The best time to visit Sapa is In March-May and the end of September – November. In this time, you will feel the fresh air of nature, cool weather, dry night, in the morning, the weather is cloudy, you will see the cloud will go front of you and this make you feel like you are in paradise.
Coming to Sapa, you will have many opportunities to admire the stunning landscapes like the famous rice terraces populated by many ethnic minorities, several villages, mountain, Fansipan peak, local markets,… a little effort to think outside the big trap will be necessary, but there are still plenty of corners well preserved. Three criteria must be set up in planning trips like the weather, the rice harvest cycle and market days. Although Sapa and the local there went through a lot in the past, it has become a wonderful place in Vietnam with many outstanding sceneries and unique cultures.
“Best time to visit Sapa?” is questions which tourists ask frequently would like to come to this place, this post will answer your question.
In March-May: In this time, you will feel the fresh air of nature, cool weather, dry night, in the morning, the weather is cloudy, you will see the cloud will go front of you and this make you feel like you are in paradise. This is rice cultivation time of local people, you will see the image of farming of Sapa residents. The weather in March-May is not rainy, so you can go everywhere in Sapa in order to enjoy this beauty. The weather becomes very pleasant, good to hike and visit the ethnic minorities. It is also the season of flowers, but you will not see the famous landscape of verdant rice fields as it is when you plant rice.
The wet season lasts for around 3 months, from June to September, and it is not a wise choice paying for Sapa tours at that time. Sapa is a highland town, so it is not easy to go there. Especially, the rainy season makes wet for the roads and so it is dangerous for tourists. Thus, it is not a wise choice of time to visit Sapa. In July, it is also very hot and it is still raining a lot, but the rains are strong and fast. The rest of the time, the sky is blue and sunny. You can try a trip to Sapa as long as you stand the heat. Next, in September, the magnificent rice paddies are tinted yellow and the crops begin. This period is an ideal time to visit Sapa.
At the end of September – November: You will see the gorgeous Sapa because at this time is Autumn – everyone is so great such as warm and sunny, cold dry air,… You can walk with your friends, your family, your love,… to view Muong Hoa valley, rice terraces or going to Ta Phin ward.
When you travel to Sapa at the end of November, the winter is coming, the weather is cooler not too cold, if you walk to the town, you will feel the town is floating on a cloud, you have to be close to see the face of people or everything around. It is really cold with an average temperature of zero degree and cold breezing winds. Thus, you can admire the snow down. But the air at the end of November at Sapa is so clear, it is suitable for visitors always live with noise and dust.
Actually, you can visit Sapa anytime when you want because this is one of popular Vietnam destinations. But the best time to visit Sapa we mentioned is the time you will see all of the most beautiful sightseeings of Sapa, the weather in this time is also good, especially for people prefer taking photos, they will have got many great pictures.
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