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    Weather in Sapa, Viet Nam and best time to visit Sapa

    Located in the Northern mountainous area of Vietnam, Sapa is favoured by the Mother Nature with ideal climate for traveling the year around and a unique place for many interesting plants and animals that creates stunning landscapes.

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    Because located in the mountains of the northern Vietnamese province of Lao Cai, close to the Chinese border, so Sapa has a climate similar to that of the rest of the country. It lies in the Hoang Lien Son mountain range, a series of mountains that is in essence part of the eastern foothills of the Himalays. Residing at 1,650 metres above sea level. Thanks to its geographic condition, Sapa is a town that has seasonal changing weather and is one of the most favourable climates in Vietnam. During those times of the year, Sapa is relatively cool with temperatures of around 15°C to 20°C. The humidity in the area can range from 75 percent humidity to highs of 91 percent humidity. 

    The temperature remains stably cool throughout the year though winter may see more severe changes, with frost and even snow (mostly from mid-December to mid-January).

    So, best time to visit Sapa ?

    The best time to visit Sapa is from March to May and from September to November. At these times, the weather is relatively stable with sunny days and cool nights. The first period is the fall time. At this time of the year, the weather is very comfortable for tourism. It is dry, clear with much sunshine. The view of Sapa’s terraces is at its best between September and October. The cool and dry weather with the stable temperature makes it the perfect time for trekking and photos.

    In the summer, although the weather is quite warm, it is not as hot as other regions in Vietnam. If you spend time in this town in the period between April and May, you will have the chance to see the wonderful scenes of many colorful flowers and green fields there. Many Vietnamese visit Sapa after the Lunar New Year to admire the blossoming cherry trees.

    In the winter, from December to February, the weather in Sapa becomes very cold, especially at night. However, in return, visitors will have the opportunity to watch the sunrise over the valley in the morning. In recent years, there is snow in Sapa. If you have chance to travel to this picturesque town on this occasion, you will definitely see quite a romance scene. However, this is the reason why Sapa is always crowded at this time of the year.

    Note: Whether any season of the year, if you include Sapa in your itinerary, make sure to bring some warm clothes since it can get quite cold at night.

    Are you ready go to visit Sapa to feel the weather here? 

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