Only three days holiday in Pacific calendar 2018, Sa Pa has attracted 4.2 thousand visitors, up 7,000 people over the same period in 2017.
Mr. Do Trong Nguyen, Head of Culture and Information Division of Sa Pa District, Lao Cai Province, said the information.
Besides, according to Mr. Do Trong Nguyen, with many activities promoting tourism attractions, "Sa Pa 2017 winter festival" right on the Pacific New Year 2018 has attracted more than 70 thousand visitors to visit, explore, experience.
Although the weather is quite cold, dense fog and drizzle, but that does not hinder the desire to explore, the experience of visitors to Sa Pa during this special holiday. Especially, during the early days of the New Year’s holiday, the number of tourists coming to Sa Pa leads to traffic congestion and "fire" room in the town area.
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Traffic forces have proceeded to accelerate the flow, control the direction is safe, convenient for vehicles involved in traffic, congestion quickly circulated, not last long. Sa Pa District police also proactively plan traffic lanes, ensuring enough temporary parking spots in the town.
At the main roads such as Ngu Chi Son, Thach Son, etc., functional forces are strengthened to channel the visitors to walk in the center of ventilation.
Currently, Sa Pa has nearly 500 accommodation facilities with more than 6,000 rooms, accommodating about 13,000 visitors. In spite of the fact that most of the guesthouses and hotels in the town area have been exhausted, visitors can still stay at the resorts, homestay villages, villages, tourist resorts such as Cat Cat, Ta Van with the lowest room price is 500 thousand.
For the holiday New Year’s holiday with Sa Pa Trekking and Homestay Tour is safe, food safety issues are also paid special attention Sa Pa. District health centers have set up inspection teams, inspecting processing establishments and night market areas, ensuring safe products before doing business. Room prices are mandatory listing, facilities pledge not to increase prices as prescribed.
On 1/1, serving tourists during the New Year holidays, many cultural and artistic activities, sports and physical training has taken place in Sa Pa district as: photo exhibition at the area courts; street festival "Colors Sa Pa" with the participation of teams, clubs of arts and towns.
Previously, on December 31st street festival took place: "Sacred color Sa Pa" with parade, performance, introduction of beautiful costume, unique culture of Sa Pa ethnic people combined with dance lion, dragon dance. In the stadium area from December 30 is the game of folk tug, push rod; exchanges volleyball competition …