Mooc Stream
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Mooc Stream

If you want to escape the noise, hustle and bustle of urban areas, want to change the atmosphere and immerse yourself in the wild beauty of nature, Mooc stream will be a great choice.

Nestled in the middle of the vast Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park, the stream brings visitors a fresh yet peaceful and poetic space. The cool, clear blue water surrounded by rocky mountains and dark green forests creates a lyrical natural scene. But no less majestic in the midst of vastness. Let’s explore this beautiful stream with Origin Vietnam.

1. Where is Mooc Stream?

Mooc Stream is located in Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park. Located in Phuc Trach commune, Bo Trach district, Quang Binh province, Vietnam. About 70 km northwest of Dong Hoi city center and about 500 km south of Hanoi capital.

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2. How is Mooc Stream unique?

The name of the stream is also somewhat unique. According to the local language, “Mooc” means growing, implying growth from the bottom up. This stream is famous by columns of underground water gushing up from the ground, creating a cool stream that blends with the peaceful Chay River. And according to many geologists, this stream is like the origin of cave systems deep in the cliffs.

Especially, it nestled under the canopy of dense jungle and surrounded by towering limestone cliffs. This place is like jade, wild and enchanting with the spring water is clear and green, chillingly cool.

After exploring the splendid caves in Phong Nha Ke Bang national park. Suoi Mooc is an ideal stop, helping you get rid of all the fatigue and heat.

Above all, you can immerse yourself in nature and have beautiful photos of Mooc stream to remember the places we have been. In addition, you can also participate in exciting water games and activities or enjoy delicious local dishes.

3. When is the best time to visit Mooc stream?

  • The period from March to May is the ideal time for you to travel here. At this time, the weather is clear and cool, the cool spring water is suitable for fun and entertainment activities.
  • Even more special than this season are flowers and leaves blooming, butterflies multiplying and flying, filling the sky as if adding spring color to the mountains and forests. At its peak in April, fluttering butterfly wings create a scene like a wonderland.
  • From June to August is also the ideal time for many visitors. However, the weather this season is quite hot and uncomfortable, and cramped spaces can easily make you uncomfortable.
  • The period from September to November is the rainy season, so you should limit traveling during this time.
  • In addition, from December to February is also cold winter, not suitable for bathing in streams or participating in water activities.
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4. How to get to Mooc stream from Dong Hoi city?

Mooc Stream is about 70 km from Dong Hoi city center. You can choose to rent a car to travel to the Mooc Stream tourist area. And if you are in neighboring provinces and you are passionate about exploring and enjoying backpacking experiences, choosing a motorbike will be a reasonable choice. The distance is not too far, traveling by motorbike will help you be proactive in your time and travel schedule in Quang Binh.

The road to Mooc Stream is also extremely simple, you just need to follow the East branch of Ho Chi Minh Road to the North about 60 km. Then you continue to turn to the West branch at Khe Gat intersection and go about 5km more to reach your destination.

5. Activities and experiences when traveling to Mooc Stream

5.1 Exploring the rich vegetation surrounding Mooc stream

After buying the entrance ticket, you will be overwhelmed by the wonderful and majestic natural scenery here. Mooc Spring hid in rich vegetation, with forests of giant trees and steep cliffs covered in green. The natural space of the mountains and forests of this place really makes people feel like they can get rid of all their worries and feel peaceful and relaxed.

Dotted in the green tarpaulin forest are bright, fragrant orchids that make you feel comfortable when walking. The space here will be even more beautiful if you travel to Mooc stream during white butterfly season. Witnessing the butterflies fluttering next to the flowers, it’s like a beautiful moving natural painting, right?

5.2 Experiencing fun and sports activities at Mooc stream

After exploring the primeval forest inside Mooc stream, don’t miss the fun and sports activities here such as: swimming race, kayaking, fishing, rope swing,… Each game has its own. You have to buy a ticket but it’s not too expensive, so spend a little money to make the trip more attractive and meaningful. Having fun and swimming in the turquoise water of the stream will definitely be a unique experience in your life.

5.3 Feeling free to check into thousands of virtual living corners at Mooc spring in Quang Binh

With a space like the middle of paradise at Mooc spring. It will not be difficult for you to choose a beautiful angle to satisfy your passion for virtual life.

Checking in at the Mooc spring tourist area, you can lift your camera and take photos from any angle, because everything here is extremely impressively decorated by nature. Along with that are the bamboo bridges built by the people, making the scenery here more vivid, making it sparkling in pictures. Suoi Mooc Quang Binh is indeed a place where people say “one square meter, thousands of virtual living corners” for people to check in and rest.

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6. Specialties when traveling to Mooc Steam

Because it is a natural tourist area, to avoid affecting the surrounding ecosystem and landscape, there are very limited restaurants at Mooc Stream in Quang Binh, so you can consider eating here.

