Explore the Poetic Masara Pink Grass Hill in Lam Dong on a Journey

The captivating beauty of Masara's natural landscape is further enhanced when the pink grasses come into bloom, creating a vision of ethereal loveliness.

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Located just 45 km from the city of Dalat, lies an airy hillside paradise filled with pink grasses, providing the perfect escape for travelers to explore and take stunning Instagram-worthy check-in photos. This tranquil spot is also the ideal place to relax and spend quality time with close friends, away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Photo: Uyen Trinh
Photo: Uyen Trinh

Known as Masara, this grassy hill area located in Da Loan commune, Duc Trong district, Lam Dong province, is becoming increasingly popular among young travelers looking for a camping or trekking spot. With its picturesque landscape and rolling hills, Masara is the perfect destination for a weekend getaway.

Masara is a stunningly beautiful place that offers a vast expanse of ever-changing colors throughout the course of the year. In the early months of January and February, the entire hill is blanketed in the lush aroma of green grass. As the season progresses to March and April, the landscape is transformed to a vibrant yellow hue.

Photo: Phung Quang Huy
Photo: Phung Quang Huy

Especially in November, a poetic shade of light pink covers the hills, creating an awe-inspiring natural “painting” that is difficult to find anywhere else. The breathtaking sight is a visual delight, captivating the eyes with its beauty.

The beauty of Masara Hills in Lam Dong is truly unique and rare. When you visit, you’ll feel as if you are immersed in the wild and wonderful space, and you will be captivated by the stunning vista that opens up before you.

If you’re starting your journey from Ho Chi Minh City to Lam Dong, it’ll only take you around 300 km. With just 1 or 2 days of travel, you’ll soon be here and able to take in all of the stunning and mesmerizing beauty of this area.

Photo: Huynh Hoang Long
Photo: Huynh Hoang Long

From Saigon, visitors can take Highway 20 to return to Duc Trong district. From there, they can follow National Highway 28B in the direction of Bac Binh. To reach Masara village, they should look out for signboards or use Google Maps for directions. Alternatively, they can ask locals for directions.

Occasionally, there are a few lonely pine trees standing in a group of about three or four trees that adorn the large space. The trees grow strong and tall through the years, creating cool shadows on the ground where young travelers can sit under their shades on hot summer days, and put up tents to camp the nights.

Photo: Ha My
Photo: Ha My

Coming here, you can behold the stunning transformation of colors in the sky. From a refreshingly azure backdrop, to a warm, vibrant orange when the sun sets, to a mysterious black, a dazzling red, and an enchantingly rosy hue.

A lot of people choose Masara as their destination to get away from their hectic lives and breathe in the fresh air, providing them with a sense of relaxation and serenity. Photographers and artists alike are drawn to this perfect place, offering them the opportunity to create stunning art pieces and take inspiration from the natural beauty to draw, write music, or capture precious moments with their camera lenses.

The weather in Marasa Hill is mostly cool and sunny all year round. However, during the summer months, it can become hot and humid. But in the afternoon, a cool breeze refreshes the air, giving a sense of tranquility. Camping overnight here also offers the chance to admire the starry sky, a reminder of the beauty of life.

Photo: Phung Quang Huy
Photo: Phung Quang Huy

Since the hill here is not too lofty or precipitous, you can take a leisurely ride around and discover the most picturesque spot to bask in the captivating view. Why not grab a book, put on some music, or find a secluded area to set up camp or have a picnic?

Charlotte Pho