Sapa – the city in the clouds
Sapa is a mountain tow in Laocai province. It is surrounded by forest and terraced rice paddies. Sapa has a unique beauty with lovely and cool wearther, many beautiful natural sites and the colourful costumes of ethnic minorities.
Sapa has a temperate climate and it is cool year - round. Once you have been to Sapa, you can feel the climate of four seasons in one day. In the morning and afternoon, it is cool like the weather of spring and autumn. At noon, it's sunny and cloudy as the weather of summer. And it is cold in the evening. Short and heavy rains may come at noon on any summer day. After that a rainbow appears, transforming Sapa into a magic land. The best time to see the unique and natural beauty of Sapa is in April and May. Because at this time Sapa is blooming with flowers and green pastures. The clouds that settle in the valley in the early morning quickly disappear into the ari.
If you are looking forward to enjoying clean mountain air, cool weather, walking, or simply relaxing, Sapa is the place for you.