Sapa is known as a place where the sky and land meet up with each other with the most majestic natural scenery in the North of Vietnam. Many ethnic minorities also live here for ages. Have you come to admire and experience this stunning land? Do you know when is the right time to visit Sapa? Let Best Asia Tours share with you.
Some basic knowledge about the climate of Sapa, a fanciful town in Northwest Vietnam. Sapa has a special climate feature, which is cool and fresh all year round. Located at an average height of 1,500m – 1,800m, Sapa’s climate tends to be more of a temperate climate with an average temperature of 15-18°C.
From September to February every year is a nice time to travel to Sapa.
In autumn (September to November), the land above is iridescent yellow of ripe rice, sunshine, and flowers along the road. The weather is equally pleasant, dry and just a bit chilly.
This is a golden time to see a beautiful Sapa, immense in the golden color of ripe rice, to experience the poetic scenery, famous throughout the country in spectacular photos taken from flycam.
During the day, visitors can freely go sightseeing in the terraced fields. Looking down from above, you will see a green Muong Hoa valley and just look up, the blue sky with white clouds is overhead. If you prefer more adventurous, you can trek down to Ta Phin village and wade in some streams there.
The night is even greater when wearing a warm coat walking around town and enjoying the hot skewers of barbecue or gathering by the steaming hot pot.
By the end of November, Sapa is in winter. The weather turns cold but not too freezing. In the morning, the whole town looks like floating in the clouds, the fresh and peaceful atmosphere will make you feel like you are in the foreground. Especially, from December to February, Sapa also has snow on the days when the temperature drops sharply.
White snow covers all houses, trees and mountains make the scenery both quiet and a bit gloomy. But it is something are being waited from the Southern people.
If you are from a country with usual snowing, then this may be an experience not too necessary for you to try. But my friend, the snow in Sapa is not as much and thick as other places, the thickest is only half a meter. Besides, the lifestyle of the people here is also different from other seasons in the year, really worth your visit.
This is also the season of peach blossom. Many couples come to Sapa to admire the beauty of cherry blossoms and enjoy the warmth of love here. Therefore, Sapa is very crowded with tourists and you may charge a bit higher than usual.
This is the warmest season and also the time when many activities of the people here take place. In addition to enjoying the beauty of beautiful blooming fresh flowers, you can also interact with the hospitable people here thanks to fun activities and entertainment.
While other areas of the country are struggling with the heat of summer, Sapa’s air is much cooler. It’s just like Europe’s miniature temperate city.
The terraced fields here this season seem to be wearing a new green coat. In addition, the vegetable fields also come to the harvest season, Sa Pa gradually changes from the blazing pinks of peaches, roses, plum blossoms to the green freshness of vegetables and young rice. Visitors will see Sapa in a totally different scene.
It can be said that every season in Sapa is full of beautiful moments and interesting experiences for your trip. Let’s join BestAsiatour to visit this beautiful land on the nearest day.