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 chanlenge...
 

Tour Code: VSF03
Tour Route: SAPA – CAT CAT – FANSIPAN – SAPA
Start: Hanoi (evening pick up at hotel)
End: Hanoi (morning at hotel)
Tour Duration: 5 days/ 6 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 – Cat Cat – 2300m
Day 3: 2300m – 2700m – 2900m – 2600m
Day 4: 2006m – the top of Fansipan – 2800m
Day 5: 2800m – Tram Ton – Sapa
Day 6: Sapa – relaxing day – Night train to Hanoi
DAY 7: 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 – Cat Cat – 2300m (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 mostly downhill toward Cat Cat village of Black Hmong minority, which locates right at the foot of Hoang Lien mountain range. Here we start heading up the mountain. After a couple of hours of hiking, we stop for lunch nearby a river.
After lunch, we climb toward the campsite at 2300m ASL where we spend a night in tents. We can stretch our legs by taking a short walk around while dinner is being cooked.
Approx: 6 hours walking/ 1 hour lunch.

Cat Cat village

Cat Cat village

Day 3: 2300m – 2700m – 2900m – 2600m (B, L, D)
Today’s trek will continue as soon as we finish our breakfast. We trek deep into the mountains and wild nature. After lunch, we ascend toward the peak of 2900m ASL. In the late afternoon, we descendto the campsite, which locates at 2600m ASL. Here we spend another night in tent before climbing to the top of Fansipan.
Approx: 8 hours walking/ 1 hour lunch.

Fansipan Mountain

Fansipan Mountain

Day 4: 2006m – the top of Fansipan – 2800m (B, L, D)
Today we head to the top of Fasipan, which is the highest peak of Indochina. After a couple of hours of ascending we get to the top. Here e can enjoy the best view to beautiful sceneries and celebrate our victory. After that, we descend to a nice spot for lunch.
After having lunch, we descend again until we arrive in the campsite, which locates at 2800m ASL. Here our last night in the mountain will be spent in tents.
Approx: 6,5 hours walking/ 1 hour lunch.

Fansipan Mountain

The top of Fansipan Mountain

Day 5: 2800m – Tram Ton – Sapa (B, L)
Today’s trek will be soft compaired to the others. After putting down the tents, we start descending the mountains. We will follow trail and steps built of stone by Hoang Lien National Park. We stop for lunch before heading out the mountains.
Arriving in Tram Ton in the early afternoon,we get on the car for the journey back to Sapa after the big loop in the mountains.
Approx: 30 minutes driving/ 4,5 hours walking/ 1 hour lunch.

Tram Ton Pass

Tram Ton Pass

Day 6: Sapa – relaxing day – night train to Hanoi (B)
Morning, we relax at town and transfer to Lao Cai railways station for our night train to Sapa in the afternoon. Overnight on train.

Sapa town

Sapa town

Day 7: 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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