Ta Lien peak: Lai Chau

Ta Lien mountain (also known as Co Trau mountain) is located in Ta Leng commune, Tam Duong district, Lai Chau. The mountain has an altitude of 2,996 m above sea level and belongs to the top of the highest peaks in Vietnam. Ta Lien has the majestic mountain scenery, the primeval forest vegetation with old trees as big as many people hugging, the vines wrapped around covered with moss, like a fairy garden.

With rich flora, primeval forest and many wild flowers, Ta Lien mountain is a mystery to many people and has attracted as more as trekkers to explore.


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Ta Lien peak: Lai Chau


The tour departs every Friday evening with the group of minimum 9 pax and maximum 15 pax. In case you need a private tour, Simple Backpackers are pleased to serve all your needs with the demand of flexible time.

23h00        Pick up at My Dinh bus station in Hanoi. Tour guides help you find your seats and arrange the luggage.
23h30        Departure

Customers will be advised and guide how to travel in other areas.

Pick-up information will be updated directly 3 days before departure by email and phone.

  • Arrive bus station in Sapa and receive your luggage
  • Enjoy breakfast at Sapa and learn trip’s policies
  • Transfer to Ta Leng, about 80km far from Sapa. On the way, you will enjoy the majestic mountain scenery on O Quy Ho pass, one of the Great 4 Pass in Noth of Vietnam
  • Arrive Ta Leng and go about 7km more to trek point by local motobike
  • Start the trek to Ta Lien peak
  • Luch time and short naps to full fill energy for the evening trek
  • Conquer the steep slopes and reach the campsite at the an altitude of 2.600m
  • Relaxing time
  • A warm dinner near the wood stove with BBQ and warm wine.
  • Take deep rest
  • Wake up in the early morning, enjoy warm breakfast and breathe the fresh cool air
  • Start the second day trek with light backpack and reach the top of Ta Lien.
  • Come back to the campsite and then ready to move down
  • Relax and have lunch
  • Transfer back to Sapa. Time for bathing and relaxing after a long trip
  • Enjoy a small party with Northwest special food and share your feeling of the trip
  • Free and easy time in Sapa
  • Depart from Sapa back to Hanoi.

The bus will arrive at Hanoi around 4:30AM the next morning, depending on the actual traffic situation.

Congratulations! You have completed the journey.


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High quality, professional and safe experience tour with:

  • Professional tour guide and support (1 for 2 or 4 tourist)
  • Transpotations
  • Accomodation
  • Food and drinks
  • Survival kits and first-ad
  • Domestic travel insurance (Up to 100 million Vietnam Dong for each package)

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Essential items Note
Identification Passport, insurance health care, ATM card
Water Each tourist has 1,5 liters of pure water per day. Carry more as your need but should not exceed 3 liters
Trekking / Hiking backpack The hip belt ensures all-day carrying comfort. The size is at least 25 liters to carry all your items.
Important note: Rain cover for your backpack must be available
Trekking / Hiking shoes Do not use worn down shoes that can cause sideslip. No running or walking shoes.

Recommend to use trekking / hiking shoes (vibram) with size of the shoes is bigger than normal 1 size. Good drainage is preferred.

Sport clothes Comfortable for trekking activities. No pants, short pants or jeans
Sleeve cover, scarf, hat, widened harness belt

At least one more long socks in case wet.

Widened harness belt prevents you from insect crawling into your clothes. Sleeve cover, scarf and hat keep your skin safe from sunburn.

Rain cover Keep your body dry through heavy rain
Coat The temperature at campsite may drop down at night and early morning.
Waterproof bag Cover all your clothes and electronics before putting into your backpack
High energy snack and drink Depends on your need. (such as: chocolate, energy bar, snack,...)
Health care for individual as doctor's advice Any issue of your health condition must be approved by your doctor within personal drug treatment.

Option items:

  • A personal slipper for activities at night.
  • Personal camera
  • Torch
  • Charger

Transfer 100% of the total price is required to secure your reservation and for well preparation (Deposit of 500,000 VND is available for reservation). Once the booking has been processed, you will receive a Reservation Confirmation email that outlines a summary of your booking. Please review the information carefully and contact us if you have any questions or require any changes.

Cancellation (backward from the departure day)
  • Before 10 days: return 100% attending fee
  • Before 7 days: return 50% attending fee
  • Before 5 days: return 10% attending fee
  • From day 4 to departure day: not return
Postponement or change tour: (backward from the departure day)
  • Before 10 days: Free
  • Before 7 days: surcharge 40% attending fee
  • Before 5 days: surcharge 70% attending fee
  • From day 4 to departure day: as cancellation and make new registration. Pay 100% attending fee

Note: Customers will be returned or surcharge the difference of cost between two tours

  1. Being responsible for your health conditions and were instructed to participate in the tour.
  2. Being responsible for any health problems to treat that may cause danger during your participation in the tour and being approved by your doctor that you can participate in this tour.
  3. Being noticed that trekking can cause several unwanted injuries and you accept that may occur during your participation in this tour.
  4. No tree cutting and No hunting. Do not leave in the campsite at night. Using torch and moving safely while going around campsite at night.
  5. Go above the first tour guide or go behind the last tour guide is prohibited. Do not leave the team without permission of tour leader or inform any tour guide.
  6. Keep the environment clean. No littering. All organic or inorganic waste will be handled by our tour guides.
  7. Do not swim in the ocean, river, stream, lake, or enter the dangerous area without your tour guide's consent and without protective equipment.
  8. Inform the nearest tour guide as soon as you need help or something goes wrong.
  9. Not carry explosives, chemicals that affect the forest habitat.
  10. Follow the guidance of the tour guide team when participating in activities. Comply with the decisions of tour leader when problem occurs.
  11. Comply with the the laws of Vietnam.

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