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Topas Mountain Express

Sapa, Vietnam
+84 4 3715 1005
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Return journey was hell

We stayed for three days at Topas lodge and it was idilic. But our memories are tainted by the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
spoon2013
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Economy seats advertised as Business

Sapa is an amazing experience but also a bit of a journey, especially if you are only there for two... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2018
Mathias F
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The 245 km Expressway from Hanoi to Lao Cai has helped shortening the travel time from Hanoi to the mountain town of Sapa to 5 hours. The Expressway has proved itself as a great way to travel to Sapa. Topas Mountain Express offers Limousine Transfer Service; departs from Hanoi in the morning and from Sapa in the afternoon.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good44%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Sapa, Vietnam
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for three days at Topas lodge and it was idilic. But our memories are tainted by the luxuary limosine Service on the return journey. We were told we had to sit in the back seats which was ok ... until we picked up...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Sapa is an amazing experience but also a bit of a journey, especially if you are only there for two days - one night. For that reason, many resorts have invested in trains and luxury cars to attract customers. Topas Eco Lodge was recommended to...More

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Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

We used this service to go from Hanoi to Topas Ecolodge and to return. Our driver arrived early in Hanoi and we were greeted with a bag that had water, a muffin and a banana. We picked up a few others and were on the...More

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Asger K, Direktør at Topas Mountain Express, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Dear ClaireMcNeilage. Thanks for your 5 star review. Welcome back! Asger

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Reviewed 25 September 2017

Comfortable "limousine" style van, seats recline, good A/C, good driver, one stop along the way. Nice way to go!

Thank Corey B
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Asger K, Direktør at Topas Mountain Express, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Dear Corey B. Great you liked our service - Thanks! BR Asger

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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We took the Topas Mountain Express to their ecolodge and were happy with the service; on time, comfortable seating, air-conditioning, USB charging points, snacks provided. The drivers were excellent and definitely deserve a special mention as the road conditions, traffic and livestock make for interesting...More

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Asger K, Direktør at Topas Mountain Express, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Dear Tee-rav-is. Thanks for reviewing our service, happy you liked it. Our WIFI quality is depending on 3G network, which is not super good in some areas. But great to hear from you. BR Asger

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Reviewed 11 August 2017

We use the topas mountain express for going from Hanoi to the Topas ecologde in Sapa, Vietnam. The driver picked us up on time at the hotel and stored all our suicases in the bus. The bus was very comfortable and had separate seats for...More

Thank Jacob H
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Asger K, Direktør at Topas Mountain Express, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Dear Jacob H. Thanks for your great and informative review. We hope it will inspire others to join our bus. BR Asger

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Reviewed 3 August 2017

We chose the Topas Mountain Express option as we were staying in the Topas Ecolodge and were glad we did. We were the first pickup at 0630 and this meant that we got the choice of seats which are mostly airline style reclining business class...More

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Asger K, Direktør at Topas Mountain Express, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Dear a1001. Thanks for writing a review. Sorry for the inconvenience, I am informed about your case. Happy you liked the trip anyway. BR Asger

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Reviewed 24 May 2017

Free wifi and you can charge your devices. Seats are leather, clean, spacious and very comfortable.The driver was really good. He could navigate through the fog going up the mountain when visibility was very poor.

Thank Jacqlam
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Asger K, Direktør at Topas Mountain Express, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Dear Jacqlam. Thanks for your great review - love it! Asger

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Reviewed 4 April 2017

The van was very comfortable. The pickup was on time. The service was great to and from Hanoi to Topas Ecolodge.

Thank trang2010
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Management response:Responded 25 April 2017

Dear trang2010. Thanks for your great 5 star review. BR Asger Koppen

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Reviewed 12 January 2017

We were lucky to be the first passengers picked up and so had our choice of seats. Not so lucky on the return journey and ended up in the back seat and separated from my fellow travellers. That said all the seats were comfortable and...More

Thank Erylis
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Management response:Responded 25 April 2017

Dear Erylis. Thanks for your review, happy you will use our service again one day. Welcome back. BR Asger Koppen

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Response from Nam_Cang | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. Unfortunately, the 28 inch size luggages do not fit for the storage of the van. We can only confirm if it is possible closely to the departure date, in case we have any free seat for the... More
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