SAPA ADVENTURE TOURS

 

Topas ecolodge and market package 3 days/4 nights

Overview:

The markets in the Northern Vietnam are always the colorful meeting places for the hill tribes of Vietnam. Minority people come down from the mountains to sell their products. Sometimes it is a long hike from the tribes to come not only to sell or exchange their goods, but also to catch up on the latest news or gossip. The package is a combination of a stay at Topas Ecolodge, where you can explore the pure nature, peace and unique views over the mountains, and an unforgettable experience of encountering the various tribes in their colorful traditional dress, enjoying the fresh smell of exotic herbs and spices, sharing the abundant rice wine and purchasing some local souvenir products in their food stalls.

Short Itinerary:

Day 1: Night train from Hanoi to Lao Cai.

Day 2: Full day visiting a market. Overnight at Topas Ecolodge.

Day 3: All day is at your leisure at Topas Ecolodge.

Day 4: Free day. Back to Lao Cai. Train to Hanoi.

Day 5: Tour ends in Hanoi.

Detailed Itinerary:

Day 1: Hanoi - night train to Lao Cai (-/-/-)

You will take the night train from Hanoi station towards Lao Cai.

Day 2: Full day visit to a Market - Topas Ecolodge (B, L, D)

The train arrives at Lao Cai Station approx at 5h30 where our guide and driver are waiting. You will enjoy your breakfast in a local restaurant in Lao Cai.

You will then go from Lao Cai to one of the markets, depending on which day today is. There are the markets of Ban Cam (Tuesdays), Lung Khau Nhin (Thursdays), Can Cau (Saturdays) and Bac Ha (or Muong Khuong or Muong Hum on Sundays), all located in the surrounding mountainous area, 70 – 90 km from Lao Cai. All of the markets are colorful with many different hill tribes living around the market, gathers in a morning of the week. They come to the market not only for purchasing their local products, but also for their special social event.

In the mid afternoon you will transfer to Topas Ecolodge. You check in to your bungalow and enjoy the view into the valley and dotted mountain surroundings. You will enjoy dinner in the lodges’ restaurant.

Day 3: Topas Eco-lodge (B,L,D)

Today is at your leisure.

Day 4: Topas Ecolodge - Sapa - Lao Cai (B, - , -)

The morning is at your leisure at the Topas Ecolodge.

At 11h30 you will take the Topas Ecolodge Shuttle bus to Sapa. The afternoon is at your leisure to visit the town. At 17h30, you will take the shuttle bus to Lao Cai going on the night train back to Hanoi.

Day 5: Arrival in Hanoi (-,-,-)

The train will arrive in Hanoi around 4h30 am. End of trip.

Tour Price: Available upon Request

Rates vary frequently. Please contact us info@thuyduonghotelhalong.com to get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs.
Price includes:

- Train tickets 2 ways (soft sleepers, aircondition cabin 04 berth)
- Transport by bus Laocai - Sapa, Sapa - Laocai.
- Accommodation at hotel
- All meals on tour except for last dinner.
- Entrance fees to the villages.
- English speaking guide.
- Jeep go and back as timetable. (Motorbike for group of 1 person)

Price excluded:

Visa fee - visa to Vietnam (details...)
Visa fee - visa to Vietnam
Domestic & International flight and all airport taxes
Drinks, except otherwise mentioned
Insurance
Personal expenses & Tips

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