Sapa Tourism Week to be held in late April

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Sapa Tourism Week to be held in late April - Vietnam embassies in foreign countriesIt’s time to join in an annual event in Sapa which is the Sapa Tourism Week. This year’s event will take place from Aprial 29 to May 4 in the Sapa resort town in the northern province of Lao Cai.

This year Sapa tourism week will feature a wide array of festivities such as traditional music and dance performances and folk games of ethnic minority group. They are  set to get underway at the Ham Rong mountain eco-tourism site. In addition, the week also covers various cultural festivals of the Mong, Dao and Giay ethnic minority peoples and tours of their villages, a bonsai exhibition, and a trade fair introducing novelty items produced by local residents in the region.

Trinh Xuan Truong, Chairman of Sa Pa district People’s Committee, said that the preparatory work for the week has been completed. He also stressed the need to ensure food hygiene and safety and increase the quality of tourism services to meet the increasing demand of both local and foreign tourists during the peak season.

Sapa has long been a favorite destination in the North of Vietnam. With stunning sceneries, rich culture and cool weather, Sapa is expected to attract more and more domestic and foreign tourists.