If you have the opportunity to come to Moc Chau once in summer or winter. Sunny days spread in the forest dreaming spring or winter white fog… have a beautiful impression of this plateau.
Moc Chau is famous for its historical sites such as Son Moc Huong cave, pine forest, Bien Yap waterfall, Phung Luong mountain. Each season, you will find Moc Chau an interesting point. But in general, Moc Chau’s climate is always cool and a great destination at any time of the year. This information will share with you the experience of traveling to Moc Chau.
How Moc Chau is Special?
Located in the southeast of Son La province. It’s about 180 km northwest of Hanoi. With a natural area of 1,081.66 km2, accounting for 7.49% of the area. Ranked 8th among 12 districts in Son La province. Moc Chau district has the national highway No. 6, 37 and 43, sharing the border with Vietnam and Laos with the length of 40.6 km.
Moc Chau has four distinct seasons, characterized by temperate, cool highlands throughout the year. The annual average temperature is about 18-20ºC, average rainfall is 1,500-1,600 mm and the average humidity is 85%.
Moc Chau plateau area is large with cool weather conditions. It’s very convenient location for visitor travel for short stay or long stay. A variety of ecosystems, especially the beautiful scenic prairies (grasslands, flower gardens), temperate climate, with spots of Ngu Dong Ban, Yap Waterfall, Pha Luong peak, lake area forest ecology, teak hill, peach garden, plum garden, dairy farm …
Currently, Moc Chau is one of the hottest tourist destinations in the Northwest of Vietnam with hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. From Hanoi you can go to Moc Chau by private car with the time traveling about 6-8 hours depending on weather conditions.
When is the best time to travel to Moc Chau?
If you just want to go to change the air out of the noisy noise of the streets. You can come to Moc Chau at any time of the year. But if you want to see the beauty of Moc Chau Vietnam vacation check out the suggestions below.
- Before and after Lunar New Year is the season of peach blossom and plum blossom.
- Around March is the time flowers bloom, in addition to March 26, there is a festival of death
- Beginning in September with New Year’s Independent of H’Mong People
- November is the time when the flowers bloom white hills
- December is the season of kneeling, you will meet the kneeling right along Highway 6.
- From April to August Moc Chau has nothing special but also many interesting destinations for you such as Moc Chau Tea Hill, and visit Hmong people
How to go to Moc Chau From Hanoi?
About 200km from Hanoi and more than 100km from downtown Son La, now you can only move to Moc Chau by road.
Located on Highway 6 to some North West provinces. You can use the public transport route through this area. The bus lines from Hanoi to Son La or from Hanoi to Dien Bien will go through Moc Chau. However, because these vehicles usually depart from Hanoi around 19-20h, so time to Moc Chau. At night, if you go this way you remember to choose the hotel or motel in Moc Chau near Highway 6. It’s will be easier for you to find when you arrive.
If you arrange the day bus, from My Dinh bus station will have a bus to go directly Moc Chau around 12 noon. You can contact Tuan Huyen Bus for more information (0212) 3867478 – (0212) 3668558 – 0947 867478 – 0986 373999
Accommodation in Moc Chau
Moc Chau has two towns that are Moc Chau Town and Moc Chau Farm Town. Both of which have many hotels for you to choose. If you go to Moc Chau on weekends or public holidays. You should book in advance to make sure you do not get embarrassed when you reach the place and can not find the room.
Along with the homestay needs of young travelers love to travel, Moc Chau gradually catch up with the trend with a lot of homestay lovely built to serve the need of a cheap place as well as a beautiful place to have the photo “virtual live”.