Fansipan Trek, up on foot, down by cable car 1 day

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Fansipan Trek, up on foot, down by cable car 1 day

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 Grade: Difficult 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. Price in USD per PERSON Number of persons 2 3 4 5 6-7 8 Price 135 124 120 118 115 115   INCLUDES: – Local H’mong porter as well as your guide – All needed transport – Lunch – Water on the whole trip – All entrance fees and permit – Cable car ticket Fansipan Legend (from the top to Sapa station) EXCLUDES: – Insurance – Hotels in Sapa – Train tickets from/to Hanoi – Other meals not mentioned – Banking fee and credit card fee This 1-day tour on foot for treeking up and downing by cable car is operated by Sapa Travel with its professional travel guide and local porters. Once you’ve seen our itinerary for Fansipan Mount, you can make any changes you wish. We are a very flexible tailor-made tour operator and we can design tours to meet our clients’ precise requirements. Please send email to Sapa Travel via: info@travelsapa.com for information about Sapa Tours in Vietnam. Book now for getting promotion rate with First...

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Nam Cang Trek 1 day

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Nam Cang Trek 1 day

Nam Cang village locates in a remote and beautiful area dominated by Red Dao minority. Visiting the most remote part of Sapa area equals real adventure and great opportunities to explore the natural life of ethnic minority groups living in the mountains. The locals will look with big eyes and followed by happy smiles as this is “off the beaten track”. You enjoy your lunch in a comfortable riverside lodge connecting with Nam Cang village with own bridge. Along the tour you will meet several different tribes, each with own language and costumes. Highlights • The best picturesque mountainous and rice-terrace views of the most remote area of Sapa; • Encounter with the minorities of Red Dao and Blue H’mong. The Red Dao village of Nam Cang is 35km from Sapa. The drive is on mountain road running aside of the scenery Muong Hoa valley, with picturesque views of peaky mountains, endless rice terraces, waterfalls and Hill tribes’ villages. Your 3-hour hike starts near the Nam Nhiu village. You are now on off the beaten track trails, enjoying beautiful views of high mountains, waterfalls and the deep valley. After a hard ascending, you will arrive at the Blue H’mong village of Nam Than. The walk is now mostly downhill and soon you will reach the small and remote Red Dao minority village of Nam Cang. Your lunch is served at Nam Cang Riverside Lodge, situated few meters from the river with own suspended bridge and with the jungle close by. Nam Cang village locates at the most remote area of Sapa. The Red Dao women wear some of the most colorful and diverse costumes of all Vietnam’s ethnic groups. Herbal bath, local medicine and embroidery are some of the things that the Red Dao are very skilled at. Accompanied by your guide, you will explore around the village and learn how the local villagers make writing paper, jewelry and embroidery. You may also want to take a swim in the river, before having a transfer back to Sapa town. Information • Kind of trip: joining tour of maximum 10 travellers • Departure from: • Sapa office at 8:00 • Finish approximately at: Sapa Hotel at 17:00 • Activities: Walking, cultural exploring, sightseeing • What to take: a day backpack; comfortable walking shoes; hat; sun cream; shorts & T-shirt for hot season and long trouser & light windbreaker jacket for cold season. PRICE IN USD PER PERSON   Number of persons 2 3 4 5 6-7 8 Price 45 42 40 39 35 34 Note: The price based on sharing group of minimum 2 travelers INCLUDES • English speaking guide • All needed transportation by shuttle bus • Lunch • Water and snack • Entrance fees EXCLUDES • Insurance • Tip and gratuity   BOOKING Make this one day trek to Nam Cang Village with Sapa Travel. Please contact us...

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Sapa off the beaten track 2015

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Sapa off the beaten track 2015

Sapa Off the Beaten Track Tours have been designed to give our more active and adventurist clients the opportunity to forgo some of life’s general comforts, see real village and country life, enjoy home-stays with tribal groups, and head off with a sense of adventure. This off the beaten track tour is valid in 2015 upwards. Highlights: Leave the busy life behind to enjoy a nice walk in a quiet area. Inhabited by the Red Dao and Hmong peoples. This valley is quiet and non touristic which is quite different from Ta Phin or Muong Hoa valleys where the local peoples have changed much because of the strong influence of tourism. So, you do not go to the touristy places. Go & Travel different routes and we call “off the beaten track”. Let’s see the details of Sapa 2015- the new itinerary from Sapa Travel Itinerary: We will visit the following villages in Sapa: Ban Khoang (Dzao) – Ta Giang Phing (Hmong and Dzao) Met up at your hotel in Sapa by local guide and driver for a short road transfer heading northwards of Sapa along national road 4C to O Quy Ho with several stops for magnificent landscapes of Fansipan, Sin Chai valley and especially amazing flower and vegetable farms . Then turn right to follow a narrow road for half an hour getting through the wild region with thick rain forest covering walled-up mountains, passing several waterfalls before arriving to Ban Khoang, a village of the Red Zao ethnic peoples who live their unique way of life and well maintain their traditional values. The village looks prosperous thanks to the combination of wet rice cultivation on the terraced fields with cardamom farming under the shade of trees in thick forest. Spend over an hour walking to explore this remote village for a brief understanding of local life. Leaving Ban Khoang and process along the road for about 10km to Ta Giang Phin valley inhabited by the Black Hmong who live in some small villages scattering along a peaceful stream. Enjoy an hour lunch break on the bank of a stream before walking along village path which connects village to village to witness daily activities of local life such as plough and harrow the fields, growing, harvesting or doing some house work. In leisure months men often gather to built new houses or repair parts of old ones while women stay home making their traditional costumes. The walk ends in mid afternoon, picked up for the road ride back to Sapa.   PRICE in USD per person Number of persons 2 3 4 5 6-7 8 Price 38 30 27 26 24 23 INCLUDES: Picnic lunch, tour guide, transport, village entrance fees EXCLUDES: Drinks, personal travel insurance, tips   Tour name: Off the beaten track Sapa 2015 Duration: 1 days Start: Sapa End: Sapa Route: Sapa town —>...

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