Roof Of Indochina Trekking To Conquer Mt Fansipan – 4 Days

Roof Of Indochina Trekking To Conquer Mt Fansipan – 4 Days
Tour Itinerary

Roof Of Indochina Trekking To Conquer Mt Fansipan. Our trek to the top of Mt. Fansipan is challenging and will be fully supported every step of the way by our guides, porters, and cooks who are local knowledge and understanding of the different hill-tribe cultures we pass along the way will add to the uniqueness of this exhilarating journey.

Night 1:  Night train to Lao Cai
20h00: Pick up and transfer from your hotel to Hanoi Railway Station for the night train to Lao Cai. Overnight in AC soft sleeper cabin. the train will leave at 21h15
Transfer hotel – railway station:  AC vehicle
Accommodation:   Soft sleeper in AC cabin

Day 1:  Lao Cai – Sapa Town
Arrive in Lao Cai around 5.30 am. We will take 1hr bus ride uphill to the beautiful town of Sapa. The ride gives you a glimpse of the stunning vistas and impressive rice terraces. Upon arrival in Sapa Town, we have breakfast in a local restaurant. Free time for the rest of the day to explore the town.
Overnight in Sapa.

Transfer Laocai – Sapa: 1 hr
Accommodation:  Hotel in Sapa
Activity:    Free at leisure
Meals:    Breakfast

Day 2: Trek to the first campsite
After breakfast in the hotel, we will meet our support crew, who will carry all equipment, food, and clothing. We will carry our day pack with water, a jacket and a camera only. Today we will begin the first part of our ascent with a trek through terraced rice paddies and some of the hill tribe villages. Setting out from Sapa we descend into the nearby village of Cat Cat and cross the Muong Hoa River. Past the river, we start our upward trek to reach an elevation of 1,700m where we will have a lunch break.
In the afternoon we will continue trek to the first base camp at an elevation of 2,300 m. The terrain in the afternoon becomes steeper and more difficult as we trek through massive Arrowroot plantations and up steeper slopes surrounded by bamboo. Our camp for the evening will be in a very small clearing on the mountain enclosed by bamboo. Sleep in a bamboo hut or tent.
Trekking:   7 hrs/ascend 2,300m from 1,600m (Sapa)
Accommodation:  Camping
Meals:    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Trek to the second campsite
Today we set out for a full-day trek to the second base camp. As we continue on we will pass through a primary forest containing giant, century-old pine trees and expanses of bamboo. Our trek will take us to an altitude of 2,900m  from this elevation we have a spectacular view across to the peak of Mt. Fansipan. After lunch, we start to climb down to an elevation of 2,700m. Our descent will be over large boulders, down a fairly steep slope. Our camp is on the mountain slope facing west, near a mountain stream. Dinner and overnight at the base camp.

Trekking: 7 hrs/ascend 2,900m/descend to 2,700m
Accommodation:  Camping
Meals:    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Trek to the summit and descend to the third campsite
Today is the summit day, we climb to the roof of Indochina: the peak of Mt. Fansipan. The final climb will take around three hours through the dense bamboo forest. Once at the summit we will spend some time soaking up the best panorama in Vietnam. We then descend 2,700m for lunch.
In the afternoon we will descend to the third base camp where we spend the last night on the mountain.
Trekking: 7 hrs/ascend 3,143m/descend 2,000m
Accommodation:  Camping
Meals:    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Back to Sapa. Night train to Hanoi
Today we trek downhill all the way. We will reach Sapa around lunchtime. In the afternoon we will then be free to take shower and relax after the climb, In the late afternoon we will be transferred to the railway station for the night train to back Hanoi.

Trekking: 4 hrs/descend 1,600m (Sapa)
Accommodation:  Soft sleeper in AC cabin
Meals:    Breakfast

Day 6: Back to Hanoi
Arrive in Hanoi early morning. Tour ends.

Note on client safety :
We reserve the right to deviate from this itinerary for any reasons, including road and weather conditions, frequency of visits to a village, or any other factor which may influence client safety.


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Tour price: Contact us

Group size: 2 to 25 pax

Join in group tour departure: 8th and 24th monthly

Tour Cost Includes:

  • Meals in tours: B = breakfast, L= lunch, D= Dinner
  • Lunch in Midway restaurant/City Restaurant or Pack Lunch
  • Accommodation in tours
  • Express return train tickets Hanoi - Lao Cai - Hanoi
  • Back up AC vehicle for the complete tour ( Bus, + Truck for the group )
  • English speaking Local Guide - Cum trekking guide
  • Fresh Fruits/Snacks (Only trekking part)
  • Unlimited filter water during trekking (Only trekking part)
  • Entrance fees and permissions
  • Driver Allowance
  • Toll and Parking charges
  • 10% Government Taxe

Tour Cost Excludes:

  • International flight tickets, visa
  • Other personal expenses
  • Accommodation in Hanoi
  • Tips and Gratitude
  • Travel insurance
  • Any Hard and Soft Drinks with meals
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