Sapa Tourism Informations
About Sapa Area
History: Sapa was first inhabited by some of Vietnam's 54 ethnic groups hundreds of years ago. The Colonial French saw Sapa&;s touristic potential around the turn of the last century. Since then, Sapa has undergone much change, but the traditional culture of Sapa's people has been preserved.
Ethnic Minority Groups: Sapa district has around 52,000 inhabitants, the majority of whom are from ethnic minorities and just over half are Hmong. The other ethnic minority groups living here are Dao, Tay, Giay and Xa Pho. Kinh