Heavens Gate Route


Itinerary:

Day1: Sapa - Heavens Gate- 2900m (L, D)
You are having a couple of interesting days waiting ahead. You travel by car toward the Silver Waterfall where you will be able to take a short walk to the waterfall. You will then drive further to Heavens Gate, the highest peak of roads in Vietnam. From there you can see FansiPan, the highest peak of Indochina mountains as well as enjoy stunning views. The trek will be relatively soft until lunchtime. After a couple of hours of hiking, you will have a break at a nice spot in the forest and enjoy a good lunch.
With new energy you start ascending as well as descending toward the campsite. En route you have many opportunities to enjoy the scenery and magnificent views to Sapa area and beautiful landscape of Lai Chau province. You will arrive to the campsite at 2900 m ASL in late after noon. Now it is time to relax and enjoy a well dinner.

Approx: Grade 3 of 5/ 0,5 hours walking/ 1 hour lunch.

Day2: 2900m - The top of Fan si Pan - Heavens gate (B, L)
After having breakfast, you climb to the top, where you can celebrate your victory. From there, you can enjoy the best view to beautiful sceneries. You will then trek through rainforest to go back to the campsite for lunch.
After lunch, you start your journey back. You follow the trail as well as stone steeps built by Hoang Lien National Park until you meet your car, which is there to take you back to Sapa. In the afternoon you will arrive back in Sapa, where you can celebrate your achievement and relax.

Approx: Grade 3 0f 5/ 0,5 hour driving/ 7 hours walking/ 1hour lunch.

Note: Climb a 3143 m ASL Mountain in just two days take some efforts, endurance and plenty of high spirit. The night will be spent in tent with toilet tent provided. The trip is not recommended in bad weather due to safety.

Inclusive:

•English or French or Vietnamese Speaking guide •Black Hmong porters ( To carry food and luggage)•Cook (from group sizes of 6 clients)•All needed transport•All indicated meals, plus snacks•Water on the whole trip•Sleeping bags and mattresses•Silk sleeping bags•Waterproof blue bag for luggage•Tents if needed•Mosquito net•All entrance fees•Overnight in local house or tents

Exclusive:

•Personal pocket money
•Soft drink (beer, coca cola...)
•Insurance
All other services not indicated above