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Eascape of Sapa and Fansipan
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Tour code: SPT-07  
Duration: 5 days and 6 nights
Departure: Every evening from Hanoi
Pick up: At your hotel
Grade: Very Hard
 
  Description  

This option takes 3 days and 2 nights to conquer Fansipan Mount, offers more chances for discovering wild life and help to avoid trekking the same way back which may cause bores. On the other hand it yields chances to explore some remote and isolated hamlets of the Black H’mong along the way back. Feeling of success pluses great view from the top of the Mount is an excellent award to your sacrifices.

 
 
ITINERARY
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 Highlights
The train arrives at Lao Cai station early at about 06.00, meet your guide and driver as you check out and an hour transfer uphill the Hoang Lien Son mountains to Sapa. Great views of valleys and terraced rice fields! After Breakfast your guide will show you around for a brief introduction of this charming town. At the market, ethnic minority people of different groups wearing their traditional costumes made by themselves comes every day selling local products includes vegetable, bamboo shoot, mushroom, medicinal herbs and souvenirs…there are chances to get intact 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 Sa Pa and the northwest region. Later in the afternoon, you may wish to drop in a local terraced café to enjoy your self as the cloud comes and goes.
 
  • 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 // Mount 2,700m camp  
  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.
Most of the trail in the afternoon takes you downhill but very dangerous because many part of the trail is just a narrow track on the steep side of the mountains. Late afternoon, We station at a nice sport on the top of a 2,700m mount, put up our camp, cook our Dinner and stay overnight.
 
     
• Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included
• Accommodation: Overnight in tent
 
  Day 4 // Mount 2,700m camp // Sin Chai Village // Sapa  
Waking up in the freshness and pureness of wild nature, enjoy breakfast. The trail today is less tough and go through a well protected area of the Hoang Lien Son nature reservation, one of the wildest part, rich in plantation and wildlife.
After Lunch at a nice sport, we continue down hill to Sin Chai Village where we spend an hour visiting this pretty Black H’mong village before transferring by car to Sapa.
 
• Breakfast and Lunch included. Dinner on your own
• Accommodation: hotel in Sapa
   
Day 5 // 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 455 412 354 25
Superior hotel 492 448 396 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, 2 nights in tent.
• All meals as listed in day by day itinerary.
• Drinking water is included 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

   
  Contact us to book this tour  
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    A Discovery Along Muong Hoa River (SPT-04)  
    The Hidden Part Of Sapa (SPT-05)  
    A Short Trek Of Sapa and Fansipan (SPT-06)  
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    Sapa and Fansipan Exploration (SPT-08)  
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