Fansipan Trekking for Singaporean students

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The travel package for Singaporean students to Trek Fansipan. It is suitable for the travelers with low budget and start from Singapore. Our package includes the international flights from/ to Singapore with Vietnam Airlines

Fansipan Mountain is located 9km south-west of Sapa Town let in the Hoang Lien Mountain Range. It has been branded as “the Roof of Indochina” at the height of 3,143m. Mount Fansipan has been approved as one of the very few eco-tourist spots of Vietnam, with about 2,024 floral varieties and 327 faunal species. The topography of Fansipan is varied. Muong Hoa Valley, at the lowest altitude (950-1,000m), is created by a narrow strip of land at the base on the east side of the mountain.

Geologists say the Hoang Lien Mountain Range, with Fansipan as its highest peak, did not emerge in the mountainous North West of Vietnam until the neozoic period (circ. 100 million years ago). Fansipan, a rough pronunciation of the local name “Hua Xi Pan” means “the tottery giant rock”. The French came to Vietnam and in 1905 planted a landmark telling Fansipan’s height of 3,143m… Very few people climbed to the top of Fansipan at the time. Then came the long years of war and Fansipan was left deserted for hunting and savaging. The trail blazed by the French was quickly overgrown by the underbrush.

The summit of Fansipan is accessible all year round, but the best time to make the ascent is from mid-October to mid-November, and again in March. Kindly note that this is a tough trek… suggested to be done after you have climbed mountains like Kinabalu and/ or Rinjani.


Day 1: Singapore- Hanoi
Check in at the Airport at least 2 hours before flight departure.
Fly to Hanoi, North Vietnam (3hrs plus flight). Our representative will meet you upon arrival at the airport. From here, you will be transferred to Hanoi Railway Station in Tran Quy Cap Street for your overnight train journey (sleeping berths with Air Conditioner) to Lao Cai, leaving at about 21:50. Overnight on the train

Day 2: Lao Cai- Sapa- Base Camp
The train will arrive in Lao Cai station around 6:30 in the morning. The driver will pick up the Singaporean group from station to Sapa for breakfast at local restaurant.
9:00 you are transferred to the start point in Tram Ton, amongst the H’mong Village. Commence the Fansipan Trekking, with a light lunch stop at about 1300m. Continue through the bamboo forest until arrival at base camp located at 1650m. Dinner with the local porters. Overnight stay in tents.
Day 3: Summit- Base Cam
Breakfast. Continue down the valley to ascend the ridges towards the Roof of Vietnam. Continue trekking, aim to arrive at the Summit (3143m) for a late picnic lunch. After the usual mandatory photo shoot, descend to base camp, arriving before last light. Overnight stay in Tents.

Day 4: Base Camp- Sapa
Descend, re-cross the stream to continue the trek towards the end point. Connect to the waiting vehicle for the drive back to Sapa for a quick shower. At the pre arranged time, you board the bus for Hanoi. Arrive Hanoi around 21:00. Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 5: Airport Transfer
Breakfast at your hotel in Hanoi. Transfer to the airport for the flight back to Singapore.



Supposed that your student group is of more than 16 adults

Price in Singapore dollars per person, apply from July 2018 until 31 December 2019
Booking must be submitted and deposited at least 45 days before departure. For closer dates, contact our Sapa Travel experts for quotations




To make booking for student package to Fansipan, contact Sapa Travel at or call Mr. Long at +84912217448

– Return flights Singapore- Hanoi- Singapore, ticket fare for students, tax included
– Local Vietnam taxes & service charges
– English speaking guides when doing excursions
– All land transportation as mentioned
– Meals: 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners
– Porters to carry food (ratio passengers/porters 2/1)
– One way train tickets Hanoi- Lao Cai
– Entrances
– Forest Ranger fees
– Overnight fees
– Meals for porters & guides in Fansipan
– Tents/ Camp Base
– Insurance for Fansipan Trek
– Water on the whole trip to Fansipan
– Sleeping bag and mattresses
– Waterproof bluebag for luggage
– Cook (from group sizes of 6 clients)
– Accommodation in Hanoi

– Singapore airport tax if any
– Transportation in Singapore
– Other meals
– Tips
– Bank fee, credit card fees (3.3%)
– Other things not mentioned in inclusions
VN662, Vietnam Airlines, Singpore- Hanoi 13:05- 15:25, Non-stop, Direct flight, Super Deal, Special deal, Economy Save
VN661, Vietnam Airlines, Hanoi- Singapore 10:40- 14:50, Non-stop, Direct flight, Super Deal, Special deal, Economy Save

Flight fares:
Super Deal: Fare Basis: E3MASW
Fare & tax per person: 3573000 VND

Special Deal: Fare Basis: T3MASW
Fare & tax per person: 4061000 VND

Economy Save: Fare Basis: Q1YASW
Fare & tax per person: 6174000 VND

Some useful links

Tents and Camp base in Fansipan

What to bring when trekking Fansipan

Home Stay Sapa

Fansipan Trek 3 days by Sapa Travel



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