TOPAS ECOLODGE 2DAYS OR 3DAYS

TOPAS ECOLODGE 2DAYS OR 3DAYS

 TOPAS ECOLODGE BIKING PACKAGE 
2 DAYS 1 NIGHT  
Reference: HENPB2 
Activity: Mountain Biking 
Grade: Easy 
Duration: 2 days and 1 night – it’s possible to extend with one or more nights. 
 
Summary 
Day 1: Take Topas Mountain Express to the mountain town of Sapa. Biking to Topas Ecolodge. 
Day 2: Ride to the Red Dao village of Lech. Transfer by Topas Mountain Express to Hanoi.  

Itinerary  
Day 1: Comfortable drive to Sapa and take a biking tour to Topas Ecolodge (-,-,-) 

From 6:30 - 7:00 AM, you will commence from your hotel with Topas Mountain Express for a 5 hours transfer to the mountain town of Sapa. You will have lunch at a local restaurant at your own expense. You will then get on your bike and start descending into the Sapa valley, observing the fantastic scenery of mountains and rice paddy fields along the way. You will have opportunities to get off the road and visit the Black H’mong village 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 continue the ride 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.   

Approximately: 3 hours biking/ 23km/elevation up 180m/ down900 m  

Day 2: Biking to Lech Dao village. Take Topas Mountain Express to Hanoi (B,-,-) 

After enjoying your breakfast, you will start the cycling trip by following the main road for three kilometers to Lech village of the Red Dao minority, observing the magnificent valley view on the way. Here you will leave your bikes and take a short walk on dirt road to visit a traditional Red Dao family, where you experience the culture of the minority villagers who are living peacefully the same way of life as their ancestors. Back at the parking place, you will take a further ride to the new Lech village, where you will take a longer break to learn how the women in their doorways doing their embroidery, which the Red Dao people are very famous for. From the village, you ride back to the lodge. At 14:00, Topas Mountain Express departs from Topas Ecolodge, pick you up if you are in Sapa town, and return you to your hotel in Hanoi.   

Approximately: 1.5 hours biking/ 30 minutes walking/ 8km/ elevation up 220m/ down 170m 
 
Please note: Topas Mountain Express can only pick up and return passengers at hotels in Hanoi’s Old Quarter.   

Price: USD225/person - based on double occupancy. (There will be a single supplement of USD70/person if you are travelling alone)

This package includes: 
+ English speaking guide during shared excursions* 
+ 1 night at Topas Ecolodge (twin shared Deluxe bungalow) 
+ Indicated meals (B = breakfast, L = lunch, D = dinner)** 
+ Transfer by Topas Mountain Express bus Hanoi – Sapa – Topas Ecolodge – Sapa – Hanoi 
+ Mountain bike with disk brakes, helmets, gloves and water • All entrance fees to the indicated places  

* The excursions are based on sharing group of maximum 10 travelers 
**Other meals at Topas Ecolodge are recommended to be booked in advance.  
If you would like to stay in our Executive bungalows, at surcharge of USD20/night, please request this when booking.

 MOUNTAIN GETAWAY AT TOPAS ECOLODGE 
2 DAYS 1 NIGHT 
Reference: HENP2 
Activity: Mountain Getaway 
Grade: Easy 
Duration: 2 days and 1 night – it’s possible to extend with one or more nights. 
 
Overview 
Do you want to visit the quiet and remote Vietnamese mountains for relaxation and are you short in time? Then this is the package for you!
Your journey from Hanoi to Sapa is by the new Topas Mountain Express. The 10 seats limousine has luxurious modern interior design with wood and leather, spacious and soft chairs, offers you a comfortable journey for the 5-5:30 hours transfer. 

Itinerary
  
Day 1: From Red River Delta to the mountain retreat of Topas Ecolodge (-,-,-) 

From 6:30 - 7:00 AM, the Topas Mountain Express will pick you up at your hotel before departing Hanoi for a 5 hours transfer to the town of Sapa.  From Sapa town you will enjoy another 40 minutes transfer to Topas Ecolodge on the mountain road running along the picturesque Muong Hoa valley and enormous Hoang Lien Mountain Range.  The rest of the day is at your leisure and you can book an excursion to the surrounding villages. You will spend the night in your own private bungalow with a view of the valley and dotted mountain surroundings.  

