Dien Bien is a province in northwestern Vietnam. Dien Bien is popular to many visitors with the complex of historical sites of the resistance war against the French colonialists, especially the Dien Bien Phu glorious victory. Visiting Dien Bien, tourists will have opportunities to visit the historic sites, pay gratitude to the martyrs and enjoy a space of old-aged culture of 21 ethnic minority groups. The land has a rich cultural tradition with various characteristics, which are preserved in the literary treasures of the ethnic minority groups in various types and topics on the land and people of Dien Bien Phu.

Command Tunnel of General DeCastries in Dien Bien
Command Tunnel of General DeCastries – Dien Bien Phu Victory Monument
A1 Hill - Dien Bien Phu Victory Monument
A1 Hill – Dien Bien Phu Victory Monument

Muong Thanh (Dien Bien Phu) is known as the rice area of the northwestern region. Muong Thanh is the land of the Thai people for many years with the culture of stilt houses and umbrella and bamboo-pole dances with the Thai girls in Phieng Loi, Che Can, Phieng Quai. Tourists will have a night in stilt houses, swim in mineral spring in U Va, Thanh Luong, Hua Pe hamlets. In March, when Ban flower blooms, visitors climb up the mountain to Tua Chua to see the forest with white blooming Ban flowers in Ta Xi Lang to learn more about the legend “Ban flower turned into Thai girls” …

Muong Thanh Valley, Dien Bien
The beautiful scenery of Muong Thanh Valley in harvest time

Visiting Dien Bien, visitors can not fail to visit East Dien Bien to see the upstream of the Ma River, visit the Muong Lay to see the ruined mansion of the Thai King Deo Van Long, stopping at Tuan Giao to take part in Long Tong Festival of the Mong people and join folk games. Visitors to Dien Bien in December will be sunken in daisies bloom on mountains and in the forests, touch the Zero border marker at the border T junction in A Pa Chai (Muong Nhe), where a cock crow can be heard in three countries (Vietnam, Laos, China), where the sun set at the latest on the territory of Vietnam (the country’s west pole) … Dien Bien is always ready to welcome visitors.

Ma River
The majestic Ma River
Ruined mansion of the Thai King Deo Van Long
Ruined mansion of the Thai King Deo Van Long