Trekking the roof-top of Indochina – Fansipan

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Following many story of journeys about Sapa. Today we will suggest with you about the tour to explorer the Hoang Lien Son range and get the top of Fansipan highest peak. Like I say before, the way to get the top of Hoang Lien range spent 2-3 days by foot.


First day: Hanoi to Lao Cai by train

08:15 PM: The tour guide of us will pick you at your hotel in the centre of Hanoi. Moving to the train station B, having a stand by night in train to Lao Cai. This is one of an oldest train in Asia and built by French.

The second day: Lao Cai to Sapa and Fansipan

5:15 to 6:15 AM: The train arrives Lao Cai province, our bus will take you to Sapa. It takes 1 hour 30 minutes for moving to Sapa.

7:15 – 7:45 AM: Arrives the Foggy town – Sapa. Having breakfast with hot meal to make warm yourself.

Having Pho on the cold weather

8:45 AM: We will move to Tram Ton Station which is one of the part of Hoang Lien Son range. It’s height 1,800m. Following the path forest and small bamboo trees by side, begin to subdue the Fansipan peak. During to get through the thick forest hide the sunshine, the atmosphere are very cool. Don’t forget to bring your coat or jacket.

Hoang Lien Son National Park

12:30 PM: Take a rest and having a mini picnic to have lunch then continue with the trip.

4:45 PM: After go with a long time, we will stop and stay on a middle of the forest. We will camp in here, every people will help each other to construct a tent, preparing for a stand by night on the forest with the height 2,800m. Our chef will chef will serve the local meals for you. Don’t worry about the food.

7:00 PM to 10:00 PM: The fire burning camp begin, we will make a social exchange by singing, dancing and making the BBQ on the cold weather. After that, go to sleep and prepare for a new journey tomorrow with beautiful landscape.

The third day: Trekking Fansipan & One night stand at homestay

6:15 AM: Wake up and having breakfast then continue with trip. The top is 3143m.

10:15 AM: It’s so surprise, you touch the peak of Fansipan, go around in here and don’t forget to take a photo to mark finish the challenge.

11:00 AM: We will back to the height of 2,800m to have lunch.

12:45: Following the bamboo forest and move to Sapa.

4:15: Our bus will take you to Tram Ton Station and move to the local ethnic village to have a stand by night at local village homestay.

6:15 PM: Having a warm dinner with local ethnic people here. All night of the homestay or see the ethnic people saying about their lifestyle and traditional.

Homestay of ethnic people
Local dinner of ethnic people. Source: internet

The final day: Exploring the Lao Chai Village – Ta Van Village and back to Hanoi try train

6:45 AM: Wake up and have breakfast at homestay

8:30 AM: Having a chance to meet local ethnic people. They are very friendly and lead you to see your local activity and visit some of beautiful place. There are vegetable gardens, rice terrace field, Y Linh Ho hamlet, etc. There are so beautiful.

After get through the bridge, the rice terraces, gardens and simple house is on your eyes. The landscape are beautiful with simple things and peaceful. Moving to the Lao Chai village and having the picnic lunch.

12:30 PM: After having lunch, we go to the village have the Golden Stream Valley. On the way, we will stop to meet the H’mong people. The place that H’mong people live is the big valley in Sapa with wonderful flowers and plants. Come there and spread with the local people to understand more about their traditional.

5:15 PM: Back to the hotel and having dinner. The tour guide will take you to the train station then back to Hanoi on 5:30 AM on the following day. Ending tour.



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