Sapa in Vietnam is known for its beauty of natural landscape with spectacular passes, lovely ethnic people and more attractive of beautiful season of terraced rice fields. The most suitable time to travel to Sapa for the golden season is around early September to the end of October.
The terraced fields in Sapa have been voted as one of the seven most beautiful terraces in Asia and the world by the famous American travel magazine, Travel and Leisure.
Running along Muong Hoa valley, Cat Cat village, Thanh Kim, Thanh Phu, Ta Van, Lao Chai, Ta Phin… are picturesque terraced fields.
From Hanoi, visitors can take a bus or train, travel time about 5-8 hours. Up to Sapa, you should rent a car/motorbike, roam the roads in Muong Hum, Ta Phin village to be immersed in the atmosphere of the smell of new rice.
Sapa weather this season is also very pleasant, visitors can feel a little chilly in the early morning, warm in the afternoon and gradually cooler from the evening. In addition to taking photos, sightseeing, travelling to Sapa in the middle of September, you can also experience the bustling atmosphere of the harvest. Local people often reap from dawn to dusk, the whole family from old to young, working in the fields.
In addition to the golden rice fields in Sapa, visitors should not miss many other famous landmarks such as Fansipan peak, stone church, Cau May old town, Love waterfall…