Sa Pa is a high land district of Lao Cai province. This is regarded as a haven of rest for the tourist, located at the averaged height of 1.500m- 1.800m compared to the sea level, about 300 km far from Ha Noi. Sa Pa has the cool temperate climate all the year, the average temperature from 15ºC to 18ºC of the years, in the winter the temperatures sometimes below 0ºC and has the snow, was created for Sa Pa more romantic and attractive. Sa Pa is not attracted the tourists with the nice natural scenery only. But also absorbed by the simple culture of the ethnic minorities: Mong, Dao, Tay, Giay, Xa Pho.
With the aim of introducing the potential and advantages of investment in Lao Cai province to effectively attract domestic and foreign investors to invest in the province; promote and develop tourism in the province, connecting the province's tourism activities with associations, tourism businesses, tour operators in both domestic and foreign regions, there will happen in Lao Cai the tourism promotion investment and development Conference in Lao Cai province on the May 8, 2016 at the provincial Convention Center (Lao Cai).
Promoting strong points
Lao Cai is famous for various ethnic culture with 13 ethnic groups belonging to 25 branches and different groups. Each group has its own cultural identity and has even sub-groups (Dao people, for example, consist of Dao Do, Dao Ho, Dao Tuyen). Moreover, each branch also has unique characteristics which makes Lao Cai become a rich land in terms of cultural value. Besides, Lao Cai currently has hundreds of intangible cultural heritage, eight of which are historical and cultural relicts and other national scenic spot are in the process of being ranked. These potential points allow Lao Cai "Transform heritages into property” in the process of preserving and promoting the value of cultural heritage in tourism development .