charming natural scenery and contains plentiful of tangible and intangible cultural treasure, typically Muong Hoa Stream and Ancient Rock Field.
The church has Roma Gothic architecture and an area of 6,000m2. The whole church is made of stone including the rectory, the angel’s house, the priest’s house and the Saint’s garden…
Silver Falls is a scenic tourist attraction. They are located next to the highway, on the arterial roads to the provinces of Lai Chau, and are only about 12 km west from Sapa town.
If you travel by car towards the Silver Waterfall, you can drive further to Heaven Gate, the highest peak of roads in Vietnam.