Climbing Fansipan (Fansipan Exploring)
(5 days/ 4 nights)
TOUR ITINERARY :
Day 1: Hanoi – Train to Sapa / Lao Cai
This evening, we pick you from your hotel and transfer to the train station for the overnight train to Lao Cai.
Day 2: Lao Cai – SapaClimbing Fansipan, Conquering Fansipan, Fansipan Adventure
Arrive in the early morning in the border town of Lao Cai where it’s a short transfer to Sapa. In the terraced hills and mountains of this area, the monotony of the expansive green landscape is enlivened by the colours of its hill tribe population. It is here you will find hands stained with colour from fabric dyes and shades of blue, red and green intricately embroidered and stitched into jackets, waistcoats, pants, skirts, caps, purses and leggings.
After breakfast at a local restaurant, take a morning walking tour of Sapa for a visit to the busy market where Red Dao, Black & Flower H’Mong, Tay and other ethnic minority people converge from the surrounding countryside to sell their silverware and handicrafts, and to buy provisions. Afterwards, take a light trek (escorted with private bus) to discover Sapa’s quaint hill tribe villages (Cat Cat and Sin Chai). Overnight in Sapa.
Day 3: First Day Climbing Fansipan
We depart in the early morning by car. Stop at Silver Waterfall for visit then coninue to Tram Ton pass (Heaven gate) where we start the trek, during your way, you will have special opportunity to learn about Biodiversity values of Hoang Lien Son National Park and enjoy the majestic mountain range with great view over Muong Hoa Valey and more …. After 5 hours of hiking, we arrive the base camp at 2800 m. Time for exploring the surrounding on your own while your guide and porter busy preparing the nice dinner. Evening by the fireplace with hot coffee will be time for stories, jokes, cheers …for this special adventure.
Day 4: Second Day Climbing Fansipan – Sapa Train to Hanoi
After breakfast with pancake and hot coffee. We will pass through a primary forest containing giant, centuries old pine trees, butterflies and expanses of yellow bamboo. When arriving to the summit of FanSiPan at 3,143 m, if there is not much mist, you can see all directions with incredibly beautiful sceneries. Time for photos, shouting and you can call yourself King of Fansipan. The whole afternoon, you will spend time to get back to Tram Ton Pass and get picked up back to Sapa before we transfer you back to Lao Cai for the night train back to Hanoi.
Day 5: Hanoi Arrival
Upon your arrival, pick up and transfer to your hotel