The Fansipan – Phan Xi Phan the highest mountain peak in Sapa, Vietnam & Indochina peninsula. The high at 3.141m the range of mountain performed on the sky with green side connecting from Lao Cai province & Lai Chau province. The mountain belongs to the Hoang Lien Son Mountain chain.
The distance from Sapa town at 9 km on the southwest side. The transportation to basing of the mountain by Jeep or 4WD, then trekking following the trails or the cement stairs.
Permission to conquer the peak: the allowing to trek in Fansipan Mountain must issue the letter by Sapa tourism. Getting permission & service to trek up to the peak that tour operator company.
How long for the itinerary: Trekking on Fansipan normally within 2 days, the first day climbing up, and get overnight on the high 2500m for tent or camping. The second day to get on the top &trekking down to Sapa town.
Porters flowing & carrying the food, water & equipment: Black Hmong Men interested in doing carrying & flowing up of Fansipan conquering peak. Rent a boy of black Hmong from a hotel in Sapa, normally one passenger for one porter.
How is protecting the environment: the awareness of the protection of the environment really important with tourists. Keeping the garbage on the dustbin, no cutting or pick forest leaves & flowers, no hunting the wild animal on trekking track, no shouting or making noise in the forest.
How is a meal on trekking: The lunch on way serving by picnic lunch, the dinner made by local tour guide cooking in local taste the dishes with local vegetable with beef, egg, pork & Sapa fruit
How is camping: The equipment of camping carrying by local porters, the based on the flat group set up by tour guide & porter. In the forest having a tent depends on the tour operator organization.
The travel distance from Hanoi to Sapa is 315 km. There is no airport nearby Sapa, so you have two options to travel between Hanoi and Sapa: taking a sleeper train or a bus. This range includes Vietnam's highest mountain, Fansipan, at a height of 3143 m above sea level. Besides, other mountains like Aurora & J (where the sun appears at sunrise) complete a very steep terrain. The town of Sa Pa lies at an elevation of about 1500 meters (4,921 feet) elevation. Sapa's area is home to several ethnic minorities. Here the majority of Kinh people are in the minority, making up only 15% of the total. In Sa Pa, the majority group is the H'Mông at 52%, followed by the Dao with 25%, the Tày at 5%, and the Giáy at 2%. There are also a few Xá Phó people. Sapa - the Famous for its breathtaking landscapes · 1 – Sapa Town · 2 – Cat Cat Village · 3 – Muong Hoa River & Valley · 4 – Y Linh Ho Village · 5 – Lao Chai Village.