During the recent years, Lao Cai economy strives for the GDP growth rate at an average annual increase of 14%. In particular, the development of trade – services, tourism is defined as a key to exploit the effective advantages.
Referring to Sapa, people will think of a gentle and quite district, an ideal tourist destination. The diverse culture along with the harmony between people and nature creates the strength of Sapa tourism and contributing the development of Sapa economy.
As a mountainous province near the international border gate, Lao Cai is home to 25 different ethnic minorities that have lived in the area for centuries. They have created the unique identity and customs for this province.