DAY 1: HANOI – SAPA (L, D)
Transfer to discover one of most picturesque destination of Vietnam: Sapa. Beautiful valleys, rice fields, mountains where live many ethnic groups. Welcome lunch and first discovery of the city, the church leisurely and practice the first climb by reaching the “Dragon Peak” to take a panoramic view of Sapa.
DAY 2: SAPA – VISIT NEARBY VILLAGES (B, L, D)
Exploration of the Sapa market and immersion in Ta Phin valley to reach the villages of the H’mong and Red Dzao people. Walk into Ta Van and stops at the villages of the tribal people H’mong, Tay and Dzay en route.
DAY 3: FANSIPAN – EVEVATION 2,900m (B, L, D)
Pass through Thac Bac (Silver Waterfall) to Tram Ton (elevation 1,900m), where your conquest starts! Wonderful views of the primitive forests: slippery moss carpet, “thao qua” forest (a kind of wild nuts trees for medicine) planted by the H’Mong people, century-old oaks… The forests are best to see in October, early November, and before May. Overnight in the tents at elevation 2,900m.
DAY 4: FANSIPAN PEAK 3,143m – ELEVATION 2,600m (B, L, D)
Reaching the pyramid symbol on the top of Fansipan peak, the Peak of Hoang Lien Son Mt. Range, the Peak of Indochina Peninsula. Dinner and overnight in the tents at the Camp.
DAY 5: ELEVATION 2,600m – H’MONG VILLAGES – SAPA (B, L, D)
Morning coffee and the sounds of nature, then trek downhill. Pass by two charming villages of the H’Mong people: San Sa Ho village and Sin Chai village with its pinewood-roofed houses, dozens of terraced fields, excited children and mountain landscape…
DAY 6: SAPA – HANOI (B, D)
Stroll around Sapa to visit the town and Sapa market, where you can meet the local tribal people from H’Mong, Dzao, Dzay, Xa pho, and other ethnic groups with their raw crafts made of woods, silver, dyed fabrics and so on. Transfer to Hanoi.