There are many things to do in Sapa in September. Especially, you will feel interested in harvesting, threshing with local people and some festivals was born as a result of celebrating after harvest.
Admire one of the World’s most spectacular terraced rice field
September comes along with the glamorous view of ripe rice crops on the terraced fields. It is time for the diligent farmers to be rewarded with a fruitful harvest after a year of hard work and for visitors to share this happiness of enjoying this mesmerizing view.
Terraced fields in Sapa are honored as one of the greatest terraced fields in the world. Nature does not only give people in this area an ideal landscape and climate but also gives them skillful hands. For hundreds of years, they have weaved masterpieces – stairs leading up to the sky. This is a fascinating time to travel to Sapa.
Conquer Fansipan mountain
Sapa in September has pleasant weather is suitable to conquer Mount Fansipan. It doesn’t rain as much as May to August, it’s clear and sunny.
Located at an altitude of 3000, Fansipan is the highest peak in Vietnam and is known as the roof of Indochina. Nowadays, you can conquer the top of the Fansipan in 20 minutes with the cable car system here, but there’s still a way to conquer the top of Fansipan with your feet if you love adventurous.
Admire Sunrise and Sunset in Sapa
One of the things to do in Sapa in September is admiring sunrise and sunset scenery because it’s clean and sunny at the time.
Early morning, you will see a misty scene, but when the sun rises, the fog dissolves, it’s replaced by a brilliant sunlight. The color is like honey.
In the afternoon, as the sun descends behind the Hoang Lien Mountains, a purple shirt completely covers the town. Trees, houses, land as dyed a sad purple color like a “paint”. People who are viewing the picture also feel a little romantic.
Enjoy the Specialties of Sapa
It would be a pity if you miss the fascinating specialties such as “mam da”, trout- stream fish, “lon cap nach”- pig carried under armpit, which are home pigs but are raised in the field or forest, “thang co” – horse meat or bamboo-tube rice, as well as fragrant barbecue restaurants at night in the town center. The weather in Sapa is very suitable for enjoying hot pot or grilled dishes or sipping a cup of corn wine.
Source: Hmongsapa community