Tour Name: Dien Bien Phu battlefield
Tour Duration: Halfday
Tour features: Warsites
Travelling gears: Casual
clothes, sandals, hat, walking shoes
Dates: No fixed departure
dates. You may go whenever you wish.
Dien Bien Phu was the climactic confrontation of the
First Indochina War (1954) between the French
Union's French Far East Expeditionary Corps and Viet
Minh communist revolutionaries. Dien
Bien Phu which is 500km from Ha Noi is deep in the mountains and is near the
border between Vietnam and Laos. The area
includes deep ravines and up to over 2500m-mountains. Muong Thanh Valley of Dien Bien is the biggest valley in
the northwest of Vietnam,
measures at 20km from north-to-south and over 6km from
To day, most visitors who reach this outpost come for
the history. But along with the old army headquarters, a museum and monuments, Dien Bien Phu offers pristine mountain scenery and
fascinating minority cultures.
The tour guide will pick you up by company car at the hotel
in Dien Bien Phu or at our company.
Then the tour
guide will take you to visit Beatrice Fortification with a system
of twisting trenches and gun emplacement at Himlam hills. Visit the A1
hill-where bitter fighting took place. On the way to visit the bunker
of French commander, general Colonel Christian de Castries, the
travellers will have chance
to see the old Muong Thanh bridge still preserved
closed to motorised traffic and the bunker where Chief Artillery Commander
Pirot committed suicide. Before ending the tour, travellers will visit the French
soldiers cemetery monument.
Drop off at the hotel
End of services
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- All ground transport on tour with AC
- Meals as indicated
- Local English speaking tour guide
- All entrance and sightseeing fees in the
- Domestic air tickets
- International airfaires & airport
taxes in/out of Vietnam
- Hotel early check-ins and late
- All drinks & other meals not
- Travel insurance
- Visa to Vietnam
- Personal expenses(laundry, telephone,
- Others not mentioned in details.
- Tipping and gratuities are welcomed.