Travellers should bring numbers of small packages besides their lugages because when you go on the trek, you can leave your unneccessary huge belongings at the hotels and bring essential small packages to carry only water, a snack or your camera… trekking on dirt roads and up steep hills
During the rainy season. You can protect your change of clothes and electronics from the rain by rain cover to avoid frustration and damage to your belongings.
Sun protection is utterly a necessary kit in your trip even during rainy season and winter. Remember to use strong sunblock or water-resistant sunscreen for the best use in such a humid climate in Sapa. You can also need light jackets, pants, hat and sunglasses to protect you from the sun.
Don’t forget to use insect repellant unless you want to have uncomfortably burning and itching stains while hiking and sleeping at night. You should protect yourself by using 24/24 insect spray or cream and wearing long pants andsleeves to ward off annoying bites and scary insects throughout the journey.
The temperature in Sapa is cool throughout the day and getting a little frosty at night even in the summer. A sweater or warm jacket should be put into consideration depending on the season and your cold-resistant ability. You might also want a headband, a scarf and extra warm socks to sleep in.
Note: In the winter, remember to prepare waterproof jackets due to light rain in Sapa.
A good pair of shoes should never be underestimated, especially when you are going to trek! Wear good shoes that fit your feet to avoid any uncomfortability and blisters. Bad footwear can increase the risk of injury and might even force you to cut your trip short.