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Son La’s attractions

Panoramic view of Mong Village

Having a cold and fresh climate, Son La, one of the highest provinces of the North, is such a very suitable place for relax trips. Mong village, which is full of cultural factors and objects, is the best place for people who seek for an interesting experience. And Moc Chau highland-the ace of this province, simply makes tourists drive away the stress of a busy life or help them re-energy the power for a new project. Mekong river tours Vietnam

Mong Village (Ban Mong)

Mong Village

Mong Village- Source:

For people who are looking for a new and interesting ecotourism site, Mong Village (Ban Mong) – the captivating cultural village situated in the area of Hua La district in Son La province, is a great destination.

Once arriving at the village, you will immediately be enchanted by the distinctive landscape constituted of wonderful rivers and mountains. You can see a stunning range that resembles a dragon embracing the Nam La River formed by the mountains of different sizes. The sides of the mountains are covered by bamboos, apricot trees, plum trees, pine trees and coffee trees. Many primitive forests full of colorful orchid flowers and precious trees also hug the peaceful village. As spring comes, Ban flowers, plum flowers and apricot flowers show off their beauty, striving with one another to dominate the lovely picture of forest. Moreover, the yellow flying and dancing cheerfully bees on the bed of flowers also add to the gorgeous scenery of Mong Village.

Panoramic view of Mong Village

Panoramic view of Mong Village – Source:

You may be wrong to think that in the winter, the village will become gloomy and tranquil. In fact, it is such an ideal time for you to admire Vong Gai flowers bloom and fill the forest with a bright red color. It will surely be something that you remember forever as you immerse yourself in the hot spring tub and look at the red stilt houses and Vong Gai flowers while feeling the winter breeze in the air.

Moc Chau Highland

Located about 200 km to the North-west of Hanoi, at the 1050m height above the sea level, Moc Chau Highland, which is 25km in width and 80km in length and covers a total field of about 1600 ha, is thought to be the greatest resource for Son La’s as well as North-western Vietnam’s tourism.

Evergreen tea hill

Evergreen tea hill – Source:

Moc Chau’s climate, among all the special characteristics of the highland, is the most precious resource of Moc Chau. Having an annual average temperature of 20 degree Celcius, this land has a much more pleasant winter compared to other parts of this area. North Vietnam tours

Sightseeing is the most typical tourism activity in Moc Chau. Indeed, hundreds of natural sites here can satisfy anyone who wants to take their breath away. Moreover, another thing that attracts tourists from all over the country is the collection of traditional festivals of this highland. The villages of the Dao ethnic groups, endless pine forests, Phieng Luong Peak, Dai Yem Waterfall, Son Moc Huong Cave and Chien Vien Pagoda are some of the places to check out. The local souvenirs and the delicious traditional dishes enchant the tourists while the music of ethnic people spreads all over the highland.

Dai Yem Waterfall

Dai Yem Waterfall – Source:

Besides, Xuan Nha – Sop Cop ecotourism site is one of many other attractions of the province which the highland is also close to. If you want to find an immense area of primitive forest and many scarce animal species, this is another perfect place.

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