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Ethos - Spirit of the Community

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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...more
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Sapa 333311, Vietnam
+84 166 689 2536
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Thank you Phil and Hoa for that great hike with your amazing tour guide! Getting the chance of being part of a totally different culture was possibly the best travel experience we have ever had! Ethos is an amazing project showing that it's possible to...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you want to understand the life in the area, and get away from the tourist hordes, this is definitely the best way to do it. Besides, you are helping the local communities to improve their life conditions. The host family and their guide (Song)...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a once in a life time experience with our guide Cha Cha from Ethos who took us up to the Sunday Muong Hum market and then for a hike to a remote rural village where we cooked and ate a wonderful meal with...More

Thank DianeG315
Reviewed 5 days ago

We are a Swedish family of four adults that took a two day one night Homestay trek in beautiful Muong Hoa Valley. The service and communication from Hoa at Ethos, both prior to the trek and during our visit, was impeccable. As we arrived we...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We opted for the Mountain View Experience and had a wonderful day out with My our local guide from the Black H'mong tribe. We had plenty of time to stop for photos on the way and take in the breathtaking views. We had a coffee...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

if you have a chance to book a trip with ethos, please do so, what an amazing experience! we are only half way into our trip, but pretty sure this will remain the highlight. organisation: ethos is super professional in handling requests and quick to...More

Thank Tine A
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I looked for a reputable group to provide us with a guide when we were in Sapa. Ethos was undoubtedly the best decision we could have made on many levels. Our guide, Ker, is an amazing young woman. Highly proficient in English,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mi our guide was intelligent and had amazing knowledge on the local way of life. We did the Ta Giang Phin with a family lunch with an aged couple. They were such good fun and great hosts with what they could. The hike was through...More

Thank vivax777
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are planning on a visit to Sapa I recommend contacting the team at Ethos. It is not just about a trek. You will learn about the cultural and daily life of the the local Hmoung and other ethnic groups and eat excellent lunches....More

Thank MickJennings
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

“The experiences are made by you and enhanced by our team of local guides,” is how Ethos advertises their services. We absolutely felt like we experienced Sapa over the course of two days with Ethos, visiting two different villages. So, our guide on both days,...More

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Nikki S
June 14, 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.
March 24, 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