Day 2: Topas Ecolodge – Sapa - Hanoi (B,-,-) 
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 take a scheduled shuttle bus to Sapa to visit the town.  At 14:00, Topas Mountain Express departs from Topas Ecolodge, pick you up if you are in Sapa town, and return you to your hotel in Hanoi.   

Please note: 
- If you wish to stay longer in Topas Ecolodge to enjoy fresh air, there is a surcharge of USD50/person/1 night extra 
- Topas Mountain Express can only pick up and return passengers at hotels in Hanoi’s Old Quarter

Price: USD160/person - based on double occupancy. (There will be a single supplement of USD65/person if you are travelling alone)

This package includes: 
+ 1 night at Topas Ecolodge (twin shared Deluxe bungalow) 
+ Indicated meals (B = breakfast, L = lunch, D = dinner)*
+ Transfer by Topas Mountain Express bus Hanoi – Sapa – Topas Ecolodge – Sapa – Hanoi 

*Other meals at Topas Ecolodge are recommended to be booked in advance.  
If you would like to stay in our Executive bungalows, at surcharge of USD20/night, please request this when booking.   

 TOPAS ECOLODGE HIKING PACKAGE 
3 DAYS 2 NIGHTS  
Reference: HENPT3 
Activity: Hiking  
Grade: Easy 
Duration: 3 days and 2 nights – it’s possible to extend with one or more nights.  

Summary 
Day 1: Take Topas Mountain Express to Sapa. Hike to Topas Ecolodge. 
Day 2: Explore the remote Red Dao village of Nam Cang and hike to the surrounding mountains. 
Day 3: Relax at Topas Ecolodge or visit Sapa town. Transfer by Topas Mountain Express to Hanoi.  

Itinerary  
Day 1: Comfortable drive to Sapa and hike to Topas Ecolodge (-,-,-) 

From 6:30 - 7:00 AM, you will commence from your hotel with Topas Mountain Express for a 5 hours transfer to the mountain town of Sapa. After having lunch in Sapa town at your own expense, you will have a transfer to the trekking point near Hau Thao village. Trekking is the best activity to enjoy the beautiful nature and get in touch with the unique culture of Sapa. 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 towering mountains and paddling rice terraces valleys. 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.  

Day 2: Explore the most remote land of Sapa (B,L,-)
 
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. Nam Cang village locates at the far end of the road. 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 then have your lunch at the Nam Cang Riverside Lodge, enjoying the peaceful life on the banks of river. 

In the afternoon you can choose to relax at lodge, make more visits to the village, take a swim in the river or join a trek to explore the beautiful surrounding nature. The 3 hour moderate trek starts with an ascent to a small Blue H’mong village, but from here it is mostly straight and downhill with a beautiful view to the high mountains, waterfalls and the deep valley.  In the mid afternoon you will have a transfer back to Topas Ecolodge/ Sapa town.   

Day 3: Leaving the mountain and back to Hanoi (B,-,-) 

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 take a scheduled shuttle bus to Sapa to visit the town.  At 14:00, Topas Mountain Express departs from Topas Ecolodge, pick you up if you are in Sapa town, and return you to your hotel in Hanoi.   

Please note: Topas Mountain Express can only pick up and return passengers at hotels in Hanoi’s Old Quarter. 
  
Price: USD290/person - based on double occupancy. (There will be a single supplement of USD120/person if you are travelling alone)

This package includes: 
+ English speaking guide during shared excursions* 
+ 2 night at Topas Ecolodge (twin shared Deluxe bungalow) 
+ Indicated meals (B = breakfast, L = lunch, D = dinner)** 
+ Mineral water and snack during walking trips 
+ Transfer by Topas Mountain Express bus Hanoi – Sapa – Topas Ecolodge – Sapa – Hanoi 
+ All other indicated transportation 
+ All entrance fees to the indicated places  

* The excursions are based on sharing group of maximum 10 travelers 
**Other meals at Topas Ecolodge are recommended to be booked in advance.  
If you would like to stay in our Executive bungalows, at surcharge of USD20/night, please request this when booking.  
 

 SPECIAL OFFER 210$US/PAX