Moc Chau Son LaMoc Chau, Son La Province, Vietnam
Moc Chau Son La offers some of best Vietnam off the beaten track holidays and soft adventure journeys in Vietnam. Moc Chau is a mountainous district of Son La province in the northwest Vietnam. The district covers an area of 1081 square kilometres. Moc Chau is a steppe with green tea hills, the widest and the […]
Moc Chau Son La offers some of best Vietnam off the beaten track holidays and soft adventure journeys in Vietnam. Moc Chau is a mountainous district of Son La province in the northwest Vietnam. The district covers an area of 1081 square kilometres. Moc Chau is a steppe with green tea hills, the widest and the most beautiful grass fields in the North’s mountainous areas.
Moc Chau district contains 2 townships and 13 communes including Moc Chau, Chieng Hac, Chieng Khua, Chieng Son, Dong Sang, Hua Pang, Long Sap, Muong Sang, Na Muong, Phieng Luong, Quy Huong, Tan Hop, Tan Lap, and Ta Lai.
Getting to Moc Chau Son La
The best way to get to Moc Chau district is to take the short internal flight from Hanoi to Na San airport, Son La province. From there, you can either hire a car or take a motor-taxi to be brought to Moc Chau.
If you travel in a small group, hiring a car from Hanoi may be a better choice. The car journey takes about 4 hours on road. It offers you the chance to discover the northwest region of Vietnam.
There are public buses from Hanoi to Moc Chau Son La. Both day buses and night buses are available at My Dinh bus station. Buses are usually full at weekend.
Moc Chau Weather
Moc Chau has a temperate climate. It is cool in summer with average temperature of 20oC, a bit cold in autumn, freezing in winter and warm in spring. Coming here in winter or spring – the most beautiful season in Moc Chau, tourists will have chances to contemplate the breathtaking scenery of blooming flowers.
In winter, there is full of fogs covering over the colorful orange wild sunflowers combining with the red poinsettia flowers blooming along roadsides. When spring comes, the whole Moc Chau is bright with colorful blooming white pumpkin and apricot flowers. Warm sunlight is spreading across the steppe, and then sometimes gives way for light cold drizzles.
Trekking is the best way to discover the mountainous district of Moc Chau Vietnam. Hiking offers the chance to explore Moc Chau tropical forest, luxuriant mountains, remote hill tribe villages, terraced paddy fields. Whether it is a single day hike or multi day treks we have something to suit everybody. Maybe you just want to trek through remote hill tribe villages around Moc Chau or maybe you really want to get away from the crowds we can customize an trekking itinerary for you.
Cycling is another great way to discover Moc Chau and its surrounding areas. The less-traveled district of Moc Chau has sealed, paved cycle routes, single dirt tracks, mountain trails offering fantastic bike rides for enthusiastic road cyclists and mountain bikers. We have a range of road cycling tours and mountain bike tours around Moc Chau Son La and the north west region of Vietnam, providing options for both those who want some mountain challenges and those who prefer long flat rides.
SON LA ITINERARY
Take a look at our collection of Son La Itinerary including not only Son La sightseeing culture tours, but also a wide range of Vietnam special theme tours are arranged in Son La province as well as the northwest Vietnam. This region is an ideal destination for off the beaten track car trips, trekking homestay, mountain biking, volunteer works, and motorcycle touring.
Plan your perfect adventure with our sample itineraries below.
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