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Old 10-21-2009, 11:55 PM   #1
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The Hidden Fansipan Mountain 8 Days / 7 Nights

The Hidden Fansipan Mountain 8 Days / 7 Nights
Departure: From Hanoi. Date upon request
Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights
Price: Please contact us for quotation
Tour Code: DH - VA05
Highlights: Hanoi , Sapa , Fansipan Mountain

This 8 days adventure tour ends at the top of Mount Fansipan, the 'Rooftop of Indochina'. Enjoy the colonial charms of Hanoi before meeting the Black H’mong tribe in Sapa and camping under the stars on the slopes of Mount Fansipan.

Day 1 : Arrival Hanoi
Day 2 : Hanoi City Tour – Night train to Lao Cai
Day 3 : Lao Cai – Sapa – Ta Phin
Day 4 : Sapa - Fansipan
Day 5 : Fansipan Trekking
Day 6 : Fansipan - Sapa
Day 7 : Sapa – Lao Cai – Catch Night Train back Hanoi
Day 8 : Hanoi Arrival - Departure


Day 1 : Hanoi – Catch night train to Lao Cai
At around20:30pm: Our tour guide will pick up at your hotel or residence and transfer to Hanoi Railway Station to take night train to Lao Cai.
Stay overnight on train
Include :Private car, Train ticket : Hanoi - Lao Cai (first class, soft sleeper, A/C 4berth cabin), Tour guide

Day 2 : Lao Cai – Sapa
The train journey arrives in Laocai this morning. After breakfast at local restaurant we embark on a scenic drive uphill to SaPa. At an elevation of 1,500 meters, Sa Pa is the former hill retreat for French administrators when the heat in plain became unbearable. The remoteness and simple lifestyle of ethnic minorities are a highlight of Sa Pa although conditions are very basic. After checking into hotel we can soak up the fresh climate as much as we want by spending our time wandering around this charming town and seeing some legacies of the French period.
Include :Private car, Hotel in Sapa, Tour guide, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Entrance fee

Day 3 : Sapa – Fansipan Mountain Trekking
The range of Fansipan boasts Vietnams highest mountain and lends an alpine feel to the area surrounding this hill station. The expedition begins as we depart the town and walk through many hill villages, home to the Hmong hill tribe people. They are very poor but have an interesting culture and a colorful history. After a short rest at the peak of 1300m, we trek up to the peak of 1650m. Here we pitch tents and enjoy our dinner around the camp fire in exotic nocturnal sound of the forest..
Include :Private car, Tent, Tour guide, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Entrance fee

Day 4: Fansipan Mountain Trekking
Today we spend a full day trekking mountain sides. The walk is very strenuous at times so some physical preparation will enable you to maximize enjoyment from the trip. On arrival at the ridge of 2200m we stop to have lunch, stretch our legs and catch a breathtaking views over the valley of Sapa. The next stop of our trip is the peak of 2900m where will set up our tents.
Include :Private car, Tent, Tour guide, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Entrance fee

Day 5 : Fansipan Mountain Trekking
The expedition continues leading us towards Phan Si Pan Summit at 3143 m. The steep path is very challenging as we weave our way through bamboo forest, but the impression of standing on the roof of Vietnam makes the hardship all worthwhile. After lunch and rest at the summit, we descend to our camping place of previous night.
Include :Private car,Tent,Tour guide, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Entrance fee

Day 6 : Fansipan Mountain Trekking – Sapa
Upon leaving the peak of 2900m., we begin walking downhill back to Sapa Town. The steep trails is somewhat arduous but we have a chance to get some fantastic views over the surrounding mountains to the valley and the quite villages in the far distance. The memorable expeditions ends as we arrive in Sapa Town. A farewell dinner held at one of the many famous eating spots is the perfect way to thank the local team.
Include :Private car, Hotel in Sapa, Tour guide, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Entrance fee

Day 7 : Sapa – Lao Cai – Catch night train back Hanoi
Relaxing in Sapa until the time transfer you to Lao Cai Raiway Stataion to catch night train back Hanoi.
Stay overnight on train.
Include :Private car, Train ticket : Lao Cai - Hanoi (first class, soft sleeper, A/C 4berth cabin), Tour guide, Breakfast,Dinner

Day 8 : Hanoi – Arrival
Train arive in Hanoi Raiway Station at around 5:00am, our tour guide and driver will pick up and transfer you to your hotel for check in or continue your trip.
Include :Private car, Tour guide

- Private tour
- English speaking guide (other language upon your request)
- All accommodation on twin share basis with daily breakfasts (hotel category upon request)
- Return Train Ticket : Hanoi – Lao Cai – Hanoi (first class, soft sleeper, A/C 4 berth cabin)
- Additional meals as indicated in the itinerary (B- Breakfast, L- Lunch, D - Dinner)
- All A/C private for transfers and transport
- Entrance fees and permits during guided time.

- Foods and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary
- Personal travel insurance (Compulsory).
- Personal expenses
- Tips and gratuities

Tour cost : Please contact us for up date price
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