Day 1: Hanoi – Lao Cai (Night train)
Meet up at Lao Cai station. Our tour will be started at 20:45 at the lobby of the hotel. We will pick you up and transfer to the Hanoi Railway station for the overnight to Sapa.
Day 2: Sapa – Cat Cat – 2300m (L, D)
You will travel by car mostly downhill toward Cat Cat village of Black Hmong minority, which locates right at the foot of Hoang Lien mountain range. Here you start heading up the mountain. After a couple of hours of hiking, you stop for lunch nearby a river.
After lunch, you climb toward the campsite at 2300m ASL. Here you spend a night in tents. You can stretch your leg by taking a short walk around while your guide will be cooking dinner.
Day 3: 2300m - 2700m - 2900m - 2600m (B, L, D)
Today’s trek will continue as soon as you finish breakfast. You trek deep into the mountains and wild nature. By noon, you spend some times for lunch.
In the afternoon, you ascend toward the peak of 2900m ASL before descending to the campsite, which locates at 2600m ASL. Here you spend another night in tent before climbing to the top of Fansipan.
Day 4: 2006m – the top of Fansipan – 2800m (B, L, D)
Today you head to the top of Fasipan, which is the highest peak of Indochina. You get to the top after a couple of hours of ascending. Here you can enjoy the best view to beautiful sceneries and celebrate your victory. You will then descend to a nice spot for lunch.
After having lunch, you descend again until you arrive in the campsite, which locates at 2800m ASL. Here your last night in the mountain will be spent in tents.
Day 5: 2800m – Tram Ton – Sapa - Lao Cai (B, L)
Today’s trek will be soft compaired to the others. After putting down the tents, you start descending the mountains. You will follow trail and steps built of stone by Hoang Lien National Park. You stop for lunch before heading out the mountains.
You arrive in Tram Ton in the early afternoon. Here you get on the car on the journey back to Sapa after the big loop in the mountains. Then back Lao Cai for overnight on train.
Day 6: Hanoi Arrival
Arrive Hanoi at 5Am, transfer back your hotel. End of tour.
Meals are included as specified in the itinerary. Meal codes are: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner.