Trekking Mountain Fansipan in 5 days
Vietnam’s highest peak, the 3,143-metre Mount Fansipan, looms over the surrounding valleys, which feature terraced rice paddies and blazing green fields divided by fast-flowing sparkling silvery streams. Gaze at the layers upon layers of green ridges fading into the distance, edged by sharp, rocky peaks. The region is a home to several ethnic minority groups, all wearing their traditional and colorful attire. Mt. Fansipan and its surrounding natural luxury is the pride of Sapa town. Trek through the lush greeneries, vibrant markets to meet the locals in distant secluded villages cuddling on mountain tops.
+ Encounter hill tribe culture. Trek and bike to remote villages and visit busy morning markets to mingle with members of Vietnam’s diverse ethnic groups.
+ Explore North Vietnam’s landscapes Admire Mount Fansipan, Vietnam’s highest peak, and cross through spectacular river valleys untouched by the modern world.
A traditional homestay is the perfect way to access remote parts of this region and get a real glimpse of Vietnamese life, not to mention the beauty of a home cooked local meal after a day of hiking
Hike through the rolling rice terraces, waterfalls, mountains and lush green hills of Sapa and you’ll quickly realise why this has become an iconic image of Vietnam
Meet a community of hill-tribe people who have been in Vietnam for over three centuries. Having emigrated from China, the H’mong settled in Cat Cat Village and invite you to learn about their rich culture
An included overnight sleeper train through northern Vietnam is a unique experience. This is a great way to rub shoulders with the locals and to squeeze a bit of local knowledge out of them. Local guides will take you to the train in Hanoi, and Sapa local guides will meet you at the other end
Pack essentials, including light comfortable clothes suitable for outdoor activities, comfortable walking shoes. Take a small day pack for hiking and trekking.
It is essential to bring your passport on this trip. We also recommend packing: insect repellent, sun cream, raincoat and sun hat…
- All transportation in air conditioned vehicles
- English speaking guide
- Accommodation in Sapa based on twin share basis with daily breakfast & local home stays
- Additional meals as indicated in the itinerary
- Fees and permits where applicable
- Services charges and government taxes
- International airfares
- International departure tax
- Visas and visa fees
- Pre and post trip accommodation in Hanoi
- Entry fees and permits during free time
- Travel insurances
- Personal expenses
- Tips and gratuities
- Peak season surcharge if any
- Compulsory Gala dinner on X-Mas & New Year if any
- Vietnam visa stamp fee (US$25 & 2 passport photos per person)
- Other services not mentioned above