Daily Luxury Limousine between Sapa Hanoi

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Daily Luxury Limousine between Sapa Hanoi

Direct Limousine Drive Hanoi to Topas Sapa Daily Departures Experienced and professional drivers 8 comfortable and spacious seats Elegant decoration 06 rechargeable USB ports Surround sound system and TV LED 19” Individual reading lights Wifi available SCHEDULE Hanoi – Sapa 6:30 Pick-up at your hotel (Hanoi Old Quarter or Tay Ho area) 5 hour direct drive, incl. 20 min. break 12:00 Arrive at Topas Ecolodge 13:00 Arrive at your hotel in Sapa town Sapa – Hanoi 14:00 Pickup at your hotel in Sapa 15:00 Pickup at Topas Ecolodge 5 hour direct drive, incl. 20 min. break 20:30 Arrive at your hotel in Hanoi (Hanoi Old Quarter or Tay Ho area) INCLUSION – Hotel pick-up and drop-off – Safe and direct drive – Free wifi – Cake and fruits on board – Water and wet tissue – Tea at break place PRICE US$ 47/ PERSON/ WAY BOOKING To book the Limousine Luxury Shuttle bus tickets, we recommend to do that in advance, at least 1 week before departure. Please send the request to Sapa Travel: – Email: info@travelsapa.com/ longquoctran@hotmail.com – Person in charge- Sapa Travel expert, Mr. Tran Quoc Long – His telephone number: +84912217448   Topas Travel Limousine Luxury Transfer Hanoi Sapa Luxury inside the limousine bus Luxury Limousine pick up at hotels Luxury Limousine Sapa Hanoi Luxury shuttle bus to Topas Sapa   We provided the Type of Limousine car has the combination of luxury feature, convenience and comfort. It create the private space for the guest with two modern LCD screen, a luxury bar and the best sound system. Description: The limousine transfer provides a wide range of luxury cars for Hanoi Sapa transfer, Hanoi transfer business events or personal travel needs. Fleet Description The limousines van is a refurbished 16-seater van with premium leather seats, soundproof walls separating cabins with chauffeur, equipped with mini bar, LCD screen, stereo, the system automatic doors, working desks, Wi-Fi, and 3G system. Drivers have minimum of three years safe driving experience. The friendly and professional drivers possess basic English proficiency. They are happy to help and always polite and...

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Sapa- What to bring

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Sapa- What to bring

Sapa – What to Bring Bring as little as possible but bring everything you need. Travelling light is much less of a hassle, so do not bring things you can do without. Thanks to its geographic condition, Sapa has one of the most favourable climates in Vietnam. The temperature remains stably cool throughout the year though winter may see more severe changes, with frost and even snow (mostly from mid-December to mid-January). Trying to predict the weather in Sapa is almost impossible. However, here is our best attempt: Sapa weather is characterized by sub-tropical climate. However, as a result of the high latitude, weather in Sapa is cool all year round. In summer, Sapa does not suffer the harsh heat like that in coastal plains. Temperature in summer fluctuates from 10 – 18 °C at night time and 20 – 32°C during the day. When the sun shines it can be harsh and even on cloudy days, expect to need sun protection. Rain and fog is possible throughout the year. In winter, Sapa Town is often blanketed by fog and cold air. Temperature may fall to below zero Celsius. Luggage and bags: Most hotels in Sapa have temporary room for trekkers to wash up on arrival or departing from/to Hanoi. Most trekkers leave their main luggage in the room and take a lighter backpack for treks and homestays. A day pack to bring on your treks is a good idea. These can be bought in Sapa. ETHOS can store luggage securely should you require. Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: Bring clothes to suit the local weather. Always keep your spare clothes in a watertight bag to ensure they stay dry if there is a sudden downpour. The Sapa climate is totally unlike the rest of Vietnam. Essential items to have for the trek are some layers of warm & light clothing (morning can be cold but get pretty warm during the day as you trek). A pair of sturdy trekking shoes is essential. In January to March it can be quite cold, foggy and rainy. A fleece and raincoat/poncho is advisable. These items are available in Sapa at good prices. Photo Equipment: Bring your camera. Any camera will do. You will regret it if not bringing one! Recommended Kit list for homestays: Clothing: Long-Sleeved Shirt / T-Shirt Yes Fleece for evenings Yes Trousers (Such As Lightweight Cargo Trousers, Avoid Jeans) Yes Shorts Optional Swimwear Optional Lightweight Water & Wind Proof (Jacket & Trousers) Yes Walking Shoes (Sturdy, with good grip) Yes Sun Hat Yes +++ Hygiene: Toothbrush & Toothpaste: Yes Travel Towel Yes +++ Health Insect Repellent Recommended Sun Protection: Yes Travel Insurance: Yes Ear Plugs & Eye Mask Optional For our Mountain Riders motorbike trips, long sleeves, long trousers and strong shoes are...

