Dien Bien Phu overview

Great package included Hanoi city. Overland by highway 6 to Dien Bien Phu with great view on countryside. Visit Dien Bien Phu with all sights this place has to offer. Save up much time on the way back by short a flight to Hanoi.

 

Itinerary

Day 1: Hanoi - Arrival
 Pick up from Noi Bai international airport to the hotel in Hanoi. After lunch is a half day city tour including the old quarter and the central lake. Enjoy a water puppet show at night. Rest of the day is free time for strolling around this charming city.( L)
 (OVERNIGHT IN HANOI)
 
 Day 2: Hanoi - Son La
 Depart from Hanoi for Son La, home of the Black and White Tai minority people. Stop for lunch at a local house with White Tai minority peoples in Mai Chau before proceeding further to Son La with ample stops en route for photography. (B,L)
 (OVERNIGHT IN SON LA)
 
 Day 3: Son La - Dien Bien Phu
 Breakfast at the hotel then visit Son La prison where the French routinely held Viet Minh revolutionaries, Son La museum. Head out to Dien Bien Phu, stop en route to visit colorful Thuan Chau market and view the attractive mountain villages of the H'Mong and White Tai ethnic minorities. Arrive in Dien Bien Phu late in the afternoon. (B,L)
  (OVERNIGHT IN DIEN BIEN PHU)
 
 Day 4: Dien Bien Phu - Sightseeing 
 Tour the historical sites at Dien Bien Phu, including the Dien Bien Phu Exhibition Centre and the Revolutionary Heroes' Cemetery. Visit the most notorious battle sites of the military siege, such as Hill A1 (known as Elaine Two by the French), de Castries' Bunker, and the airport. The afternoon is free for rest and leisure. (B,L).
 OVERNIGHT IN DIEN BIEN PHU
 
 Day 5: Dien Bien Phu - Ha Noi
 The morning is free time. Afternoon flight back to Hanoi. (B)

Note : The schedule above can be changed at the time of booking.

Highlights

  • Hanoi sightseeing with water puppet show
  • Son La area and old prison
  • Dien Bien Phu at full sights visit
  • Scenic drive on highway 6 for Vietnam typical countryside

Inclusion

Trip includes:

  • English speaking guide
  • Domestic flight (Dien Bien Phu-Hanoi)
  • All accommodation twin share & daily breakfast
  • All meals as indicated on itinerary. (B : Breakfast ; L : Lunch ; D : Dinner )
  • All private transfers & transport
  • All entrance fees & permits during guided time
Trip excludes:
  • International airfares & airport taxes.
  • Visa & visa arrangements
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals not indicated on itinerary
  • Other personal expenses
  • Tips & gratuities

Recommended Hotels

Ha Noi : Ha Noi Hilton (5 star)

Son La : Son La Trade Union Hotel (standard)

Dien Bien Phu : Muong Thanh Hotel (standard)