Sapa Mountains Retreat

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Start your journey to explore the Sapa mountains with a trip to Muong Hoa Valley to enjoy the beautiful scenery. Admire stunning terraced rice fields while departing for Hoang Lien National Park. The Sapa mountains tour ends with a bicycle trip to Lech village and then learn about the art of embroidery.


  • All services are performed in accordance with the agreed-upon schedule (In extremely rare unusual instances, we will give equal alternative alternatives (accommodation, flights,…)
  • Travelers to our regions are urged to buy personal medical and/or travel insurance, ideally encompassing loss of bags and personal possessions, as well as medical evacuation coverage if necessary.
  • Reservations made during peak hours may be subject to additional fees.
  • Once all bookings have been completed, the final travel plan will be emailed to you, at which point you will need to make a deposit payment of 30% of the entire trip cost, which is non-refundable.
  • You must submit your passport information between 7 – 15 working days for flight booking and other registration.
  • Payments can be made by credit card or bank transfer. There will be a 3% processing fee on the total amount paid by credit card.
  • Special policy or cancellation conditions may be applied during peak season (Christmas, New Year…)

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  • Visit Muong Hoa Valley, one of the most popular and attractive destinations in Sapa
  • Admire the scenery of Hoang Lien National Park and learn about the Black H’mong people
  • Trek in Nam Cang, the most remote region of Sapa district
  • Discover ethnic minorities in highland
  • Relax at Topas Ecolodge, a resort in Vietnam with breathtaking vistas and outstanding ratings

Sapa Mountain Retreat

4 days 3 nights

Day 1: Hanoi – Sapa – Giang Ta Chai (L)

Day 2: Sapa – Nam Cang (B/L/D)

Day 3: Nam Cang – Thanh Kim (B/L)

Day 4: Thanh Kim – Hanoi (B/L)

Day 1. Hanoi – Sapa (Lunch)

In the morning, travel from Hanoi to Sapa by highway with a 5-hour drive. On arrival at noon, have lunch at a local restaurant.

Walk from Sapa toward Muong Hoa Valley, one of the most popular and attractive destinations in Sapa, especially for tourists who are looking for adventure. Coming here, tourists will be fascinated by the charming beauty of this valley, which is also home to many ethnic minorities and many wonderful natural beauties. Trek across a suspension bridge towards the villages of Zay and Giang Ta Chai, visiting the home of the Red Dzao minority group.

Afterward, return to Sapa Town and free time at leisure to discover the town or enjoy a Red Dzao traditional herbal bath.

Overnight in Sapa.

Day 2. Sapa – Nam Cang – Topas Riverside Lodge (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

After breakfast, leave Sapa town behind and head off into the beautiful Hoang Lien National Park by car. Established in 2002, Hoang Lien National Park is one of the most important national parks in Vietnam. It is located at an altitude of 1.000 to 3.000 meters above sea level. With a total area of more than 29.000 ha, it consists of a high mountain system of the Hoang Lien Son Mountain Range, including the Fansipan Mount at 3.143 meters high. It is a mainly primitive forest with a system of diverse and rich flora and fauna that becomes the most biodiversity-rich center in national parks in Vietnam.

Take an easy trek on a good path for a few hours, with plenty of time to admire the scenery and learn about the Black H’mong people, the area’s largest ethnic group. Then continue the transfer deeper into the valley and cross the beautiful Muong Bo River before reaching Thanh Phu village of Tay minority.

Lunch will be served next to the rice fields in a local restaurant.

In the afternoon, arrive in Nam Cang, the most remote region of Sapa district, situated 36 km from Sapa town. The village is inhabited by the Red Dzao and Black Hmong minority people. Walk along the small roads and village paths to get a true ‘off-the-beaten-trail’ experience.

Finally, cross a private bridge and check into the room in the rustic but charming Topas Riverside Lodge and take time to explore the village or relax in the river or at the riverside veranda.

Dinner and overnight in Topas Riverside lodge.

Day 3. Nam Cang – Topas Ecolodge (Breakfast/Lunch)

Start the morning with a stroll across the beautiful nearby valley. Walking along the river and later exploring the local forest famous for its cardamom. On the way back, visit one of the small houses of remote-located Red Dzao families.

Arrive back at Topas Riverside Lodge for check out and lunch.

In the afternoon, transfer to the spectacularly located Topas Ecolodge. Surrounded by rice terraces, rolling hills, green forests and villages, Topas Ecolodge Sapa is a Danish-owned boutique property situated atop two conical hills deep in the mountains of Hoang Lien National Park, 45 minutes’ drive from Sapa in northern Vietnam. This lodge has perhaps the most breathtaking location and finest views of any in Vietnam.

Dinner and overnight in Topas Ecolodge.

Day 4. Topas Ecolodge – Ha Noi (Breakfast/Lunch)

After breakfast, enjoy a biking tour to Lech village of the Red Dzao minority, observing the magnificent valley view on the way. Here, leave the bikes and take a short walk on the dirt road to visit a traditional Red Dzao family to experience the culture of the minority villagers who are living peacefully in the same way as their ancestors. Next take a further ride to the new Lech Village, with a longer break to learn how the women in their doorways are doing their exquisite embroidery, which the Red Dzao people are very famous for.

From the village, head back to the Lodge. Check-out and head back to Sapa town for lunch.

Take a private transfer from Sapa to Hanoi and arrive in the late evening.

End of your services.

Inclusions services

  • Hotel accommodation with daily breakfast
  • Land transportation by private air-conditioned vehicles
  • Experienced and skilled English-Speaking Guide
  • All admission fee at attractions as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • All meals as mentioned in the itinerary.

Exclusions services: 

  • Visa handling fee,visa stamping fee.
  • Internal airfares in the tour (please refer to the airfare supplement)
  • International airfare from/to Vietnam
  • Any other meals not mentioned above.
  • Any kind of drinks in meals
  • All other services which are not mentioned in INCLUSIONS
  • Early check-in and late check-out at all hotels
  • Travel insurance in all kinds
  • Personal expenses such as Bar, telephone, Laundry bills …
  • Tipping/ Gratuities Guideline
  • Any additional expenses caused by reasons beyond our control such as natural calamities (Typhoon, floods), flight delays, rescheduling or cancellations, any accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes etc.
  • Surcharge for peak season/public holidays if any.