07.10.2022, 08:24

5 attractive specialties of Dien Bien province that you can buy as gifts

Dien Bien has many specialties that you can only find in that land.

In the last months of the year, Dien Bien enters the season of brilliant yellow wild sunflowers. Coming to this land, you can not only see countless beautiful scenes or famous attractions but also enjoy many delicious dishes. It can be said that it is a “privilege” for those who come to Dien Bien. But also because of that, remember to buy delicious dishes as gifts for family members too.

5 attractive specialties of Dien Bien province that you can buy as gifts


October and November are the most beautiful times of the year to travel to Dien Bien.(Photo: vietskytourism, luxtour)

5 famous specialties of Dien Bien delicious

1. Sausages in the kitchen

If you are still wondering what to buy as a gift when traveling to Dien Bien, the kitchen sausage will also be a great suggestion for you. This is a long-standing traditional dish of the ethnic people living in Dien Bien, made from pureed pork, marinated with some spices then stuffed inside the pig’s young intestine. .

Dien Bien sausage has a wonderfully delicious taste, different from the sausages of many regions.(Photo: amthucvungcao)

– Average price: 250,000 – 280,000 VND/500gr.

– Address: You can find and buy at Dien Bien specialty shops or markets in the town center.

– How to choose to buy delicious kitchen sausages:

You can choose to buy half a kilo or a kilo depending on your needs. If you buy a lot, the price will be cheaper, save quite a bit, so if you love this dish, don’t be afraid to buy a lot. However, remember to choose to buy at reputable addresses and pay more attention to the shelf life and how to store it.

2. Buffalo meat in the kitchen

Speaking of specialties of Dien Bien in particular and specialties of the Northwest in general, one name that cannot be ignored is buffalo meat in the kitchen. The chewy, sweet taste of each fiber of meat has made many guests fall in love.

Although buffalo meat in the kitchen is a rustic dish of the ethnic minorities here, it is not easy to make the right taste. When enjoying buffalo meat in the kitchen, you will feel the rich sweetness of buffalo meat, skillfully blended with many spices to create a wonderfully delicious dish. This always deserves to be a specialty of Dien Bien bought as a gift you cannot ignore.

For a good kitchen buffalo, the meat must be red.(Photo: Farwegotravel)

– Average price: 700,000 – 1,200,000 VND/kg.

– Address: There are many in highland markets in Dien Bien.

– How to choose to buy delicious kitchen buffalo meat:

+ The Northwestern kitchen buffalo meat is usually dark brown in color because it is carefully smoked with charcoal taken from the mountain. When eating, you can feel the natural red meat color inside.

When holding pieces of Northwest buffalo meat, it is not difficult to feel the aroma emanating from the meat, from the delicious and attractive spices.

+ Don’t be greedy for cheap things; Even though the buffalo meat in the kitchen is carefully packed, it still has a strong smell, smelled through the vacuum bag, it still stings the nose.

+ On the information section on the outer shell, there is clear information about the manufacturer, the selling price and the contact phone number.

3. Tua Chua Snow Tea

Speaking of specialties Dien Bien bought as gifts without Tua Chua snow tea, it is extremely regrettable. This type of tea is also known as Tuyet San tea, possessing a delicious delicious taste, making anyone who enjoys it must fall in love.

Tra Tua Chua is likened to the “green gold” of the mountains and forests because of its unique yellow color and tea flavor. Initially, the tea taste from the leaves of perennial forest trees was a bit bitter, but after drinking for a while, the sweet and fragrant tea lingers on the tip of the tongue, creating a specialty of Shan Tuyet tea in the Northwest.


When you first enjoy this tea, you will feel a bit bitter taste, but then, the sweet aroma lingers in your mouth, making it hard for you to forget.(Photo: thaihungdacsantaybac)


– Average price: fresh tea from 12,000 – 15,000 VND/kg; dry tea from 200,000 – 500,000 VND/kg.

– Address: You can find and buy at Dien Bien specialty shops or markets in the town center.

– How to choose to buy good Shan Tuyet Tua Chua tea:

+ Shan Tuyet Tua Chua tea has a characteristic aroma, and iridescent yellow water color, freshly drank tea has a slightly bitter taste of the smell of perennial forest leaves. But after drinking, there is a special sweetness that remains on the tip of the tongue with all the acrid, sweet, and greasy flavors.

Buy at reputable establishments.

4. Diagonal occipital

There are two types of occipitals: wet occipital and dry occipital. Used to dip meat, fish, vegetables, fruits are suitable (especially sour fruits). When eating, people add garlic, chili, pureed ginger and finely chopped coriander to pound. Add sugar to make it sweeter and more flavorful.

Even if people eat, eat raw or rare food, or cook until cooked, it will not hurt their stomach… When not eating, diners feel uncomfortable. familiar with the taste, but once eaten, diners will feel indispensable in the meals. These are the most typical dipping dishes of the Thai people of Dien Bien.

Usually, commercial products will be packaged in small boxes for tourists to buy as gifts and enjoy.(Photo: Vietmountain Travel)

– Average price: A bottle of dry occipital occipital with a weight of 250g costs about 30,000 VND, while wet cross occipital usually fluctuates at 55,000 – 60,000 VND/box.

– Address:

+ Cham cross Ba Dam, Group 6, Thanh Binh Ward, Dien Bien Phu City, Dien Bien.

+ Hoang Lam ethnic specialties, No. 43 Group 14 Thanh Binh, Dien Bien Phu City, Dien Bien.

– How to choose to buy delicious octopus:

+ Find and buy at reputable addresses.

5. Wild honey

Northwest forest honey has a special flavor of wild flowers with many uses in medicine and health care. Unlike garden honey, which is available all year round, only different in flower seasons, wild honey is usually exploited from March to mid-June every year.


The price of wild honey is also higher than that of regular varieties.(Photo: meta)

– Average price: about 500,000 VND/liter.

– Address:

+ You can find and buy at Dien Bien specialty shops or markets in the town center.

– How to choose to buy delicious honey:

+ Northwest forest honey has a very different strong aroma, completely different from farmed honey.

+ Characteristic sweetness of honey, very sweet when tasting.

Bile often produces a lot of gas and foam.

+ Wild honey is usually thinner than farmed honey, and the color varies from light yellow to dark black. Depending on the time of mining.