Dien Bien earns VND950 billion from tourism in 2017
Update: Jan 25, 2018
In 2017, tourist arrival to the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien increased 25% from the previous year, grossing a tourism revenue of VND950 billion, up 33.8%, said Mr. Pham Viet Dung, Director of the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

Historical relics in Dien Bien attract numerous tourists

Tourism activities contributed to providing jobs for more than 12,000 workers, in which 5,000 are direct workers.

Currently, Dien Bien has 142 accommodation establishments (in which 19 are one to four-star hotels), more than 150 restaurants, and 10 cultural villages with the capacity of meeting the demand for food and accommodation.

The locality has many historical relics in association with national construction and defence, such as Muong Luan tower, Tam Van citadel, Ban Phu citadel and Dien Bien Phu battlefield complex which was ranked as national relic in 2009.

It also has eco-tourism destinations such as Pa Khoang Lake, Muong Nhe Nature Reserve, Muong Phang relic site, Pa Thom cavern, Tham Pua cave and Xa Nhe cave, hot springs in Hua Pe and U Va (Dien Bien district), Sang village and Son La hydroelectricity lake.