• Bac Ha fields

Sapa Holidays

The picturesque town of Sapa is located in northwest Vietnam in the Hoang Lien Son mountain range.

Home to many hill tribes, rice terraces and lush vegetation, we love Sapa for its tranquility, authenticity and friendly locals. Offering the most spectacular views of the epic scenery surrounding the valley, Sapa is a fantastic base for hikers looking for somewhere to rest their weary feet and a place to explore. 


Destination Highlights
  • Spectacular scenery
  • Verdant rice terraces
  • North Vietnam's best trekking base
  • Villages worlds apart from modern day life

Time Zone

GMT + 7 hours

Flight Time

Approx. 12 hours to Hanoi and then 8 hours by train


VND - Vietnamese Dong

Visa Information

British citizens don’t need to obtain a visa if staying less than 15 days for travel until 30 June 2018.



Health Information

All travellers should be up to date with routine immunisations. It’s important to contact your GP to check for the latest recommendations.
  • Harriet, Destination Specialist


    Destination Specialist

    " If you are not too keen on trekking another great way to see the stunning scenery of Sapa is on a boat ride on the Chay River, also ideal if you have children with you." 

Frequently Asked Questions

We recommend taking the overnight train fron Hanoi to Lao Cai station, it is clean, comfortable and convienet way to make this journey, 

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