Fansipan Trek – Sin Chai Route
Duration: 7 Days 6 Nights
Departure Date: On Request
Depart from: Ha Noi
Routes: Ha Noi - Lao Cai - Sapa - Ta Phin village
Your 7 days in Sapa will bring you an interesting experience to discover a wild beauty of a small town in the North Vietnam. The beauty of nature, the peaceful moments and speciality of culture, all these factors created a great Sapa, which you can’t forget.
The journey lasts only 7 days, but enough for you to discover all the special corners of Sapa, especially trekking experience to the top of Vietnam – Fansipan. You will love to share this an amazing journey to your friends.
- Enjoy the valley views and beautiful surrounding of Sa Pa town including Silver Waterfall or Heaven Gate, etc.
- Climb up the Ham Rong mountain
- Visit Red Dzao people village
- Reach the top of Fansipan, this will be a memorable journey for you
- Discover the daily life of Black Hmong minority in Sin Chai village
Day 1 Hanoi – Lao Cai by night TrainWe will be met at the lobby of the hotel and transferred to the ha noi Railway station. The train will depart ha noi at around 22:00. We spend tonight on a 4 soft sleeper berth cabin.
Day 2 Sapa – Ta Phin village – Sa Pa (B, L)Up on arrival in Lao Cai Railway station early in the morning we will be met by a local guide who will escort us to Sa Pa town. After checking in hotel, we enjoy our breakfast at the hotel restaurant and take a quick shower before going out for our visit the town. Firstly in the morning we climb up the Ham Rong mountain for the overview of Sa Pa town and villages where will visit after that. After lunch we will take a car to the village where we can visit the Red Dzao people, chatting with them as well as see how they live to share culture with families here. The rest of the day, we walk back to the town to join the local market. Overnight in Sa Pa.
Trekking distance 5 km
Approx: 1,5 hours driving/ grade 2 of 5/ 2,5 hours walking
Day 3 Sa Pa – Tram Ton – 2800m (B, L, D)
You are having a couple of interesting days waiting ahead. You travel by car toward the Silver Waterfall where you will be able to take a short walk to the waterfall. You will then drive further to Heaven Gate, the highest peak of roads in Vietnam. From there you can see Fansipan, the highest peak of Indochina mountains as well as enjoy stunning views. The trek will be relatively soft until lunchtime. After a couple of hours of hiking, you will have a break at a nice spot in the forest and enjoy a good lunch.
With new energy you start ascending as well as descending towards the campsite. En route you have many opportunities to enjoy the scenery and magnificent views to Sa Pa area and beautiful landscape of Lai Chau province. You will arrive to the campsite at 2800m ASL in the late afternoon. Now it is time to relax and enjoy a well prepared dinner.
Approx: Grade 3 of 5/ 0,5 hour driving/ 5 hours walking/ 1 hour lunch.
Day 4 From 2800m – the top of Fansipan – 2100m (B, L, D)
After having breakfast, you climb to the top, where you can celebrate your victory. From there, you can enjoy the best view to beautiful sceneries. You will then start descending. You stop on the way at a nice spot for lunch.After lunch, you start the tough trek, which is all the way downhill through rainforest. This part requires a great concentration to step on steep trail until you meet the campsite at 2100m ASL. Here you spend another night in tent.
Approx: Grade 3 of 5/ 6 hours walking/ 1 hour lunch.
Day 5 From 2100m – Sin Chai – Sa Pa (B, L)
You wake up in the fresh and pure morning in wild nature, before heading back to civilization. You trek downhill through well-protected forest and after two hours of hiking, you stop for lunch.You will then continue descending toward Sin Chai village of Black Hmong minority. On the way you will be able to enjoy valley views and beautiful surrounding. You stop at the village for a while before you go by car back to Sa Pa, where you can celebrate your achievement and relax.
Approx: Grade 3 of 5/ 0,5 hour driving/ 4 hours walking/ 1 hour lunch.
Day 6 Sa Pa – ha noi (B)
Today you are at leisure until we take a car to the train station for overnight train back ha noi
Day 7 ha noi
Up on arrival in ha noi very early morning, we transfer back to our hotel.
End of services.
Price per person in $US Class 2 Pax 3 Pax 4 Pax 5 Pax 3 Star – – – – 4 Star – – – – 5 Star – – – –
- Private car
- English/ French Speaking guide
- Accommodation: Double room with Aircondition follows program.
All meal follows program.
Entrance fees and transport for visit landscapes in the region
- Drinks and other fees