Sapa 4 days 3 nights – Budget saving Sapa trip

Sapa is a mountainous district of Lao Cai province. A land of modest, quiet but hidden wonders of the natural landscape. Sapa’s natural landscape is combined with human creativity along with the terrain of the mountains and hills. The green of the forest, as the picture has arranged in a harmonious layout to create a region with many scenes poetic attractive. Let’s spend your time to explore with Sapa 4 days 3 nights.

1. When should we visit for Sapa 4 days 3 nights?

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Located at an altitude of 1600m above sea level. Sapa has a climate with temperate and subtropical shades, cool air all year round. The weather in the town a day has four seasons. Morning, it is spring weather. Contrarily, in the afternoon, the weather is like in summer, often with light sunshine, cool climate. In the afternoon clouds and dew falling create a sense of coldness. like autumn and night is the cold of winter. Therefore, depending on your purpose, visitors can go to Sapa at any time of the year.

2. Transportation.

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If your vehicle is a motorbike, just go straight to Hanoi – Yen Bai – Lao Cai – Sapa, the national highway runs out so it is easy to go. The distance is about 390 km. The way of the street is like a colorful track.

Take the train or bus to Lao Cai station and then rent a motorbike to go to Sapa. The road from Lao Cai station to Sapa is only about 40 km, winding road, far away are green mountains and terraced fields.

Nevertheless, it will be more convenient for you to move by a comfortable limousine car like transfer service of GoAsiaDayTrip. Save the date with them and you will be taken care carefully.

If you have less time in the town, this Sapa tour 3 days 2 nights may fit your schedule.

3. What to prepare for Sapa 4 days 3 nights?

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  • Money: As much as possible, around $100 – $200.
  • Clothes: you should bring neat and light clothes but be warm. Summer in cool Sapa you can wear normally but still need a jacket. But it is very cold in the winter in Sapa, you need a warm coat, gloves, a scarf and a wool hat.
  • Shoes: Travelling Sapa is a main walk, do not need to wear high heels on both shoes and pain on the feet. You need to prepare yourself a pair of climbing shoes, walking shoes or sneakers!
  • Camera, phone: Of course, remember to bring batteries and chargers too.
  • ID card: you need ID card to make procedures to rent a room and don’t forget to bring your driver’s license if you ride a motorbike.
  • Snacks.
  • Personal belongings.

Let’s see what’s more should you bring in your trip with our TOP essential travel items!

4. Accommodation.

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I like booking on Agoda or Sapa has a lot of hotels and homestays for you to choose from. I define the lowest cost, economical trip, so I book a hotel not located in Sapa town center, but not too far away.

On the other hand, you can choose to join a Sapa tour of a trusted travel agency. They will prepare well for you from transportation to accommodation and details itinerary.

Are you still wondering which accommodation you should choose for your Sapa trip? Do not worry, take a look to TOP 8 attractive homestay in Sapa!

5. Where should you visit in Sapa for 4 days 3 nights?

5.1. Cat Cat village.
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Through the old market in Sapa, follow the road toward Mount FansiPan, walk about 2.5 km to Cat Cat. Although it has been heavily traveled, it is still worth visiting when coming to Sapa. There are now two more triangular circuit fields for tourists to take pictures. Down the slope, you will see an iron bridge crossing the Muong Hoa stream. From there watching the white water waterfall erase an area.

If you like, you can go to the central cultural house to watch a special music program. What’s interesting is that when you stop by the waterfall, visit a simple tent where you eat grilled corn, grilled eggs, barbecue and drink cider.

5.2. Ham Rong Mountain.

Secondly, Ham Rong Mountain is located right next to Sapa town. You can walk from the hotel yourself, time to visit Ham Rong in a morning or afternoon. Standing on the top of Ham Rong mountain you can look over the entire town of Sapa, a beautiful view worth going.

5.3. Lao Chai – Ta Van village.
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7km from Sapa, you can rent a motorbike to go here. On the way to see the Muong Hoa valley and the large silk bowl of 2 villages. Visiting Ta Van village, remember to see the ethnic sightseeing house.

5.4. Silver waterfall.
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12km from Sapa to Lai Chau road. Should ride a motorbike to see valleys and pine forests, rubber trees, rose yards. Leo is over 200 steps to the iron bridge. The scenery here is great.

5.5. O Quy Ho Pass – Heaven Gate.

Usually, there is fog, so the scenery is like flying in the sky.

5.6. Sapa markets.
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You can find famous specialties of Sapa such as: buffalo meat, beef, black chicken, cat vegetables … The food sold by indigenous people. It is grown and cared for in small quantity, ensuring quality guarantee.

6. What should you do in Sapa 4 days 3 nights?

6.1. Bathing with Red Dao leaves.

About 80 – 150,000 VND / time, you will relax all fatigue after a long trip. After bathing, the body will feel refreshed. The bath is available in the center of town or Ta Phin village.

6.2. Trying Sapa Foods.
  • Thang Co:
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Thang Co is a specialty of Mong people, often in villages and markets of Mong people. It is mainly processed from horses, a victory pot with meat, heart, liver, heart, horse and 12 spices: cardamom, cinnamon, lemongrass, ginger and many other heirloom spices. Thang Co tree is the 12th season. Once eating, people will scoop out the water used for the hot pot, cut the horse meat into it.

  • Salmon:
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Salmon is successfully farmed in Sapa thanks to the temperate climate, similar to the climate of Europe and North America, the habitat of salmon. Unlike regular imported fatty salmon, fry meat. Farmed salmon in Sapa with firm meat, beautiful pink color, hunting grain, low fat and high nutritional value. It can be processed into many different dishes, floating turn on is salmon salad, salmon hotpot, grilled salmon … So that salmon is gradually becoming a luxury dish to treat tourists when coming to Sapa.

  • Sapa barbecue:
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Sapa barbecue is becoming a very special “brand” that cannot be mixed with other localities.

Many tourists say: If you come to Sapa without enjoying grilled food, it is really not really discovering the unique, rich and poetic of Sapa culinary culture.

In conclusion, this is the ideal choice for those who want to find a place to “hide” the hustle and bustle of the busy bustling daily life, immerse in the beautiful and majestic nature, feel a real life slow and peaceful.

So what should you do now? Take your belongings and reach Sapa now!

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