If you are planning a trip to Vietnam and you are interested in trekking, you should travel to Sapa. Because this is a beautiful place in any Vietnam tours. It is well known as stunning landscapes, terraced rice fields, rich of culture and colorful hill tribes.
To get to Sapa, there are 2 options for you to choose.
+ By night train: you can take the night train from Hanoi station to Lao Cai, it takes you around 9 hours then from Lao Cai you continue get the public bus or private transfer to Sapa.
+ By road: You can get private transfer or public bus from Hanoi to Sapa, it takes you only 5 – 6 hours.
Traveling to Sapa, you should take a local tour guide.
If you have plan for some days trekking in Sapa, you should take a local tour guide because he / she is accustomed to terrain, weather and can arranges the best trekking tour for you.
Bring your luggage
When traveling to Sapa, you should bring a small luggage with necessary things, because you will trek about 5 – 6 hours per day (depend on trekking route)
Bring mineral water
During the trek, you may be thirsty, you should bring 3 – 4 small bottles of mineral water
Bring your camera.
Sapa is very beautiful place for you to hunt the wonderful photos, so do not forget your camera with full battery.