Discover Fansi Pan

Duration: 2 days
Trails: T3 trails
Distance: 0 - 10 km per day
Ascent per day: 500 - 1000 m ascent per day

> Try the traditional Vietnamese cuisine
> Enjoy the views of terraced rice fields
> Conquer the highest mountain in Indochina

At 3,143 meters, Fansipan is the highest mountain in Vietnam and Indochina, hence it’s known as "the Roof of Indochina". Although you can reach the summit by Cable Car, nothing compares to the view you will enjoy on your way to the top on foot. Trek through dense forests, over the hills and mountain peaks. Watch over the terraced rice fields and ethnic villages from a height of 3,143 meters. Join us in this unique adventure and conquer the Roof of Indochina!



Sa Pa – Fansipan at 2800 meters

Departing Sa Pa at 8am our driver transports you to Tram Ton Pass to obtain permission to climb the Mountain. From Tram Ton Pass we will start our climb at 1950 meters above sea level. After four hours of trekking, we will stop for lunch beside a small peaceful stream. In the afternoon we continue our climb to the altitude of 2800 meters where we prepare our dinner and set up camp with tents provided.

Fansipan campsite 2800 m

Fansipan campsite 2800 m

2800 meters – Summit – Sa Pa

Start at 7 am. On our trek to Mt. Fansipan, you will enjoy spectacular scenery with magnificent and unique views. Reaching the summit at 11am you will have a spectacular view over Lao Cai Province, Sa Pa town and towards China to the east of Laos to the west. In the afternoon you will arrive at Tram Ton Pass and Travel back to Sa Pa by car.


  • Transfers

    All necessary transfers (bus, taxi, private transport, etc.) as described in the itinerary are included.

  • Accommodation in tents

    During your trek, you will stay in tents. The crew will take care of setting up all camping equipment.

  • Meals

    This trek includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

  • Professional guide

    During your trek, you will at all times be accompanied by an English speaking guide.

  • Permits

    The cost of permits to enter the national park during your trek is included in the price.

  • Porters

    Porters will be there to assist with carrying all camping and other necessary equipment during your trek.

  • Water

    Enough drinking water will be provided during the trip.


  • Traveling to and from

    This trip does not include costs for transportation (flights, bus travel, etc.) to your destination.

  • Tipping

    Gratuities for the guide are not covered by the trek's price. The amount to tip is at your discretion, yet if you've received excellent service from your guide, considering a generous tip is appreciated.

  • Travel Insurance

    Your international travel insurance is your own responsibility. It is important that your travel insurance also covers adventures at a high altitude. Discuss your itinerary with the insurance company before your trek.

  • Accommodation before and after the trek

    Before and after the trek you have to take care of your own accommodation.

  • Personal expenses

    Personal expenses such as souvenirs, drinks at the bar and other similar expenses are your own responsibility.


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