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Fanxipan Climbing Tour - 4 days / 3 nights




Tour: Sapa Tours
Duration: 6 Days
Descriptions: Hanoi - Sapa - Fanxipan Climbing - Hanoi

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The highest peak of Vietnam and considered as the roof of Indochina, Fansipan mount offers a great adventure and climbing tour for any tourist to Sapa.

Description: The highest peak of Vietnam and considered as the roof of Indochina, Fansipan mount offers a great adventure and climbing tour for any tourist to Sapa  

• This tour is just a suggested itinerary and we can always customize it to suit your travel date, type of travel, length of stay, budget, activities, etc.
• Your tour is an individual tour with a flexible schedule. There is no other traveler on the tour. You will have a private English speaking tour guide (other language on request) and a private air-conditioned vehicle at each destination.
• The price could be lower if you travel in group.
• Tour prices may vary by your travel date, departure city, accommodation, exchange rate and other special requests.
• We also provide online application for Vietnam visa on arrival. Please click Vietnam visa for more information.  
Payment Method:
• If you decide to book, we will require deposit which is 30% of the total tour cost by credit cards or wire transfer. The balance (outstanding) will be paid on your arrival in cash, credit cards or combination.
Cancellation Policy:
• Before 30 days: Refund 50% of deposit 
• Between 20 – 29 days prior to departure: Refund 30% of deposit 
• Between 10 – 19 days prior to departure: Refund 10% of deposit  
• Between 01 – 9 days prior to departure: Full charge 100% of deposit 
Our cancellation policy is various based on real situation. In case of cancellation, we will try our best to discuss with our suppliers to get a best refund for you. However, refunds will not be given for unused or cancelled services after the tour arrangements have commenced. 

Day 1
Hanoi – Lao Cai (G)
Day 2
Lao Cai – Sapa (B, L) (G)
Day 3
Sapa – Tram Ton (B, L, D) (G)
Day 4
2800 m – Fanxipan Summit – 2200 (B, L, D) (G)
Day 5
2200 m – Sin Chai – Lao Cai (B, L, D) (G)
Day 6
Lao Cai – Hanoi by night train (G)


Day 1: Hanoi – Lao Cai (G)
Pick you up at hotel in Hanoi at 20:00pm and transfer to Hanoi train station for the night train to Lao Cai. Overnight on train.
• 3&4 star train: King Express / Sharing cabin of 4 berths
• 5 star train: Victoria Express / Sharing superior cabin of 4 berths

Day 2: Lao Cai – Sapa (B, L) (G)
Arrive at Lao Cai around 06:00 a.m. Breakfast at local restaurant and visit the Sino-Vietnamese border. Follow the winding mountainous roads to reach Sapa (40km) - a hilltop retreat centre during the French colonial era. Free time in Sapa for rest and preparation for the next morning trek. Overnight at the hotel in Sapa.
• 3 star hotel: Sapa View / Deluxe 
• 4 star hotel: U Sapa Resort / Superior 
• 5 star hotel: Victoria Sapa Resort / Superior

Day 3: Sapa – Tram Ton (B, L, D) (G)
Pick up at the hotel then visit the sparkling Silver Waterfall before crossing the highest pass in Viet Nam – the Tram Ton Pass at 2047 metres above sea level, locally called the “Gate of Heaven”. From here, you can capture fantastic view of Fanxipan Mountain - "the roof of Indochina" and winding trails curving around the mountains. Take a rest and relax before starting the challenging trek to the summit. Walking through the primitive rainforest, you will have ample opportunities to enjoy awe-inspiring scenery and to discover rich flora heritage. Stop on the way for lunch. After approximately 5 hours trekking up, we reach our camp site at 2800 metres. Time for camping, preparing dinner and spending a night in the heart of the forest.
Accommodation: Camp site

Day 4: 2800 m – Fanxipan Summit – 2200 (B, L, D) (G)
After breakfast, continue our trekking to the summit, passing the Yellow Bamboo forests. After approximately 4 hours, we will reach the top of the highest mountain in Viet Nam, Fansipan, also known as ‘the roof of Indochina’ at the height of 3143 metres. Spend 1 hour at the summit to enjoy magnificent views over Sapa town, cloud carpets and surrounding villages. Taking photos and relax. Have lunch then descend to the camp at 2200 metres for dinner. The second night on the mountain.
Accommodation: Camp site

Day 5: 2200 m – Sin Chai – Lao Cai (B, L, D) (G)
It is delightful to wake up in the middle of fresh and pure nature. Enjoy the atmosphere before returning to civilization. We will resume the trek down through the forest, and stop for lunch after two hours of hiking. Continue descending to the village of Sin Chai inhabited by the Hmong ethnic people. Our vehicle will be waiting and transfer you to Lao Cai station for overnight train to Hanoi. Overnight on train.
• 3&4 star train: King Express / Sharing cabin of 4 berths
• 5 star train: Victoria Express / Sharing superior cabin of 4 berths

Day 6: Lao Cai – Hanoi by night train (G)
Arrive in Hanoi early morning around 05:00am (suggested that you should take taxi to your hotel)


•    All transfers and transportation in private air-conditioned vehicle with driver
•    Accommodations as indicated & Overnight cruise in Halong Bay
•    English speaking guide (except free days)
•    Train tickets as indicated
•    Entrance fees to indicated sights
•    Meals as indicated in the itinerary
•    Bottled mineral water during touring days

•    Drinks
•    Other meals
•    Insurance
•    Personal expenses
•    Expenses for any optional tours or activities during free time

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