Topas Riverside Lodge 3 Day Hiking

Trip Overview

Lace up your hiking boots and hit the trails with Topas on this 3-day adventure through the most remote corners of Sapa. This is the quintessential way to learn about northern Vietnam’s diverse minority cultures while experiencing the stunning natural scenery surrounding Topas Riverside Lodge.   







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  • Trekking Sapa’s most remote and awe-inspiring landscapes 
  • Insights into Red Dao culture  
  • Excellent Vietnamese food  

This Tour is Perfect for

  • Those who like trekking and nature  
  • Seeing another side of Sapa away from the main tourist trail  
  • Couples, Families and Solo travellers will all love this tour 

Detailed Itinerary

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

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Day 1: Relax at the Riverside  

Hanoi – Nam Cang Village – Topas Riverside Lodge


his morning you will travel to the wild jungles of Sapa aboard the comfortable Topas Mountain Express arriving in time for a farm-to-table lunch along the riverside served by your hosts for the next few days.  

In the afternoon you can visit the local Red Dao village and learn about this culture which is famous for exquisite embroidery and botanical knowledge, before heading into the forests with one of the Red Dao hosts to find the herbs and plants used for medicine and medicinal baths. You can then even use these herbs to have your own traditional Red Dao bath back at the lodge.  

After a rest enjoy a delicious dinner inspired by northern Vietnamese flavors. The drinks list includes wine alongside the local rice wine … or perhaps a Bailey’s coffee will be in order after your day in the hills!   

Included Meals: L , D 

Activities: 5h transfer – 1h Red Dzao discovery tour 

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Day 2: Minority Village Trekking 

Nam Cang Countryside Hiking 


Wake up to the sounds of nature and enjoy a great breakfast and fresh teas and coffees. Take a seat on the veranda to enjoy the early morning sounds and the soothing sound of the river.  

Next it’s time for a trek to remember! You will walk through the stunning terrain of the Hoang Lien National Park. Soon after leaving Nam Cang village the valley opens up to reveal some of the most stunning rice terraces of the region. Take a narrow path through the rice terraces, corn fields, and cross over babbling streams. You’ll  likely meet locals along the way as your reach a small Blue Hmong village. 

Next you will head to Nam Nhiu Village which is home to Red Dao people. From here more beuatiful trail takes you through broad rice terraces dotted with picture perfect wooden farmer’s huts and on to your mountain base, Topas Riverside Lodge.  


Take a well earned dip in the natural pools or indulge in a specially prepared Red Dao herbal bath.  

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 

Activities: 9km hike 

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Day 3: Deep in the Jungle 

Topas Riverside Lodge – Nam Cang Village – Hanoi 


Discover the most remote corners of Sapa Valley on an upstream hike this morning. See where the villagers plant cardamom along with other herbs and spices that can fetch a good price in the local markets at the foot of Hoang Lien Mountains before meeting the river where it forms a picturesque waterfall under a suspended bridge.  

Return to Topas Riverside Lodge to freshen up before an early afternoon departure back to Hanoi. Expect to arrive between 19:00-19:45 to Noi Bai Domestic Airport and 20:00-20:30 in Hanoi’s Tay Ho or Hoan Kiem Districts.  

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

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