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Sapa Weather in December, Vietnam

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December, 2024

1 Avg 19º 66º
2 Avg 18º 64º
3 Avg 17º 63º
4 Avg 16º 61º
5 Avg 16º 61º
6 Avg 16º 61º
7 Avg 16º 61º
8 Avg 17º 63º
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10 Avg 17º 63º
11 Avg 16º 61º
12 Avg 15º 59º
13 Avg 18º 64º
14 Avg 17º 63º
15 Avg 16º 61º
16 Avg 13º 55º
17 Avg 13º 55º
18 Avg 12º 54º
19 Avg 12º 54º
20 Avg 13º 55º
21 Avg 15º 59º
22 Avg 13º 55º
23 Avg 14º 57º
24 Avg 15º 59º
25 Avg 14º 57º
26 Avg 13º 55º
27 Avg 14º 57º
28 Avg 14º 57º
29 Avg 12º 54º
30 Avg 13º 55º
31 Avg 12º 54º
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Located in the Lao Cai province of Vietnam, the North Western town of Sapa has become very popular with tourists in recent years. This is largely due to its cool, pleasant climate and picturesque scenery which is unique to this part of the world. December brings cooler weather as winter arrives with temperatures settling between 8°C and 15 °C and only 4 hours of sunshine per day.

What's The Weather Like In Sapa In December


The daily average temperature for Sapa in December is approximately 12 °C. Tourists to the area can expect rainfall with an average of 26mm precipitation during the month. During winter months, the weather is much milder than the rest of the year but it's the perfect time of year to go on outdoor pursuits.


Humidity for the town can reach 81% but due to the cooler temperatures, visitors shouldn't expect any discomfort.

Sapa Hotels In December

Pinocchio Sapa Hotel

There are several hotels in Sapa which offer a range of accommodation for families, individuals and groups. Whether you're on a budget or looking for something more luxurious, there is something for everyone. If you are on a budget then take a look at Pinocchio Sapa Hotel. Situated on Muong Hoa Street, this accommodation is popular with both tourists and business travellers. Guests can access free Wi-Fi, mini bar, bathroom and desk. The hotel has a range of facilities, including restaurant, family room, bar, 24 hour desk, tour service and bicycle rental to keep guests entertained. The convenient location is handy if you're planning a visit to Mau Temple or Lao Chai Village.

Sapa Sky Hotel

Alternatively, take a look at Sapa Sky Hotel. This affordable accommodation only has eight rooms but its offers guests free Wi-Fi, a coffee shop, restaurant, 24 hour reception desk and even childminding service. Located in Cat Cat Village, it's just 2km from Sapa centre and in close proximity to many of the regions attractions.

Sunny Mountain Hotel

Another good hotel you might want to explore is the Sunny Mountain Hotel. Situated in the heart of Sapa, this accommodation has the perfect location for anyone wanting to see all of the town's attractions. The hotel has some fantastic services, including free Wi-Fi, an indoor pool, children's swimming pool, shops, coffee shop, restaurant, beauty salon, bar and 24 hour room service. This hotel caters for everyone with disabled access, a babysitting service and pets allowed. The 75 rooms have comfortable furnishings with bright and clean décor. If you're fairly active then use the hotel fitness centre and then relax in the sauna or spa. This accommodation is more expensive than other hotels in the area but the Sunny Mountain Hotel is a superior choice that will allow you to have an enjoyable stay in Sapa.

Bars And Restaurants

Romano's Pizza Restaurant

Though Sapa doesn't have a lively nightlife, there are several restaurants that provide good food and drink to tourists. If you want to stick to cuisine that you are used to then head to Romano's Pizza Restaurant. Located on Cau May Street, here you can enjoy a pizza, pasta dish or a Vietnamese dish.

Silk Lantern Restaurant

Another restaurant to try is the Silk Lantern Restaurant. Serving Asian and Italian dishes, this eatery offers hearty food and a friendly service. Situated on Pham Xuan Huan Street, this restaurant is the perfect place to enjoy a delicious meal.

Peters Coffee Corner

If you're just looking for a hot drink to warm you up then try Peters Coffee Corner. Situated in a quiet part of town, this is ideal for those who want to relax after a day of backpacking. Profits from the shop are donated to local children so it's also great if you want to support local projects.

Things to Do In Sapa In December

Biking Tour

There are many things for visitors to do in Sapa. Cycling is hugely popular in the area as it's a great way to see the local landscape. Taking a Sapa biking tour is the best way to see the region. You can choose a tour over half a day or even over the course of a week. As Sapa has many beautiful sites, biking allows you to explore them in a short space of time. View the mountains, markets, villages and local residents. You can take the challenge on your own or in a small group and enjoy local hotels and cuisine while adventuring through the region.

Tram Ton Pass Hike

If you fancy exploring Sapa by walking instead then a trekking tour is ideal. The Tram Ton Pass hike allows you to visit the 1900m peak. The views are incredible but it's best to check weather reports before you set off on your trip. Alternatively, you might want to visit the Silver Waterfall by renting a motorbike.