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3D2N Mount Fansipan Summit Trek (30 Jun 2018)
30th June 2018,30th June 2018 - 2nd July 2018,2nd July 2018 SGT
Date: 30 Jun to 2 Jul 2018
Meeting Time and Venue: Around 830pm at Hanoi Train Station – Tran Quy Cap Station (01 Tran Quy Cap Street, Ha Noi)
Expected Group Size: 4-6 pax
Price: SGD 345 each person
Trek to the roof of Indochina to witness the rugged beauty of Mount Fansipan. At 3143m tall, Mount Fansipan is the tallest mountain in Vietnam and accessible year-round. The climb is steep with much undulation in the terrain which one has to tackle in a day hike to the summit. You will then take the cable car down. Transport between Hanoi and Sapa will be overnight sleeper trains.
HANOI – LAOCAI/SAPA
Meet up at Hanoi Train Station.
Overnight: Orient Express SP1
MT FANSIPAN CLIMB (SUMMIT at 3143M) & BACK TO HANOI
Upon arrival at Lao Cai Train Station at around 545am, have your breakfast before transferring to Tram Ton Pass where you will start your Mount Fansipan trek.
Throughout this climb, you can observe and learn about the local cardamom plants, and the uses they have for this local area. Depending on the season and time of the year, you will get to see local birds and other animals. As you trek up to the height of 2200m/2800m, you will stop for a picnic lunch before undertaking the final ascent to the very top of Mount Fansipan. Early to mid-afternoon after a 4-5 hr hike, you should reach the top of Mount Fansipan – a height of 3143m above sea level. Take some time to absorb the fresh crisp air and beautiful views from the summit. After enjoying the remarkable views and taking some well-deserved photos, bade your guide goodbye and take the cable car down the mountain. Your driver will be waiting there to transfer your group back to Sapa town where you will receive your certificate of achievement and medal. You can also have a quick shower and wash up.
At around 600pm, depart from Sapa and expect to arrive at Lao Cai train station around 730pm. Have your dinner while waiting for your train to depart for Hanoi at 855pm.
Overnight: Orient Express SP2
Your train is expected to arrive at Hanoi Train Station at around 445am.
End of service.
- Return train tickets between Lao Cai to Hanoi (sleeper, 4 in a cabin)
- Private transfer between Lao Cai train station and Sapa town/Fansipan Trail Head
- Guided Mt Fansipan trek – 1 x lunch, mountain guide (able to speak basic English), transport, village entrance fees, 1.5L water (to be carried by yourself), standard national park levy, Fansipan certificate and medal, cable car down from summit
- Return international air tickets
- Travel insurance
- Vietnamese VISA (ASEAN citizens are VISA-free up to 30 days)
- All meals not indicated
- All land transfers not mentioned (e.g. Airport transfers)
- Accommodations in Hanoi
- Tips for guides
- All expenses of a personal nature
Interested participants have to be of good fitness level and have prior trekking experience. June to July is the start of the raining season in Vietnam so hikers should prepare wet gears in case of rain. We can help to arrange Hanoi accommodations and Halong Bay Cruise if required.
Deadline to join the trip is 30 May 2018.