Top 5 Famous Trekking Routes In Sapa
There is no denying that Sapa is one of the famous tourist destinations of the North, Viet Nam. The most special thing is the cost of traveling in Sapa is very cheap so anyone can go. Sa Pa is the place with cool climate all year round. It is an attractive resort for those who love the mountains and want to experience the wilderness of the Northwest. Coming here, you can freely buy souvenirs, enjoy food, services at very cheap cost and you will be very satisfied. Here are top 5 famous trekking routes in sapa that you should visit.
Route 1: Ham Rong Mountain
Ham Rong Mountain is a mountain located in the Hoang Lien Son mountain range. Ham Rong Mountain Located about 3 km from the center of Sapa town, Ham Rong Mountain is one of the familiar destinations for every visitor when they visit Sapa. Ham Rong Mountain was built in 1996 with an area of nearly 150 hectares, up to 2,000 meters high, and an average temperature of 15 - 18 degrees C. Therefore, the climate here is extremely pleasant, and cool; especially the climate will change when there is light snow.
Ham Rong Mountain
Ham Rong Mountain is surrounded by many different types of forests such as broadleaved evergreen forests all year round and scrub, vines intertwined; mixed coniferous and broad-leaved forests; subtropical moist tropical evergreen forests, etc. The higher you go, the more the trees become sparse, but there are many beautiful places like San May, Lan Garden, Peach Garden, etc. So it is very suitable for tourists who love sightseeing and taking pictures.
Route 2: Climb to Fansipan Mount
The fact of the matter is that Fansipan is the name of the highest mountain in the Hoang Lien Son mountain range. This is a majestic mountain as high as 3,143m. Fansipan is surrounded by extremely rich flora and fauna with many valuable timber trees and rare forest animals.
It is located 9km southwest of Sapa town, visitors only take a few minutes by motorbike or car to reach the foot of the mountain. In fact, Fansipan peak is also nicknamed "the roof of Indochina".
In the past, if you wanted to set foot on Fansipan mountain, you would have to climb the mountain for 2 days. This is a long and arduous journey that not everyone can walk. Now, when the cable car to the top of Fansipan is put into operation, it is much easier and safer to go to Fansipan to enjoy the view.
According to the experience of many people, just 15 minutes of sitting in the cabin, visitors will satisfy the dream of standing on the top of Fansipan to admire the panoramic view of the majestic Northwest mountains.
Route 3: Trekking to Y Linh Ho Village
Y Linh Ho Village is known by many tourists for its wild and poetic beauty. This village is covered by the Hoang Lien Son mountain range, in addition to the mountain, the village also has streams, terraced fields, cornfields, etc. From Sapa town to Y Linh Ho village, tourists have to follow Lao Chai village direction and cross Lao Chai village about 3km at the foot of the slope.
Y Linh Ho Village
Tourists visiting the tourist destination in Sapa - Y Linh Ho village will be amazed at the peaceful beauty of this place. The atmosphere in the village is very quiet, not noisy, and bustling as other tourist attractions inside Sapa town.
In addition, when coming to Y Linh Ho village, tourism is also an opportunity for visitors to learn more about the daily life of the Mong - Dao who live inside the village.
Route 4: Trekking to Ta Van village
The same as many villages of ethnic people in Sapa, Ta Van village is a village of Mong focused on living for a long time. This village is located in Ta Van commune, located about 11 km from Sapa town. Because it is far from the center of Sapa town, the road to this village is extremely difficult so visitors need the support of transportation.
Ta Van Village
A few years ago, to visit Ta Van village, visitors did not have to spend money to buy tickets. The village entrance is also not strictly controlled. But now, most of the tourist attractions in Sapa collect tickets so the Ta Van village is no exception. Choose the best time to visit Rice Terraces in Sapa, you will get the best trekking route into nature than ever!
Route 5: Trekking to Su Pan village
Su Pan Village
Also located along the Muong Hoa Valley like Lao Chai and Ta Van but Su Pan is called a "mountainous commune". It is located on a low hill east of the main road 17km from Sapa town. Su Pan consists of 4 small villages of Black Hmong and Red Dao people. This is a poor commune in the Sapa district because there is little cultivated land and the land is mostly rocky. If coming from the main road, you can see the rudimentary small houses on the rocky soil where the locals grow maize - their main food.
Above are the Top 5 famous trekking routes in Sapa. Sure you will have a great experience when you come here!
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