Topas Ecolodge is located 18 km from Sapa, deep in the Hoang Lien Mountains. 25 bungalows overlook the entire valley with the ethnic minority villages of Ban Ho and Thanh Phu, 400 altitude meters below. With 1 nights at Topas Bungalows, Sapa trekking tour & Topas Ecolodge 2 days is your chance to swallow the panorama view of the rice fields in mountainous area. From your bungalow, you will catch a glimpse of hamlets of thousands ethnic minority people.
This package has been designed to give you not only a great relaxing stay at Topas Ecolodge but also the opportunity to experience the best highlights of northern Vietnam; the ethnic communities with their unique cultures, the deep valleys covered by terraced rice fields, accommodation in the middle of the breathtaking mountains.
Tour Duration: 2 Days / 2 Nights
Tour Route: Hanoi – Sapa – Muong Hoa Valley – Topas Ecolodge – Hanoi
Dates: No fixed departure dates. You may go whenever you wish.
Starts/Ends: Hanoi / Hanoi
Group size: Luxury Private tour
Special package: USD 315 / person apply for 02 persons upward
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
Day 1 : Hanoi – Night train to Lao Cai
09:00 P.M Pick up at the lobby of the hotel in Hanoi transfer to Hanoi Railways Station for the night train to Lao Cai.
Accommodation: 4 berth soft sleeper train cabin.
Day 2 :Lao Cai – Sapa – Trekking along Muong Hoa Valley (14km trekking , 4,5 – 5 hour trekking) B,L,D
Upon arrival Lao cai Train Station. We will take 1 hour van ride uphill to the beautiful town of Sapa. The ride gives you a glimpse of the stunning vistas and impressive rice terraces. Upon arrival Sapa town, we have breakfast at the hotel.
After having breakfast, we have a short walk of 5km along mountain trail to visit Y Linh Ho village which is inhabited by black Hmong tribe and completely secluded from tourists, especially you are able to embrace raw Sapa culture and community by coming into some native houses to discover their own culture and custom as well as study how the local tribe make handicraft from natural materials such as: hemp, indigo…ect. Continuing to walk down Muong Hoa River where you can take a rest or swim before trekking uphill to Lao Chai village where your picnic lunch will be served. After lunch, you will visit the Day and Red Dzao tribes of Tavan village, which lies in the middle of Muong Hoa valley where excellent panoramas of rice terraced fields. Climbing to the main road, we will have 30 minutes driving to Topas Ecolodege. Check in the room then you are free at leisure.
Accommodation: Topas Ecolodge ( Executive Bungalow)
Day 3: Topas Ecolodge – Hiking to Lech Dzao Village – Sapa – Day Bus to Hanoi (8km trekking, 3-3,5 hour trekking) B,L
We will start the day enjoy your breakfast. At 10:30 you will start your half day hike to visit the Lech village of Red Dao minority. We will follow the road for a while before descending towards a river. Going through rice paddy terraces gives you many opportunities to enjoy the magnificent valley view. We cross the river by a bridge made of stone and then follow a trail going up to the village. You will be able to spend some time at the village to experience daily life. And learn how to the women in their doorways doing their embroidery. From the village, you head back to the lodge for being transferred back to Sapa Town. The rest of afternoon, you are free at your leisure until 03:30 P.M, we will take our limousine luxury van to Hanoi. Arriving in Hanoi at 09:00 P.M, ends the tour by dropping you off at your hotel.
Note: Sapa Trekking & Topas Ecolodge 2 Days is a typical tour made by VIETNAM TYPICAL TOURS. In any case, please contact us for details in accordance with your departure date or customized itinerary.
Since this is a private tour, the price per person varies and depends on many aspects, such as your group size, the hotel ratings and your departure date. If you want to get a custom price quote for this tour, please fill out the online inquiry form and give you as much information as possible about your trip. Your online travel consultants will be at your service and help you make the most of your travel time and dollars!
The service is inclusive of:
Round trip train tickets Hanoi – Lao cai – Hanoi
Private car transfer along the trip in Sapa
Accommodation with 01 night at Topas Ecolodge
English speaking guide (other luggage upon request)
Meals as listed in the itinerary: B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner
All entranced and permission
Two bottles of mineral water per person per day
The service is excluded:
Visa to Vietnam
International and domestic airfare
Other meals and drinks
Other optional and activities not on the package
Travel insurance, personal expense
Your hotel accommodation in Hanoi
What to take:
Pack essentials, including light comfortable clothes suitable for outdoor activities, hiking shoes and small day pack, warm clothes in the winter time (from November to March).
We also recommend packing: personal articles, insect repellent, sun cream, raincoat, sun-hat….