Discover the Exquisite Charm of Long Coc Tea Hill

The Long Coc tea hill is renowned for its stunning emerald green scenery in Phu Tho, making it a must-visit destination for those seeking a picturesque autumn adventure in Vietnam.


The tea hill is located in Long Coc commune, Thanh Son district, Phu Tho province, which is about 125 km from Hanoi. This is considered one of the most beautiful tea hills in Vietnam. It is also an ideal place to chill and get away from the crowded streets and busy life of the city and allow yourself to immerse yourself in the tranquility of nature.

From a distance, the tea hills are located close together and look like giant bowls, creating undulating and overlapping patterns. On the horizon are towering limestone mountains, contributing to the unique landscape of this wonderful place.

Explore The Unique Beauty Of Long Coc Tea Hill
The majestic scenery of Long Coc tea hill from above. Photo: hanoimoi

Phu Tho Province is home to the Muong ethnic minority group. Tea trees have been attached to the lives of the Muong people for many generations. They are identified as a key agricultural product, not only bringing revenue to the locals but also the potential to develop tourism. In recent years, the number of visitors to Long Coc has increased rapidly. Since Phu Tho and Ho Chi Minh City and 7 Northwest provinces expanded cooperation to develop tourism in the 2021-2025 period, the number of southern tourists coming to Long Coc is increasing.

You can choose to stay at local houses to experience the cultural life of the Muong people. Besides seeing the magnificent landscape, you can also try some famous teas, such as Bat Tien tea, Shan Tuyet tea, etc., and buy them as gifts for your family and friends.

Explore The Unique Beauty Of Long Coc Tea Hill
Long Coc is the most beautiful in the early morning. Photo: hanoimoi

The hill is beautiful all year round. The tea trees begin to grow from March to December, and the area is covered with a green carpet. From the top of the hill, tourists can enjoy the fresh atmosphere and the green color of the tea leaves.

Gathering tea plants is not an easy task. Each tea leaf needs to be collected separately, and farmers should make sure they start the harvest when the tea buds have just started showing to avoid caterpillars.

At Long Coc, farmers can be spotted strolling in between the tea bushes with baskets on their backs and non la, or the Vietnamese conical hats, on their heads to shelter them from the sun. The mountains in Phu Tho are also home to the Muong ethnic minority group, whose different cultures and customs attract the interest of many tourists.

Explore The Unique Beauty Of Long Coc Tea Hill
The tea hill is covered in mist. Photo: Vietnam Plus

The most popular forms of accommodation in Long Coc are camping and homestays. The homestays are located on the road to Xuan Son National Park, accommodating 30 – 40 guests. Besides resort services, the homestay also provides different entertainment activities and campfires.

The most beautiful photos of the hills are taken before the sun rises. During this time, there are patches of fog moving slowly around the hills with the clouds lying closer to the top of the hill mysteriously covering parts of the area. photo albums. On top of being a selfie hotspot, Long Coc also emerges as a place for relaxation, where people can escape the hustle of city life to enjoy the peacefulness of the hills. Tea farming is an important sector of Phu Tho and the main source of income for many locals. Each tea farm on the hills at Long Coc has an area of around one hectare.

Explore The Unique Beauty Of Long Coc Tea Hill
Long Coc tea hill is green all year around. Photo: Hanoimoi

As the season changes, from Autumn to Winter, the fog embraces the hills densely, creating a poetic and magical scene. By the time of winter, the clouds in the sky rushed to blend with the fog to cover the path, making a stair to heaven.

Whether you are coming for a weekend escape, to get away from the hustle and bustle of life, or simply to have a photo shoot to impress friends, Long Coc Tea Hill is there for you to enjoy, relax, and explore.

Charlotte Pho