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Sapa Explorer

Small group tour
5 days - From AU$940*PP

A trip to Sapa is a journey into the fascinating lives of the ethnic minority communities that thrive in the unique conditions that life high in the mountains brings. The spectacular views across the Ta Van Hoa Valley will take your breath away and a stay at the Topas Ecolodge highlights the natural environment. Experiencing this beautiful region is an ideal addition to any trip to Vietnam.

Inclusions

  • 4 nights hotel accommodation
  • breakfast daily and 1 dinner
  • transport in air-conditioned vehicles
  • small group touring
  • entrance fees
  • English-speaking Tour Leader
  • all tipping
  • return transfers

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JULY 24th
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JULY 28th
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AU$940*

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AU$250*
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NOVEMBER 3rd
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NOVEMBER 13th
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NOVEMBER 17th
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AU$940*

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NOVEMBER 27th
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DECEMBER 1st
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AU$940*

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AU$250*
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DECEMBER 11th
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DECEMBER 15th
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DECEMBER 25th
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DECEMBER 29th
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AU$250*
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JANUARY 1st
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JANUARY 5th
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AU$990*

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AU$260*
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Small Group Tour Itinerary

2018

DAY 1: HANOI
Delve into the frenetic energy of Vietnam after arriving in Hanoi, and meet your fellow travellers and Tour Leader (or local guide).

Hotel: The Ann Hanoi (or similar)

DAY 2: HANOI TO SAPA
Visit the Ethnology Museum to learn about the 53 ethnic groups that live in Vietnam, and gain an understanding of the traditional customs and way of life of these groups. Drive five hours up to Sapa, enjoying spectacular mountain scenery along the way.

Hotel: Sapa Highland Resort (or similar)

DAY 3: SAPA 
Enjoy a guided tour of Sapa town and visit the colourful local market where you will have your first glimpses of the colourfully dressed minority groups. Embark on a light trek to Ta Van Hoa Valley, admiring the beautifully terraced rice paddy fields and stunning vistas. Meet friendly Black H’mong villagers and observe daily life.

Hotel: Sapa Highland Resort (or similar)

DAY 4: LECH VILLAGE
Travel south out of Sapa town and trek to Lech Village. The village is situated in a picturesque area of the Sapa region and is home to one of the area’s most colourful minority communities, the Red Dzao hilltribe. The Red Dzao women shave their heads, eyebrows and wear bright red turbans, and are well-known for their local medicines and embroidery skills. Stay overnight at Topas Ecolodge, a unique property built and operated using sustainable principles, and employing local people. The magnificent views of the surrounding mountains and valley are a highlight. In the evening, enjoy a farewell group dinner to celebrate a memorable experience in Sapa.

Hotel: Topas Ecolodge (or similar)

DAY 5: HANOI
Sit back and enjoy the scenery on the return drive back to Hanoi before transferring to either the airport, or to your city hotel.

  

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