A province in north-western Vietnam, Dien Bien adjoins Lai Chau Province and Son La Province of Vietnam, Van Nam Province of China and Phongsali province of Laos. It is constituted by 7 districts named Dien Bien, Dien Bien Dong, Muong Ang, Muong Cha, Muong Nhe, Tua Chua, Tuan Giao. The capital of the province is Dien Bien Phu, a city most known for its long and victorious history against French colonists on 7/5/1954. Besides celebrated historic relics, like other mountainous provinces, Dien Bien offers fascinating natural scenery which one should not miss.
You are seeking a destination where you can not only enjoy vast green plateau, touching clouds on grandiose mountains and wallowing in melodious streams on river; but can also explore the most exciting part of Vietnamese culture reflected by ethnic minorities? Son La is the place you are trying hard to figure out, let’s pack-up and see what interesting features are waiting for us in this highland.
Another province in the Northeastern region of Vietnam, Lao Cai adjoins four Vietnam’s provinces (Lai Chau, Ha Giang, Yen Bai, Son La) and China’s Yunna. It has a total area of up to 6’383.9 sq. km and a population of 613.1 thousand inhabitants, including major ethnic groups of the country such as Viet (Kinh), H’Mong, Tay, Dao, Thai, etc.