At 3143m Mt. Fansipan is the highest peak in Vietnam belong to Hoang Lien Son Mountain Range, Sapa.

This remote adventure trip provides hard trek through this beautiful mountain region and observe the varied customs and cultures of some of the minority people; gazing at Sapa’s; beautiful mountainous landscape – nestled on China’s border – and meeting wonderful ethnic minority groups; challenge with your foot to the top of Fansipan.

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  • Type of trip: Group tour
  • Trip Duration: 3 days 4 nights
  • Starting: Hanoi capital city, Vietnam
  • Finishing: Hanoi capital city, Vietnam
  • Trip Grading: Hard trek

Destinations: Hanoi – Lao Cai – Sapa – Fansipan – Hanoi

Brief Itinerary

Night 1: Hanoi – Lao Cai.

Day 1: Lao Cai – Sapa – an elevation of 2800m with 6-7hours trek (B/L/D)

Day 2: 7-8hours Experience the roof of indochina area 3143m (B/L/D)

Day 3: 5-6hours on a new trail through Sin Chai village ( B/L)

Night 3: Lao Cai to Hanoi


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Night 1: Hanoi – Lao Cai

Pick up at your hotel or  my office at 19:30 – 20:15 and transfer to Ha Noi train station catch the night train to Lao Cai ( Train time : SP7 / 20:35 – SP1/21:10 – SP3.21:50) . Overnight on the train.

Day 1: Lao Cai – Sapa – an elevation of 2800m with 6-7hours trek (B/L/D):

The train arrives in Lao Cai train station at about 5:00am where your travel guide will welcome you. Then take a morning drive through the clouds by car to Sapa ) about 1.5 hours). When you arrive in Sapa you will be taken to hotel for a morning shower & breakfast, then prepare for Fansipan 3 day.

Take a jeep transfer 15km via Silver Water Fall to Tram Ton Pass at 1.940m. From here trek through thick tropical jungle. Stop for lunch at a nice spot with grat 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 2.800m where our camp will be set for staying overnight. You and your guide, porter put together camping and prepare for dinner. Sitting around the campfire is friendly and adventurous. This may be once in a life time experience.

  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included
  • Accommodation: Overnight in tent


Day 2: 7-8hours Experience the roof of indochina area 3143m (B/L/D):

Wake up and breakfast, this day is just for you and tour guide. The porter is required to stay at the camp to look after all your gears. We followa narrow trail passing through forest and bamboo bushes, which get smaller and shorter as we approaching to the peak. A hard terk heads up to the top, but ropes are unnecessary. After 2 hours challenging up the steep path, you will reah to the top Fansipan Mount. Congratulation! you will be the vanquisher. 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 2.800m camp at noon, we have long break for lunch and recovery.

Most of the trail in the afternoon takes you downhill but very dangerous beause many part of the trail is just a narrow track on the steep side of the mountains. Late afternoon, We station at a nice spot on the level of a 2.200m mount, put up our camp, cook our dinner and stay overnight.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included
  • Stay overnight in the camp 2.200m


Day 3: 5-6hours on a new trail through Sin Chai village ( B/L)

Walking up in the freshness and pureness of wild nature, enjoy breakfast. The trail today is less tough and go through a well protected area of the Hoang Lien Son nature reservation, one of the wildest part, rich in plantation and wildlife.

After lunch at a nice sport, we continue down hill to Sin Chai Village whre we spend an hour visiting this pretty Black H’mong village before transferring by car to Sapa. Having shower, time to discover Sapa town on your own.

  • Breakfast and Lunch included
  • Overnight on the train

Night 3: Lao Cai to Hanoi

At 6:00pm, you will be transfered by a tourist shared bus to Lao Cai train station, then take the night train back to Hanoi. End of the trip.

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Tour price: 5.670.000 vnd ~ $270/ person ( Join with group tour)

Trip Inclusion:

  • All transfer & transport
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B- breakfast, L- Lunch, D- dinner)
  • Return train tickets Hanoi- Lao Cai- Hanoi (soft sleeper with air- condition, 4 berths)
  • Local English speaking tour guide
  • Camp, mattress, sleeping bag.
  • Porters, Cooks, and all needed things.
  • Admission fees for all sightseeing places.

Trip Exclusion:

  • Travel insurance
  • Pre-post accommodation in Hanoi
  • Other meals & drinks
  • Admission fees during free time
  • Personal expenses such as shopping; telephone, laundry and bar bills etc.
  • Tips and gratuities

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