Step by step you will eventually conquer the hill, and you will be rewarded with a stunning view. The long walk and the beauty of Sapa mountains in Vietnam will take your breath away. You will pass the ancient rice terraces, discover tiny villages, learning about minority tribes and their way of living.
The town of Sapa is well equipped for tourists with many “foot massage” services, bars, restaurants and backpack sellers. Your first trekking day should be started at 9 AM. The valley is a stunning site in the morning. You will meet a wide array locals and their children, all very curious.
Enjoying an amazing lunch of Vietnamese food and a brisk afternoon walk up and down the valley through more villages. The view is amazing and breathtaking. After one day of trekking you should go back to the hotel and get foot massage. It’s amazing how little English someone needs to know to hold an entertaining conversation. Especially when they get to teach you Vietnamese.
The birds and the sound of the water running into the terraces will be the soundtrack of you morning walk. The sun shines, making the endless rice paddies giant mirrors reflecting the sky. After one hour walking, you will have the mountains only for you, you will be surrounded by nature, ducks, buffalos and rice fields. Sapa will be revealing its beauty to you.
Sapa mountains and the rice terraces are stunning during the morning. The sun rising and the fog between the hills creates a unique scenery. You will sometimes get muddy paths, ups and downs, steep hills and a waterfall. The landscape changed a lot, from rice fields with water buffalos to a bamboo forest and river crossing.