Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Fansipan Camping 6 Days 7 nights

Top of Fansipan view
Tour route: Hanoi - Lao Cai - Sapa - Lao Chai - Ta Van - Fansipan - Sapa - Lao Cai - Hanoi
Tour duration: 6 Days 7 Nights
Tour date: Daily
Activity level: Medium climming
Group size: Private tour
Tour Price: From US$ 255/ person

Overview:
Fansipan itself is an attraction of Sapa area as well as Northern Vietnam. The peak is a part of Hoang Lien mountain range, which is under the protection of Hoang Lien National Park. The trip offers you an opportunity to explore the beautiful nature and chanlenge yourself.



Detail Itinerary:

Night 1: Arrive in Hanoi - Lao Cai

Around 20:00,our guide will pick you up at your hotel then transfer from your hotel to the Hanoi Train Station. You will be in shared AC soft sleeper cabins of 4 to travel North to Lao Cai town.


Day 1: Lao Cai - Sapa - Lao Chai - Ta Van (B/L/D)

Ta Van village
Arrive early morning in Lao Cai and transfer by minibus to Sapa. All day trekking to visit some minority villages. Lao Chai - Ta Van - Giang Ta Chai. 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 2: Start the Climb (B/L/D)
Commence the ascent of Mt. Fansipan by trekking through terraced rice fields and a hill tribe village of the H'mong. You will follow buffalo paths, crossing streams, until an elevation of 1700m, where we break for lunch. In the afternoon, continue to ascend for another 500m where a suitable camping ground is reached. This is the first peak, at 2200m elevation.

Day 3: Camp 1 - Camp 2 (B/L/D)
Breakfast. Continue trekking through a primary forest of giant, centuries-old pine and expanses of yellow bamboo. Continue climbing to a second peak at 2900m where we 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, stroll back down to Camp 2 for dinner and Overnight there.


Day 4: Camp 2 - Sapa (B/L/D)

Fansipan climbing
After the last breakfast on the mountain, take another route down to the foot of Mount Fansipan to visit and get an understandings of the lifestyles, the traditional customs of the people in a village of the Black H'mong called Sin Chai. Take bus back to Sapa (18 km). Lunch and check in to the hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 5: Sapa - Hanoi (B/L/D)
Free to explore Sapa town. In the afternoon, our bus will take you to Lao Cai Station for the night train to Hanoi. Overnight on the train.

Day 6: Hanoi.
You will arrive hanoi around 05.00 am. Tour finishes

Tour Price Includes:
• English or French speaking guide
(Surchage for French speaking guide $.10/day)
• Round trip transfer from Hanoi by car
• Vietnamese Lunch

Tour Price Excludes:
• Visa Arrangements
• Beverages
• Tips and Personal Expenses
• All other services not clearly mentioned above