Fansipan is a mountain in Vietnam, the highest in Indochina. It is located in the Lào Cai Province of the Northwest region of Vietnam, 9 km southwest of Sa Pa Township in the Hoang Lien Son mountain range.
At 3,143 metres Mt Fansipan is Vietnam’s highest mountain. Although only 9 km from Sapa town, it takes at least three days to get to the peak and back.
The top is accessible year-round to anybody, so long as they are in good shape. As there are have simple mountain huts on the way, tents and sleeping bags are provided.