Tour Code : SFT- 02:Fan Si Pan Adventure (4 days/ 5 nights)
Everyday departure by night train
Trek through a beautiful nature of the highest mountain in Vietnam
Night 1 :
19h30 Pick you up from your hotel in Hanoi to Hanoi Railway Station for the night train at at 21:15 to get to Laocai Station. Sleep on the train.(4 people/cabin or 2 people/cabin on request).
Day 1 : Laocai - Sapa ( 1600m ) - Camp 1 ( 2200m ) (B,L,D)
Picked up at Laocai Station by bus to Sapa (round 8.30 AM). Breakfast and start the trip to conquer the roof of Vietnam and Indochina - Fansipan peak. At about 9h30 AM, take bus to the highest pass in Vietnam - TramTon Pass located at 2100m above the sea level (17 km by bus). Visit Silver waterfall before reaching the pass. Spend your time enjoying marvelous 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 2200m and at this point, make tents, prepare for dinner and spend the first night in the mountain.
Day 2 : Camp 1 to the Summet of Fansipan ( 3143m ) (B,L,D)
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 specious chance for you to enjoy watching the surroundings: to the North-West is small village areas belonging to Laichau 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 2nd night in the mountain. Dinner at the tents.
Day 3 : Camp 1 ( 2200m) to Sapa (B,L,D)
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 SinChai, then take bus back to Sapa. Check in hotel ,dinner and overnight in Sapa town.
Day 4: Visit the surroundings of Sapa. Night train back Hanoi (B,L )
Wake up in Sapa town, breakfast at the hotel then enjoy the morning with some of your new friends that you may have met the afternoon before. Today your guide is available to you for the whole day, although, you have the entire day for free time and visiting the lively markets. Some suggestions include a visit to the orchid gardens of Dragon Mountain, or a cultural day trek to Taphin village.
In late afternoon, depart from your hotel for the Lao Cai train station at 5:30 pm. The train leaves Lao Cai at 8:50 pm and arrives after a pleasant sleep in your first class, shared AC soft berth to Hanoi by 5h00 am. Please find your own way to your hotel, a taxi normally costs you a set of 50,000 VND
Tour price includes :
-Full meals as mentioned on the tour program ( B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner ),- English-speaking guide , Entrance fees , Accommodation (camping ), Tents, Porters, Private bus or jeep as mentioned in tour program ,Train tickets (Soft sleeper Friendly train - Cabin of 4 people)
-Travel Insurance, Drinks, Phone calls and other private expenses,VAT