Topas Ecolodge Sapa own excellent location, all the lodge situated on hill side which is over looking out spectacular view of mountain and Ho valley. The Lodge’s business basic policy is simplicity, quality and character. Topas Eco Lodge has been build by local constructors and skilful local people. All most staffs are working at Topas Eco Lodge are recruit from villages around, this would be great chance to improve life conception but still able to reserve their own culture features. We want every guest to have the perfect surroundings for a relaxing and enjoyable vacation. Whether you prefer the quiet life of the lodge or are prepared to join more active pursuits such as trekking, bicycling, or horseback riding trips in the local area - Topas Eco Lodge has something for you. Topas Eco Lodge is the only one of its kind in Vietnam. Eco Loge would like offering accommodation to individuals as well as to larger groups of family’s friends or colleagues.
Topas Eco Lodge's location:
Located on the hill top of overlooking down to marvelous valley of Ho, The Topas Eco lodge is about 12 km from Sapa center. Topas Eco Lodge provides daily transportation according to schedule from Sapa to the Eco Lodge. Even though the road is under constructing some parts are still dirt road if so it would takes about more than an hour to go from Sapa to the Eco lodge. Despite the fact that some parts are dirt road, it is 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.
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.
Topas Ecolodge Policies:
Special discount to commit for staying at Topas Eco Loge for long time
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 Breakfast - 1 Lunch 1 Dinner.
Transportation (shuttle bus transfer) Sapa - Topas Eco Lodge return ways according to schedule.
The Topas Eco Lodge Sapa 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 which are made out white granite from a nearby quarry and roofs thatched with palm branches. All bungalows are double or twin room’s private balcony with a magnificent view over the valley. Solar system that produce electricity for the bungalows Solar system for hot water facility.
• Individual controlled air-conditioning
• Satellite TV with international channels
• Private bathroom with bathtub or shower
• IDD Telephone and ceiling fan (available in Deluxe rooms only)
• Hair-dryer (on request) and balcony in room
• Tea/coffee making facility
• Mini-bar and heater
• Safe deposit box in room
• 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 for hot water facility
• Solar system that produce electricity for the bungalows
• Topas Ecolodge's Amenities
• Train station pick-up service.
• Foreign currency exchange
• Restaurant and bar
• Vehicles for rent
A restaurant and a reception will provide the service needed to satisfy 50 guests at a time. The restaurant built following tradition house on stilt of Thai ethnic people.
Relaxation, the list of activities and things to do is very variety. However, you are also welcome to just sit down and relax or enjoy the solitude and the peaceful environment as it is. If you are expecting more about active holiday, then Topas Adventure offers a number of activities starting from the lodge. Please contact us the enquiry form, surely we will respond you as soon as possible, offer accurately what you want.
For easy walking duration approximately 2-3 hours, that would be enough time to visit the nearby Red Dao village of Thanh Kim and the local school, black smith and observe the local ethnic people doing their own traditional cultivating.
Trekking to explore further to remote area is an obvious activity should participate in. Our experience guides will lead tours to local villages and interest sites. Should you need harder trek for a few to stay overnight in local people, don’t hesitate to 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.
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.