(Fansipan Summit Trek in 4 days, 5 nights)
Booking code: OV17
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Night 1: Hanoi – Lao Cai (Overnight on the train)
Pick up at your hotel and transfer to Hanoi Railway Station for the night train at 21:30 to get to Lao Cai Station. Sleep on the train.
Day 1: Lao Cai – Sapa (1,600 m) – Camp 1 (2,200 m )
Picked up at Lao Cai Station by bus to Sapa (around 08:30). Breakfast and start the trip to conquer the roof of Vietnam and Indochina – Fansipan peak. At about 09:30, take the bus to the highest pass in Vietnam – Tram Ton Pass located at 2,100 m above the sea level (17 km by bus). Visit Silver waterfall before reaching the pass. Spend your time enjoying marvellous nature and then start the strenuous trek to the peak. After roughly 6 hours through the primitive rain jungles, many small streams and bamboo forests. You will have managed to reach a top of 2,200 m and at this point, make tents, prepare for dinner and spend the first night in the mountain.
Day 2: Camp 1 to the Summit of Fansipan (3,143 m)
Breakfast at the camp and then continue climbing to the summit by way of pine and yellow bamboo forests. After 4 hours, you will successfully conquer the roof of Vietnam. Spend 1/2 or 1 hour enjoying the splendid landscapes from around the mountain, at this virginal roof of Vietnam and Indochina is a spacious chance for you to enjoy watching the surroundings: to the North-West is small village areas belonging to Lai Chau province, the splendid rolling mountains; to the North East is the overall picture of Sapa town which is only seen from here. Have lunch and then return down to the same point for the 2nd night in the mountain. Dinner at the tents.
Day 3: Camp 1 (2,200 m) to Sapa Fansipan Top Mountain
After the last breakfast in the mountain, take another way to go down to the foot of Mount where to visit and get understandings of the lifestyles, the traditional customs of the people in a village of the Black H’mong called Sin Chai, then take bus back to Sapa (18 km by bus). Lunch and check in hotel.
Day 4: Sapa – Lao Cai – Hanoi (Overnight on the train)
Free to explore Sapa town. In the afternoon, transfer to Lao Cai Station for the night train to Hanoi. Overnight on the train.