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Sapa Vietnam in March and Top Things to Do in Sapa

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Sapa Vietnam in March and Top Things to Do - Sun Getaways Travel
Sapa Vietnam in March and Top Things to Do – Sun Getaways Travel

Are you planning to visit Sapa Vietnam in March? If yes, you should read this article to learn about the weather in Sapa Vietnam in March and organize the best schedule for your trip to Sapa. Let Sun Getaways Travel give you a hand!

What is the weather in Sapa Vietnam in March like?

March is common for tourists traveling to Sapa because the weather is mild, warm, and a bit foggy. The average temperature ranges from about 12 Celcius degrees to 19 Celcius degrees.

Following the spring weather’s features, there is a bit of difference between the opening of and the ending period of March. In the beginning, the temperature in Sapa Vietnam in March is about 15 Celcius degrees in the morning and the weather will be cooler at night. In the final period of March, the weather is warmer, but sometimes, people will suddenly welcome spring rains at this time.

Spring in Sapa
Sapa in spring

With this weather, tourists can enjoy their time in Sapa Vietnam without worrying. There are several extracurricular activities to join and tourists will feel free to admire the natural beauties in the safest ways.

Hence, what is the best time to visit Sapa in March? For those who adore the cold atmosphere, you can travel to Sapa at the beginning of March. In contrast, if you are not really into the cool air, let’s plan a trip to Sapa from the 25th to the 31st of March!

How to Get to Sapa in March?

There are a lot of ways for you to visit Sapa Vietnam in March. You can go there by motorbike, bus, car, train or taxi. However, before reaching Sapa, tourists need to get to Hanoi first and book another means of transport to Sapa.

  • Find more information to choose the best method to Sapa, Lao Cai >>>How to Get to Sapa Vietnam? Top Travel Guide and Tips for Tourists

Highlights for Sapa Vietnam in March

Sapa Vietnam in March welcomes its visitors to see the most beautiful season of the new year. Many flower types such as pear blossoms or azalea flowers will bloom this time. Sapa landscapes will be surrounded by thousands of followers with various colors like white, red, pink, or purple. Visitors will have an opportunity to gaze at this breathtaking view, especially for scenic walks.

Sapa Vietnam in March and Top Things to Do - Sun Getaways Travel
Sapa Vietnam in March and Top Things to Do – Sun Getaways Travel

Most importantly, tourists visiting Sapa in March will have a chance to watch the water-pouring season of terraced rice fields. The terraced rice fields will be no longer dry, it will get ready to receive the water flows to prepare for a new agriculture season. Locals will plant seeds in March and wait for the upcoming ripening rice period. 

Top Things to Do in Sapa Vietnam in March

Watch the Flower Blooming Season

The first activity you should not miss is to watch the flower blooming season in Sapa. March is known as the most beautiful of the years because pear blossoms or azalea flowers will bloom this time in Sapa. Therefore, do not forget to wander around, admire the flowers’ beauty and take some photos to save memories!

Explore Famous Tourist Attractions in Sapa

Second, Sapa has a reputation for various renowned destinations. For example, tourists visiting there always spend time discovering wild waterfalls such as Love Waterfalls or Silver Waterfall. These waterfalls have a unique beauty that people cannot find in the North of Vietnam.

Furthermore, experiencing cultures and customs in ethnic villages and integrating to pretend to be a true local are interesting activities that cannot be ignored when traveling to Sapa Vietnam in March. There are a lot of ancient villages of Vietnamese ethnics such as Ta Phin, Lao Chai, Hang Da, Sin Chai, and Cat Cat Village.

Sapa Vietnam in March and Top Things to Do - Sun Getaways Travel
Sapa Vietnam in March and Top Things to Do – Sun Getaways Travel

Moreover, Cat Cat Villages is the most beloved location for people to stay and discover because this village is not too far from the city center and easy to get there. Cat Cat Village located inside Muong Hoa Valley possesses incredible scenery and has kept the original features of H’mong traditions and cultures for a long time.

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Go Trekking, Hunt Clouds, and Conquer the Sapa Mountains

Other activities that people would love to do when visiting Sapa are trekking, hunting white clouds, and conquering the Sapa mountains. There are several mountains for backpackers to conquer. For instance, people can take time to go trekking or conquer Fansipan with 3,147.3 meters in height.

Sapa Vietnam in March and Top Things to Do - Sun Getaways Travel
Sapa Vietnam in March and Top Things to Do – Sun Getaways Travel

Fansipan is known as the highest mountain in Vietnam and it is also called by the name “the Roof of Indochina”. When standing here, tourists will see the panoramic view of the forest and mountain in Sapa. If you want to hunt clouds, let’s arrange the schedule and wear warm clothes to get to the top of Fansipan!

Sapa Vietnam in March and Top Things to Do - Sun Getaways Travel
Sapa Vietnam in March and Top Things to Do – Sun Getaways Travel

In addition to Fansipan, Ham Rong Mountain, and O Quy Ho Pass are other spots for travelers to see the picturesque view of Sapa Vietnam in March and hunt clouds. Hence, you can visit these places in case of have free time during the trip. 

Taste Local Specialties

Finally, you will be disappointed if you do not try delicious local food when traveling to Sapa Vietnam in March. In Sapa, you must try Thang Co, traditional horse meat, and dried buffalo meat, a long-standing dish in Sapa. Moreover, you can taste “Cap nach” pork, pickled pork, rainbow trout, and Tao meo wine. All those dishes are delectable with typical flavors of Sapa.

Buy Souvenir in Local Markets

Sapa opens many local markets for tourists to visit and buy souvenirs. There is Bac Ha Market often held on Sundays. Bac Ha Market is considered one of the largest and most colorful markets in the area. Besides, Can Cau Market, Coc Ly Market, and Muong Hum Market are also other worth visiting spots in Sapa. All these markets sell diverse local products for tourists to buy.

  • Find more tourist destinations in Sapa Vietnam >>> Exploring the Enchanting Beauty of Sapa – A Must-Visit Destination

Travel Tips to Sapa Vietnam in March

Sapa Vietnam in March and Top Things to Do - Sun Getaways Travel
Sapa Vietnam in March and Top Things to Do – Sun Getaways Travel

Here are some tips Sun Getaways Travel would like to share with you for the best Sapa trip in March:

  • ATMs are limited in Sapa, so you should remember to bring sufficient cash for local purchases and shops.
  • Do not forget to carry basic medicines to prepare for unexpected situations!
  • Although the March weather in Sapa Vietnam is temperate, it is always cold in some way. You had better bring warm clothes and a raincoat to ensure you do not get cold.
  • If you love exploring cultures, traditions, and customs, staying with local ethnic families will be the best to have an authentic experience.

Conclusion

In conclusion, the Sapa Vietnam weather in March is not too cold but the average temperature will remain from 10-19 Celsius degrees. However, it is one of the best time to visit Sapa because of lacking rain. Sun Getaways Travel has just shown you all the information about Sapa Vietnam in March. We hope this travel guide to Sapa in March will support you well to experience the unforgettable Sapa tour.

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