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Son La is a province in northwest Vietnam, known for its dramatic scenery. Think rolling hills, rice terraces carved into mountainsides, and valleys with rivers snaking through them. The area is home to several ethnic minority groups, each with their own traditions and ways of life. If you're looking for outdoor activities, Son La delivers. Hike through the mountains, trek through jungles, or go mountain biking on scenic trails. There are also caves to explore and waterfalls to discover.

The best time to visit depends on what you prefer. The weather is mild year-round, but November to April is considered the dry season, with less rain and cooler temperatures. May to October is hotter and wetter, but also the time for harvest festivals if you're interested in experiencing local culture.

If you're thinking about visiting Son-La, we've got you covered with a wide range of flight options. Alternative Airlines tickets over 600 airlines so finding flights to Son-La on our site will be a breeze! To find cheap, flexible flights to Son-La simply enter your departure airport you wish to fly from and choose your travel dates.

Airports near Son-La

There are a variety of airports to choose from when visiting Son-La. Here's 4 airports that serve Son-La.

Noi Bai International Airport

Located approximately 320 kilometres northeast of Son-La, Noi Bai International Airport is the closest major international airport. It is well-connected to various domestic and international destinations.


Cat Bi International Airport

Situated around 400 kilometres east of Son-La, Cat Bi International Airport is another option for travellers. It offers domestic flights as well as limited international connections.


Dien Bien Phu Airport

If you prefer a more local airport, Dien Bien Phu Airport is located approximately 150 kilometres west of Son-La. It primarily serves domestic flights and is a convenient option for travellers looking to explore the northwestern region of Vietnam.


Lao Cai International Airport

Although not as close as the previous options, Lao Cai International Airport is approximately 300 kilometres northeast of Son-La. It serves as a gateway to the popular tourist destination of Sapa and offers domestic flights.

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Did you know that you can buy your flights to Son-La now and pay later at Alternative Airlines?

With Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL), you have the freedom to spread the cost of your flights to Son-La over time, usually on a weekly, bi-weekly or monthly period! There are interest-free options available, however, you'll need to check this beforehand with the lending provider.

Using BNPL for your flights to Son-La gives you greater flexibility when managing the budget for your flights, ensuring a stress-free trip!

Things to do in Son-La

Exploring Son-La's many attractions can be overwhelming, so we've handpicked our top 3:

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Moc Chau Plateau

This captivating highland region is known for its cool climate, outstanding natural beauty and colourful flower fields. Visit during the spring (February to April) to see vast fields of vibrant plum, canola and mustard flowers in bloom. Moc Chau is also home to the Hmong people, whose unique culture and traditions are evident in their colourful clothing, stilt houses and traditional festivals.

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Ta Xua Nature Reserve

Adventure seekers and trekkers will love Ta Xua Nature Reserve. Hike through the mountainous terrain, encountering diverse flora and fauna along the way. The highlight of the reserve is conquering the peak of Ta Xua Mountain, where you'll be rewarded with panoramic views of the surrounding valleys and rice paddies.

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Son La Prison

If you're a fan of history, you won't want to miss the Son La Prison. This former French colonial prison was used to hold Vietnamese political prisoners during the Indochina War. The prison offers insight into the harsh conditions endured by prisoners and serves as a reminder of Vietnam's struggle for independence.

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