Places to visit in Moc Chau, Vietnam
Places to visit in Moc Chau, Vietnam
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1. Pa Phach village – The village of Thai and Hmong people
Pa Phach village is 5 kilometers far from Moc Chau Town. To get to Pa Phach village, move toward the route 6 then turn into a small road in front of Moc Chau Tea Company. The top of Pa Phach is the village of Thai people. The bottom of Pa Phach Village is divided into three parts including Pa Phach 1, Pa Phach 2, and the village of Hmong people. The weather in Pa Phach village is quite cool and comfortable. Especially in the afternoon, the fog will cover all the village and make it become a unique scenery. Pa Phach village is considered as the paradise of colza flowers in Moc Chau. Pa Phach does not only have colza flowers but also a recommended place to observe other flowers as plum blossom, broccoli flowers.
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2. Pine forest of Ang village – The small Dalat of Son La Province
Located on the side of Moc Chau Town, Ang Village has still received the focus of tourists because of its peaceful and hospitable beauty. Called as small Dalat of Son La Province, Pine forest of Ang village also has a cool climate and fresh air. The same as Dalat, you can also enjoy four seasons in just one day in the pine forest of Ang village.
Ang village is the home tothe ethnic group, which is mostly Thai people. As the home toethnic minorities, Ang village is famous for the traditional houses, traditional festivals, and the handcrafted products made by Thai people. The festival organized in Ang village is an event for Thai people to express solidarity and have cultural and spiritual activities.
Ang village is known as the second Dalat because of its cool climate and also fresh air. Camping in the pine forest of Ang village enables you to enjoy all the moment of the day. Waking up in the early morning, you definitely love the quite and the fresh air while there is still fog. A few moments later, when the sunshine bright and clear the fog, the weather becomes warmer. In the evening, the fog pulls over again bring the chill to the air.
Located beside the pine forest is a lake which looks like a mirror reflecting the blue sky. The combination of the lake reflecting the forest and the fog layer makes Ang village a must-visit destination when arriving in Moc Chau.
3. Dai Yem Waterfall – The treasure of Moc Chau Plateau
Dai Yem Waterfall is located in Muong Sang Ward, Moc Chau District, Son La Province. Dai Yem Waterfall is also called Nang Waterfall or Ban Vat waterfall. Described with the height of 100 meters, Dai Yem waterfall is one of the most famous destinations for tourists who visit Moc Chau. “Dai yem” in Vietnamese means a long piece of cloth. The waterfall here is called as “dai yem” because from far view, the waterfall looks like a cloth which connects the ground and the sky. The best time to visit Dai Yem waterfall is from April to September. At that time, Moc Chau is in the rain season. In the rain season, water from the top of waterfall flows down the slopes to the bottom. That scene is the stunning beauty of nature, which is a treasure of Moc Chau plateau.
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4. Moc Chau heart-shaped tea hills
Moc Chau town is mostly covered by tea hill. In here, tea is the main crop and the most famous product ofMoc ChauHCAmong many tea hills in Moc Chau, there are two tea hills with the special shape of heart.
The nearest heart-shaped tea hill is in Dai Loan area which is 10 kilometers far from Moc Chau town.The other heart-shaped tea hill is in Tan Lap 3 Hamletarea which is 11 kilometers far from Moc Chau town.
The heart-shaped tea hills in Moc Chau is a long-lasting inspiration for photographers andcouples to take wedding pictures. The best time to visit Moc Chau heart-shaped tea hill is from February to December because January is the time for people to harvest the tea and prepare for a new farming season.