Location: Fansipan Mountain is located 9km south-west of Sapa Townlet in the Hoang
Lien Mountain Range.
Highlights: Fansipan is branded "the Roof of Indochina" at the height of 3,143m; Fansipan
is to be approved as one of the very few eco-tourist spots of Vietnam, with about 2,024
floral varieties and 327 faunal species. The climb is rough, wet and cold, but the views are
rewarding if the weather is good. The top is accessible year-round to anyone who is in
good shape and properly equipped. No ropes or technical climbing skills are needed,
just endurance.Trekking time is 5 - 8 hours per day.
Day 1: Enjoy the beauty of Hanoi.
Pick up at the airport. The rest of the day is for our own exploration.
-Catch an overnight train (about 9 hours) to Lao Cai, 346 km to the northwest. Lao Cai is
the last station in Vietnam on the French built train line toYunnan, China. Overnight on
Day 2 : Lao Cai - Sapa -Laochai –Cat Cat Village (1600m).
Arrive early morning in Lao Cai and transfer by minibus to Sapa. All day trekking to visit
some minority villages. You will meet some different minority people H’mong, Zay, Red
Dzao, you can see the different colorful dresses.Free time to visit Sapa market. Overnight
at hotel in Sapa.
Day 3 : Start the climb.
After breakfast, we meet our local guide and porters, and then we’ll start our trip. A bus
will bring us up to Tram Ton at 1945 m where our adventure starts with a trek through a
beautiful forest. Our first day is just enough activity to warm up our muscles. After lunch
break, we’ll continue to our first peak at an elevation of 2,200 m where we have a little
stream for a shower and flatland to set up camps for the night.
Day 4 : Camp 1 - Camp 2 (2700m) .
Breakfast. Trekking through a primary forest of giant, centuries-old pine expanses of
yellow bamboo. Continue climbing to a second peak at 2900m where stop for lunch.
After lunch, leave the gear in Camp 2 and push for the summit with just our cameras and
water. After taking in the scenery and atmosphere on Vietnam's highest point, roll back
down to Camp site for dinner and Overnight there.
Day 5 : Camp 2- Sapa.
Today it’s downhill just about all the way. After lunch, we’ll arrive at the base around 2.00
pm and head back to Sapa to for a beer or a massage or a nap – you deserved it! We
will have a celebratory dinner at 5.00pm, before transferring to Lao Cai station for our
overnight train back to Hanoi.
Day 6 : Halong Bay trip and Take train to Lao Cai (Train)
7:30Am: Depart for Halong bay from your hotel. Halong is located in Quang Ninh
province, 170 km north-east of Hanoi. (Listed by UNESCO as natural heritage site in 1994,
Halong bay has been a famous tourist destination in Vietnam). Our bus trip will take some
stop-overs on the way for photo or refreshment. 12:00Am: Boarding upon arrival. Lunch
will be served on board with welcome drink. Cruising around the Bay with famous sites
such as : Fighting cock's islet, Stone dog or Joss stick bowl islet. Visit Thien Cung cave.
Round walking to visit beautiful stalactites and stalicmites which have been formed
millions of years ago. Back to the Junk boat and keep cruising to view fabulous scenery
of Halong bay. After a 5 hour boat trip. We will take a coach trip back to Hanoi. We will
be back in Hanoi around 7: 00 pm. After 7.00pm free and easy
Day 7: Hanoi and buy gift.
Transfer to the airport for your departure.
The Cost includes:
• Train: Hanoi- Lao Cai - Hanoi.
• Full transportation as tour program indicated.
• Twin-share accommodation;
• Permission fee to visit Fansifan summit.
• Full meals as indicated in the itinerary all during jungle trekking trip.
• Sightseeing fees
• Camps for trekking.
• 2 pairs of thick socks ( for use in the walking-boots)
• Sandals or light footwear ( for use in the evening )
• Sun-block (with a high factor ; 10-20 )
• Mosquito repellent
• Hat or cap, with a shade
• Bathing suit
• Medicine for your own use (fever, bad stomach etc.)
• 1 warm jacket (fleece-jacket etc.,- for the evenings)
• 1 sweat-shirt
• 1-2 pair of long trousers (loose,- for your comfort)
• 1 pair of short trousers ( for warm days)
• 2 –3 shirts, or T-shirts
• Socks (for use in the evenings, and against mosquitoes)
• Toilet requisites
It Is for me?
For the trek on this trip the general rule is the more preparation you have done for it, the
more you will enjoy it. The climb is pretty strenuous as we walk through hilly terrain with
our back packs and the temperature is often hot and muggy changing to 0 Celsius at
the top of Mt Fansipan. MMG recommend that you undertake regular aerobic activities
in One Month before you trekking, particularly if you are not in the habit of regular
exercise. Walking, jogging, swimming or riding a bike are all good ways to increase your
aerobic fitness, which will allow you to enjoy the trek to its fullest. This trip is advisable to
join MMG organize training trip before join the trip. MMG will provided 2 free mountain
hiking trip for the participants.