Sapa Tours - Sapa Vietnam Tours

A Short Trek of Sapa and Fansipan

Tour code:SPT009

Duration:4 days 5 nights

Tour route:Hanoi - Sapa Highlights - Tram Ton Pass - Fansipan Mount - Leisure in Sapa - Hanoi

Price from:$282

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Departure: Every evening from Hanoi
Pick up: At your hotel

Description
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.

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 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 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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