Moc Chau Plateau is in Moc Chau District, Son La Province, about 200 kilometres northwest of Hanoi. Located 1,050 metres above sea level, Moc Chau is a step with green tea hills, the largest and most beautiful fields in the North’s mountainous areas. Here tourists enjoy exploring ecotourism destinations, agricultural areas such as tea plantations, dairy farms and strawberry farms, and ethnic villages known for their traditional food and festivals.
There are many ways to travel to Moc Chau plateau, however the best way is travel by car or motorbike. Take the National Highway No. 6 out of Hanoi. From Xuan Mai through Luong Son to Hoa Binh, the road is in quite good condition. International tourism routes will also be established in the next two years, such as Moc Chau to Laos via the Long Sap border gate, which is also expected to connect local tourism destinations with countries such as Thailand and Myanmar.
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What to do in Moc Chau
A tourism area crossing Moc Chau and Van Ho districts covers 206,150 ha and supports tourism development in the territory and close-by areas. The zone is circumscribed toward the east by Hoa Binh region, toward the west and northwest by Yen Chau region in Son La, toward the south by Thanh Hoa region and Laos, and toward the north by Phu Yen region in Son La. The tourism area has three keys regions, The Moc Chau Resort, the Moc Chau Entertainment Center and the Moc Chau Ecotourism Center, which are known for a quantities of attractions the pine woodlands in Ban Ang town, Dai Yem Waterfall, numerous caves in Ban On town, the Po Cop ecotourism spot and Xuan Nha natural forest.
Vacationers likewise rush toward the northern upland region of Son La to appreciate the verdant area's amazing tea plantations and witness the neighborhood individuals picking tea leaves and buds. The plateau is additionally known for energetic celebrations of the nearby Hmong clans. The two most critical occasions of the year are the traditional “Tet” Holiday and Hmong Independent Tet.
Despite the fact that Moc Chau isn't a long way from Hanoi, it needs at least two days to altogether appreciate the plateau, particularly remembering the plenty of tours to pick from. Join a set departure tour to visit the Hmong Independent Tet Festival or include an adrenaline-prompting experience boating trip on Ma River to your agenda. Cycling experiences are likewise a brilliant method to investigate the uneven, picturesque surrounding areas.
Moc Chau – tea plantations, bumpy valleys, ethnic towns, and blossoming trees
Moc Chau (Mộc Châu) is an area of Son La province and its capital has the same name. It is an extensive hilly and uneven area. It lies around 200 km from Hanoi toward the west at a height of 1,050 m. It's a decent stop between Son La city and Mai Chau city. On the off chance that you come here, I suggest you remain a while in this beautiful area of tea platations, blooming organic product trees and blossoms.
Would you like to see blossoming trees and bushes in consummate differentiation? Come in spring.
Amid the harvest time and spring in Moc Chau, tea tree celebration with plum and peach trees are likewise blossoming. For instance, the plum trees are blossoming toward the beginning of February. Be cautious before visiting the fields where these trees are. Because of the wrong conduct of a few voyagers, you have to pay an extra charge in some areas. Moc Chau has a mild atmosphere. The normal temperature in the mid-year is 20 °C, and it looks as though the territory has been painted in green colours. Spring is warm and it is the best time to visit. The harvest time is somewhat chilly.
You will see the stunning view of the extensive valley in the north.
The zone is occupied by the general population of different ethnic minorities. A considerable measure of the Thai and Hmong individuals live here but other minorities are also here – Dao, Kho Mu, La Ha Tay. The loveliest places to visit in Moc Chau are the pine timberland in the town of Ang, Dai Yem cascade, Pa Phach town or Doi cave and Tan Lap Tea Hill. Furthermore, green tea plantations and lovely slopes around the city. There are additionally a few ranches with cows and flower fields. Moc Chau is a huge maker of astounding milk and tea.