Best time to visit Sapa


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Best time to visit Sapa

Not only owning a spectacular and incredible terrain, Sapa also features a very special sub-tropical climate which rarely appears in a tropical climate of Vietnam. Situated in the northern mountainous area, Sapa is endowed with pleasant conditions for the versatile fauna and flora growth. Tours Indochina Vietnam

Unique terrain of Sapa
Unique terrain of Sapa – source:

From September to November and from March to May are considered as the best time to visit Sapa. During these times, the weather is pretty steady with sunny days and cool weather at nights. At the fall time of the year, the weather is dry, clear with much sunshine making it very suitable for tourism activities. Between September and October is the time when the view of the terraces of Sapa is at its best. The cool and dry climate together with the unchangeable temperature makes it the most suitable time for going trekking and taking nice photos.

Even though the weather is quite warm in the summer, compared with other regions in Vietnam, it is not too hot. If you visit this beautiful town in the months between April and May, you will certainly get a stunning chance to admire the spectacular landscapes of many vibrant flowers and evergreen and huge fields. After the Lunar New Year is also a popular choice with many Vietnamese to visit Sapa and watch the colorful blossoming cherry trees. North Vietnam travel tours

Sapa in September
Sapa in September – source:

From December to February is the winter time. In this time, you can find the weather very cold, particularly at night. Nevertheless, in return, travelers will have a great chance to admire the magnificent sunrise over the valley in the very early morning. In recent years, travelers can witness snow in Sapa. If having a great opportunity to visit this pictured-postcard town on this occasion, you will certainly watch pretty a romance landscape. However, this is also the highest peak of tourism in Sapa.

The average temperature of Sapa is rather low at only 15°C. From December to February is winter time in Sapa when the weather can become exceptionally cold, sometimes even making snow fall. This is also a unique characteristic that makes Sapa even more attractive to visitors. During these scare high peak time of tourism, the town is overloaded with groups of both foreign and domestic visitors going here to have a chance to witness snow and create a life-time memory.

Snow in Sapa
Snow in Sapa – source:

Burning hot weather and scorching sunshine, the ordinary summer features seen in other parts of Vietnam cannot be found there during summer lasting from June to August. In spite of this advantage, this is also the rainy season in Sapa so you may not have the most comfortable conditions for a walking tour discovering this lovely town.

Like the spring, autumn is also a highly advisable time to explore Sapa. The level of rainfall decreases substantially, making the weather much drier and milder. Low level of rain together with stably cool climate makes fall time such the most beautiful time to explore the beauty of Sapa. During November when the weather is nice with slightly lower temperature, Sapa also witnesses a large number of tourists.

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