Sapa's Specialties Fruit In The Summer

Sapa is famous for its 4-season climate in the day, cool all year round, so this place is also popular due to its variety of vegetables, fruits that are typical of the Northwest region such as Catfish, rock sprouts, strawberries, crunchy peaches...

Sapa Peach Season usually lasts from mid-March to the end of May, so April is the ripeest peaches. Sapa peaches are small, many feathers but have crispy, sweet and light aroma.

On both sides of the road leading to Sapa town centre there are many peach orchards going into harvest. Especially, the section of National Highway 4D from Trung Chai commune to Sapa town. You can choose and contact the gardener to pick and enjoy in the garden or refer to the Pistachio Hotel Sapa Reception counter for specific schedules.

Let's find out the difference between Sapa Peach and Chinese Peach as follows:
Sapa Peaches:
- The outer shell has many feathers.
- Small fruit, just like a handful, sometimes big fruit but still not as big as Chinese Peaches. Green season with chalky pink, peach thorns are white or yellow.
- Usually sold directly in the garden.
- Sapa peaches have aromatic, naturally sweet and slightly sour taste.
- Only stored for a week. Water should not be left in the drain, bacteria are easily invasive.
- Selling price fluctuates from 50k - 60k/kg picked in the garden.

Chinese Peaches:
- The outer cover is fragile, smooth, shiny.
- Big fruit, pink cover looks very eye-catching. Yellow peach cobbler.
- Usually sold at Sapa market or along the way to O Quy Ho pass.
- Chinese peaches don't smell as good as Sa Pa peaches, soft and less sweet when eaten.
- Chinese peaches because they have been soaked through chemicals so the shelf life is longer compared to Sapa peaches, Chinese peaches can be kept in the refrigerator for about 1 to 2 months without damage.
- Cheaper price, only from 30k-40k/kg.
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Pistachio Hotel Sapa 
No. 29, Group 5, Bac Street Waterfall, Sapa, Lao Cai
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