FANSIPAN ADVENTURE (5 DAYS / 5 NIGHTS)
|Are you interested in adventure trekking? If you are, this tour is a big challenge for you. Try your best to climb to the highest peak of the Indochina. From here you will have a great view over the Sapa town.
| Detail Itinerary
|Day 1: Night train Hanoi to Lao Cai.
We pick you up from your hotel at around 20:00 and transfer to the train station. Night train (soft sleeper, A/C) to Lao Cai. The night train leaves at 21:10
Day 2: Lao Cai – Sapa.
You arrive at Lao Cai train station early in the morning, from where you will be picked up and have a shared bus transfer to Sapa (35 km – about 1 hour drive). Check-in at Cat Cat Hotel. The guide will provide you with more information about the Fansipan trek. The rest of the day is at your own leisure and free exploration. Stay the night in Sapa at Cat Cat Hotel.
Day 3: Fansipan Trekking.
Start at 09:00 you travel by car toward the Silver Waterfall where you will be able to take a short walk to visit and take photos. You will then be driven further to Heaven Gate, the highest peak of the roads in Vietnam. From there you can see Fansipan – the highest peak of the Indochina mountains and enjoy stunning views. The trek will be relatively soft until lunch time. After a couple of hours hiking, you will have a break at a nice spot in the forest and enjoy a good picnic lunch. With new energy you start ascending as well as descending towards the camp-site. En route you have many opportunities to enjoy the scenery and magnificent view to Sapa area and beautiful landscapes of Lai Chau province. You will reach the camp-site at 2900m in the late afternoon. Now it is time to relax and enjoy a well-prepared dinner.
Day 4: Fansipan Trekking.
After having breakfast, you continue climbing to the top, where you can celebrate your victory. From there, you can enjoy the best views of the beautiful nature. You will then start descending. You stop on the way for picnic lunch. After lunch, you continue a tough trek, which is all the way down hill through the rain-forest. This part requires a great concentration to step on step trail until you meet the camp-site at 2.700m. Here you spend another night in tent.
(B, L, D)
Day 5: Fansipan Trekking. Night train to Hanoi.
After a long sleep, you get up in the fresh air of the wild nature. Before heading back to civilization. You trek down hill through the well-protected forest and after a couple of hours hiking, you stop for picnic lunch. You will then keep descending toward Sin Chai village views and beautiful surroundings. You stop at the village for a while before returning to Sapa town by car. Here you have time to have a shower, relax and celebrate your achievement.
In the afternoon, the bus takes you to Lao Cai train station to catch the night train back to Hanoi. You will arrive in Hanoi next morning.
The tour ends at the Hanoi train station!
(B: breakfast, L: lunch, D: dinner)
How you stay overnight:
Ø 2 nights on train Hanoi – Lao Cai – Hanoi
Ø 1 night in Cat Cat Hotel, Sapa.
Ø 2 nights in tent on the trek.
What to bring:
Ø Good trekking boots
Ø 2 sets of clothes
Ø A warm fleece in the winter
Ø Drinking bottle
Ø Flash light
Ø Medicine for personal use
Ø Warm sleeping bag. The temperature can drop down to 0 degrees during winter time. (You can borrow a sleeping bag for free but we recommend you bring your own).
- Transportation from Hanoi – Sapa – Hanoi and Sapa – Tram Ton – Sin Chai – Sapa;
- Public shared bus Lao Cai – Sapa – Lao Cai;
- Entrance and permit fees
- Accommodation as mentioned above;
- Mattress, sleeping bag, camping tent, medical kit;
- Meals as mentioned above;
- English-speaking guide;
- Porters (carrying the camping equipments and food).
Note: You have to carry your personal belongings yourself.
Excluding: Insurance, personal expenses and tips to the tour guide.
||Size of group
||4 pax upward