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Hiking package Topas Ecolodge

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Hiking package Topas Ecolodge

TOPAS ECOLODGE HIKING PACKAGE Reference: NPT3 Activity: Hiking Grade: Easy Duration: 3 days and 2 nights – it’s possible to extend with one or more nights. OVERVIEW Topas Ecolodge, set deep in the Hoang Lien National Park, 18 km from Sapa town, offers you an ideal stay during your hiking tour into the Sapa Mountains. Enjoy the return Hanoi – Sapa ride with our luxurious Topas Mountain Express; take the best hiking tours on hilly trails to experience the ethnic communities with their unique cultures, the deep valleys covered by terraced rice fields, and relax stay with breathtaking mountain views at Topas Ecolodge. SUMMARY Day 1: Take Topas Mountain Express to Sapa. Hike to Topas Ecolodge. Day 2: Explore the remote Red Dao village of Nam Cang and hike to the surrounding mountains. Day 3: Relax at Topas Ecolodge or visit Sapa town. Transfer by Topas Mountain Express to Hanoi. DETAILS Day 1: Comfortable drive to Sapa and hike to Topas Ecolodge (-,-,-) From 6:30 – 7:00 AM, you will commence from your hotel with Topas Mountain Express for a 5 hours transfer to the mountain town of Sapa. After having lunch in Sapa town at your own expense, you will have a transfer to the trekking point near Hau Thao village. Trekking is the best activity to enjoy the beautiful nature and get in touch with the unique culture of Sapa. The 2.5 hour trek today is on the trails running through a pure and beautiful mountainous area, home to Black H’mong minority. Some parts of the trek are a little bit challenging with steep ascents, but as compensation, you will enjoy the breathtaking views of towering mountains and paddling rice terraces valleys. You will visit the two villages of Hang Da and Hau Chu Ngai and be charmed by the unmixed culture of the Black H’mong minority, who has special skills in making agricultural tools, wooden furniture, musical instruments and jewelry. They are also famous for their hemp production and indigo dying. You then have another short transfer to the remote hilltop located Topas Ecolodge. After checking in your bungalow, you will enjoy the beautiful and peaceful view of the surrounding mountains and valleys from your private balcony. Day 2: Explore the most remote land of Sapa (B, L,-) The Red Dao village of Nam Cang is 20km from Topas Ecolodge. At 8:45 AM, you have a drive to the village, enjoying the picturesque views of peaky mountains, endless rice terraces, waterfalls and Hill tribes’ villages on the way. Nam Cang village locates at the far end of the road. The Red Dao women wear some of the most colorful and diverse costumes of all Vietnam’s ethnic groups. Herbal bath, local medicine and embroidery are some of the things that the Red Dao are very skilled at. Accompanied by your guide, you will explore around the village and...

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Topas Ecolodge hiking and market visiting

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Topas Ecolodge hiking and market visiting

