Eliane 2 (Hill A1), Dien Bien Phu Battle
Eliane 2 (Hill A1), Dien Bien Phu Battle

Dien Bien Phu Tour - 3 Days

Dien Bien Phu Tour is a military historical tour to the famed Dien Bien Phu Battle which helped to change the course of the world history and of the Vietnamese history. The tour length is for 3 days, 2 nights.

Beatrice Hill (Him Lam) at Dien Bien Phu Dien Bien Phu Tour is not only a journey back in time but also an intellectual journey for you to recall the development of the battles and analyze the facts and figures, the course of events, the military strategies and tactics by both sides. We trust you’ll have interesting conclusions for yourself after the trip.

The pace of travel is moderate with some hikes to visit the former battlegrounds. All the meals on the tour are included and the accommodations are at boutique luxury hotels of 3* or 4-star standards.

Day-to-day itinerary
Day1 Hanoi – Dien Bien Phu (VN8202: 1110-1225) (B/L/D)
Day2 Dien Bien Phu Tour (B/L/D)
Day3 Dien Bien Phu Tour/Dien Bien Phu – Hanoi (VN8205: 1620-1720) (B/L)

Hotels
3-4* hotels at Dien Bien Phu.

Inclusions
English-speaking guide as per itinerary;
Twin/Double-shared accommodation as indicated in the program;
Private car for all airport transfers and tours as indicated in the program;
Airfares for HAN-DIN-HAN as per itinerary;
Meals as indicated in the program ( B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner);
All admission fees during guided times in the program;

Exclusions
Insurance of any types;
Early check-ins and late check-outs: check-in time: 14:00 PM and check-out time is 11:00 A.M unless otherwise indicated by each hotel;
International airfares and airport taxes other than those mentioned as included above;
Drinks, laundry, bar or other personal expenses;
Others not clearly specified clearly in the inclusions;

Mountains around the Muong Thanh Valley (Dien Bien Phu City), Vietnam
Mountains around the Muong Thanh Valley (Dien Bien Phu City), Vietnam

Detailed itinerary

Day1 Hanoi – Dien Bien Phu (VN8202: 1110-1225)(L/D)
Our team picks you up from your hotel for the airport transfer. Take the flight to Dien Bien Phu.
On arrival, check into the hotel and have refreshment.
Lunch at the hotel.
In the afternoon visit Dien Bien Phu Museum.
Overnight at Dien Bien Phu.Knoll Elian2 (A1 Hill) at Dien Bien Phu

Day2 Dien Bien Phu Tour (B/L/D)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Visit the strongholds protecting the northern side of the Hedgehog of Dien Bien Phu which were the targets of the first range of attacks by the Viet Minh. Recall the development of the battles at the Him Lam Hill (Beatrice), Doc Lap Hill (Gabrielle) and Ban Keo (Anne Marie). The vivid marks of the past battles certainly help to carry you back in time.

In the afternoon, visit the central zone of the Hedgehog and the strategic eastern hills & knolls taking in: The Commander Post, the A1 Hill (Eliane 2), C1, C2 and D1 Hills. These were targets of the second series of attacks by Viet Minh. Recall and analysis the course of events. Our tour also includes samples of the track that Viet Minh used for pulling the artillery into the site as well as sample locations of the former artillery sites.
Lunch and dinner at the hotel.
Overnight at Dien Bien Phu.

Day3 Dien Bien Phu Tour/Dien Bien Phu – Hanoi (VN8205: 1620-1720) (B/L)
Breakfast at the hotel.
In the morning, visit the site of once Hong Cum Zone (Isabelle) protecting the hedgehog from the south and some Thai villages in the Muong Thanh Valley. Isabelle was the last stronghold to surrender to Viet Minh concluding the Dien Bien Phu Battle.
Travel back to the hotel for check-out and lunch.
Free time until our team transfers you back to the airport for the return flight to Hanoi. We trust you have had a lovely historical tour of Dien Bien Phu Battle with Paradissa.