In recent years, Sapa is a place favored by many domestic and foreign tourists to visit because of its majestic natural scenery and unique traditional culture. So how much does Sapa travel cost? How to save money when coming to Sapa? Follow along with the article below to find the answer together.

1. Cost of traveling to Sapa - When is the most ideal and economical time?

Sapa every season is beautiful, also has its own features and can affect more or less the cost of traveling to Sapa . Based on the experience of traveling to Sapa from many tourists, Dong Travel will help you calculate the cost of a reasonable trip for each time of the year.

If you visit Sapa in the spring, you will be able to see with your own eyes the forests of peach blossoms and plum blossoms blooming, stretching all over the sky.

If you come to Sapa in the cold winter (about December - January), you will experience the feeling of watching the snow fall, white in the whole village.

If you have to choose, the period from February to April or the first week of May is the most ideal time to explore Sapa.

Sapa October to December

If you like the poetic beauty of golden terraced fields with ripe rice, then come to Sapa around October - December. (@phuongstories)

In addition, if you like the golden terraced fields, fragrant with the smell of ripe rice, you should come to Sapa in the ripe rice seasons. In Sapa, there is a crop in June every year, people will sow seeds in early May.

So if you want to see the cool green rice fields stretching, you should go around July - September. And the ripe rice color is around October to December.

2. Cost of moving to Sapa

2.1 With motorbikes

If you are a lover of backpacking and want to be proactive in your time, the choice of traveling by motorbike is the perfect choice.

Traveling by motorbike to Sapa helps you save a lot of Sapa travel expenses for travel. Including the distance to Sapa and the sightseeing between tourist attractions in Sapa.

You just need to fill up the fuel tank (less than 100,000 VND) and you can comfortably travel to Sapa. However, the travel time will be quite long, from 10-12 hours.

2.2 Traveling by Limousine

This is a car that has only appeared in the past 5 years. Limousine routes Hanoi - Sapa are fully equipped and provide shuttle service at many points in the inner city of the capital.

There are many bus operators currently operating the route Hanoi - Sapa, such as: New Joy, Greenlion, Sapa Luxury Van, Nam Thang Limousine,... Please contact the bus operator directly for an accurate quote. Best.

cost of traveling to Sapa

Consider the cost of traveling to Sapa to use a fully equipped and safe limousine on all roads.

2.3 Traveling by train

There are two types of trains operating on the Hanoi - Lao Cai route:

  • Normal class: SP1 and SP3. On holidays, Tet can increase 2 more flights SP7 and LC1.
  • Luxury trains belonging to Fanxipan Express, Green Travel, Victoria Express,...
How much does it cost to go to Sapa?

How much does it cost to go to Sapa? Depending on your needs and desires, you can choose to travel to Sapa by train, bus, motorbike,... (@seeksophie)

All trains Hanoi - Lao Cai run at night, in the time frame of 21h30 and 22h at the beginning of Hanoi. And 20h45, 21h30 at the beginning of Lao Cai. And it takes you about 7-8 hours for a journey.

The cost of traveling to Sapa by train will range from 600,000 VND - 700,000 VND for 2 ways going and returning.

2.4 Passenger car

Buses are the most popular and safest means of transportation to Sapa. There are many high-class bus operators serving the Hanoi - Sapa route, you can choose from such as Inter Bus Line, Hung Thanh Sapa, Sapa Express,.... Car prices usually range from 500,000 - 600,000 VND.

3. Sapa travel expenses - travel and sightseeing

Normally, motorbikes will be the first choice when you want to move back and forth at places in Sapa. If you rent a motorbike from about 6 am to 6 pm, the cost for renting a car will fluctuate around 120,000 VND.

