Choose a package that fits your level of accommodation

Runner Camp at Topas Ecolodge – a peaceful and remote hilltop situated at 1,000m!

We aim to cater to most racing budgets so at the Topas Ecolodge we offer everything from a campsite to our Suites which are new for 2017. The Topas Ecolodge is always a special location surrounded by mountains and deep, rice terraced valleys, but on VMM weekend every year it is transformed into a runner’s paradise. Everyone staying at the Topas Ecolodge is there for VMM so everyone has a shared passion for running in the mountains. What’s more, in 2018 Topas Ecolodge will have a new infinity pool making a stay here better than ever!

If you choose to stay at Topas Ecolodge you can choose our 4-day packageYou will have the option of either a bungalow, a suite, a rented tent or to bring your own tent. These packages include transfers from Hanoi, many meals, a full day of activity on Friday before the race including pre-race talks, a walk to a Red Dao village, yoga and more.


Available for private pairs or  shared with 1 other runner of the same gender. The new Topas Eclolodge suites offer a new level of comfort in Vietnam’s most beautiful hilltop location. All come with a private balcony. Very limited. Please email to book.

Executive bungalows

For private groups of 3 persons or as shared with 2 other runners of same gender. Topas Ecolodge Executive Bungalows are the best-equipped rooms with a modern feeling, AC, minibar and with a fantastic view, all with a private balcony for your comfort. Size: 28.5 m2 plus a 6 m2 open private balcony

Rent a tent

A rented tent will be ready upon arrival on a hilltop at the compound of the lodge (1000m above sea level) with direct mountain view and hopefully two starry nights. The tents are Scandinavian quality double layer dome tents. Inside you’ll have a good mattress, pillow and a Scandinavian sleeping bag. This accommodation is for groups of 2 persons or shared with another runner of same gender. Toilet and shower is nearby.

Bring your own tent

Bring you own tent and set it up on a beautiful rice field overlooking the valley; bring whatever gear you need to make your stays as comfortable as you like and that will make you feel at home. Toilet and shower is nearby.

Stay in Sapa Town

If you choose to stay in Sapa Town you can choose for our 4 day package and 3 day package. Sapa town is located 18km from Topas Ecolodge, which is around 1 hour driving.

Hotel in Sapa town

We have a large, recently opened hotel – Sapa Highland Resort – meaning almost all runners can stay in one place, taking over the property and turning it into a house of running for the whole weekend.

Runners booking solo will be paired with another VMM entrant of the same gender. Single supplement is available on request and friends/partners can also request to stay together by emailing us after your booking.  When staying in Sapa town you have the option of booking either a 3-day package or a 4-day package.