TOPAS ECOLODGE HIKING & BAC HA SUNDAY MARKET 3 days 2 nights From/to: Hanoi, by luxury limousine shuttle bus Reference: NPM3 Activity: Hiking, Market visiting Grade: Easy Duration: 3 days and 2nights – it’s possible to extend with one or more nights. OVERVIEW The markets are always the colorful meeting places for the hill tribes of Vietnam. Minorities come down from the mountains to sell their produce. Sometimes it is a long hike for the tribes to come to sell or exchange their goods. Others may simply come in order to catch up on the latest news or gossips. With the various tribes in their colorful traditional dress, the smell of exotic herbs and spices, abundant rice wine and food stalls – you can be assured that market day in Vietnam is truly an unforgettable experience. Your journey from Hanoi to Sapa is by the new Topas Mountain Express. The 10 seats limousine has luxurious modern interior design with wood and leather, spacious and soft chairs, offers you a comfortable journey for the 5-5:30 hours transfer. You will stay the 2 nights at Topas Ecolodge, located deep in the Hoang Lien Mountains. The 25 bungalows overlook the entire valley with magnificent views the ethnic minority villages, valleys covered by rice terraces and towering mountains… SUMMARY Day 1 (Friday): Take Topas Mountain Express via the mountain town of Sapa to Topas Ecolodge. Day 2 (Saturday): Explore the remote area dominated by the Red Dao minority. Day 3 (Sunday): Visit Bac Ha market. Transfer by Topas Mountain Express to Hanoi. ITINERARY Day 1 (Friday): Comfortable drive via Sapa to Topas Ecolodge (-,-,-) From 6:30 – 7:00 AM, you will commence from your hotel with Topas Mountain Express for a 5 hours transfer to the mountain town of Sapa. You then continue the ride to the remote hilltop located Topas Ecolodge. After checking in your bungalow, you will enjoy the beautiful and peaceful view of the surrounding mountains and valleys from your private balcony. Day 2 (Saturday): Explore the most remote land of Sapa (B, L,-) The Red Dao village of Nam Cang is 20km from Topas Ecolodge. At 8:45 AM, you have a drive to the village, enjoying the picturesque views of peaky mountains, endless rice terraces, waterfalls and Hill tribes’ villages on the way. Nam Cang village locates at the far end of the road. The Red Dao women wear some of the most colorful and diverse costumes of all Vietnam’s ethnic groups. Herbal bath, local medicine and embroidery are some of the things that the Red Dao are very skilled at. Accompanied by your guide, you will explore around the village and learn how the local villagers make writing paper, jewelry and embroidery. You then have your lunch at the Nam Cang Riverside Lodge, enjoying the peaceful life on the banks of river. In the afternoon you can choose...

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How many porters for the trek to Fansipan

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How many porters for the trek to Fansipan

A common question is that how many H’mong porters to assist you in the tour to Fansipan Mount. The Answer from Sapa Travel is that the ratio should be 1:2 for porters/passengers. If your group is 2 pax, you need one porter to carry the food. If you are 10 trekkers, we will have 5 H’mong porters to help you to trek to the peak. Don’t ask for more porters to carry to luggage. Just bring with you the light backpack. The Hmong are a proud people and utilising them in a way you are proposing is something we are not aligned to as an organisation that wants to promote social equality and positive cultural exchanges. hmong porters h’mong porters porters sapa...

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The village of Nam Cang in Sapa with home stay for travellers

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The village of Nam Cang in Sapa with home stay for travellers

Nam Cang commune is the most remote region of Sapa district, situated 36 km from Sapa town. The village is inhabited by the Red Dao & Black Hmong minority people. The commune includes 267 households with round 1,578 persons. Before year 2000, nearly 80% of households were in hunger and poverty and over 70% of the population were illiterate, but due to a local development plan the and investments in education and farming the population is now living under much better conditions however still poor. As part of the development strategy the growth of cardamom was initially a pilot project in two households in the commune. But as the result with high economic outcome quickly change the numbers of farmers. Now, Nam Cang farmers grow around 600 hectares of cardamom deep in the forest with an important income in return. But still the biggest croup is rice, whish is somehow the foundation of all livelihood in the mountainous area. During your stay you are welcome to participate in daily traditional activities of Nam Cang people: rice planting or harvesting, fishing, archery, silver smith, bamboo paper making. Nowaday, the Topas Travel has built a community-based home stay for travellers. It is called Nam Cang Riverside Lodge. Located deep in the remote Sapa Valley with a beautiful river running in front of the lodge and green forest just behind you don’t find a better location for staying overnight in an old traditional minority village, in the heart of the Vietnamese mountains. This new lodge is built and owned by a Red Dao minority family and operated in partnership with Sapa Travel and opened in the end of 2013. The area is brand new to visitors so prepare to whiteness the real and remote Vietnam when we go beyond the normal tourist routes, the surprised but friendly looks of local minority people, the children who swim in the river next to your lodge and to be welcomed to private homes as the local mountainous hospitality is unique. We hope you would like to share our interest in unique experiences and welcome you a remote stay but in comfortable rooms combined with good food and service. To book the package to Nam Cang Home Stay, contact our travel expert, Mr. Tran Quoc Long Email: longquoctran@hotmail.com or Sapa Travel...

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