Duration:2 Days 3 Nights
Tour route:Hanoi – Lao Cai – Tram Ton - The top of Fansipan – Tram Ton – Lao Cai – Hanoi
Starts: Hanoi (pick up from the hotel in evening)
Tour Level: Adventure
Group size: From 06 People
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
Fansipan Mountain is famous to almost travellers for its height 3143m as the “Roof of Indochina”. Reaching this Indochina roof after overcoming difficulties may not just give you the absolute victory feeling but certainly bring you with breathtaking natural scenes, spectacular beauty of clouds on Hoang Lien Mountains and cultural life moment of ethnic minorities in the Northwest area.
Night 01. Hanoi – Night train to Sapa
08:30 P.M Pick up at the lobby of the hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter for transfer to Hanoi Railways Station for the night train to Lao Cai.
Accommodation: 4 berth soft sleeper train cabin shared.
Day 01. Sapa – Tram Ton – Fansipan 2800m (B, L, D)
Your train arrrives in Lao Cai around 06:30 A.M, then we take an hour on the car for a transfer to Sapa for freshing up and having breakfast. We begin this tour at 9.00am. After meeting both your guide and driver, we are transferred by car, a short distance of 15km to begin the start of the climb to Fansipan Mountain. We start the climb at the Park Rangers’ Station at a height of 2,000m. Throughout this climb, we can observe and learn about the local cardamom plants, and the uses they have for this local area. Local birds can also be seen throughout this walk, with seasons varying, and the time of year you visit. As we trek up to the height of 2,200m, we relax with a picnic lunch. We then keep on trekking up to the height of 2,800m, taking in the spectacular views along the way. After setting up camp for the night, dinner is cooked on the campfire. Ready to unwind from the day, you will find yourself sleeping soundly, while nestled in amongst the rugged beauty of the mountains.
Accommodation: Camping at the Tent.
Approx: 0,5 hour driving/ 6 hours walking/ 1 hour lunch.
Day 02. 2800m – the top of Fansipan – Tram Ton – Sapa – Night train to Hanoi (B, L, D)
With an early rise of 6.30-7.00am, we have breakfast together before we undertake the final ascent to the very top of Fansipan Mountain. Around 10.00-10.30am, we can celebrate the victorious achievement as we arrive at the very top, 3,143m above sea level. Take some time out, as you absorb the combination of the fresh crisp air, and beautiful views while overlooking Sapa town, admiring its thick green forestry landscape. After enjoying the remarkable views, we commence the descent to 2,800m and enjoy a picnic lunch around 1.30pm. Feeling revitalised after the break, we trek back down to Tram Ton Pass at 2,000m, where our driver awaits and we are transferred back to Sapa Town for our shower. Being transferred to Lao cai at 05:30 P.M and have dinner at the train station. Then departure for our night train to Hanoi at 09:00 P.M
Accommodation: 4 berth soft sleeper train cabin.
Approx: 0,5 hour driving/ 7,5 hours walking/ 1 hour lunch.
Night 03. Hanoi – Departure
Arriving in Hanoi at 05:30 A.M, you are transferred to your hotel. Ends the tour.
The service is inclusive of:
• Round trip train tickets Hanoi – Lao cai – Hanoi
• Transfer by bus along the trip in Sapa
• Accommodation with 01 night at campsite
• Sleeping bag
• English speaking guide (other luggage upon request)
• Meals as listed in the itinerary: B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner
• All entranced and permission
• Two bottles of mineral water per person per day
The service is excluded:
• Visa to Vietnam
• International and domestic airfare
• Other meals and drinks
• Other optional and activities not on the package
• Travel insurance, personal expense
What to take:
Pack essentials, including light comfortable clothes suitable for outdoor activities, hiking shoes and small day pack, warm clothes in the winter time (from November to March).
We also recommend packing: personal articles, insect repellent, sun cream, raincoat, sun-hat, torch….
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