Top things to know before tours to Dien Bien
Dien Bien is a province in northwestern Vietnam. It's bordered by Lai Chau and Son La provinces of Vietnam to the east and south, Pu'er City, Yunnan, China, to the north and Phongsaly Province in Laos to the west. Dien Bien is a brand new province which was created by dividing the previous Lai Chau Province in early 2004, each themselves had been as soon as a part of the Lan Xang kingdom, then switched possession to Vietnam in the course of the French Colonial interval. Dien Bien consists of all of the land to the south of the Da River (Black River), and New Lai Chau Province consists of all of the land to the north of the Da River.