2 hiking days to reach at the top of Fansipan mountain from Lao Cai station – Private tour

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2 Days - 1 Night
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What To Expect

If you are a climbing lover and always want to conquer goals, this will a perfect choice for you. With 3 days, you will have chance to climb to reach to the peak of Fansipan Mountain, a rooftop of Indochina with 3143m from sea level. On the way, you can get closer to the nature and observe all of stunning views of Mother nature as well as the satisfaction of standing on a mountain top after a long route. However, please note that this is not an easy trip, even for the sport lovers. Therefore, make sure you have enough toughness and health to conquer this mountain! 



  • Reach your hand on the rooftop of Indochina and admire the incredible views at the peak mountain 
  • Conquer Fansipan Mountain with 3143m height in 2 days  
  • Challenge your strength with long and hard trekking route 
  • Explore one of the ethnic villages of Sapa, Sin Chai village 
  • Convenient pickup and drop-off service at Lao Cai station 

Brief itinerary: 

Day 1: Lao Cai station - Sapa – Fansipan mountain (2,800 m of altitude) (B/L/D) 

5.30 - 6.15: Pick you up at Lao Cai station to Sapa city center area. Stop at the hotel in city center, you will have free time to have breakfast and to be relaxed before beginning the tour. 

7.00: Meet tour guide, porter and driver at the hotel. Transfer to the Tram Ton Pass (~1900m) to start climbing.  

7.30 - 8.00: Arrive at Tram Ton pass where you will start your trekking tour.  

10.30 - 11.30: Reach 2200m altitude. Take time to be stretch your legs and admire the views of the mountain. 

Have picnic lunch and take rest.  

In the afternoon, you will continue to climb up to 2800m. It takes an average time around 5 hours to get there.  

Arrive at 2800m altitude. Take time to rest.  

Have dinner at there. Overnight at a simple house at this altitude.  

Day 2: Fansipan mountain 2,800 – Sapa city or Lao Cai station (B/L) 

Have a breakfast before starting the tour. Tour guide will see your healthy condition and give you a suggestion about the starting time for this second day. However, the ideal starting time is 5.00.  

5.00: Reach the peak of the mountain with 3143m. Have free time to enjoy the breathtaking views and take photos.  

8.00 - 8.30: Climb down to 2800m.  

11.30 - 12.30: Reach at 2200m. Have picnic lunch and take rest.  

Climb down through Tram Ton pass route. 

15.30 - 16.00: Stand at the foot of the mountain. Get the car to come back Sapa city center. Have breakfast at the local restaurant.   

Have free time to explore and stroll around Sapa.  

17.30: Get the bus to Lao Cai station. Tour ends. 


Day 1: Lao Cai station - Sapa – Fansipan mountain (2,800 m of altitude) (B/L/D) 

You will be picked up at Lao Cai station and transfer to the hotel in Sapa city center. Have free time to get breakfast and be relaxed before a trek.  

After meeting tour guide and porter, you will get a ride to Tram Ton Pass. It takes around 30 minutes to get there from Sapa city center with 13km distance. Tram Ton Pass has another name is Heaven Gate. This pass is the highest pass It was voted as one of the 10 most beautiful destinations in Vietnam. You will start your route to conquer Fansipan mountain from there.  

With the height of 3143m from sea level, this mountain is the highest mountain, the rooftop of Indochina (Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia). Fansipan Mountain is located in the southwest of Sapa town and located on Hoang Lien Son Mountain Range, it has become a dreamy destination of many climbing lovers. 

You will climb to 2200m area. Get rest time to observe the nature’s landscapes.  

Have lunch here to recharge your energy.  

In the afternoon, you will continue to climb to 2800m of altitude. This road is the hardest part in your trekking route. The terrain is quite hard to walk. During this day, you will pass through small streams and bamboo forests. This is a good time for you to get closer to the nature, find peace in observing small beautiful flowers or listening songbirds along the road.  

When you get 2800m of altitude, you will stop at a simple house where you will spend one night to stay. Have free time to be relaxed after a long day. And then, enjoy your fresh dinner in cool weather of mountain.  

Each person will have a sleeping bag for a cozy sleep. Just take a deep sleep to recharge the energy for your body! 

Day 2: Fansipan mountain 2,800 – Sapa city or Lao Cai station (B/L) 

For the second day, you will climb up to the top of the mountain. After breakfast to fill up your stomach, you can discuss the starting time to tour guide depending on your health. However, the most ideal time to begin around 5.00 AM.  

It will take around 3 hours to reach your hand to the summit stone of the mountain with 3143m. From there, you will have a stunning panoramic view of the mountain. if that day has many clouds, it seems like into a sea of clouds. Let's take advantage of this time to capture all of them by your phone or camera! Although the route to stand at the peak of 3 countries in Indochina is not easy, you will find it worthy when you admire the landscapes. This will be the best moment in your trip! 

Then, you will climb down to 2800m and then 2200m. You will stop at 2200m and have a last picnic lunch.  

After meal, you will continue to climb down. There are 2 different ways to go to the foot of mountain: one way is pass through Tram Ton pass, the other is along Sin Chai – Cat Cat village. The route near Sin Chai – Cat Cat village will be longer, steeper and get more time to hike. For this tour, you will come back to Tram Ton pass to save the time. 

On the way, you will continue to observe the landscapes filling up green shades from trees. There are many types of tree in your route. And some of them are rare species of plants, tour guide will let you know when you are near them. Some parts of the route are quite slippery and steepy so be sure that you have good hiking shoes to keep your balance dig in to natural terrain. 

Get the car to come back to Sapa city center.  

You can use free time to be relaxed after tour, or you also can stroll around Sapa town to learn more their culture through the market or street food.  

Get the bus to Lao Cai station. Finish 2 days to conquer the highest mountain of Indochina.  


  • Pickup and drop-off service at Lao Cai station or Sapa city center; 
  • English speaking guide; 
  • Porter; 
  • Entrance fees; 
  • Sleeping bag; 
  • Accommodation: 1 night at camp of 2800m; 
  • Meals as indicated in itinerary (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner) 


  • Tips and personal expenses;   
  • Other services are not mentioned in the itinerary. 

Please Note

  • Pick up time at Lao Cai station will be varied from 5.30 - 6.15 depending on your train schedules; 
  • Hiking time is also depending your healthy condition, those time is just for reference. Therefore, tour guide will see your health and give you suggestions about the starting time for each route; 
  • You should bring good hiking shoes, hat, warm clothes (in winter), flashlight and cash;  
  • You should bring small backpack with essentials; 
  • Timeline of activities can be changed depending on weather or other factors;   
  • No hotel option for this tour;   
  • No recommended for the elderly and children; 
  • The price is not applied in holidays. 

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