Hanoi - Sapa - Fansipan Mt. - Sapa – Hanoi ( 4 days tour with 2 days climbing Mt. Fansipan ) .
Trekking grade : Challenge From US$ 219 per person
At 3143m Mt. Fansipan is the highest peak in Vietnam and the entire Indochina peninsula. This remote trek provides plenty to see and absorb, from the scattered rocks inscribed with drawings and designs of unknown origin, to the French influenced hill retreat town of Sapa with its minority groups, beautiful villas and cherry forests. Our trek to the top of Mt. Fansipan is challenging and will be fully supported every step of the way by our guides, porters and cooks who's local knowledge and understanding of the different hill-tribe cultures we pass along the way will add to the uniqueness of this exhilarating journey.
Night 1: Night train to Lao Cai.Transfer from your hotel to Hanoi Railway Station for the night train to Lao Cai. Overnight in AC soft sleeper cabin.Summary : Transfer hotel – railway station: AC vehicle
Accommodation: Soft sleeper in AC cabinDay 1: Lao Cai – Sapa Town Arrive in Lao Cai around 5.30 am. We will take 1hr bus ride uphill to the beautiful town of Sapa. The ride give you a glimpse of the stunning vistas and impressive rice terraces. Upon arrival in Sapa Town we have breakfast in local restaurant. Free time for the rest of the day to explore the town. Overnight in Sapa Summary: Transfer Lao Cai – Sapa (1 hr) / Accommodation : hotel in Sapa / Activity: Free at leisure / Meal : Breakfast
Day 2: Sapa – Heavens Gate (2900m) In the morning, we travel by car toward the Silver Waterfall where we will be able to take a short walk to the waterfall. We will then drive further to Heaven Gate, the highest peak of roads in Vietnam. From there we can see Fansipan, the highest peak of Indochina mountains as well as enjoy stunning view of the Binh Lu valley. The trek will be relatively soft until lunchtime. After a couple of hours of hiking, we will have a break at a nice spot in the forest and enjoy a good lunch. With new energy we start ascending as well as descending towards the campsite. En route we will have opportunity to enjoy the scenery and magnificent views to Sapa Area and beautiful landscape of Lai Chau province. We will arrive to the campsite at 2900m ASL in the late afternoon. Now it is time to relax and enjoy a well prepared dinner. Summary : Trekking: 5 hrs/ascend 2,900 m from 1,600 m / Accommodation : Camping
Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3: 2900m – Fansipan‘s summit – Sapa – Night train to Hanoi After having breakfast, we climb to the top, where we can celebrate your victory. From there, you can enjoy the best view to beautiful sceneries. You will then trek through rainforest to go back to the campsite for lunch. After lunch, you start your journey back. You follow the trail as well as stone steeps built by Hoang Lien National Park until you meet your car, which is there to take you back to Sapa. In the afternoon you will arrive back in Sapa, where you can celebrate your achievement, taking shower and relax until transfer to Lao Cai Railway Station for the night train back to Hanoi.
Summary : Trekking : ~ 7 hrs/ascend 3,143 m and back to Heaven Gate for
transfering to Sapa / Accommodation : soft-sleeper in AC cabin
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 4: Back to Hanoi Arrive in Hanoi early morning( from 5 to 6 AM ) . Tour ends Note on client safety
We reserve the right to deviate from this itinerary for any reasons, including road and weather conditions, frequency of visits to a village, or for any other factor which may influence client safety.