Bản Kho Lai
in Tỉnh Ðiện Biên, Vietnam

How to get there and get around
Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
21.350 and 103.000 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 21° 21' 0" and E 103° 0' 0"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dong - VND
Spoken languages:
Vietnamese, English, French, Chinese, Central Khmer
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 09:51 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Asia/Ho_Chi_Minh
UTC/GMT offset: 7 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:34 am and 6:08 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-16.229 and -73.695 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
La Punta
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for Vietnam in South-Eastern Asia

Safety Score: 2,7 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Vietnam.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Vietnam. Last Update: 2024-02-22 08:21:11

Explore Bản Kho Lai

Bản Kho Lai in Tỉnh Ðiện Biên is a city in Vietnam about 184 mi (or 297 km) west of Hanoi, the country's capital.

Local time in Bản Kho Lai is now 09:51 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Asia / Ho Chi Minh with an UTC offset of 7 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Bản Kho Lai. The closest airport in Vietnam is Dien Bien Phu Airport in a distance of 3 mi (or 5 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. The closest heritage site is Town of Luang Prabang in Laos at a distance of 115 mi (or 186 km).

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Dien Bien Phu, Thi Tran GJien Bien, Dien Bien Dong, Muong Ang and Ban Namnga. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 33°C / 92 °F

Morning Temperature 17°C / 62 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 80 °F
Night Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 14%
Air Pressure 1011 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Friday, 23rd of February 2024

31°C (89 °F)
19°C (67 °F)
Scattered clouds, light breeze.

Saturday, 24th of February 2024

29°C (84 °F)
19°C (66 °F)
Broken clouds, light breeze.

Sunday, 25th of February 2024

32°C (89 °F)
18°C (65 °F)
Broken clouds, light breeze.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Journey to Dien Bien Phu from SaPa Kateandlindsay's photos around Dien Bien Phu, Vietnam

Published: December 12, 2010
Length: 09:49 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu

Preview of Kateandlindsay's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entries/kateandlindsay/1/1260815691/tpod.html This blog preview was made by TravelPod.

Dien Bien - Son La Bus Xe Khách Điện Biên - Sơn La

Published: January 13, 2015
Length: 28:53 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Mars Hartdegen

Dien Bien - Son La Bus Xe Khách Điện Biên - Sơn La.

Duyệt binh kỷ niệm 60 chiến thắng Điện Biên Phủ 7/5/1954-7/5/2014

Published: May 07, 2014
Length: 56:26 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Trai Bản

via YouTube Capture.

Phantoms dien bien o THPT TP DBP 6.2011

Published: September 08, 2011
Length: 00:09 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Đức Tiệp Vũ

Phantoms dien bien.

Dem giao luu thanh nien VIBM tai Dien Bien

Published: May 12, 2014
Length: 47:42 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Dương Xuân Hòa

Một phần chương trình đêm giao lưu văn nghệ, rượu cần, đốt lửa trại của Thanh niên Viện Vật liệu xây dựng (VIBM) với bà con dân tộc Thái (đen) tại...

Pháo hoa chào mừng chiến thắng 60 năm lịch sử Điện Biên Phủ

Published: May 07, 2014
Length: 53:18 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Trai Bản

via YouTube Capture.

Thăm Lán Nương Và Cách Chọn Măng Ngon / travel tour vietnam tay bac

Published: August 03, 2018
Length: 15:39 min
Rating: 0 of 5

Thăm Lán Nương Và Cách Chọn Măng Ngon / travel tour vietnam tay bac. Tây bắc có 4 kiểu măng thông dụng nhất. 1. măng rối 2. Măng bẹ, măng vầu. 3.

Tam Tam Travel

Published: August 29, 2018
Length: 52:54 min
Rating: 0 of 5

Tam Tam Travel.

Búng Búng ( Điện Biên Phủ )

Published: May 23, 2018
Length: 10:52 min
Rating: 0 of 5

Búng Búng ( Điện Biên Phủ (

Xe Du Lịch Điện Biên

Published: May 23, 2018
Length: 31:35 min
Rating: 0 of 5

Xe Du Lịch Điện Biên.

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Battle of Dien Bien Phu

The Battle of Dien Bien Phu (French: Bataille de Diên Biên Phu; Vietnamese: Chiến dịch Điện Biên Phủ) was the climactic confrontation of the First Indochina War between the French Union's French Far East Expeditionary Corps and Viet Minh communist-nationalist revolutionaries. The battle occurred between March and May 1954 and culminated in a comprehensive French defeat that influenced negotiations over the future of Indochina at Geneva.

Located at 21.3869, 103.016 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
1954 in France, 1954 in Vietnam, Battles and operations of the First Indochina War, Battles involving France, Battles involving Vietnam, Battles involving the French Foreign Legion, Battles involving the United States, Conflicts in 1954, Dien Bien Phu, Dien Bien Province, Vietnamese independence movement

Dien Bien Phu

Điện Biên Phủ is a city in northwestern Vietnam. It is the capital of Điện Biên Province. The city is best known for the events which occurred there during the First Indochina War, the Battle of Điện Biên Phủ, during which the region was a breadbasket for the Việt Minh. The city was formally called Thaeng.

Located at 21.3833, 103.017 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Dien Bien Province, District capitals in Vietnam, Districts of Dien Bien Province, Provincial capitals in Vietnam, Cities in Vietnam, Dien Bien Phu

Muong Thanh Valley

The Mường Thanh Valley is a valley located in the Điện Biên district of Northwestern Vietnam. The valley is approximately 12 miles long by 3 miles wide. A heart-shaped basin, the valley is surrounded by a region filled with jungles, rice paddies, and lakes. Located within the Muong Thanh Valley is the city of Dien Bien Phu. The capital of Dien Bien Province, Dien Bien Phu is famous for being the site of a long battle between French and Vietnamese forces between March and May 1954.

Located at 21.3833, 103.017 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Valleys of Vietnam

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Ban Hong Kho Lai, Bản Kho Lai