When is the best time to travel to Sapa Vietnam? This is a frequently asked question of both domestic and foreign tourists. As I mentioned in previous articles, Sapa is one of the top tourist attraction in Vietnam all year round. It can said that Sapa has its own charming beauty in each season.
Traveling to Sapa in autumn is less common because of its weather, nevertheless it is still a convenient time for visitors to admire the most spectacular vision when the green fields turn into golden for harvest season.
This article would give you some useful information for your plan to Sapa in autumn.
Weather in autumn – Why is it not the best time to travel to Sapa Vietnam?
Being a highland town, the way leading to Sapa is not easy to drive, especially in rainy season, when the surface of mountain roads is slippery and quite dangerous. Autumn is Sapa is in the wet season lasting from June to September. At that time, the sunshine properly pours whole day in months with moderate level of rainfall, but highest humidity. However, from late September to mid-December, the weather is perfect for sightseeing, take photographs and trekking. It can say that the autumn is still one of the best times to drop by Sapa.
Autumn – A season of fascinating landscapes
Autumn in Sapa does not attract most of tourists with agreeable climate, interesting festivals like spring, or season of flower blossom and sweet fruits in the summer. Nevertheless, this time is known as the golden season of terraced fields in harvest. Visitors can admire the magnificent scenes of fields in yellow color, enjoy the fresh air, cool temperatures of the autumn and immersed yourself in romantic atmosphere of the countryside.
Also, between September and October, it takes place many cultural activities of the local ethnic communities in Mu Cang Chai, such as art display, brocades and cloth making. This is a chance for you to learn more about their traditions and customs as joining to folk music and traditional dancing performances, games and interesting competitions.
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In conclusion, autumn is still the best time to travel to Sapa Vietnam. Don’t hesitate to have a plan for your trip right now. Contact me at (84-8) – 38 388382 for further information about typical schedules and high recommendations.