4 DAYS 5 NIGHTS CONQUERING THE MOUNT OF FANSIPAN

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 forest…

Day 1 – Take a night train from Hanoi to Laocai

Transfer from your hotel to Hanoi Railway Station for the night train to Lao Cai. Overnight in AC soft sleeper cabin.

Take a comfortable rest before the trip

Meals: N/A.\r\nAccommodation: Soft sleeper in a shared 4 berths cabin with A/C.

Day 2: Lao Cai – Sapa – Ta Van Village

The train arrives in Lao Cai in the early morning. Embark on a scenic drive up the mountain to Sapa: Northwest Vietnam’s premier travel destination. Perched at an altitude 1,600 meters above cavernous valleys and terraced rice paddies, Sapa was first established as a hilltop retreat for French administrators seeking to escape the summer’s heat. Home to many hill tribe peoples, Sapa’s diverse cultures, and seclusion give it a unique charm.

After breakfast in the town, descend down the valley on a trail through rice paddy terraces, enjoying the spectacular scenery on the way. Once reaching the narrow river running on the bottom of the valley, you will walk along its bank for a while and eventually arrive at the Black H’mong minority’s village – Y Linh Ho. You will get a first-hand look into their lives and traditions, hear stories, and enjoy a great social interaction.

Enjoy a picnic lunch at a scenic lookout and then walk deeper into Muong Hoa Valley. You will pass through Lao Chai Village of Black H’mong minority and Ta Van Village of Zay minority by following more rice terraces with spectacular mountain scenery before emerging on the main road to meet your driver. Drive up a hill back to Sapa. Spend rest of the day to relax or chat with local hill-tribe people in your favor.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.\r\nAccommodation: Hotel in Sapa.

Day 3: Sapa – Tram Ton Pass – Heavens Gate – 2900m

This morning, travel by car toward the Silver Waterfall where you will be able to take a short walk to the waterfall. Then drive further passing the Tram Ton Pass to Heaven Gate, the highest peak of roads in Vietnam where you can see Fansipan, the highest peak of Indochina mountains and downhill is the stunning view of Binh Lu Valley.

The beginning of the trek is relatively soft until lunch place. After a couple of hours of hiking, you will have a break at a nice spot in the forest and enjoy a panic lunch.

Feel the fresh air and tranquil atmosphere in the gate of heaven

Continue the trek ascending as well as descending towards the campsite. En route you have the opportunity to enjoy the scenery and spectacular views in Sapa area. You will arrive at the campsite at 2900m in the late afternoon.\r\nThere is time to relax and enjoy a special dinner prepared by your local guide and porters.\r\nTrekking: 5 hrs/ascend 2,900 m from 1,600 m (Sapa).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.\r\nAccommodation: Camping.

Day 4: 2900m – Fansipan peak – 2700m

After breakfast, climb to the peak of Fansipan, now you conquer the roof of “Indochine”. It is great excuse to have a celebration and enjoy the panoramic view. You will then start descending. Lunch place is a nice spot where you could relax for a while and enjoy the view.

It will be an exhausting trek to climb to the top of the mountain

Afternoon, start the hard trek, which is all the way downhill follows the animal trails through the rainforest. This part requires a great concentration to step o¬n steep trail until we reach the campsite at 2700m. Here you spend another night intent.\r\nTrekking: 6 hrs/ascend 3,143 m and descend to 2,700m.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.\r\nAccommodation: Camping.

Day 5: 2700m – Sin Chai Village – Sapa

Great experience when you wake up in the fresh and pure morning in nature. Trek downhill through a rain forest to the stop for lunch. You will then continue descending toward Sin Chai Village – home of Black H’mong tribe. Be acquainted with the local people and visit their home for a while before the drive take you back to Sapa Town.\r\nGet the room for freshmen and until transfer to Lao Cai Railway Station for the night train back to Hanoi.\r\nTrekking: 6 hrs/descend to 1,600m.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.\r\nAccommodation: Soft sleeper in a shared 4 berths cabin with A/C.

Day 6: Arrive at Hanoi Train Station

Arrives at the Hanoi Railway Station in the early morning. Tour finishes.

 

Notes: Please be aware that flight time, hotels and all others logistics, services and days of travel are subject to availability. When flights are cancelled or delayed Idealtravelasia will endeavor to secure alternative arrangements of similar value as noted in our booking conditions.

Thank you!

Related Posts

Tour 7 days Ho Chi Minh City – Nha Trang

Tour 7 days Ho Chi Minh City – Nha Trang

A specially designed tour to experience the diversity of landscapes and culture from the bustling Ho Chi Minh city to peaceful Mekong Delta and colorful Nha Trang beach. Nha Trang boasts some of Vietnam’s finest boutique beach resorts and a choice of

READ MORE
Tour 6 days Ho Chi Minh – MeKong – Phan Thiet

Tour 6 days Ho Chi Minh – MeKong – Phan Thiet

6 days tour to Ho Chi Minh city to discover culture of the south Vietnam. Enjoy a leisurely exploration of the Mekong region. In additon, you will visit to Mui Ne where is famous for sandy beaches, beautiful coastline, white sandy dune and unique

READ MORE
8 days Ha Noi – Ba Be – Ha Long

8 days Ha Noi – Ba Be – Ha Long

This 8-day group tour takes you from Hanoi to the stunning Ba Be National Park. Here you can discover Ba Be Lake, the largest natural freshwater lake in Vietnam, which also features incredible biodiversity, stunning geological treasures and gorgeous

READ MORE
6 days Mekong Delta And Con Dao Island

6 days Mekong Delta And Con Dao Island

A specially designed tour to experience the diversity of landscapes and culture from the bustling Ho Chi Minh city to peaceful Mekong Delta and pristine beach of Con Dao island.   Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City arrive - Sai Gon Night Life On

READ MORE
8 days explore the Northern Part of Vietnam – Ha Noi – Pu Luong – Ha Long

8 days explore the Northern Part of Vietnam – Ha Noi – Pu Luong – Ha Long

This tour allows you to discover the northern part of Vietnam with magnificent landscapes. You will have opportunity explore the Pu Luong Nature Reserve, a mountain range with dense forest, beautiful rice terraces and breathtaking scenery. In

READ MORE
Tour 6 days – Hue – Bach Ma National Park – Hoi An

Tour 6 days – Hue – Bach Ma National Park – Hoi An

This interesting 6 days tour brings you unforgetable memory, interesting experence and a chance to discover the amazing view from culture to nature with three World Heritage Site recognized by UNESCO including Hue, Hoi An Ancient town and My Son

READ MORE