Sapa is famous for not only its cool climate around year, friendly local people, but also pristine and beautiful places. Below are the top 10 most attractive spots in Sapa.
Fansipan Mountain – The top roof of Indochina
Sapa Cathedral stock
Located in the heart of Sapa town, The ancient church is known as stone church built in 1895 is considered as a remaining architectural imprint of the French colonial. Sapa Cathedral stock preserved for decades has become an indispensable image referring to the town of Sapa.The church of Sapa is a place where always take place many traditional cultural activities of local minorities. In the front of the church, on Saturday people gather to gether with flute, trumpet leaves, “xòe” dance… created a cheerful atmostphere and touched to every heart.
Ham Rong Mountain
Ham Rong Mountain is close by the centre of Sapa, just 3 km away, so visitors can walk to it easily. Standing on top of Ham Rong Mountain, you can take a panoramic view of Sapa, Muong Hoa valley, Ta Phin hidden in fog. Hiking the Ham Rong Mountain, visitors are like to be lost in the wonderful land with fog, brilliant flowers and fruits.
Cat Cat village
This is one of the oldest of the H’Mong in Sapa. Cat Cat not only attracts tourists by the unspoiled natural scenery, but also by the diversity of the traditional cultural of ethnic H’mong here. You will really enjoy the harmonious dance of the beautiful H’Mong girls. It retains many traditional crafts such as cotton, flax, weaving. Visiting this small village, tourists can explore timeless and unique cultural and traditional values of the ethnic group.
Ta Phin village
Ta Phin village is far from the heart of Sapa about 18km in the east. It offers a beautiful natural landscape, the specific-cultural values of the Red Dao with its famous brocade. If you have oppotunities to go to Ta Phin, you can visit Ta Phin Cave nearby, which has many stalactites creating interesting shapes like fairies dancing, meadows.
Muong Hoa Valley
Muong Hoa Valley is located in Hau Thao commune. The most impressive feature in this valley may be the ancient stone engraved with different shapes, situated in between the grass and the terraced rice fields of ethnic minorities. Hundreds of sandstones were carved pictures and strange characters have not to determine the origin as well as meaning yet. This is regarded as one of the unique heritages of the ancient Vietnamese.
Silver Waterfalls & Love Waterfalls
From Sapa town, go to the west approximately 11km, we will meet Silver waterfalls rushing flowing down from 200m creating the sound of jungle. Passing Silver Waterfall, Love Waterfall deserves to be a must-see in this beautiful town. The name of this waterfall, Love, originates from a legendary love story that has been told to generations in this land. Long time ago, this waterfall was the bathing place of fairies from heaven. One day, a fairy was mesmerized by flute sound of a young boy near the fall, so she spent every night listening to his melodies. Her parents know the secret, and forbade her from coming back to the fall. The passionate fairy transformed herself to a bird so that she could live with her love forever. From then on, the name Love is born. From far sight, Love Waterfall looks like a sparkling stream of light.