The unique scenery, climate, and cuisine in Sapa make this a place many couples choose for their honeymoon. Sapa honeymoon in Sapa private tour with many attractive specialties is waiting for the newly married couples.
Chayote is one of the simple and most famous dishes in Sapa. Every year, Sapa provides ten thousand tons of Chayote all over the country. The chayote in Sapa is very fresh. When boiled, it is very crispy and has a natural taste which is harmonious with the taste of the attractive sesame salt. Boiled chayote must be cooked well and enjoyed when it is still hot to keep its delicious taste. Boil over a little bit or be cool down will lose the original flavor of the chayote in Sapa.
There are many kinds of fresh vegetables in Sapa, but the best one is Rau ngong. It is often sold in Sapa markets. It is often stir-fried, not boiled or cooked soup. Rau ngong can be stir-fried with garlic or many kinds of meat. This dish is crispy and has a naturally sweet taste.
The town in the fog of Sapa when night falls is full of the street-side eateries selling barbecue to serve tourists. All ingredients are baked on the charcoal stove. Each dish is marinated with the different spices which are prepared separately, so if you eat a lot of dishes at the same time, you do not have the same feeling and bored. Because of its unique taste and processing, the Sapa barbecue gradually becomes the trademark of this land which is popular with many domestic and foreign tourists.
During Sapa tour days, it is easy to recognize that although Sapa is in the mountainous highlands, the most famous specialty in the land of Sapa all year round is ... fish. Besides the specialties of mountain forests such as Lon cap nach, grilled dishes, chestnuts, Lam rice, in many recent years, Sapa also clings to visitors by the specialties which are strange to the mountain terrain. It is the fish.
Salmon in Sapa is good taste and beautiful pink meat. Especially, the quality is not inferior the imported salmon so it is very popular. Numerous delicious dishes can be made from salmon such as salad, hot pot, porridge, smoked fish, orange sauce served with salad, and salmon stuffed with cucumber. Any food is easy to create the impression with diners, so they cannot forget the incomparable taste of Sapa cuisine.
If the salmon bring the strange and the excitement in the taste experience, Sapa stream fish is an unforgettable traditional part of Lao Cai cuisine. The stream fishes in Muong Hoa and Muong Tien sold in the market are always attractive to visitors. The stream fish is also not fishy, immediately caught and then cooked on charcoal, served hot and dipped with spices, pepper powder. It has also become a good taste.
Lon cap nach is not a strange species but a local one. It has the pure gene and is fed naturally right it was born. It only weighs about 20 kilograms so the local people put it into the basket so it has this name.
The meat of Lon cap nach is very firm, sweet, and good smelling. It is easy to process Lon cap nach into many delicious dishes.
Thang co is easily found in the Sapa’s market in Lao Cai. This dish is made from the meat and tripes of the horse, cow, buffalo and pig with many kinds of species and cardamom. A pot of Thang co in each market is very big, enough for dozens of people.
Many diners who are not accustomed to the processing, as well as the way of eating of ethnic people at the market, can still enjoy this unique dish in the restaurants where Thang co is processed as pots of hot pot, the meat and horse organs are also processed "more hygienically", matching the taste and enjoyment of the Kinh people.
In Sapa, Vietnamese apple trees grow wildly in the range of Hoang Lien Son. It is a gift of Nature endowed to the Mong ethnic people. The Vietnamese apple is featured with the sour, sweet and bitter tastes. The apple is soaked thoroughly and stored the essence to make wine. At the first time, drinking this wine is similar to drinking the soft drink.
Everyone who travels to Sapa cannot forget the presence of Lam rice in each meal, from restaurants, hotels to the eateries on the sidewalk.
“Lam” is not only a noun but also a verb showing the action of grilling food in the fresh bamboo shoot. Therefore, Sapa not only has Lam rice but also Lam bird, Lam fish, and Lam gourd. The bamboo shoot used to cook Lam rice must be fresh in order to make the water in the bamboo can be absorbed into the food.
With the attractive dishes mentioned above, we hope that your honeymoon will be memoriable. Have a fun trip in Sapa!