Sapa Topas Ecolodge and hiking package tour 2 days

Tour code SP-TOPAS2D

Price 330 USD/Pax

Duration 2 Days 3 nights

Tour route Hanoi - Sapa - Muong Hoa Valley - Topas Ecolodge - Sapa- Hanoi


Trekking tour 2 days 3 nights, tay in the bungalow is a great tour. Topas Ecolodge is located 20 km from Sapa Town, deep in the Hoang Lien National Park. It overlooks the entire valley with the ethnic minority villages of Ban Ho and Thanh Phu villages which is more than 400 meters below you. This tour is designed to give you the best opportunities to experience the highlights of Northern Vietnam: the ethnic communities with their unique cultures, the deep valleys covered by rice terraced fields, the breathtaking mountain and especially the peacefulness.

Activity Level : Moderate – Adventure
Group size: Private tour
Tour date : Daily

DETAIL ITINERARY

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.

Trekking tour along Muong Hoa ValleyDay 2. Lao Cai – Sapa – Off beaten track to Muong Hoa Valley (12km trekking , 4,5  – 5 hour trekking) B,L,D

6h30 am, Picked up at Lao Cai Station upon your early arrival for over an hour drive uphill in a shared mini van to Sapa. After freshen up and Breakfast in a local restaurant you will have free time enjoy a free walk around this charming town, paying visit to Sapa market and the old cathedral where you can meet a lot of local ethnic minority peoples such as Black H’mong and Red Zao wearing their traditional colorful dresses selling their farming and gathering products and handicrafts for souvenir. Back to our Sapa office at about 8h30 am and begin your exploration trip to Muong Hoa valley. You will follow the main road heading south for about an hour before turning right to a foot path down hill to Muong Hoa Valley. This part offers spectacular scenery of the highest part of Hoang Lien Son mountain range and in a nice day, Fansipan Peak can be seen. Crossing the river by a suspension bridge you will challenge your feet uphill to Y Linh Ho village. Here you will pay visiting to some H’mong families, watching them doing their daily works. After picnic Lunch, the trail continues up and down hill for about 2 hours as you reach to Lao Chai, a large village of the H’mong and then following the river bank to Ta Van of the Zay people. Paying visiting to local homes, village schools… you will enjoy much your cultural discovery of local ethnic peoples as well as breathtaking scenery of the Muong Hoa Valley in the late  afternoon, we will be transferred to ToPas Ecolodge, check in our accommodation there. Tonight, we will have dinner and stay overnight at this place.
Accommodation: Topas Ecolodge (executive bungalow)

Topas Eco lodgeDay 3. Topas Ecolodge – Hiking to Lech Dzao Village – Sapa – Lao Cai (8km trekking, 3-4 hour trekking) B,L

We will start the day enjoy your breakfast. At 9:30 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 then we travel by car back to Sapa for our lunch, the rest of afternoon, you are free at your leisure to walk around the town. Having shower and dinner  before having 45 minutes transfer to Lao cai to catch the night train to Hanoi.
Accommodation: 4 berth soft sleeper train cabin.

Day 4. Hanoi arrival.

Arriving in Hanoi at 05:00 A.M. ends the tour

Special package: 330 USD/Pax apply for 2 persons.

The rate is inclusive of:
•        Private car transfer along the trip in Sapa
•        Accommodation with 01 nights at Topas Ecolodge at executive triple bungalow
•        All meals dedicated in program as B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner
•        Two bottles of mineral water per person per day
•        Round trip train tickets Hanoi – Lao Cai – Hanoi in 4 berth sharing train cabin
•        English speaking guide
•        All entranced fees and permission

The rate is exclusive of:
•        Travel insurance
•        Personal expenses
•        Other things which is not mentioned above.

Notes: Advised to take good walking shoes, raincoats, jackets, torch, insect repellent …