Nam Po 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. Nam Po is a mountainous district of Dien Bien province in the northwest Vietnam.

Nam Po district contains 15 communes including Cha Cang, Cha Nua, Cha To, Na Co Sa, Na Bung, Na Hy, Na Khoa, Nam Chua, Nam Khan, Nam Nhu, Nam Tin, Pa Tan, Phin Ho, Si Pa Phin, and Van Dan.

Getting to Nam Po

The best way to get to Nam Po 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 Nam Po district from Dien Bien Phu airport. There are also direct buses from Hanoi to Nam Po.

Traveling by road from Hanoi to Nam Po is a great way to discover the north west Vietnam. Take the national road #6 Hanoi, Son La to Nam Po. You can also reach this area by following the other national road #32 or the new highway from Hanoi to Lai Chau, then to Nam Po. 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 Nam Po Vietnam.

When to go

The district 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 district of Nam Po. Trekking travel offers you the chance to explore Nam Po 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. Nam Po district 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 Nam Po, Dien Bien and the north west region, providing options for both those who want some mountainous challenges and those who prefer long flat rides.

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