Best time to visit Sapa
Located in the northwest of the country, Sapa is a mountainous district of Lao Cai province, a modest, tranquil land, but hidden behind wonders of majestic natural scenery. Certainly, Sapa tourism is not strange to national and international travelers. Those who have traveled to Sapa can not forget its seductive beauty with the creative combination of human and nature. These two features together make Sapa a must-go destination for tourists coming to Vietnam.
Located at an average altitude of 1500 – 1800 m, the climate is temperate, with an average annual temperature of 15-18 ° C. In Sapa, one day can include 4 seasons: spring in the morning, summer at noon, autumn in the afternoon with dry and cold fog, and winter in the evening. From May to August, this is the summer season at Sapa with a pleasant average temperature of 20-25oC, yet this is also the rainy season so be well prepared as the rain can come suddenly and briefly. Sometimes the temperature can drop below 0 degrees, with occasional snow, between December and February. Between March and May, Sapa's weather is stable with the sun.
From April to May, the minority of ethnic people began cultivating on terraced fields. It is also the best time when new buds start sprouting on the tree and the town is filled with cherry blossom.
From September to October, all the terraced fields turn yellow. Sapa is known for its terraced fields and they one of the best landscape in the world. Get your camera ready because you will find yourself taking many photos of this beauty-spot.
From December to February, it's winter yet snow falling is occasional. This is also the season of peach blossom. This time is highly appreciated by the local youth to admire the falling snow in Vietnam and the blooming of the peach blossoms.
Sapa is considered as a cultural center of ethnic people. Its charm lies in clean air, beautiful picturesque sites, delicious food and friendly people. In one word, at any time of the year, you can discover amazing things: winter with whitening ice in all space, spring with blooming peach blossoms, summer with riped fruits and the autumn when the green fields turn into golden in harvest season. In short, it can be said that Sapa has its own charming beauty in each season and Sapa will definitely bring you unforgettable experiences during your trip to Vietnam.