Muong Lay Dien BienDien Bien, Vietnam
Muong Lay Dien Bien offers beautiful Vietnam off the beaten path mountain hiking, jungle treks, trekking homestay, road cycling tours, mountain biking holidays, dmz, veteran trips, motorbike, motorcycle tours from Hanoi. Muong Lay is a mountainous town of Dien Bien province in the northwest Vietnam. The town contains 2 wards and 1 commune including Na Lay, […]
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Muong Lay Dien Bien offers beautiful Vietnam off the beaten path mountain hiking, jungle treks, trekking homestay, road cycling tours, mountain biking holidays, dmz, veteran trips, motorbike, motorcycle tours from Hanoi. Muong Lay is a mountainous town of Dien Bien province in the northwest Vietnam.
The town contains 2 wards and 1 commune including Na Lay, Song Da, and Lay Nua.
Muong Lay Dien Bien is well known with Da River that flows through and the place where settled the Thai Trang (White Thai) Ethnic Group. Muong Lay is called the princess of the North West of Vietnam with her charming beauty that captivates everyone.
Getting to Muong Lay
The best way to get to Muong Lay from Hanoi is to take a flight from Hanoi to Dien Bien Phu city. It takes one hour by plane. Then either rent a car or catch a taxi to get to Muong Lay town from Dien Bien Phu airport. There are also direct buses from Hanoi to Muong Lay.
Traveling by road from Hanoi to Muong Lay is a great way to discover the north west Vietnam. Take the national road #6 Hanoi, Son La to Muong Lay. You can also reach this area by following the other national road #32 or the new highway from Hanoi to Lai Chau, then to Muong Lay. The stretch of road goes uphill and downhill alternately with many sharp bends.
Booking a guided tour (with a tour guide) is highly recommended. An English-speaking guide is helpful in such off the beaten path place like Muong Lay Vietnam.
When to go
The town climate is monsoon tropical in altitude with low temperature and few rain in winter, hot and heavy rain in summer, Vietnam weather. Average annual temperature is 21-230C, lowest temperatures occur from December to February of the following year (14-180C), from April to September average temperature is 250C. Dry season lasts from October to April of the following year.
Best things to see and do
Hiking is the best way to discover the town of Muong Lay. Trekking travel offers you the chance to explore Muong Lay tropical forest, luxuriant mountains, remote hill tribe villages. Whether it is a single day hike or multi day treks we have something to suit everybody. Maybe you just want to trek through the primitive forest, remote hill tribe villages or maybe you really want to get away from the crowds we can customize an itinerary for you.
Cycling is a great way to discover one of best Vietnam’s hidden places. Muong Lay town has sealed, paved cycle routes, single dirt tracks, mountain bike trails, back-roads cycling offering fantastic bike rides for enthusiastic mountain bikers. We have a range of road cycling trip and mountain bike tours around Muong Lay, Dien Bien and the north west region, providing options for both those who want some mountainous challenges and those who prefer long flat rides.