How to get here

Guests booking a package tour to Topas Ecolodge will be picked up in the morning from a hotel or private house in Hanoi to arrive at Topas Riverside Lodge or Topas Ecolodge by lunchtime.

Around two hours into the journey there is a short refreshment break with a chance to use the bathroom facilities. A short video is played during the journey to give information about the Sapa region.

All guests returning to Hanoi will depart from the lodge in the afternoon, arriving in Hanoi by evening.

Watch our video: 

Topas Mountain Express

Our minibus features eight comfortable and spacious seats and is equipped with private reading lights, a surround sound system and 19” LED TV plus six rechargeable USB ports for your convenience. 

Our experienced and professional mountain drivers will ensure you have a smooth and comfortable journey up to the mountains.

Wifi and snacks and drinks are provided, ensuring a pleasant, convenient and comfortable journey.

Transfer time:

Hanoi – Topas Ecolodge: 5 hour drive
Topas Ecolodge – Sapa town: 45 minutes drive.

Private transfer to Sapa

We also provide private transfer from Hanoi to Sapa by car. Please contact us for further information.

Transfer time:

Hanoi – Topas Ecolodge: 5 hour drive
Topas Ecolodge – Sapa town: 45 minutes drive

Included in the service:

  • Hotel pickup
  • Refreshments (muffins and fruit)
  • Water and wet tissues
  • Tea at the midway refreshment stop
  • Free wifi

Shuttle bus

Topas Ecolodge is located approximately 18 km/45 min drive from Sapa town. We provide a free shuttle bus between Sapa and Topas Ecolodge for all guests, with the following time table (Applied from 1 Aug 2019):

From Sapa to Topas Ecolodge

Departure: 7:30am / 13:15pm

From Topas Ecolodge to Sapa

Departure: 9:00am / 12:00pm / 15:30pm

Please note:

  • You are required to book the shuttle bus together with booking your stay at Topas Ecolodge.
  • The new address of our Sapa office is: 015 Le Van Tam Street, Sapa town, Lao Cai province.