Some tourists, after visiting Mooc stream, have reviewed that the food here is very rustic but extremely delicious. Some dishes you should try include: gac sticky rice, rice balls, grilled stream fish, grilled chicken, boiled shrimp, wild vegetables,…

It is worth visiting Moc stream

In addition, some attractive Quang Binh specialties that you should enjoy on this trip are:

  • Banh loc: This dish is a specialty of Hue people, but when it comes to Quang Binh, it is prepared in a different way. The cake is hot, chewy, filled with shrimp, meat, and wood ear mushrooms. When eating, you can dip it with sweet and sour fish sauce and raw vegetables.
  • Porridge soup: This is a rustic dish of the Quang Binh people. Porridge soup is made from lean meat and snakehead fish, and noodles are indispensable in each bowl. The broth mixed with the noodles and each fiber of meat will definitely make you fall in love.
  • Grilled chicken dipped in salt: Going to the Mooc stream eco-tourism area in Quang Binh, you cannot help but enjoy the chicken dish served with sticky rice. In particular, the spice that intrigues and attracts tourists the most is cheo salt – a local type of termite often eaten with grilled meats.
  • Khoai fish hotpot: The name partly tells the main ingredients of the dish. Khoai fish is the main ingredient. It has a soft, round body without scales, soft and sweet white meat, and especially extremely nutritious bones and cartilage.
  • Catfish salad: Catfish salad is a specialty of Quang Binh, a quite special dish so it is not sold everywhere. Because of seasonality and price, if you want to eat it often, you need to book in advance or choose reputable restaurants to ensure you enjoy the freshest fish.
  • Cactus soup: Thought to be an ornamental plant, but the rabbit-eared cactus growing scattered around the sea has become a specialty dish of Quang Binh.

7. Accommodation when traveling to Mooc stream

7.1 Staying in Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park

Because Suoi Mooc tourist area is quite close to Phong Nha – Ke Bang cave, you have 2 accommodation options when coming here. Normally, you will go on a tour to explore Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park first and then relax at Suoi Mooc. Therefore, you can stay right in this National Park.

Some beautiful homestays in Quang Binh near Phong Nha that you can refer to:

  • Jungle Boss Homestay: designed in the style of a garden so that visitors can have the most interesting experiences.
  • Phong Nha River House: located right in front of Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park, the homestay is designed with full amenities.
  • Son River House: Homestay is located right next to the Son River so you can enjoy the fresh air every early morning.

7.2 Staying in Dong Hoi city

Suoi Mooc tourist area is also not too far from Dong Hoi city. So you can stay in Dong Hoi city and visit Suoi Mooc during the day.

Some high-end hotels that you can refer to:

  • Vinpearl Quang Binh Hotel. Address: Quach Xuan Ky, Dong Hoi city, Quang Binh.
  • Muong Thanh Luxury Nhat Le. Address: 121 Truong Phap, Dong Hoi city, Quang Binh.
  • Saigon – Quang Binh Hotel. Address: 20 Quach Xuan Ky, Dong Hoi City, Quang Binh.
  • MANLI Resort Quang Binh. Address: No. 379 Truong Phap, Quang Phu Commune, Dong Hoi City, Quang Binh.
  • Gold Coast Hotel Resort & Spa. Address: Vo Nguyen Giap Street, Bao Ninh, Bao Ninh Commune, Dong Hoi City, Quang Binh.
  • Sun Spa resort. Address: Vo Nguyen Giap street, My Canh, Dong Hoi city, Quang Binh.

8. Some other famous destinations not to be missed when traveling to Mooc stream

8.1 Phong Nha Cave

Phong Nha Cave is located in the World Natural Heritage complex of Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park. Phong Nha Cave was voted as one of the most beautiful caves in the world when possessing the following criteria. Such as: having the most beautiful underground river, tall and wide shops, beautiful sandy beaches, shimmering and eye-catching stalactites, beautiful and wide dry cave system, long water cave and the most beautiful underground lake,…

8.2 Paradise Cave

Unlike Phong Nha cave, Thien Duong cave is dry and does not have an underground river system. Favored as the “underground palace”, this place has a wild and mysterious beauty thanks to its diverse stalactites. In addition, coming here, everyone will enjoy the cool atmosphere and extremely unique experiences in the cave.

9. Some important notes when traveling to Mooc Stream

To make your trip to Suoi Mooc meaningful and complete, you should refer to some necessary notes below:

  • You should prepare and bring sunscreen, mosquito repellent, sunglasses and even a bikini to bathe in the stream.
  • This tourist destination does not allow you to bring in food from outside. Therefore, you only need to bring the necessary belongings.
  • If you intend to participate in adventure games, remember to bring a life jacket and helmet.
  • You should wear sandals or shoes with good grip to avoid slipping or hurting your feet.
  • If traveling by motorbike, please check the map first and check the vehicle carefully before leaving. If you travel with your family or small children, it is best to rent a car.
  • In addition, you can also visit and explore Phong Nha Cave, Paradise Cave,… to optimize costs while still being able to conquer many famous places.
  • The landscape here is still quite wild, so you should be conscious of preserving the environmental landscape. Avoid littering or picking branches or flowers in tourist areas.
  • You can bring some snacks and drinks, etc. to replenish energy when needed because playing is tiring.

Hopefully the useful information we share above will help you gain more experience for your upcoming Mooc stream trip. Surely coming here, you will be fascinated by the majestic beauty that nature bestows here.

If you are still wondering which route is reasonable to take to explore Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park? Please contact Origin Vietnam immediately – a professional tour operator, we will take you on a tours in Quang Binh to explore the unique travel spots in Quang Binh with attractive activities and unprecedented experiences.

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This trip we will discover 2 most beautiful cave in Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park. They are Phong Nha cave and Paradise cave, which was listed in UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites in 2003 for its geological values.
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