Beautiful Vietnam
Tourists flock to Sa Pa to enjoy a misty New Year
  • | | January 02, 2010 09:37 AM

The mountainous area of Sa Pa is a popular tourist spot for this New Year's long-weekend holiday. The typically cold weather with light fog creates quite a romantic scene for people to enjoy. According to locals, most hotels have been full at this time of year.

Below are some snapshots of Sa Pa in the New Year.

The winding road that leads up to Sa Pa in early morning fog, Jan 1.

The old cathedral, a popular tourist destination.

Tourists are joined by locals on a hiking trip further up the mountain.

Playing chess on top of Mount Ham Rong.

An orchid garden in Sa Pa.

Old wild peach trees are abundant on the mountain.

A large Sa Pa sign made of flowers.

The misty mountain.