Fansipan itself is an attraction of Sapa area as well as Northern Vietnam. The peak is a part of Hoang Lien mountain range, which is under the protection of Hoang Lien National Park. The trip offers you an opportunity to explore the beautiful nature and challenge...
 

Tour Code: VSF01
Tour Route: SAPA – TRAM TON – FANSIPAN – SAPA
Start: Hanoi (evening pick up at hotel)
End: Hanoi (morning at hotel)
Tour Duration: 3 days/ 4 nights
Tour date: Daily
Activity Level: Trekking, Adventure
Group size: Private tour
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)

BRIEF ITINERARY:
Day 1: Hanoi – Night train to Lao Cai
Day 2: Lao Cai – Sapa– Tram Ton – 2800m
Day 3: 2800m – the top of Fansipan – Tram Ton – Sapa
Day 4: Sapa – Lao Chai – Ta Van – Night train to Hanoi
Day 5: Hanoi – Arrival

 
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Day 1: Hanoi – Night train to Lao Cai
08:00: pick up at lobby of the hotel in Hanoi; transfer to Hanoi Railways station for night train to Sapa.
Overnight on train.

Victoria Express Train Restaurant

Victoria Express Train Restaurant

Day 2: Lao Cai – Sapa – Tram Ton – 2800m (B, L, D)
Accommodation: Home-stay
Welcome up on arrival at Lao Cai railways station, we transfer to Sapa town for our breakfast at hotel, relax then 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 views. 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 have many opportunities to enjoy the scenery and magnificent views to Sapa area and beautiful landscape of Lai Chau province. We arrive to the campsite at 2800m ASL in the late afternoon. Now it is time to relax and enjoy a well prepared dinner.
Approx: 0,5 hour driving/ 6 hours walking/ 1 hour lunch.

Tram Ton Pass

Tram Ton Pass

Day 3: 2800m – the top of Fansipan – Tram Ton – Sapa(B, L)
Accommodation: Holiday Sapa hotel
After having breakfast, we climb to the top, where we can celebrate our victory. From here, we can enjoy the best view to beautiful sceneries before descending. On the way we stop at a nice spot for lunch.
After lunch, we start our journey back. We follow the trail as well as stone steeps built by Hoang Lien National Park until we meet our car, which is there to take us back to Sapa. Arriving in Sapa, we celebrate our achievement and relax.

Approx: 0,5 hour driving/ 7,5 hours walking/ 1 hour lunch.

The top of Fansipan

The top of Fansipan

Day 4: Sapa – Lao Chai – Ta Van – Night train to Hanoi (B)
Morning, we relax at town.
Afternoon, check out then we we head toward MuongHoa valley, passing through Lao Chai village of Black Hmong minority and then Tavan village of Giay minority by following a very popular trekking route. In the afternoon, we return Sapa from Tavan by car and transfer to Lao Cai railways station for our night train to Sapa in the afternoon. Overnight on train.

School in Lao Chai Village

School in Lao Chai Village

Day 5: Hanoi – Arrival
04:00 – 04:30: arrive in Hanoi Railways station, transfer to hotel. End of services

What’s included?

  • English speaking guide in Sapa
  • Private transfer in Hanoi/ Sapa
  • Train ticket Hanoi – Lao Cai – Hanoi: 4 soft sleeper berth cabin with A/ C
  • 3 star hotel with daily breakfast
  • Breakfast up on arrival at hotel
  • Black Hmong porters (to carry food and luggage)
  • Cook (from group sizes of 6 clients)
  • All needed transport
  • All indicated meals, plus snacks (B as breakfast; L as lunch; D as dinner)
  • Water on the whole trip
  • Sleeping bag and mattresses
  • Waterproof bluebag for luggage
  • Tents if needed
  • Mosquito net
  • All entrance fees and permit
  • Overnight in local house or tent

What’s excluded?

  • Soft drink (beer, coca cola…)
  • Insurance
  • All other services not indicated above
  • Hotel in Hanoi

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