Although every season of the year, Sapa has its own beauty, but Sapa’s autumn contains a very different beauty of the high land in the North. Smoke in early morning is beautiful, the smoke wrapped on the houses’ roof, on the mountains, hills and yellow rice terraced fields, or make the afternoon look a bit sorrow in the sense of some people.
September to October is one of the two best times to enjoy views of Sapa. This is the period of rice harvest, the weather is sunny, dry , cool. Day time, you could visit Muong Hoa valley, terraced fields and walk down the beautiful Cat Cat village , refreshing Lao Chai village, Ta Van village at Sapa for 2 days . In the evening you should walk around the lake, stone church, food street … with friends , it’s sound very interesting.
To feel full of Sapa’s autumn , come in the season of rice harvest in September every year. Large fields spread over hundreds of hectares like Ta Van, Ta Phin , Lao Chai, etc … It’s like a giant carpet, we can also smell the aroma of ripe rice on fields.
This time in Sapa is also the season of Meo apple , another name is the Sapa love fruit. This is one of Sapa special specialities should be used as a gift to soak wine. This is the famous love-wine in Sapa you should try once. The Meo apple trees are grown up on Hoang Lien Son Range. These trees were grown up with rain ,wind and sunny in High land, so they are enough bitterness sour – sweet up. Apple trees start blooming in the late spring (April-March) and has fruit in the fall. Visitors can buy fresh apples from August to October, this time the apples are sold by the H’Mong people in the market .