3 Day Topas Ecolodge Trekking
Make the beautiful Topas Ecolodge your mountain base for this mini trekking adventure to Red Dao minority villages that lie in the hills of Sapa away from the more touristed trail.
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- Trek varied routes among rice terraces in grand valleys.
- Get to know more about the Red Dao ethnic minority culture
- Enjoy your own bungalow and private balcony at the stunning Topas Ecolodge
This Tour is Perfect for
- Those who want to get away from the more heavily touristed trails of Sapa
- Hikers and culture enthusiasts
- Families, couples and solo travellers
Topas Travel creates tailor-made tours for our guests according to their specific requests. This itinerary has been designed to show you just one of many options
Day 1: Welcome to the Sapa mountains
Hanoi – Noi Bai Airport – Topas Ecolodge
First you will be driven into the grand mountains of Sapa aboard the comfortable Topas Mountain Express, our own private ‘limo’ service complete with wifi. Arrive just in time for lunch at the Stilt House Restaurant then perhaps enjoy some time on your own bungalow’s private balcony.
Next up, head for a three-hour hike to Lech Village, a Red Dao community xsurrounded by mountain peaks and majestic rice terraces.
You can learn about Red Dao culture and everyday life before returning to Topas Ecolodge in time for a sunset at the infinity pool bar.
Included Meals: N/A
Distance: 5h transfer
Activities: 3h Red Dao discovery hike
Day 2: Deep in the jungle
Topas Ecolodge – Nam Cang village – Topas Ecolodge
Take a drive down the mountain after breakfast to the small village of Nam Cang where you can learn about embroidery and silversmithing from your guide and local families. After this comes a beautiful hike into a more remote valley with hillsides covered in dense jungle. Your reward is a rest at our Nam Pa BBQ hut where you will be served your own private Sapa inspired BBQ lunch by a rushing white water river.
The menu includes fresh trout, organic vegetables and mushrooms from the grill alongside jungle herbs.
Dare to cross the old rope bridge, dip your feet in one of the natural pools, or simply rest and take in the wonder of the natural surroundings.
Trek back to the village and then you’ll be driven to Topas Ecolodge for the rest of the afternoon at leisure.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Distance: 2.5h transfer
Activities: 30 – 45′ village visit – 2h jungle hike and BBQ lunch
Day 3: Topas Ecolodge Time
Topas Ecolodge – Noi Bai Airport – Hanoi
The day is yours to enjoy Topas Ecolodge until a 14:30 departure for Hanoi via the Topas Mountain Express. Go for your own walk, use the two infinity pools, enjoy the restaurants, or indulge in some locally-inspired treatments at the wonderful spa on site.
We also have a selection of great day-tours to choose from – just let us know if you would like to add more activities when you talk to us about your booking!
Included Meals: Breakfast
Distance: 5h transfer
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