Sapa Cap Nach Pigs At the fair of Lao Cai, you can easily see local people selling small pigs whose weight is less than 20kg so that people can put into the baskets, even put in the armpits. “Cap nach” pigs are special food of Sapa. They are not locked up but they had to find food by themselves. The food includes: trees in garden or forest, corn, cassava… Because they ought to adapt to the environment, the “Cap nach” pigs are healthy as wild animals. Each pig is often feeding approximately 1 year. If there has good living conditions, the pig will bigger but less than 20 kg. The […]
The Queen of the Mountains, Sapa sits regally overlooking a beautiful valley, lofty mountains towering over the town on all sides. Welcome to the destination in northwest Vietnam, gateway to another world of mysterious minority cultures and luscious landscapes. The spectacular scenery that surrounds Sapa includes cascading rice terraces that spill down the mountains like a patchwork quilt. The four springs clouded town, the prototype of many paintings has won international awards. Beyond the terraced fields is the golden harvest; on the left, Ban Ho as a mirror of the sun, dark red in the noon. Located in Vietnam’s remote North West Mountains, Sapa is famous for both its fine, […]
There are different types of trekking in Sapa and its surrounding mountains, so when booking Sapa tours or Vietnam tours including Sapa, you will need to check with our travel consultants to see which kind of shoes will work best. For the light or easy trek, we recommend using good sandals or walking shoes, but for intermediate and hard trekking trips, we have to use really good shoes or sport shoes which must have really strong grips for hiking up and down. Many of our past clients use their expert hiking boots which often become very muddy in rainy weather. The best footwear during periods of rain are definitely the […]
Yes, your guide will be waiting outside the train station with a Sapa-Travel sign and with your name. Together with your driver they will take you safely to Sapa. The guide that we use is a local guide from the Sapa area. We provide telephone numbers of our local guides and tour operators in advance, just in case. Tip: There are so many people outside at Lao Cai train station when you get out, please make sure you look for the sign Sapa-Travel Travel and our local guide welcoming you.