Dien Bien is a border mountainous province in the Northwest region, nearly 500km from Hanoi capital. It borders Lai Chau province to the north, Son La province to the east and northeast, Yunnan province - China to the northwest, and Laos to the west and southwest. Coming to Dien Bien is combining with nature, returning to a magnificent history with resounding victories. The capital of Dien Bien is Dien Bien Phu city. Dien Bien is associated with Dien Bien Phu campaign and flower festival.
Dien Bien has a tropical monsoon climate so the temperature is quite cool with an average temperature of 21 to 23 degrees Celsius. Heavy rain usually focuses on June, July, and August. You should avoid traveling to Dien Bien during this time because the road will be quite slippery, not suitable for going out or sightseeing.
You can visit Dien Bien to celebrate Dien Bien Phu victory (May 7) and participate in cultural activities. In addition, you can choose one of the following months to travel to Dien Bien for sightseeing like March (bauhinia variegata flower season), September (ripe rice season), and December (wild sunflower season).
In addition to the tourist sites with historical vestiges such as hill A1, C1, Do Cat tunnel, etc, Dien Bien is also known to tourists with over a dozen beautiful and wild tourist destinations.