Ngu Chi Son is a mountain of extraordinary shape, resembling five fingers reaching up to the sky. Despite being a recent discovery, it has already been recognized as the top hero of the Northwest region. It’s a sought-after destination for adventure enthusiasts and those who enjoy the thrill of heights. The mountain provides a breathtaking view that exudes grandeur from a distance.
The rugged and diverse trail to climb Ngu Chi Son passes through a unique primeval forest filled with ancient trees. The trunks of these trees are covered with lush moss and ferns. The Ngu Chi Son forest is home to a wide variety of exotic plants and wildflowers, including white tea flowers lining the path, Do Quyen flowers, and vibrant red maple leaves.
01. Ngu Chi Son is a unique and extraordinary mountain with a shape resembling five fingers reaching up to the sky, making it a sought-after destination for adventure enthusiasts and those who enjoy the thrill of heights.
02. The mountain is recognized as the top hero of the Northwest region and is the 15th highest peak in Vietnam, with an elevation of 2858m.
03. The trail to climb Ngu Chi Son passes through a diverse primeval forest filled with ancient trees, lush moss, and ferns. The forest is home to a wide variety of exotic plants and wildflowers, including white tea flowers, do quyen flowers, and vibrant red maple leaves.
04. Ngu Chi Son is a beautiful spot for cloud-hunting with a 360-degree view, providing breathtaking views that exude grandeur from a distance.
05. The best time to visit Ngu Chi Son is from September to March when the golden maple leaves and do quyen flowers are in bloom.
06. The itinerary for the Ngũ Chỉ Sơn trekking tour involves a two-day trek, with the first day spent trekking to the camping site at an altitude of 2800m and the second day involving the final ascent to the peak of Ngu Chi Son. The tour also includes experiences such as a traditional Dao herbal bath, hot tub soak, and a delicious hotpot dinner.
The bus will pass through the Noi Bai airport area about 30-45 minutes after departure, so please choose a flight that arrives at the airport no earlier than 10:30 PM.
Since the tours depart daily, you can choose to arrive in Sapa before or after the trekking tour.
Accommodation: Sleeper bus.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Accommodation: Camping tent.
At 5:30 AM, wake up, have breakfast, and enjoy a hot cup of coffee or ginger tea.
At 6:30 AM, the group will begin the final ascent to the peak, leaving behind unnecessary belongings at the campsite.
At 8:30 AM, the group will reach the summit of Ngu Chi Son, take a break, and enjoy the panoramic view from the mountaintop. After lunch, the group will return to the campsite.
At 11:00 AM, the group will pack up, have lunch, and prepare to descend the mountain.
At 4:00 PM, the bus will take the group back to Sapa.
At 5:00 PM, after returning to Sapa, you can experience the traditional Dao herbal bath, soak in a hot tub, and relax after a long journey.
At 7:00 PM, the group will have dinner at a Restaurant in Sapa, enjoying a delicious hotpot with various fresh vegetables and a sweet apple wine toast to celebrate the success.
At 10:00 PM, the group will board the sleeper bus to return to Hanoi.
4:30AM: You will arrive in Hanoi in the next day, the bus will drop you at the 5 Tran Nguyen Han, Hanoi. End of the trip.
Ngu Chi Son is considered Moderate to challenging mountain to climb, especially for inexperienced climbers or those who are not physically fit. The trail is rugged and diverse, passing through a unique primeval forest filled with ancient trees and exotic plants. Climbers need to have good endurance, strength, and balance to navigate the steep inclines and rocky terrain. The altitude and changing weather conditions can also pose challenges for climbers. However, with proper preparation, equipment, and guidance from experienced guides, climbing Ngu Chi Son can be a rewarding and unforgettable experience.
2 - 3 Pax: $178/person
4 - 5 Pax: $172/person
6 - 7 Pax: $168/person
7 - 8 Pax: $165/person
9 - 10 Pax: $160/person
USD172/person: A group of 5 - 10 people
How it works?
* We will let you know 2 day before the tour starts about 'how many people will join you on the day.'
* You will need to pay extra or we will pay back for you (it is depending on how many people of the group on the depart day)
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🔉*Bonuses: If you have a hotel in Sapa, I highly recommend you leave your luggage there, if you don't have a hotel in Sapa you can leave your luggage at our store room at 9 AM and the shower is available after the tour
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