Sapa is a hill station in the northwest of Hanoi, about 317 Km (197 mi) from Hanoi city; 8 hours by night train and 5 hours by car/van via expressway. It is so easy to travel up to Sapa by Car or train, so many visitors like to book one-day tours from Sapa town. Impress Travel – Sapa tours department coordinates with local operators to organize the day trips to visit hill-tribe villages. Sapa daily tours bring visitors to explore Cat Cat village, Ta Phin village, Ta Van village, Ban Ho village and trekking to conquer Fansipan’s peak or adventure trips are offered with a challenging mountain biking tour or hard trek to remote areas of Sapa’s hill-tribe land.
The travel distance from Hanoi to Sapa is 315 km. There is no airport nearby Sapa, so you have two options to travel between Hanoi and Sapa: taking a sleeper train or a bus. This range includes Vietnam's highest mountain, Fansipan, at a height of 3143 m above sea level. Besides, other mountains like Aurora & J (where the sun appears at sunrise) complete a very steep terrain. The town of Sa Pa lies at an elevation of about 1500 meters (4,921 feet) elevation. Sapa's area is home to several ethnic minorities. Here the majority of Kinh people are in the minority, making up only 15% of the total. In Sa Pa, the majority group is the H'Mông at 52%, followed by the Dao with 25%, the Tày at 5%, and the Giáy at 2%. There are also a few Xá Phó people. Sapa - the Famous for its breathtaking landscapes · 1 – Sapa Town · 2 – Cat Cat Village · 3 – Muong Hoa River & Valley · 4 – Y Linh Ho Village · 5 – Lao Chai Village.