Nhiu-Co-San is located at an altitude of 2,965m, also known as the “Buffalo Horn”. This is a group of majestic mountains, standing between the area of Sang Ma Sao, Bat Xat and Lao Cai. The range of mountain includes 3 main peaks and each one creates a famous mountain area. In the monsoon season, Nhiu Co San is often submerged in frost.
Day 1: Sapa – Nhiu Co San Village – Campsite
It will take around 2 hour to travel by car or motobike from Sapa town to Nhiu Co San village (Sang Ma Sao commune) which is about 60km. From there, you should hire porters in the village, they are the local H’mong people, then start trekking.
Walk along small beauty road in H’mong village and prepare for hard trekking a little bit later. After a while when you start feeling of hard breath and faster heartbeat, an amazing waterfall will in front of you, the local people call it is Master Bee Waterfall
Continue trekking until reach the campsite at the same time as the sunset. Porters will prepare dinner, you can join in support, to prepare dinner for yourself. Or you are free to roam around the campsite, watching the sun set down into the clouds, one impressive experience you will not forget.
You will stay the wooden shack.
Day 2: Reach To The Peak – Back To Sapa
At 05.00: Leave luggage at the campsite and start the final part to reach to the peak. After a short time of conquering the last slopes, you touch the peak of the mountain, see beautiful sun rise and cherish together.
On the way back, you can meet some goats playing in meadow. They are very friendly in peaceful view of grass, wind and sky. Take some nice photos to celebreate and enjoy with new friends then move forward to have
a light lunch before the car transfers you or riding bike back to Sapa.
You will arrive Sapa at about 18.00, have bath with the medicinal leaves of Dao people, soak in the hot tub to dispel all the fatigue after the journey.
Last but not least, have dinner at a restaurant in Sapa, enjoy salmon hotpot with lots of fresh vegetables, and cheering with a glass of wine to congratulate each other to conquer the peak.
At the end of the day, enjoy your warm room and soft pillow at nice hotel in Town of Sapa