Fansipan Trek, climbing up on foot, going down by cable car in just one day from/ to Sapa Town
At 3,143 meters (10,312 feet), Mount Fansipan is the highest peak to be found throughout Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam combined. It is a challenging but realistic option for adventurous visitors as you can get down by cable car.
Start: from Sapa
End: in Sapa
Duration: 1 day
Route: Sapa —> Park Ranger’s Station —> Fansipan Summit —> Cable car to Sapa Cable car station- Sapa
With an early start time of 7:00 A.M.-7:30 A.M., we meet our guide and driver. We are then transferred by car 15km from Sapa, to arrive at the Fansipan Park Ranger’s Station at a height of 2,000m, ready to begin the climb. The mountain’s ecosystem is rich, with 2,024 floral varieties and 327 faunal species. The challenging assent will take around 5 hours. Throughout, we hike through stunning primary deciduous and evergreen forests, follow crystal clear mountain streams, and brave windswept ridges. Short breaks along the way will allow you to take in the various scenic views that this climb has to offer. Forest types change with increasing altitude. Around the summit, dwarf bamboo is all that can survive. We arrive at the 3,143m summit around midday, and celebrate this victory with a picnic lunch, sitting high above the hills with views of this stunning mountainous landscape. The descent, we will go down for 600 steps towards Fansipan Cable Car station (easy). Your guide will buy your tickets and 30 minutes on the car for viewing the mountain from above.
[All the pictures are taken by our guests]
– Local H’mong porter as well as your guide
– All needed transport
– All entrance fees and permit
– Water on the whole trip
Other beverages, personal expenses, travel insurance.
Cable car tickets
Departure from Sapa:
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You Should Bring
Strong and comfortable trekking shoes, waterproof jacket, suitable clothing, mosquito repellent
The benefits will directly help the Hmong community to improve their living conditions and the education of their children