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Clean Up The World Weekend – Clean Up Sapa 2011 On Saturday the 17th and Sunday the 18th of September, 2011, Sapa O’Chau will take part in the Clean Up the World Weekend, held annually on the 3rd weekend of September. This year’s campaigne theme - Our Place… Our Planet… Our Responsibility highlights how local action, taken by every community and volunteer in a Clean Up the World activity, has a global impact. With the help of students, local businesses, tourists and residents, we are improving the environment of our place; Sapa! We are conducting litter-picking treks in the Muong Hoa valley, focusing on the touristic villages of Lao Chai, Ta Van, Cat Cat and Xin Chai. As well as improving the natural beauty of Sapa, we hope to encourage people to take care of Sapa’s future; encouraging tourism and sustainable development. Saturday, 17th September – Lao Chai & Ta Van Time 8:30 9:00 11:00 13:00 14:00 17:00 17:30

Activity Start - Meet at Sapa O'Chau Center. Start walking through Sapa and towards Lao Chai. Arrive at Lao Chai entrance. (*) Lunch at Sapa O'Chau homestay in Lao Chai. Arrive at Lao Chai primary school. (*) Arrive at Ta Van bridge for return transport. Finish - Return to Sapa O'Chau Center.

Sunday, 18th September – Cat Cat & Xin Chai Time 8:30 9:00 10:00 11:00 13:00 14:00 16:00 18:00

Activity Start - Meet at Sapa O'Chau Center. Start walking through Sapa and towards Cat Cat. Arrive at Cat Cat entrance. (*) Arrive at Cat Cat waterfall. Lunch near Sin Chai primary school. (*) Walk back towards Sapa. Return to Sapa O'Chau Center for Thank You Party Finish - End of Thank You party. (*) Pick-Up of collected rubbish by truck.


Main Event Sponsors: Thank you – Cám ơn – O’Chau

TOM Travel –

Transport for Saturday. Buses to collect all participants from Ta Van bridge at the end of Saturday’s clean up of Lao Chai & Ta Van.

Victoria Hotel –

Protective gloves. 200 pairs. Truck to pick-up collected rubbish. Rubbish disposal services.

Topas Ecolodge –

Pack lunches for participants. 100 for Saturday & 100 for Sunday. Drinking water. 20 Liter bottles, 5 for Saturday & 5 for Sunday.

Chapa Gardens & Delta Restaurants –

Clean Up Sapa thank you party. Snacks & drinks for 100 people.


Clean up sapa 2011