5 Reasons to go trekking in Sapa, Vietnam


Sapa is a province located in the northwestern part of Vietnam, about 380 km away from the city of Hanoi. It is a very charming and quiet mountain town surrounded by great diversity of ethnic minority people and impressive physical landscape.

Here are the reasons why you should not skip a wonderful adventure trek to this place:

 1. TRAIN TRAVEL IS A DELIGHT          


Getting to Sapa is super easy, even if you had to do it yourself. The train journey from Hanoi is long but it is a very comfortable overnight trip. It is so great. Travellers can sleep really well on the train. Just be very careful with your belongings as they don’t provide lockers on the train.

2. THE QUAINT SAPA TOWN


You will be starting your trekking adventures in Sapa Town. It is a quaint town and a nice break to be in a city that’s not too busy like Hanoi. But like Hanoi, there are also a lot of French colonial architectures in town. It is a very small town so you should be able to walk around in a few hours to explore.

3. MEET THE ETHNIC MINORITIES


Sapa is a home of eight different ethnic minorities in Vietnam. The most common ones are from the H’mong tribe. These tribal people are working women who will trek with you all the way to the mountains until you buy embroidered stuff that they made and they’re quite good English speakers. They will talk to you the whole time and if you’re a woman, over the age of 20, and travelling alone, expect that you will be bombarded with questions. Voi A Tours makes sure that you will get memorable trip with these minorities.

4. THE HOANG LIEN SON MOUNTAIN RANGE


If you take a trekking tour, you will be trekking at the Hoang Lien Mountains. If not, you will still have these magnificent views of the mountains. The landscape does change as you get to different parts of the mountains in your trek. If you go beyond, you’ll experience more interesting things and activities than you expect.

5. THE MOST BREATHTAKING MOUNTAIN VIEWS


As a big nature and mountain lover, we promise that tourists could not get enough of the beauty that The Hoang Lien Mountains have to offer. They extend until the Himalaya region and in Vietnam. Moreover, the traveler probably takes the most number of pictures in your trip because of picturesque sights here. The views simply take your breath away.