Celebrating 120 Years of Sa Pa Tourism: Up to 50% Off Room and Cable Car Prices

Sa Pa in Vietnam will be hosting five seasonal festivals throughout the year, including the Spring Festival, Summer Festival, Love Festival, Autumn Festival, and Winter Festival.


The 120th anniversary of Sa Pa tourism will take place in the northern province of Lao Cai in mid-September 2023, accompanied by an exciting art program that showcases the 120-year journey of Sapa tourism. From the time it was first discovered to its current status as a popular destination for travelers, this renowned tourist spot has seen tremendous development over the years. From its traditional and cultural attractions to its stunning natural beauty, the anniversary celebration will feature a variety of activities that will give visitors an insight into the history and evolution of Sapa tourism. Attendees will enjoy interactive tours, traditional performances, art installations, and more, all of which will be sure to leave an unforgettable impression. With its unique culture and beauty, Sa Pa is sure to be the perfect location for an unforgettable celebration.

To mark the special occasion, nearly 100 restaurants, hotels, and travel businesses are offering discounts of up to 50%, as a way to show their appreciation to their visitors.

 Sa Pa at night. Photo: Le Viet Khanh

Three to five-star hotels, such as Chau Long, Hotel De La Coupole-Mgallery, Sapa Garden Hotel, and Sapa Paradise Hotel, provide guests with an attractive discount of up to 30% on their hotel and meal prices. Whether you are looking to book a short weekend break or a longer holiday, these hotels offer a great way to save money while still enjoying the luxury and comfort that they provide.

The Interbus Line bus is free for children under 12 years old. Restaurants such as Huong Rung Sapa, Le Gecko, and BBQ Tra Phuong Quan offer a 12% discount on the bill for groups of 12 people or more, valid from Monday to Thursday.

Sun World Fansipan Legend tourist area is offering up to 50% off cable car tickets for visitors from six northwest provinces, as well as a 15% discount for domestic and international tourists. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to explore this amazing tourist area at a discounted rate!

Nguyen Duy Thanh, the Standing Vice President of the Lao Cai Tourism Association, expressed his gratitude for customers’ incentives, but also urged for the development of new tourism products and a reduction in prices without lowering service quality.

Sa Pa is proud to announce the organization of five seasonal festivals throughout the year: the Spring Festival, the Summer Festival, the Love Festival, the Autumn Festival, and the Winter Festival. These exciting events will give visitors the chance to experience the unique culture and history of the area, from traditional markets to spectacular firework displays. Visitors can sample delicious local cuisine and witness traditional dances and music, as well as participate in various activities. Each festival is sure to be an unforgettable experience that will leave visitors with lasting memories.

According to Nguyen Duy Thanh, one of the most eagerly awaited and prepared activities is the International Food Festival, involving nearly 100 domestic and foreign businesses. The delicacies will be imbued with the culture of the ethnic groups living in Sa Pa, including Thang co (simmered horse’s meat and offals), sour vegetables, grilled pork, and salmon… Diners can easily access information on restaurants and other tourist attractions by simply scanning QR codes.

In the first two months of this year, Sa Pa welcomed 534,690 domestic and international tourists, a threefold increase compared to the same period in 2022.