TOPAS STAY AND ACTIVE HIKE

Code: SP07    |   Duration: 3 Days     |    Style: moderate to challenging    |   Type: private     |    Operate: all year around   |   Route: Hanoi  - Sapa - Hanoi
BRIEF ITINERARY:

 

DAY 1: Morning drive to Sapa, Afternoon Trekking long Muong Hoa Valley toward the lodge.

DAY 2: Trekking in the remote area of Nam Cang

Day 3: Morning free before the afternoon drive back to Hanoi

DETAILED ITINERARY

 

DAY 1: SCENIC DRIVE TO SAPA & MUONG HOA VALLEY HIKE

From 7:00 AM, you will commence from your hotel with your private car for a 5 hours drive to the mountain town of Sapa. Arrive at Sapa around noon and have lunch at a restaurant before transferring to the trekking point near Hau Thao village. The 2.5 hour trek today is on the trails running through a pure and beautiful mountainous area, home to Black H’mong minority. Some parts of the trek are a little bit challenging with steep ascents, but as compensation, you will enjoy the breathtaking views of august mountains and stunning rice terraces. You will visit the two villages of Hang Da and Hau Chu Ngai and be charmed by the unmixed culture of the Black H’mong minority, who has special skills in making agricultural tools, wooden furniture, musical instruments and jewelry. They are also famous for their hemp production and indigo dying. You then have another short transfer to the remote hilltop located Topas Ecolodge. After checking in your bungalow, you will enjoy the beautiful and peaceful view of the surrounding mountains and valleys from your private balcony.

  • Included meals: Lunch

  • Accommodation: Topas ecolodge bungalow

  • Trekking: 2.5 hours

 

DAY 2: DISCOVER THE REMOTE LAND OF SAPA

The Red Dao village of Nam Cang is 20km from Topas Ecolodge. At 8:45 AM, you have a drive to the village, enjoying the picturesque views of peaky mountains, endless rice terraces, waterfalls and Hill tribes’ villages on the way. Your 3-hour hike starts near the Nam Nhiu village. You are now on off the beaten track trails, enjoying beautiful views of high mountains, waterfalls and the deep valley. After a hard ascending, you will arrive at the Blue H’mong village of Nam Than. The walk is now mostly downhill and soon you will reach the small and remote Red Dao minority village of Nam Cang. Your lunch is served at Nam Cang Riverside Lodge, situated few meters from the river with own suspended bridge and with the jungle close by. Nam Cang village locates at the most remote area of Sapa. The Red Dao women wear some of the most colorful and diverse costumes of all Vietnam’s ethnic groups. Herbal bath, local medicine and embroidery are some of the things that the Red Dao are very skilled at. Accompanied by your guide, you will explore around the village and learn how the local villagers make writing paper, jewelry and embroidery. You may also want to take a swim in the river, before having a transfer back to Topas Ecolodge.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch

  • Accommodation: At a homestay

 

DAY 3: SAPA - HANOI

The morning is at your leisure at Topas Ecolodge. You can either relax or borrow free of charge mountain bikes from the lodge for an exploration to the neighboring villages. You can also check out of your room and take a drive back to Sapa town to spend the remainder of the morning in town to do your own things. In the afternoon, you just take the 5-hour drive back to Hanoi. Arrive at your hotel and finish the adventure.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

PRICING INFORMATION

This is a sample itinerary that has been enjoyed by many of our past travelers to the region. It can be custom-made to meet your expectation. The prices very much depend on your group size and type of accommodation. Please send us a quote request and we will get back to you with the detail.

 

INCLUSIONS:

  • Private air-conditioned vehicle and transfers

  • Two night at Topas Bungalow

  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary

  • English speaking tour guide

  • Local way leader while trekking

  • Sightseeing tickets and permits during guided time

  • Two bottles of mineral water/person/day

 

EXCLUSIONS:

  • Travel insurance (Compulsory)

  • International flight tickets

  • Hotel in Hanoi (On request)

  • Drinks and other meals

  • Fansipan cable-car ride/ Foot message

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Others are not mentioned clearly in the INCLUSION list

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