Tag: Northwest Highlights in Vietnam

What to Do and See in Cao Bang Province, Vietnam Highlights

This provincial outpost lies in a picturesque crook in the Bang Giang River. Few foreigners get up this far, and the state of hotels and services might indicate why, but rugged travelers are in their element. The city alone is…

Top 10 Highlights in Dien Bien Phu

1. Vestiges of the Battle of Dien Bien Phu – city centre No visit to Dien Bien Phu would be complete without at least a cursory look at the relics of the decisive Franco-Vietnamese battle of 1954. The principal monuments…

Guided Tours to the Northwest of Vietnam

Although a number of people would choose to travel by themselves. We still recommend you to book a tour with us to the Northwest of Vietnam with us to enjoy the hassle free trip. The far North West of Vietnam…

How to Behave When Traveling in the Northwest of Vietnam

General customs and etiquette Whether dealing with Vietnamese or ethnic minority people during the course of your trip, it is important to bear in mind the following points: Social harmony Everyone in Vietnam likes to create and maintain social harmony,…

Dien Bien Phu Excursions

Pa Khoang Lake and Muong Phang Forest A worthwhile half-day or full-day excursion from Dien Bien Phu takes travellers north east of the city to the beautiful Pa Khoang Lake and onwards to Muong Phang Forest, a popular local beauty…

Dien Bien Phu Battle

The ‘hedgehog’ (herisson) defences established by the French at Dien Bien Phu comprised three complimentary sub-sectors, each made up of a complex of strong points. The centra! sub-sector, located in and around what is now the centre of the town,…

Brief Introduction of Dien Bien Phu

Situated some 420 kilometers north west of Hanoi in a region where even today ethnic Vietnamese still represent less than one third of the total population, Dien Bien Phu lies in the Muong Thanh valley, a heart-shaped basin 18 kilometers…

Mai Chau – The Places of Interest

Mai Chau Valley Location: Thi tran Mai Chau, Huyen Mai Chau, Tinh Hoa Binh While Mai Chau town itself has little to offer the tourist, the White Thai villages of Lac and Pom Coong, located south west of the town,…