Sapa Town in Lao Cai Province of Vietnam
Sapa is one of the main tourist destinations in northern Vietnam. Most who travel there go by overnight train from Hanoi, and then a short van ride up a mountain. Sapa town is an economic center for the numerous ethnic minority groups that inhabit the area, which makes it an interesting place to visit. During the day most tourists venture out with their tour guides to one or more of the surrounding villages. At night they enjoy the pleasure of fine dining in one of Sapa's many restaurants.