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Ethnic Voyage


“Heaven on earth” through the lens of four seasons
7:27:49 GMT+7 - 25/4/2016

Blank cover of snow white
Located at an altitude of 1,600 m above sea level, Sapa is a temperate and subtropical zone. One day has four seasons: Morning is the spring weather, midday is sumer, afternoon has fog to make sense of autum and the night is cold like winter. The guests from everywhre often call Sapa by the poetic name "City in the mist" because of the shimmering and charming beauty in the cloud.

Normally, visitors to Sa Pa in the summer, but if you are a fan of the cold, Sapa's winter is ideal. In Sapa, winter is cold, sometimes down to below 0° C, ice and snow cover all the branches of trees and grass. Go to Sapa on frost days, tourists feel as living inside the European land, with magnificent scenery.

"Flower paradise" at Sapa on frost spring days
Compared to "flower paradise" of the Northwest, Sapa is known for peach blossom.
The flower of peach, plum, pear, plum are blooming brilliantly through the forest's slopes, make Sapa charming like a young woman with full of vitality ...
Despite of the rain, mist, snow or wind, behind the moss stone fence, the peach, pear and plum gardens are still green under Fansipan's base, creat a beautiful "flower paradise" Sa Pa in the stretching clouds.

Yellow ladder on top ...
From Septeber to December or from March to May, the Sapa weather is quite stable, the day is dry and sunny, the night is cold. Come to Sapa around March to April, you can easily catch sight of ethnic minoritis who are engrossed in working inside terraced fields. Specifically, in this period, it is the most interesting scene of plating rice by the ethnic people in the colorful dresses ...
From September to November, the rice turn a golden yellow, meanwhile, Sapa becomes be magnificent and majestic as wearing new color - shiny yellow. This is also the time when many tourists come to Sapa.


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