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Ethos - Spirit of the Community

Sapa 333311, Vietnam
+84 166 689 2536
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A Day We'll Never Forget

If you are traveling to Vietnam, do not miss the chance to visit beautiful Sapa and this fantastic... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Gabriellemh
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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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Highly recommended

We booked The Spirit Tree with homestay with Ethos and could not ask for anything better. We were... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
marikrist
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Oslo, Norway
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ETHOS are an ethical Social Enterprise that strive to offer experiential adventures. Our aim is to facilitate conscientious travellers in creating unique adventures whilst supporting local minority tribal people in helping themselves. The experiences are made by you and enhanced by our team of local guides who will use their vast knowledge and skills to support you in finding something special in the Sapa area. ETHOS tours create a regular and reliable source of income and also for our team and also provide the financial means through which we can implement a wider selection of projects within our community. From human trafficking awareness classes to support with health and literacy, our work is varied and much needed. All of this helps to foster a strong team spirit that we hope you will feel when you visit Sapa with us.
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Sapa 333311, Vietnam
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+84 166 689 2536
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you are traveling to Vietnam, do not miss the chance to visit beautiful Sapa and this fantastic organisation. Before visiting we heard so much about how Sapa is 'so built up now' and even 'it's not worth visiting'... this could not be further from...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We booked The Spirit Tree with homestay with Ethos and could not ask for anything better. We were paired up with a very kind, warm-hearted and knowledgeable Hmong tour guide named Ganh. Ganh led us through small and hidden pathways through beautiful landscapes. We had...More

Thank marikrist
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I have just spent 3 days with ethos along with my husband and two teenage children. We did a one day visit and trek to Muong Hum Market with our guide Cha. We then did a two day trek with Cha . Be sure to...More

Thank Donna B
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I don't know where to start without either writing a book and repeating what others have said but I am so compelled to write. Myself and my hubby and 2 kids ( 13 and 9) booked a 2 day trek with an overnight stay. What...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's all been said in these other positive Ethos reviews, not much more to say except thank you again for a great experience! You made our trip to Sapa worthwhile.

Thank jkking2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As the low fire crackled under three dishes of traditional Hmong delicacies, Cha tends to the fire, gently stoking it, mesmerized by the glowing embers. The dishes that followed were some of the most beautiful examples of Vietnamese food that I've ever tasted, even after...More

Thank Ryan F
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was without doubt one of the most amazing things that we did on our month long trip in Vietnam as a family with 2 young boys (8 and 11). Right from the very first email the assistance and information given was incredible. Hoa kindly...More

Thank selbysontour
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Incredible, authentic experience with Ethos. We arrived in Sapa in the morning via overnight train from Hanoi and did a one night home stay with an Ethos guide. We barely saw other tourists once we had departed on our trek, which was pleasant because Sapa...More

Thank Sarah R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve you’re planing on going to Vietnam don’t miss out on the Sapa area (not particularly the city itself though). Definitely book a trip with Ethos if you are interested in trekking. They also give you information about the area and the people living there...More

Thank Cons94
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I did 3 different Treks with Ethos . An evening food tour the day we arrived was challenging but interesting . It was a great introduction to the Ethos Company and our delightful tour guide - “My”. Phil and Hoa (Ethos directors) are very knowledgable...More

Thank Colette G
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Nikki S
14 June 2018|
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
The trekking is easy but there are some climbing and descending which can be a little slippery. With these guy you can design your own trek for distance and type of terrain that suits you.
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Louie_Diep
25 March 2018|
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Response from VanessaRoad | Reviewed this property |
I did it through their email account but they are also on Facebook as Ethos Spirit of the Community. We went up by private car and back by bus. The mother and daughter we met who were walking with Ethos went up by night... More
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