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Frequently Asked Questions

When is the best time to visit Sapa?
The best time to visit Sapa as well as the northern mountain is from August (havest time) to October 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.

How is sapa climate? refer more to 
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.

How far is that from Hanoi to Sapa?
Sapa is far from Hanoi 313 km by Hanoi - Noi Bai (40km), the Express Way Noi Bai - Lao Cai (245km) and then 38 km from Lao Cai to Sapa. Before most visitors choosed to get from Hanoi to Sapa by overnight train (297km from Hanoi to Lao Cai), it was more comfortable and safer than a bus or motorbike, and a lot cheaper than hiring a car but now the Express Way is maybee the better solution.