LaiChau is situated on high mountainous region in the North West of Vietnam, northern of Da River. Its neighbors are Yunna (China) on the north, Laos on the west, LaoCai Province on the north-east, DienBien, SonLa provinces on the south.
A range of mountain following Northern West - Southern East makes up the terrain The PuSaLeng point is 3,096m in height. There are sloping mountains, hill, valley, plateau, spring alternately. Falls and waterfalls with high flow are potential of hydroelectricity in LaiChau.
Belong to tropical monsoon zone; the climate of LaiChau is divided into two seasons: rain season and dry season. The annual average temperature is 21oC - 23oC.
Tourists are interesting in custom of ethnic groups in SinHo Village or TamDuong Townlet. They also fond of other sites such as: TienSon Cave, MuongLaiSpring.
The transportation is mainly by road. National Highway No.12 connects DienBienPhu City to MaLuThang Border Gate crossing LaiChau, and National Highway No.4D links LaiChau with Sapa Townlet. LaiChau Town is 406km from Hanoi.