Vietnam’s highest mountain, Fansipan ( 3143m ) lies within the reserve boundary, less 5 km as the crow flies from Sapa but an arduous three-to five day round trip on foot. the usual root starts by descending 300m to cross the MuongHoa river , and the climb almost 2000m on overgrown paths throught the pine forest and bamboo thickets before emerging on the southern ridge. The reward is a panorama encompassing the mountain ranges of northern west Vietnam, south to Sonla province and north to the peaks of Yunnam in China .
Day 01: Lao Cai – Sapa, Fansipan peak conquering (B,L, D)
After breakfast, 9h30 the bus will take you to Cat Cat tourist base at the height of 1,200m above sea level. You will follow Sin Chai valley and have lunch at the height of 1,800m. After that, we will continue to move to the height of 2,100m, have dinner and stay overnight by the side of poetic stream.
Day 02: Fansipan (B, L, D)
6h30 am: After breakfast, you will continue moving to the pine-tree forest at the height of 2,800m, have lunch and take a rest.
Afternoon: Our group will start to go through the pine-tree forest to the dried mountain creek at the height of 2,700m. Have dinner and stay overnight in Do Quyen flower forest.
Day 03: Fansipan Peak (B, L, D)
After breakfast, from the height of 2,700m you will continue to conquer Fansipan peak. At about 10h00 you will reach its peak. Have a rest and celebrate your victory and take photograph. At 10h30, you will leave Fansipan peak for the path to Ton station. Have lunch at the height of 2,800m.
Afternoon: At 1h30, you will move to the height of 2,100m for dinner and stay overnight here by the side of the fire and recall of beautiful images after conquering the Roof of Indochina.
Day 04: Fansipan – Sapa – Lao Cai (B, L, D)
Morning: At 8h00 am you will get up for breakfast, enjoy tea of coffee. Continue to go through the bamboo forest to Ton station at 11h30. The bus will take you back to Sapa town. Have lunch and take a rest, shower in Sapa. At 18h00, the bus will take you to Lao Cai station. Have dinner. Our tourist guide will take you to the train back to Hanoi. The trip ends.