Trekking is one of the most favorite and interesting activities in Sapa. There are some options for you, including easy trek, medium trek and hard trek. Easy trekking route will help you gain a basic understanding of Sapa and the life of local residents there. The view on your way is also really amazing.
Some favorite destinations are Muong Hoa Valley, Y Linh Ho Village, Cat Cat Village. Cat Cat village, located about 3 km southwest of Sapa is the most popular short trekking there. About medium trek, you can have chance to explore some famous attractions in Sapa such as Sin Chau Village (home of the Hmong), Silver waterfall – 7km and 12km northwest of Sapa respectively.
Head to the south, you can choose to go to Lao Chai Village, where the Hmong people live (7km from Sapa) or Ta Van Village (home of Dao people – 10 km from Sapa). Situated about 6km to the north of Sapa, Ta Phin Village is also a good option for you. Further from the town, there are some destinations for multi-day trekking trip such as Ban Ho (Tay ethnic village, 23 km to the south of Sapa), Ban Khoang village (18 km northwest of Sapa).
If you a really trekking lovers, the hardest trek in Sapa won’t let you down. It is the trek to the top of Fansipan – the Roof of Indochina, the dream of many young Vietnamese. You need to spend three days to complete the hike and should hire a local trustworthy who has the deep understand of the route. From the top of the mountains, tourists can admire the beauty of the best panorama of Vietnam.