5-Day Sapa – Topas Riverside Lodge

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Tour type

Tour Level: Relaxed / Easy / Moderate

Tour Comfort: Superior

Tour Period: 5 Days

Relaxed / Easy / Moderate

tour highlights

  • Hike to villages tucked on the mountainside and learn about ethnic groups’ rich traditions
  •  Stay the night at the small lodge situated on a beautiful hilltop of Hoang Lien National Park
  • Visit Sapa town and Black H’ mong minorities

tour details

This journey combines the best of a remote and off-the-beaten-track area of Sapa. The highlights include accommodation at the unique Topas Riverside Lodge (formerly Nam Cang Riverside Lodge), remote walks along beautiful terraced rice fields with a spectacular view of Hoang Lien Son, a stretch of Himalaya mountain range, visit the ethnic minority villages and explore Sapa town, the old French Hill Station.

Why choose this tour?

Step into a world of dramatic landscapes and colourful hill tribes and spend the days hiking to villages tucked on the mountainside, encountering a diverse mix of ethnic groups and learning about their rich traditions.

customise the tour

You can combine this with tours to Mai Chau Valley and Pu Luong Nature Reserve for more experience of the tribal life. We also have soft adventure modules in central and southern Vietnam for longer active holidays. Most of the tours can be customized to suit individual interests and schedules.


  • 2-night accommodation in shared twin room at Topas Riverside Lodge (formerly Nam Cang Riverside Lodge)
  • Drinking water and snacks during hiking time
  • Meals as stated in the programme B= breakfast, L= lunch, D= dinner
  • Transfers and tours with local English-speaking guides in air-conditioned vehicles as indicated
  • Return train ticket Hanoi – Lao Cai in shared 4-berth compartment with air-conditioning
  • All entrance fees, boat fees and permits as mentioned in the programme


  • Domestic airfare (quoted separately, if requested)
  • International airfare to/from Vietnam (quoted separately, if requested)
  • Optional tours
  • Surcharges for other language guides
  • Surcharges for night-time services, especially applied for transfers with arrivals after 23:00 hours and arrivals or departures before 06:00 hours.
  • Surcharges for Lunar New Year (TET) holiday
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Personal expenditure, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, camera fees, communications, postage, gratuities etc.
  • Meals and services other than mentioned in the programme
  • Drinks with meals
  • Compulsory gala dinners during festive seasons and peak season surcharges which will be advised at the time of booking
  • Visa application and visa stamp fees at Vietnamese embassies overseas and/ or upon arrival (Please note that a visa is compulsory for most nationalities.)
  • Early check-in and late check-out at hotels, if not mentioned in the programme
Tour code: HANDHSN5

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