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Sapa Overview Terraced Field of Sapa

FAQ

1. Why you should go to Sapa by bus with Goodmorningsapa?

At this moment, you pay around 40 USD/ one way train ticket with soft sleeper and it takes you 1 night with time to wait for transit and it is hard to sleep well on the train. Now the high way is in perfect condition, you just spend 5.5 hour to Sapa on the most comfortable and modern bus (with complimentary water, Wifi and transport insurance) and pay around 16 USD/ one way/person. Moreover, you can enjoy the beautiful landscape on the countryside or mountain city that you cannot do anything with the night train. More importantly, you will save time and money to spend on more trips.

2. When is the best time to visit Sapa?

The best time to visit Sapa as well as the northern mountain is from September to November or from March to May, when the weather is fairly settled with dry sunny days and clear cold nights. In April and May, Sapa is blooming with flowers and green pastures.

3. How is sapa climate?

Sapa’s climate is very seasonal with temperatures reaching 29°C (84°F) in summer down to freezing in winter. Humidity ranges from 75% to 90%, but summer months are the wettest, especially July and August. The best time to travel is March and April for warm and dry weather or go in October and November for cooler climes and clear days.

4. How far is that from Hanoi to Sapa?

Sapa is far from Hanoi 330 km.

5. What to do in Sapa?

There are lots of things for you to do in Sapa, some of the most favorite activities are trekking, cultural travelling, home stay, biking, shopping at ethnic minority markets and street food.

Trekking: Sapa is the ideal place for trekking lovers. There are many trekking routes available for travelers, from easy ones such as some walk around the town, visiting some tribal villages to the great achievement of climbing to the top of Fanxipan at the height of 3,143 meters above sea level. On the trekking routes, the beautiful scenes of valley, terraced rice fields and numerous fantastic attractions won’t let you down.

Cultural travelling: Sapa is the home of many ethnic groups, visitors can have the chance to combine some sort of cultural travel tours with their trekking. There are many cultural spots waiting for your exploration.

Homestay: Stay overnight in Ta Van Village click here http://www.theyenhomestay.com/  This is really an excellent experience that you will always treasure. Travelers are offered to share the house with the local residents, who are a part of the ethnic minorities in Vietnam. You will have chance to know more about their authentic lives, cultures as well to try some traditional dishes and of course, enjoy the comfortable stay.

Shopping at ethnic minority markets & enjoying street food: If you are looking for some good food, Sapa won’t disappoint you. Many delicious dishes are served at hotels and restaurants around the town. Wandering along the streets, you will have chance to discover the great street food there. THE YEN HOMESTAY http://www.theyenhomestay.com/   

6. What is special Colorful market available?

Coc Ly Market (Available on Tuesday only)

Cao Son Market (Available on Wednesday only)

Lung Khau Nhin Market ( Available on Thursday only)

Can Cau Market (Available on Saturday only)

Bac Ha Market (Available on Sunday only)

Muong Hum Market (Available on Sunday only)

Muong Khuong Market (Available on Sunday only)

7. What payment methods are accepted?

We require 30% for the deposit amount and the balance will be collected upon your arrival by cash or credit card at your hotel.
You can pay us through one of the following ways:
Credit cards (Visa or Master card): credit card payment is completely secure by us. We will charge it offline ( the bank fees is 3%)
Bank transfer: we will send you our bank detail ( all the bank fees will be paid by you)
Paypal: we just send you the paypal link then you can settle the payment directly via this link but the bank fees for this will be 4 - 5%

any other payment method you prefer, please advise while emailling with our salespersons.

8. How long in advance should I make the reservation?

Most our tour posted on our site are filling out fast, for the quality of service and low price offered. We suggest you to make the reservation as soon as possible, especially if you are planning to travel in high season months from September to December. Planning your trip ahead will save you time and hassle.

9. What if I want to cancel my booking?

Please advise us when you decide that you need to cancel your booking, please notify us immediately by email. We do not accept cancellation notice by phone or any other means for verification reason.

10. What does the listed price include?

All prices listed on our site already entrance and sightseeing fees, guide , bus ticket, half meals or full meals and government taxes ( this will be noted case by case on the detail email)
The listed price does not include the peak season: National Days, New Year and Christmas surcharge, personal expense and tips.

11. How to reserve for the trip to Sapa?

Please send us the confirmation via email after you agree with our offer price.
Make the deposit payment via our payment link or as our sale’s instruction.

12. How can I provide hotel information in Hanoi to be picked up?

You can provide at the time of booking process or provide it after that (before 3 days the trips depart is highly required to be picked up smoothly)

13. Will I be traveling on a private tour or in a group?

Sapa tour have both private tour and group tour, this will be advised at the time of your enquiry. For your information, all the tour with codes: from GS1 to GS12 is group-joinging tour.
or if you travel with a big group or a family, please advise us your specific enquiry then we will know how to advise you which one is the best?

14. Can i stay in homestay instead of hotel? Yes, you can view on THE YEN HOMESTAY http://www.theyenhomestay.com/