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Sapa
Spoken of in almost reverential terms by people that have travelled there, Sapa is often seen as a holy grail of destinations in Vietnam. Part of that is because of the environment—a cool mountain town that has lured visitors with its salubrious air and alpine scenery since the early 1900s, when the French constructed facilities for sick officers to recover—as well as its remoteness, located close to the Chinese border in the country’s extreme north. Most visitors come to Sapa for the hiking in the nearby valley peppered with minority villages, or to climb Mount Fansipan, the tallest peak in the country and located just southwest of the town. Conquering the peak once required a two-day hike, but now can easily be reached via a cable car that opened in 2016.
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tt. Sa Pa, Sa Pa, Lào Cai, Vietnam