Sapa travel expenses are self-sufficient

Each attraction will have different ticket prices. So if you don't go on a tour, you need to look up in advance to easily manage your own travel expenses in Sapa. (@meostravels)

How much money to go to Sapa depends on the number of attractions you will go because the cost for each place to visit in Sapa also has a certain difference. Each vehicle location has a different fixed price. Eg:

  • Cat Cat village: 35,000 VND
  • Ta Van and Ho villages: 40,000 VND
  • Love Waterfall: 35,000 VND
  • Silver Waterfall: 10,000 VND
  • Fansipan Peak (excluding fees and insurance): 150,000 VND
  • Ham Rong Mountain: 70,000 VND
  • Ma Tra - Ta Phin village: 30,000 VND

4. How much does it cost to go to Sapa for accommodation and accommodation?

Although it is a tourist destination that attracts a large number of domestic and foreign tourists to visit every year, the cost of traveling to Sapa for Sapa's room service is still considered quite cheap compared to the common ground.

Room rental prices will usually range from 150,000 VND - 300,000 VND depending on the quality of the hotel you plan to rent. If your finances are abundant, you can choose 3-star hotels in Cau May - Muong Hoa area for about 500,000 VND - 700,000 VND.

Sapa homestay model

Homestay is currently a very popular accommodation model in Sapa. (@tavangohomestay)

However, each season is different, the number of tourists flocking to Sapa is also different. Winter and the first days of spring are considered the most attractive times of the year in Sapa.

Therefore, room rates in these seasons will also naturally increase much higher than usual. Therefore, you should pay close attention to be able to arrange the time as well as estimate the appropriate and best cost for your trip.

In particular, in recent years, homestay-style housing has also appeared a lot in Sapa and is loved by many tourists.

If you want to go to Sapa cheaply, choose this type of homestay. The cost of renting a homestay in Sapa is only about 100,000 VND/person.

5. Cost of meals during the trip to Sapa

Eating and drinking is an item of travel expenses in Sapa that you definitely need to set aside because this place has a lot of "delicious" dishes that you should explore.

Discovering regional cuisine is an extremely important part of every trip. Sapa is famous for vegetables, tubers and fruits that are grown and taken care of by the local people. Some outstanding vegetables can be mentioned as white cauliflower, chayote, red radish, ....

Especially, when visiting Sapa, you absolutely must not miss the dish of suckling pig with a couple of cups of apple cider. In the cold weather, just trying a piece makes the whole person become much warmer.

Sapa travel cost

Coming to Sapa, you must definitely eat grilled food here. (@ly_li.ii)

Depending on the spending needs of each person, the cost of eating and enjoying food will also vary. The normal cost will range from 150,000 VND - 200,000 VND / person for a 2 day 1 night trip.

6. How to save money when traveling to Sapa?

To be able to save money on Sapa travel to the fullest extent for your trip, you need to note a few things as follows.

Please choose the right time for your trip to Sapa. It is a tourist season all year round because nature in each season has its own beauty. However, to save  money on traveling to Sapa , you should avoid the holidays, especially in winter and early spring. This is the peak season in Sapa, so all costs are higher than normal days.

Choose to eat at popular places instead of big restaurants. You can search for more information on tour groups or ask someone who has gone before.

If you don't mind being far away, book a hotel or homestay outside the center of Sapa town. Although a bit far from the center, but in return for the low cost, the space is quiet and cool.

Reasonable Sapa travel costs

If you calculate the reasonable cost of Sapa travel, you will have an extremely memorable and economical trip. (@lienjoy_flowers)

7. Summary of average Sapa travel costs - 3 days 2 nights (2 people)

So how much does it cost to go to Sapa ?

If summarizing all, including the personal expenses that will arise during the trip, the total cost of going to Sapa for 3 days and 2 nights for 2 people will cost about VND 2,500,000 - VND 3,000,000 for one person.

Above is a summary of all Sapa travel expenses that are both fun and economical for your trip. If you are still wondering where to start, what to prepare for the trip, or how to plan to eat and have fun on your upcoming journey, please contact Dong Travel immediately to receive Get the best advice and advice. Coming to Dong Travel, you will not have to worry about anything other than enjoying this outing.

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