Sapa, the name went into the mind of many tourists as a peaceful land but contains many wonders. The Creator gave here mountains, the same hill in the fog, deep valleys, winding passes, golden terraced fields in the ripe, green and radiant rice season. Thousands of incense sticks in the season of rice, orchid gardens, peach gardens are brilliant on Ham Rong mountain, which stands in the middle of the street.
Located in the northwest of the country, Sa Pa is a highland district of Lao Cai province, a land of modest, quiet but hidden wonders of the natural landscape. The natural landscape of Sa Pa is combined with the creativity of the people 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 charming colors attractive.
Submerged in the floating clouds of Sa Pa town like a city in a misty mist, painted on a charming picture of marine life. Here, there is an invaluable resource that is a cool fresh climate, with many diverse nuances. Located at an average altitude of 1500m – 1800m, Sa Pa climate has more or less a temperate zone, with an average temperature of 15-18 ° C. From May to August there is a lot of rain.
Sapa has Phan Si Pang peak of 3,143m high on Hoang Lien Son range. Call Hoang Lien Son, the only one on this mountain range is Hoang Lien tree, a rare and precious medicinal plant. In addition, Hoang Lien range is also a “mine” of precious wood species such as oil pine, a pack of animal birds, such as grouse, bear, monkey, chamois and thousands of medicines. National forest Hoang Lien Son has 136 bird species, 56 mammal species, 553 insect species. There are 37 mammal species recorded in “Vietnam Red Book. Hoang Lien Son forest has 864 plant species, of which 173 species of medicinal plants.
Sa Pa is the “kingdom” of fruit, such as peach blossom, big yellow perch, small yellow peach, plum, purple plum, plum blossom, flower lay peony, plum blossom, pear flower, cherry blossom, chrysanthemum, flower pink … especially immortal flowers live forever with time.
Sa Pa with 6 ethnic groups also resides. Each ethnic group has its own cultural capital with festivals such as the “Roong Poc” festival of Giay Ta Van people, the festival of “Sai San” (mountain bike) of the Mong people, the “Jumping Tet” festival of the Red Dao, all take place in the Lunar New Year every year.
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