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Mai Chau - Hoa Binh

Mai Chau of Hoa Binh Vietnam is a little valley surrounded by green mountains and dotted with lakes, paddy fields, rivers and houses on stilts of the local Thai people. Driving from Ha Noi to Son La or Mai Chau, most travellers would stop at the entrance to Mai Chau which offers the breathtaking panoramic view of the area.

Lao Cai

Lao Cai Province of Vietnam is located in the north-western region of the country. Lao Cai shares border with China to the north, with Ha Giang to the east, with Yen Bai to the southeast and south, and with Lai Chau to the west. The capital of the province is Lao Cai City, 300km north-west of Hanoi. The province possesses sublime untouched natural beauties, rich and colorful ethnic cultures, and has long been a popular tourist attraction for the Vietnamese tourists as well as for foreign visitors.

Thai Nguyen

Thai Nguyen Province was the capital of the liberated zone of Viet Bac in the resistance war against the French in the late 1940s and early 1950s. The province shares the border with Bac Kan Province to the north, with Lang Son and Bac Giang Provinces to the east; with Hanoi to the south and the provinces of Vinh Phuc and Tuyen Quang to the west. The capital city of the province is Thai Nguyen City, 67km from Hanoi.

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.

Dien Bien

Dien Bien Province is located in the North-West of Vietnam. Dien Bien shares border with China to the north-west, with Lai Chau to the north and north-east, with Son La to the east and south-east and south, with Laos to the south-west and west. Dien Bien has an international border-crossing with Laos at Tay Trang (Vietnam) – Sop Hun (Laos).

Son La

Son La is 280km north-west of Hanoi. Son La Province is bordered to the east by Lao Cai, Yen Bai and Phu Tho Provinces, to the south-east by Hoa Binh and Thanh Hoa Provinces, to the south by Laos, to the west by Dien Bien and Lai Chau Provinces.

Hoa Binh

Hoa Binh is a mountainous province in north-western Vietnam. The province is bordered to the north by Phu Tho, to the east by Hanoi, to the southeast by Ha Nam and Ninh Binh, to the south by Ninh Binh and Thanh Hoa, to the west by Son La. The provincial capital city is 74km south-west of Hanoi.

Yen Bai

Yen Bai, a land of the rugged mountains that conceal so many records of history, of the breathtaking mountain passes which made many battles of Vietnam into legends, of the evergreen tea plantations which hypnotize the travelers passing by, of the golden rice terraces which have defined the standards of the wild beauty of north-western Vietnam, of the ethnic minorities whose life has remained unchanged for centuries, of the fresh hill stations whose climate remains almost unchanged all year round... is not yet on the tour itineraries or travel plans of most travellers to Vietnam.

Vinh Phuc

Vinh Phuc Province is a buffer area between the the Red River Delta and the mountains in the north-western region of Vietnam. Vinh Phuc is 50km north-west of Hanoi. Vinh Phuc is getting to be a big industrial areas in Vietnam nowadays with investments from global companies.

Phu Tho

Phu Tho Province is located in the North-West of Vietnam; bordered to the north-east by Tuyen Quang Province, to the east by Vinh Phuc Province, to the south-east by Ha Tay Province (Hanoi now), to the south by Hoa Binh Province, to the west by Son La Province and to the west and north-west by Yen Bai Province. The capital of Phu Tho Province is Viet Tri City, 80km north-west of Hanoi.

Tuyen Quang

Tuyen Quang is a mountainous province in the north-east of Vietnam, 155 km from Hanoi. The province borders Ha Giang to the north, Cao Bang to the north-east, Bac Kan and Thai Nguyen Provinces to the east, Vinh Phuc and Phu Tho Provinces to the south and Yen Bai Province to the west.

Lang Son

Lang Son Province is located in the North-East of Vietnam, sharing the border with Cao Bang Province to the north, with China to the east, with Quang Ninh to the southeast, with Bac Giang to the south and with Thai Nguyen and Bac Kan Provinces to the west.