With its soaring northern mountains, lush green rice paddy fields and rich indigenous culture, the Northwest Vietnam is filled with captivating beauty for adventure and excitement. On our Vietnam tours you will get to explore enchanting Sapa, meet ethnic minority people and conquer the Fansipan dubbed “the roof of Indochina”, discover the immense second biggest rice basket of Muong Lo before soaking up the breathtaking beauty of Halong Bay.
Day 1: Ha Noi
Day 2: Ha Noi – night train to Lao Cai
Day 3: Arrive Lao Cai – Bac Ha
Day 4: Bac Ha – Coc Ly - Sapa
Day 5: Sapa – Sin Chai – 2200m
Day 6: 2200m – 2800m - The Top of Fansipan (3413m)
Day 7: 2800m - Tram Ton – Sapa
Day 8: Sapa - Mu Cang Chai
Day 9: Mu Cang Chai – Muong Lo
Day 10: Muong Lo – Mai Chau
Day 11: Mai Chau exploration
Day 12: Mai Chau - Tam Coc
Day 13: Tam Coc – Ha long
Day 14: Ha Long - Hanoi
Day 15: Hanoi departure
- Accommodation in standard hotels, guest-house based on twin sharing with daily breakfast, home stay on house on stilt during trekking.
- Air-conditioned vehicles for all land transportation, overnight train in good comfort.
- Local support team (guide, cook…..)
- Porter (to carry food and luggage – Fanxipan)
- Sleeping bag and mattresses - Fanxipan
- Waterproof bluebag for luggage – Fanxipan
- First-aid kit
- English speaking local guide
- Boat trips as mentioned in the program, private comfortable boat in HaLong Bay with private cabin.
- Entrance fees
- Upon arrival visa arrangement
- International air-tickets and airport departure tax.
- Meals not mentioned in the program
- Beverage, personal expense
- Visa fees (45USD/pax paid on the spot)
Brief information about Fanxipan’s services:
- Porters from the Black Hmong minority will carry your personal luggage and other necessary equipment. You will sleep in twin shared tent, sleeping bag and mattress at small improvised sites located on areas of flat ground.
- Our cooks will prepare delicious food for you to enjoy, accompanied by the exotic sounds of the jungle.
- Our team will work hard to maximize your chances of reaching the top but of course your own strength, fitness and determination will also be essential to ensure you reach the peak.
- Climbing Fansipan is not an easy trek. The trails are steep and the weather conditions extremely variable.
- We reserve the right to deviate from this itinerary for any reasons, including road and weather conditions, frequency of visits to a village, or for any other factor which may influence client safety.
- what to pack: Trekking boot, sun block, hat, anti-insect repellent, warm clothes, rain coat, toiletries and other necessary for trekking and climbing.