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Old 03-19-2010, 12:59 AM   #1
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Talking Conquer the top of Fansipan mount

SUMMARY
Sapa is an old French hill station, nestled among the Hoang Lien Son Mountains near the Chinese border. Besides its spectacular scenery and ideal weather, Sapa is also renowned for its trekking. Conquer the top of Mt. Fansipan 3 days with outdoor camping offers all of the challenges and rewards of any hike. And, at the summit you be one of the few to have reached up and touched the clouds marking the roof of Indochina.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
Awesome scenery
Great view from the summit
Challenging trails

SCHEDULE
Day 1: Hanoi –night train to Lao Cai

At 8h30 pm, we will pick you up at your hotel and transfer to Hanoi Railway Station for overnight train to Lao Cai.
Day 2: Lao Cai –Sapa (B)

Arrive in the early morning (around 6am), you will take a 45 –minute drive to Sapa. You will have free time for your own relaxation or strolling around the town. Overnight in Sapa.

Day 3: Sapa –Haven Gate -2,900m (B, L, D)

Today is your first challenging day. After breakfast, get on car to the impressive Silver Waterfall and Heaven Gate, the highest peak of roads in Vietnam. From here you can see Fansipan, the highest peak of Indochina mountains with stunning views. You will warm up and deep in the adventure by 5 to 6- hour trekking and climbing. The trek will be relatively soft until lunch time at a nice spot in the forest. With new energy you start ascending and descending towards the campsite. En route you have many opportunities to enjoy the scenery and magnificent views to Sapa area and beautiful landscape of Lai Chau province. You will arrive to the campsite at 2900m ASL in the late afternoon. Now it is time to relax and enjoy a well prepared dinner.
Approx: Grade 3 of 5/ 0,5 hour driving/ 5 hours walking/ 1 hour lunch.

Day 4: Trek to the summit –2,700m (B, L, D)

After breakfast, continue your trek through thick bamboo forests, nice streams and reach the top in the early afternoon. The splendid view opens in front, we enjoy the great feeling of the highest peak conqueror. You will then start descending, stop on the way at a nice spot for lunch. After lunch, you will begin the tough trek, which is all the way downhill through rain forest. This part requires a great concentration to step on steep trail until you meet the campsite at 2700m ASL. Here you spend another night in tent.
Approx: Grade 3 of 5/ 6 hours walking/ 1 hour lunch.

Day 5: Back to Sapa –night train to Hanoi (B, L)

Today is the last day of challenge. We will trek down to the other side of the Fansifan Moutain and also have a chance to visit a black H’mong Village before a drive back to Sapa at around 5pm. Then we take another drive to Lao Cai for overnight train back to Hanoi.
Approx: Grade 3 of 5/ 0,5 hour driving/ 6 hours walking/ 1 hour lunch.
Day 6: Hanoi arrival

Arrive in Hanoi in the early morning, you are transferred back to hotel in Hanoi. End of services by Indochina Travel Service.
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Old 04-13-2010, 06:37 AM   #2
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It’s very amazing adventurous sites on the earth. These pictures are stunning and I would say to thank you because these pictures you captured are looking awesome. And my wish I could visit once in my life.
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