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A Short Trek of Sapa and Fansipan
Tour code: SPT-06  
Duration: 4 days and 5 nights
Departure: Every evening from Hanoi
Pick up: At your hotel
Grade: Very Hard

With one days touring Sapa’s highlights, and 2 days hard trekking, This option offers an easiest track to conquer Fansipan Mountain. You will start your trekking from Tram Ton Pass along a tough trail up and down the steep mountains through primitive forest and take the same way back. Stay overnight in a tent for one night in the middle of the forest.

Night 1: Take overnight train from Hanoi to Lao Cai
Please, be ready at your hotel lobby at 20.00 for a short transfer to Hanoi railways station for taking the overnight train (first class 4 beds cabin with air-condition) which arrive in Lao Cai city, near the Chinese border next morning.
Day 1 // Lao Cai // Sapa Town’s Highlights
The train arrives at Lao Cai station early at about 06.00, meet your guide and driver upon your arrival to Lao Cai station and an hour transfer uphill the Hoang Lien Son mountains to Sapa. Great views of valleys and terraced rice fields! After Breakfast, you will enjoy a walk around Sapa for a brief introduction of this charming town. At the market, you will meet ethnic minority peoples of different groups wearing their traditional costumes made by themselves who come every day selling local products includes vegetable, bamboo shoot, mushroom, medicinal herbs and souvenirs…there are chances for getting intact with them and taking photos. Later you will follow the footsteps uphill to the top of Ham Rong Mountain for over viewing beautiful scenery of the town and surrounding area, paying visit to an orchard garden and a mini museum which tell you a lot about ethnic minority people living in Sapa and the northwest region. The rest of the day is set at your leisure.
  • Breakfast and Lunch included. Dinner on your own  
  • Accommodation: hotel in Sapa  
Day 2 // Sapa // Tram Ton Pass // 2,900m Mount camping
Take a jeep transfer 18 km via Silver Water Fall to Tram Ton Pass at 1,900m. From here trek through thick tropical jungle, passing some isolated Black H’mong hamlets. Stop for Lunch at a nice sport with great view of the west side area.
Continue through the thick jungle, the trail gets narrower and steeper. Some part is really slippery and dangerous but the nature get wilder and wilder. We reach to the top of a mountain at 2,900m where our camp will be set for staying overnight.
  • Breakfast and Lunch and Dinner included  
  • Accommodation: Overnight in tent  
  Day 3 // Mount 2,900m camp // Fansipan Mount // Tram Ton // Sapa  
  Wake up and Breakfast, we follow a narrow trail passing through forest and bamboo bushes, which get smaller and shorter as we approaching to the peak. After 2 hours challenging up the steep path, you will reach to the top Fansipan Mount. Congratulation! Staying here to enjoy your success as well as great view of a ever green scenery stretching under your feet.
The way back, of course less hard but still dangerous. Arriving back to the 2,900m camp at noon, we have long break for Lunch and recovery and then continue the same way back to Tram Ton pass where our car will pick us up for a transfer back to Sapa at your hotel.
• Breakfast and Lunch included. Dinner on your own
• Accommodation: hotel in Sapa
Day 4 // Full day at your leisure // Overnight train back to Hanoi
Today is set at your leisure in Sapa but be kindly notice that your hotel room is not booked for late check out. Pick up and transfer down hill to Lao Cai for taking overnight train to Hanoi.
  • Breakfast and Lunch included. Dinner on your own  
  • Overnight on the train in first class 4 bed cabin with air-conditioning  
  Tour Price per person in US Dollars  
Group size 2 persons 3-6 persons 7-10 persons Single Surcharge
Standard hotel 384 343 282 25
Superior hotel 421 379 318 45
Upgrade 2 bed cabin 75 75 75  
Chidren Policy Under 12 years not available, above 12 years pay for adult price
  Tour price includes  
  • Transfer with private car and jeep as indicated in day by day itinerary
• Return train tickets basing on first class 4 bed cabin with air-conditioning
• Accommodation: 2 nights hotel in Sapa, 1 night in tent
• All meals as listed in day by day itinerary, drinking water for 2 days trekking
• Visiting fee and English speaking guide
• Porters for carrying food, drinking water, luggage…
  Tour price excludes  
  • Meals and drinks not indicated in day by day itinerary
• Drinks and personal expenses
  Things to bring  
  • Comfortable trekking shoes
• Sun Block and wide brim hat
• Rain gear and warm clothes
• Insect repellent
• Original Passport
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