The Area

The Area

Located deep in the Sapa valley, in the heart of the mountains, Topas Riverside Lodge offers overnight stays within a traditional minority village, making for a truly authentic cultural experience combined with modern comforts. Tucked away amidst winding rivers and a verdant-green forest, you will discover how the Red Dzao community continues to live the same way they have for centuries. 

Getting to
Nam Cang Village

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Getting to Nam Cang Village

Nam Cang commune is located in the most remote region of Sapa district, situated 36km (a 90′ drive) outside of Sapa town. The village is inhabited largely by Red Dzao and Black H’mong minority groups, with 267 total household and a total population around 1,578 people. 

Red Dzao Community

Namcang

Red Dzao Community

How much do you know about the Red Dzao ethnic minority, Vietnam’s second largest minority group and Topas Riverside Lodge’s favorite neighbors? 

Click to discover more about their culture and to add some Red Dzao enrichment to your vacation time! 

What to do in Nam Cang

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What to do in Nam Cang

Due to our unique location in remote Hoang Lien National Park, guests are spoiled for choice when it comes to discovering one of the most beautiful regions in all of Vietnam, relatively untouched by modern-day mass tourism.

Our comfortable base is ideal for exploring the awe-inspiring nature of northern Vietnam as well as cultural encounters with the diverse minority villages of the area via active pursuits like our specially formulated Sapa hiking tours and other Sapa walking holidays.