Sapa hiking break

2 days & 1 night at Topas Ecolodge

Take a break from city life and breathe in the fresh air of Sapa during this 2-day Sapa hiking adventure around Topas Ecolodge. Stretch your legs on mountain trails and fill your belly with a delicious regionally-inspired BBQ amongst the rice paddies in remote Nam Pa Valley. 

Trip Type: Active | Hiking Level: Moderate | Service Level: Standard

Price per person​

Product Code:  SEH2


  • Hiking on a variety of trails through rice terraces, corn fields, mountain roads and valley footpaths.

  • Learning about one of Vietnam’s most interesting ethnic minority groups – the Red Dzao.

  • Taking a dip in the famous “rice-terrace” saltwater infinity pools at Topas Ecolodge

Recommended for

  • Hiking enthusiasts and culture lovers

  • Couples, groups of friends, and solo travelers

  • Taking a quick break from city life to recharge in nature
What to expect?

Day 1: Hello mountains! | Hanoi – Noi Bai Airport – Topas Ecolodge

Head for the impressive mountains and valleys of Sapa aboard the comfortable Topas Mountain Express, a plush minivan outfitted with snacks water, and Wi-Fi for the five-hour journey from Hanoi to Topas Ecolodge, starting from 6:30 am. Arrive just in time to enjoy lunch at leisure in the Stilt House Restaurant or to stretch your legs on your bungalow’s private balcony.  

Then head out at 14:00 for a 3-hour hike to Lech Village, a Red Dzao community high in the mountains of Thanh Kim commune surrounded by rice terraces and magnificent views. 

Your guide will teach you about Red Dzao standards of beauty as well as aspects of daily life in the village before returning to Topas Ecolodge to catch an unbelievable sunset from the infinity pools’ upper deck. 

Included Meals: N/A

Distance: 5h transfer 

Activities: 3h Red Dzao discovery hike

Day 2: Deep in the jungle | Topas Ecolodge – Nam Cang village – Hanoi

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast and check-out of your bungalow before departing Topas Ecolodge for a thrilling drive down the mountain to remote Nam Cang Village. 

After a brief tour learning about embroidery and silversmithing up close and personal in different Red Dzao homes, start your 1-hour uphill hike through lush green jungles and glittering rice fields to our latest attraction, a brand-new mountain hut framed by rushing rivers and rice paddies, the scene of our sumptuous Sapa-inspired BBQ lunch.

Rest inside or take advantage of the stunning scenery and climb over make-shift suspension bridges while the BBQ is set up. Whatever the case, make sure to sample the wide array of freshly smoked trout, vegetables, tofu, mushrooms, and jungle herbs straight from the grill. 

Once you’ve had enough to eat, make the return 1-hour walk back to Nam Cang Village and catch the van to Thanh Phu Bridge where your luggage and the Topas Mountain Express will be waiting for you to return to Hanoi. 

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Distance: 7.5h total transfer 

Activities: 30 – 45′ village visit – 2h jungle hike

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