Ecotourism is one of the recent trends of Vietnam tours. Its aim is to operate tourism without having a significant impact on the natural environment. Now, let’s discover this kind of tourism in Sapa (Sapa tours) through the three prominent eco-friendly destinations below!
1/ Topas Ecolodge
Topas Ecolodge is just far from Sapa Town for an hour in driving. However, as soon as you arrive there, it seems to be a different world which is away from the modern life in the center. More specifically, it has 25 small houses built in a united area. All of them are completely made from white granite and roofed by palm leaves from Van Ban District. Each room is simply furnished with wood, bamboo and rattan furniture, which makes most tourists feel close to nature. In particular, the restaurant and bar are located in a wooden stilt house of Tay people, it is a unique way to catch tourists’eyes in Sapa tours. Especially, people take advantage of solar power to turn it into eco-friendly energy to serve in the whole resort. At this place, you will also have a chance to use a special shampoo and shower gel which do not affect the environment.
Topas Ecolodge has a greatly beautiful view and fresh atmosphere, each room has a hallway looking down the valley. You can sit here to chat with one another, read an interesting book or even sip a cup of coffee while admiring the wonderful landscapes in Sapa.
2/ Rose Valley
Far from the center of Sapa Town about 5 kilometers to the southeast, Vietnam -the US high-tech eco-tourism area, also called Rose Valley, lies in the white cloudy valley between Ham Rong Mountains and Hoang Lien Son Mountains. With an area of over 20 hectares, it is an important point in Sapa eco trekking tour. In recent years, this ecotourism area has been invested to grow millions of French roses. In the rose gardens, there are dozens of stilt houses, made of pomu hardwood floorings and iridescent roofs, with a combination of folk and modern architecture, which deeply expresses the creativity and sophistication in mixing the northern Vietnamese and European architectural styles.
In addition to enjoying the beauty of Rose Valley, you can participate in some types of entertainment and relaxation such as herbal bathing, ethnic cultural performances, ethnic folk games and so on. Through these activities, you can get more knowledge about nature as well as cultures of Sapa. All in all, Rose Valley is such an indispensable destination in your Sapa tours, especially the eco trekking tour.
3/ Cat Cat Village
Cat Cat is a Mong ethnic village in San Sa Ho Commune. It is far from the center of Sapa Town about 2 kilometers. Located at the foot of the Hoang Lien Son Mountains, it is an ideal tourist destination in Sapa eco trekking tour to explore the cultural life of the northwestern people. The highlight of Cat Cat Village is that you can visit there in any month of the year. Arriving in the entrance of Cat Cat Village and following the steps leading down the valley, you will see a peaceful village with a wide range of terraced rice fields and wildflower fields accompanied by some simple ethnic houses. Not only is it attractive to tourists by the natural scenery but also by the traditional cultural characteristics of Mong people here. In particular, you can enjoy their ethnic performance and join in some traditional activities like sạp dancing. Certainly, it will be an unforgettable experience in your Sapa tours.
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