DienBien Province is on the North - West Vietnam. It is next to LaiChau, SonLa provinces, Laos and China. The province has many mountains stretching along north-west and south-east direction. MuongThanh Valley is largest one of this region. The topography includes forests, high mountains, narrow valleys, small plains, and springs.
DienBien is mountainous tropical area. There are the dry and the rainy seasons. The average temperature is about 21șC - 23șC.
DienBien possesses charming natural scenery such as PaKhoang Reservoir, ThamBang Cave, BanPhu Citadel, Museum of DienBienPhu Victory.
DienBien are also proud of many historic sites: NoongNhai Vestige, MuongPhang Forest, especially, DienBienPhu Vestige with a global well-known victory in 1954.
Traveling from Hanoi to DienBienPhu, it takes 1 hour by plane. But by road, travelers go over kilometers of mountainous road and cross PhaDin Pass. The stretch of road goes uphill and downhill alternately with many sharp bends. It is a memorable event for everybody in this superb mountain.
The network of road is convenient include:- It takes 478km from Hanoi following National Highway No. 6 to TuanGiao and then the 279 to DienBienPhu.- It is 195km from DienBienPhu to MaLuThang border gate (LaiChau) following National Highway No. 12.- The National Highway No. 279 links TuanGiao to TayTrang border gate vise DienBienPhu.
Beside that, there is MuongThanh Airport in DienBienPhu, connecting HaNoi - DienBienPhu