Travel To Sapa In Winter, What You Should Prepare Well ?

It is always a nice question of many tourists when coming to Sapa in the Winter. Becaue Sapa in winter is very cold and quite difficult to move if there is snow. Coming to Sapa, tourists will have to walk a lot  to have more experiences with the scenery and cultere of ethnis groups here.

Especially, when you travel to Sapa in the winter, you need to prepare all the necessary items such as sports shoes, gloves, scarves, raincoats, hats, etc. However, you should avoid carrying too many items.


Sapa costumes are utensils that may be of interest to tourists first. clothing must not only keep us warm but it must also be beautiful. You should choose thick, windproof jackets to avoid having to wear many layers of clothes on you- that will make you uncomfortable.

In addition, you can coordinate your clothes to Sapa with the life jackets or evening jackets, with the sweater inside, add scarves, hats, wool gloves to be able to “survive” in Sapa during the days of your trip.

          Sport shoes: Among the things that you need to prepare when traveling to Sapa in the winter, sports shoes are indispensable. In fact, the terrain in Sapa is mostly steep and mountainous. Therefore, to facilitate travel and ensure the warmest for your pair, it is best to wear sneakers or boots.

Moreover, good sport shoes will help you to avoid leg pain and feel more comfortable when you walk, so you need to prepare a pair of comfortable, not too tight sneakers, should not wear high heels when traveling Sapa.

          Cameras, camcorders:

Traveling to Sapa in winter, you cannot lack cameras and camcorders. Please prepare well a backup battery, a full memory card so you do not have to miss any beautiful scenery here.

          Identity card and cash: Certainly, visitors must prepare adequate identification, especially ID cards to check-in at the hotel or hostel. If traveling to Sapa by self-driving motorbike or car, you should bring your driver’s license along.

          Prepare medical supplies: Of all the things you need to bring to Sapa, preparing medicine or wind oil is a must. In fact, the winter weather in Sapa is very cold, so you are easily susceptible to colds or scratches during walking.

          Snacks: The winter tour to Sapa is mostly on foot so visitors can bring more snacks to eat along the way. More candies can be prepared as a gift for children in the village.

          Sapa tourist map:

It’s very important for travelers traveling to Sapa are self-sufficient without taking a Sapa tour, they should prepare a map of Sapa tourism. Based on the map, visitors can self-schedule, plan to visit the sights at the most reasonable time without missing any places. Enven if you travel to Sapa with any local company, it’s also a nice souvenir for your trip. Sapa tourist map can be buy anywhere in Sapa, sometimes you can take some free map at hotels or restaurants here.

Above are the essential things that you must have when traveling to Sapa in winter. Also, depending on the circumstances and personal preferences, you can prepare more other items to have the most interesting and romantic winter trip with friends.

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