Sapa with Luxury Topas Ecolodge

Sapa Easy Trekking is a great tour for all guests with interesting sight seeing and highland scape. Trekking and visiting ethnic minorities are main parts of this tour. Let's explore and experience with our trip. With this luxury option you will be staying in the Topas Ecolodge, the hotel with best mountain view in Sapa.
Destinations: Sapa - Lao Chai - Ta Van - Ma Tra - Ta Phin
Departure date: Flexible Travel Date
Duration: 2 Days 3 Nights
TravelStyle: Adventure & Discovery
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Destinations

  • Lao Chai, Ta Van, Ma Tra, Ta Phin village
  • Sapa town

Highlights

  • Enjoy your stay in the Topas Ecolodge, the hotel with best mountain view in Sapa.
  • Giving you a worth chance to learn about the local house architecture which is full of their daily lifestyles and exclusive custom.     

Brief Itinerary

Day Destinations Accommodation
Night 1 Hanoi - night train to Lao Cai Overnight train
Day 1 Lao Cai - Sapa - Lao Chai - Ta Van - Sapa Topas Ecolodge
Day 2 Sapa - Ma Tra - Ta Phin - Lao Cai - night train to Hanoi Overnight train

What to bring?

  • Original passport with valid visa
  • Camera and rolls of film
  • Sun block
  • Sun glasses
  • Wide brim hat
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Rain gear
  • Warm clothes (necessary to pack in during November to February)
  • Small amount of cash
  • Personal medicines
  • Insect repellent
  • Joy and big smiles :)

Night 1: Hanoi – night train to Lao Cai

From 07:30 pm to 08:00 pm, our tour guide will come and pick you up at your hotel to go to the Hanoi Railway Station.

You will take overnight train to Lao Cai.

 

Day 1: Sapa – Lao Chai – Ta Van (B,L,D)

In the early morning, you will arrive Lao Cai station and our driver will pick you up to take you to the hotel. 

You will have breakfast and freshen up yourself before go trekking to Lao Chai village. You will have a chance to see the daily life of Black H’Mong people. Then you will have lunch.

After lunch, you continue trekking to Ta Van village - walk through terraced fields and along Muong Hoa valley, you will see Ta Van village – home of Dzay people.

Then you will walk to the high road, our car will pick you up to go back Sapa Town.

Estimated distance trekking: 12 km

Estimated time trekking: 3.5 hours

You will have a free evening to discover Sapa by yourself.

Stay overnight at Luxury Topas Ecolodge.

 

Day 2: Sapa - light trek to Ma Tra & Ta Phin Village (B,L,D)

Starting from hotel with your guide, you will follow a trail running through fruit and orchard gardens, lush pine forests to a Black Hmong ethnic minority village named Ma Tra, isolated away from the civilization. Chickens, water buffalos, pot - belly pigs and piggy everywhere, some locals will be happy to invite us to their home which offers chances to see their dwellings, weavings on belly looms to makes traditional costumes out of hemp fiber.

Our path weaves itself up and down hills, through valleys with terraced rice fields which create spectacular landscapes. After picnic lunch, we get to Ta Phin Commune where the Black H'mong and the Red Zao live together. It is very interesting to realize culture assimilation: Which can be mixed, which can not! At the end of the footpath, our car is waiting for us for the return journey to Sapa.

Afternoon is at your leisure for wandering Sapa town and market until late afternoon when transfer down hill to Lao Cai station for taking the overnight train back. Trip ends when arrives in Hanoi early next morning on Sunday morning at 6:00 am.

This itinerary is private and customized for a small group. Of course it's available join-in tour for some itineraries if you don't want to go over budget. For more details please contact us at anytime.

The price below is US$ per person:

Quantity of group 1 pax 2 pax 3 pax 4 pax 5 pax 6 pax
Luxury Topas Ecolodge US$ US$ US$ US$ US$ US$

 

Service Inclusion:

  • English speaking guide in Sapa
  • Private transfer in Hanoi/Lao Cai/Sapa
  • Train tickets Hanoi – Lao Cai – Hanoi: 4 soft sleeper berth cabin with A/C
  • Twin or Double shared accommodation at Luxury Topas Ecolodge with daily breakfast
  • Breakfast up on arrival at hotel in Sapa
  • Two (02) bottles of mineral water for each person per day.
  • Entrance fees and permits
  • Meals indicated in the itinerary (B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner)

 Service Exclusions:

  • International flights & departure taxes
  • Domestic flights & departure taxes
  • Beverages
  • Entrance fees & permits not mentioned above
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses (laundry, telephone call..), tips and gratuities
  • Vietnam visa stamp fee (US$45 & 02 passport photos per person)
  • Others not mentioned above.

Notes:

  • As we've mentioned above, this tour is private and could be customized in order to meet your requirements.
  • More people is equal to Lower cost.
  • Please be aware this itinerary or other trekking itineraries in general are not highly recommended to children, people with history of high blood pressure, heart disease, or stroke.
  • Itinerary is subject to change under certain circumstances such as: uncontrolled weather condition.
  • The selected hotel might be changed to another one because of fully booking or renovation. We will surely let you know before decide to book and guarantee that the hotel is the same level to the first one.
  • High Season surchage will be applied if your travel date is on Nov, Dec, Mar, Apr.
  • Public Holiday dates surchage will be applied if your travel date is on 1 Jan, Lunar New Year, from 27 Apr to 1 May, from 27 Aug to 2 Sep, 24 Dec, 31 Dec.