Most visited tourist spots in Moc Chau

Located in Son La Province in mountainous Northern Vietnam, Moc Chau has become one of the rising stars on the Vietnam tourism map in recent years. Moc Chau attracts tourists with its charming natural scenery, picturesque mountainous beauty and also the unique lifestyle of local ethnic minorities.

The small town of Moc Chau is perfect for a day trip because it is just 5 hours driving from Hanoi. Here are the best places to visit in Moc Chau.

Ngu Dong Ban On

Ngu Dong Ban On

Ngu Dong Ban On

Ngu Dong Ban On is a complex of caves which has existed for thousands of years. It still remains pristine and untouched scenery which is very worthy to explore. Doi Cave is another destination you should visit in Moc Chau. The cave is featured with a lot of beautiful stalactites in different shapes and sizes.

The way to Ngu Dong Ban On is really breathtaking. In spring, you can admire immense fields of white mustard flowers, plum blossoms, and peach blossoms. In other seasons, you can see the very majestic mountainous scenery on the roadsides. And Ngu Dong Ban On is a perfect place for trekking in your Moc Chau day tour.

Dai Yem Waterfall

Dai Yem Waterfall

Dai Yem Waterfall

Dai Yem means a strip of silk. It is named Dai Yem because of its smooth and long fall of water. Located in Muong Sang village in Moc Chau, Dai Yem is one of the must-visit destinations in Moc Chau day tour. It is an amazing natural masterpiece which is a perfect harmony of the stream, the trees, a limestone wall, and the fierce flow of water. Visiting Dai Yem, you can’t certainly take your eyes off its poetic and grand look. Another fascinating feature helping the fall be listed in top places to visit in Moc Chau is that the story behind it is closely associated with the history of the Thai and tells about the brassiere of the young girl rescuing a boy from the flood.

Dai Yem waterfall is divided into two branches which are about 100 meters in height. When you visit Dai Yem in spring, you can also see the very beautiful sceneries of the forests, lovely peach blossoms and apricot blossoms around the waterfall. And you can make a small picnic to Dai Yem with the very peaceful and poetic atmosphere.

Tea farms

Moc Chau is well-known for immense tea hills and farms with the amazingly endless green color. Tea plantation has become a top agricultural product in Moc Chau. And visiting Moc Chau, you can go to the heart-shape tea hill which is 15 km from Moc Chau Farm Town. The local farmers here used their creativity to grow the tea trees in the heart shape which looks so nice when taking photos. You can come here to take great pictures and also feel the very fresh and peaceful feeling when standing on the hill.

Pine forest in Ang Village

If you are looking for a nice peaceful place with stunning natural sceneries in your Moc Chau day tour, the pine forest in Ang Village is ideal for you. Here you get two beautiful lakes with small romantic roads around. And the pine forest is very green, fresh and lovely. You can hire a bike in here to cycle around the lake, walk in the forest and also visit the gorgeous white mustard flower field in the valley. Also, you can have the chance to explore the local life of Thai people in Ang village which is very special and unique.

Pha Luong Peak

Pha Luong Peak

Pha Luong Peak

Moc Chau is not only a beautiful highland town; it also has majestic mountainous charms. One of them is Pha Luong Peak. Pha Luong Mountain is the roof of Moc Chau – the highest spot in here. It can be a highlight of your Moc Chau day tour because it can bring a little bit adventurous factors.

Pha Luong Peak is also the natural boundary between Vietnam and Laos and also located in the “silk road” of the two countries in doing business in the past. It is 2000m high above sea level. And because it is the borderline between the 2 countries, you need to bring your passport when climbing this mount.

Reaching the Pha Luong Peak requires you to go on a long hike through a dense forest with many severe slopes. You may have to climb 3 to 4 hours with some stops on the way to reach the peak. And when you are on the top of Pha Luong, you will be amazed by the wonderful and breathtaking view of mountains, sky, forests, slopes, and valleys.

You can finish exploring Moc Chau in a day trip but still have great experiences. And you can also spend time to discover the life of local ethnic minorities in Long Luong village, Ba Phach Village, and Pa Kha Village.