- Location:From Sapa
, the nearest town to Topas Eco Lodge:
Topas Eco Lodge provide daily transportation according to schedule from Sapa to the Eco Lodge. Even though the road is under constructing some parts are still dirt road. It takes about one to one and a half hour to go from Sapa to the Eco lodge. Despite the fact that some part are dirt road it is a interesting journey. On the way you will see daily life in the rice fields, minorities on there way to Sapa to sell handcrafts, vegetables etc.From Hanoi:
Trains run daily from Hanoi, Tulico, and Ratraco, as well as Victoria trains, which travel to the mountainous town of Lao Cai. From here, it takes an hour to drive to Sapa, the town nearest to Topas Ecolodge.
These trains run day and night. The night trains provide a very good standard of soft sleeper berths - you can depart from Hanoi at 22:00 and arrive in Lao Cai next morning at 06:00. There are many other departure and arrival options. All transport can be arranged by Topas Eco Lodge.- Price:
- Special discount for long-term staying guest.
- Children under 12 years of age sharing room with parents
- Check-in time at 14:00 or sooner, Check-out time at 12:00.
- Late check-out: 12:00 - 18:00 is subject to 50% room change for 1 night staying. After 18:00, full night charge is applied.
- Reserved room will be held until 18:00 on the arrival date, unless guarantee by credit card or special arrangement are made.
- Payment: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, JCB, Traveler's Cheques, Bank Transfer and Cash.
- Full board included in the package price: 1 Brekfast - 1 Lunch 1 Dinner.
- Transportation ( shuttle bus transfer) Sapa - Topas Ecolodge return ways according to schedule Included.
- Extra bed at 50USD/ bed
The Eco Lodge
consists of 25 individual lodges placed in a circle around the hills. From the lodge there are breathtaking views across the scenic valleys below, which are home to villages of the Tay and Red Dao minorities. The lodges are made of white granite from a nearby quarry and the roofs are made from palm branches. All the lodges are double or twin rooms. All are equipped with toilet and shower facilities, and every lodge has a porch from where you can view the valley or enjoy the sunset.
25 bungalows made of white granite from a nearby quarry, and roofs thatched with palm branches . All bungalows are double or twin rooms Private balcony with a magnificent view over the valley. Solar system that produce electricity for the bungalows Solar system for hot water facility.
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A restaurant and a reception will provide the service needed to satisfy 50 guests at a time. In the Thai stilt house restaurant we offer a buffet three times a day.- Sport & Leisure:Relax
The list of things to do when visiting Topas Ecolodge is long. However, you are also welcome to just sit down and relax. Enjoy the solitude and the peaceful environment as it is. If you are more into active holiday, then Topas Adventure offers a number of activities starting from the lodge. You can book them direct at the lodge at the Topas Adventure Travel desk.Walking
We define walking as easy tours on foot with a duration of approximately 2-3 hours. We will have enough time to visit the nearby Red Dao village of Thanh Kim and the local school, black smith and observe the local agricultural traditions.Trekking
With endless trails ahead of you , trekking and exploring the area is an obvious activity to participate in. Our Ecolodge guides will lead tours to local villages and sites of interest. Should you be interested in multyday treks just let us know - we can arrange it for you. The trekking tours are especially designed for guests staying longer that one night at Topas Ecologde. Trekking tours last 6-8 hours and will take you to remote trails and villages with cultural content, wildlife, fauna and flora and not least the minorities of Northern Vietnam.Silverstone View point Tour
Just behind Topas Ecolodge you will not fail to see the rough green peak called Peak Silverstone overviewing the complete valley system. The hike up is strenuous but in clear weather the reward is worth it all.Mountain biking
For the more adventurous guests our quality mountain bikes are available. The mountain hills and trails are well suited for biking. But remember - down hill is fun, up hill is tough. Mountain bike tours will be arranged in groups and in two levels. Easy level tours last 2-3 hours and will bring you to local villages where you will learn about local handicraft, agriculture and social systems. Hard level tours last 6-8 hours and will bring you deep into the Hoang Lien valley.- Hotel amenities:
- Solar technology to supply every lodge
- Hot water
- Wastewater facility
- Private balcony with a magnificent
- Solar system