If you are a backpacking enthusiast, you should definitely not miss the following places in Sapa. Let’s find out what those places are!
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Top 13 backpacking destinations in Sapa
Ta Phin Village
- Location: 12km from Sapa Town Center
- Gate Price: 50,000 VND/person
Ta Phin village is the village of the Red Dao and H’Mong ethnic groups. The road to Ta Phin village follows the winding mountainside beside the green terraced fields. Ta Phin is a tourist destination in Sapa, famous for its exquisite handmade brocade products and special remedies used by the Red Dao as bath medicine (La Dao).
Ta Van Village
- Location: 8 km from the center of Sapa
- Gate price: 70,000 VND/person
About 8 km from Sapa town is Ta Van Giay village. Ta Van village has small roads weaving through terraced fields and bamboo forests. There is also May Bridge, one of the famous Sapa tourist destinations that people from all over the world come to. You can ask the locals to guide you on the forest road to fully explore Ta Van village.
Sapa Heaven Gate
- Location: The top of Tram Ton Pass
Leaving Sapa town, going north for about 18 km on Tram Ton pass road, you will find the way to heaven’s gate – a Sapa tourist destination located zigzag and winding in the middle of the mountain with the same message.
O Quy Ho Pass
- Location: Highway 4D Lao Cai
Located on the 4D National Highway crossing the majestic Hoang Lien Son range, O Quy Ho pass is a famous Sapa tourist destination and a bridge between Lao Cai and Lai Chau. O Quy Ho is one of the four famous passes with the longest, most dangerous, and majestic passes in the Northwest. On the way to the pass, you should stop to enjoy the grilled food of the locals, along with the unique grilled eggs and lam rice.
Sin Chai Village
- Location: 4km from the center of Sapa
Sin Chai village, San Sa Ho commune, about 4km from the center of Sapa town by road. Unlike Ta Van and Ta Phin, Sin Chai is a tourist destination in Sapa that still has not many tourists and still retains many wild and rustic features.
Lao Chai Village
- Location: 7km from the center of Sapa
Lao Chai village is the home of ethnic minorities such as H’Mong, Tay, Dao… This beautiful village is located about 7km from Sapa Town. To come here, you go through Cau May street and then turn to Muong Hoa street, you have reached Lao Chai village.
- Location: 30km southwest of Sapa town center
As the last point of Muong Hoa stream, coming here you will immerse yourself in green color as far as the eyes of the terraced fields. Along with that is the opportunity to experience the life of indigenous peoples.
- Location: Bao Nhai Commune, Bac Ha District, Lao Cai Province
Hang Tien with a system of wild and beautiful stalactites is one of the tourist attractions in Sapa. Entering Tien cave, you will be overwhelmed by the magnificence as well as the unique mystery and wildness that can only be found here.
Thanh Kim – Sau Chau
- Location: Thanh Kim goes in the direction of Lao Chai – Ta Van, Sau Chau is in the direction of Ta Phin
These are two small communes in Lao Cai. Coming to Thanh Kim – Sau Chau, you will become part of the Northwest village. With meals and trips with indigenous people to see how they live and live. And certainly can not ignore the peaceful natural scenery and green mountains.
Ta Giang Phinh
Ta Giang Phinh is an ancient land of the Mong people, here is Ngu Chi Son – the second highest mountain in the Hoang Lien Son range (3,090m above sea level). Standing at Ta Giang Phinh, you can see the year-round mist covering the top of Ngu Chi Son mountain.
Giang Ta Chai – Su Pan
- Location: 15 – 17 km from Sapa town
Giang Ta Chai belongs to Ta Van, located next to Muong Hoa stream, is a village of the Red Dao people. This place is hidden under the shadow of old trees, green bamboo groves, and next to a large and majestic waterfall. Meanwhile, Su Pan is located opposite the stream, there are rudimentary, small houses lying on rocky soil and fields of corn laden with fruit.
Y Linh Ho Village
- Location: Lao Chai, about 3km from Sapa town.
Y Linh Ho village (Y Linh Ho) opens to you a mountainous region full of beautiful natural scenery, with green cornfields, ripe golden rice terraces, and simple but peaceful houses.
Coc San Cave
- Location: Coc San commune, Bat Xat district, Lao Cai province, Vietnam
Coc San is a complex of many waterfalls and caves, large and small, located in Lao Cai, only 7km from Lao Cai town. Not only have beautiful and pristine caves, waterfalls, and streams, the path leading to Coc San also has a rare and harmonious landscape.
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