The Nam Na River at Lai ChauLai Chau is tucked amid the wild mountains in the North-West of Vietnam. Due to its remoteness and lack of good roads the province was somehow separated from the mainstream society for many years. Most travelers would not travel that far to Lai Chau and only some made day trips to Than Uyen or Tam Duong from Sapa.

Nowadays the roads are getting better and people start traveling to Lai Chau. Still, little is known that Lai Chau possesses many high mountain peaks and ethnic groups that are not much affected by modernization in Vietnam. The land is absolutely great for adventures such as trekking and mountain climbing, mountain-biking, motorcycling... There highlands in Lai Chau with cool climate all year round and which is great for relaxing family holidays. Paradissa's little guide for Lai Chau is to assist you with useful information for a great trip in Lai Chau.

  • Lai Chau is a mountainous province, located to the North-West of Vietnam. Lai Chau shares border with China to the north and north-west, with Lao Cai Province to the east, with Yen Bai to the south-east, with Son La to the south, with Dien Bien to the south, south-west and west.