Sapa Walking – Conquering Fansipan by Cable Car – 2 Days
A short trip will take you from Hanoi to Sapa and return by a bus. You will walk to though Muong Hoa valley to visit the village of Black H’mong ethnic minority, see people weaving and embroidering their clothes, keep going down enjoy colorful rice terraces. After that you will explore Fansipan by cable car. Fansipan itself is an attraction of Sapa area as well as Northern Vietnam. The peak is a part of Hoang Lien mountain range, which is under the protection of Hoang Lien National Park. The trip offers you an opportunity to explore the beautiful nature.
Tour Route: Hanoi arrival - Sapa - Lao Chai - Ta Van walking - Conquering Fansipan by Cable Car - Sapa - Hanoi Departure
Starts: Hanoi (pick up from the hotel in evening)
Tour Level: Easy adventure
Group Size: Private only - 2 persons minimum and above
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
Day 01: Hanoi – Morning bus to Sapa - Lao Chai & Ta Van Walking (L)
Day 02: Conquering Fansipan by Cable Car – Afternoon bus back Hanoi (B, L)
DAY 01: HANOI - MORNING BUS to SAPA - LAO CHAI & TA VAN WALKING (L)
7:00AM: Driver will pick you up at your hotel and depart to Sapa by bus, following Noi Bai - Lao Cai high-way. Along the way, you will have chance to admire the beauty of northwest mountains with terraced fields. Have a short break for 30 minutes en route.
12:30: Arrival Sapa, enjoy lunch at local restaurant then we embark on a lovely trek that will take us along buffalo paths and trails and through several hills tribe villages Lao Chai & Ta Van, home to Black H'mong, and Dzay people. This is an absolutely spectacular walk through stunning scenery inhabited by some of the friendliest people you can meet. Once on the valley floor you can really appreciate the wonderful scenery that surrounds you. The walls of the valley are covered with multi-layered rice terraced fields and scattered villages. After visiting Ta Van the car will return you to Sapa.
Approx: 1 hours driving/ 2 hours walking.
Overnight at hotel in Sapa.
DAY 02: CONQUERING FANSIPAN BY CABLE CAR - AFTERNOON BUS BACK HANOI (B, L)
Enjoy breakfast at hotel.
Then at about 9:00AM, meet up our guide and driver at your hotel and transfer to Fansipan Cable Car station to begin the journey conquering Fansipan by modern cable car system. The cable car system in Sapa is the world’s longest and highest cable car, running up from sleepy Sapa Town in Lao Cai Province to the peak of 3,143-meter. Fansipan Mountain, known as Indochina’s rooftop.
Reaching Mount Fansipan used to mean a full-day hike at least. But from Feb 2016 the trek up will be reduced to a 25-minute flight by cable car. The 6.5km long cable car can carry a maximum of 2,000 passengers an hour, with each cabin accommodating 35 passengers.
While traveling by cable car, you can enjoy the scenery and magnificent views to Sapa and swallow views of Muong Hoa valley, Hoang Lien National Forest as well as beautiful landscapes of Lai Chau province. After conquering the Fanipan Peak, you will also take able car to get back the foot of mountain. Then you will be transferred back to Sapa.
15:00: Driver will pick you up from your hotel and transfer back to Hanoi
21:30: Arrive in Hanoi.
Day summary: 1 hour driving/ 30 minutes walking / 20 mins by cable car/ 1 hour lunch
What is included?
- All private car transfer along the trip in Sapa
- Bus Hanoi - Sapa - Hanoi
- 01 night hotel base on twin sharing room
- English speaking tour guide (other language upon request)
- Meals as listed in the itinerary: B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D – Dinner
- Cable car ticket
- Entrance fees and water
What is excluded?
- Electric mountain Train
- Early and/or late check in at hotels
- Visa to Vietnam
- International and domestic airfare
- Single room
- Other meals and drinks
- Other optional and activities not on the package
- Travel insurance, personal expense
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Dear Giang, I wanted to thank you very much for arranging our holiday so well - we had a wonderful time and everything seemed to go very smoothly. In the group tour at the start we were impressed by how various different staff always knew where...
The private tour was particularly good and Khanh was an exceptional guide - great fun to spend time with, knowledgeable and good at keeping everyone happy throughout the trip. He adapted the itinerary to suit the weather and our preferences ...
Thank you again.
Fiona Cloke, Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Dear Mis Giang, The trip was wonderful and our guide May Nihn is very helpful and experienced. Thank God that the weather turns out well on the 2nd day in Sapa so it's makes our journey easier to Fansipan and other places of interests. Our driver is also very accommodating...
We would also like to extend our sincere thanks to you for coordinating this itinerary and reacting promptly to change the hotel for us. In fact my dad had a fall in Hanoi hotel and ...
Having said that, it's still a pleasant and enjoyable trip for us.
Veron Tan, Saturday, March 16, 2019
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