Moc Chau: Nothern Vietnam’s Premiere October Destination

In every season, Moc Chau has its own beauty, but if you want to be immersed in flower fields, then the end of October will be the best choice for a weekend escape from hustling and busy cities.

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Situated in Son La province, about 180 kilometers from Hanoi, Moc Chau is the largest and most gorgeous plateau in Vietnam’s northern highlands. Thanks to its pleasant environment and consistent coolness throughout the year, Moc Chau has become an attractive destination for tourists.

What to explore in Moc Chau?

Moc Chau tea hills

Lied about 15km away from Moc Chau Farm, the verdant green tea hills in Moc Chau has become an endless inspiration for photographers and travelers.

Moc Chau: Nothern Vietnam's Premiere October Destination
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Moc Chau waterfalls

Are the crowded, raucous streets driving you crazy? Are you looking for a highland where you may gaze upon the untamed beauty of nature and “cool” your soul? You will undoubtedly be impressed by the following stunning waterfalls in Moc Chau: Nang Tien waterfall, Dai Yem waterfall, Tat Nang waterfall.

Moc Chau: Nothern Vietnam's Premiere October Destination
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Moc Chau night markets

Visitors will see strawberry gardens, green tea hills or dairy farms, and plum valleys that reach as far as the eye can see when they think about Moc Chau. These locations, however, are only accessible in the morning. Moc Chau had little experience when the sun sank. Visitors to Moc Chau this season are recommended to check out the Chieng Di night market at Ban Art Stay in Chieng Di 1 hamlet, Van Ho commune, which is located approximately 8 kilometers from the town center.

Moc Chau: Nothern Vietnam's Premiere October Destination
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What to eat in Moc Chau?

Deep-fry Calf – Be Chao Moc Chau

The calves used to make deep-fried calves were barely born a week ago. It will be difficult for you to forget how delicious it tastes when using deep-fry calves with some vegetables and a small amount of soy sauce.

Moc Chau: Nothern Vietnam's Premiere October Destination
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Taro man

In contrast to other varieties of taro found in the lowlands, you will experience the flexibility, sweetness, and highly appealing scent when eating Taro man. Thanks to this, taro man is regarded as one of the renowned and delectable specialties of the Moc Chau highlands.

Moc Chau: Nothern Vietnam's Premiere October Destination
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Besides, don’t forget to enjoy some other most unique delicious dishes in Moc Chau: Moc Chau hill chicken, five-coloured sticky rice, plum, dried buffalo meat, Moc Sa wine, ect.

Where to stay in Moc Chau?

As a famous tourist destination of northwest Vietnam, Moc Chau has a wide variety of accommodation services.

High-class hotels: Muong Thanh Holiday Moc Chau, Thao Nguyen Resort, The Nordic Van Ho, ect.

Mid-range hotels: Manh Tuan Hotel, Moc Chau Ecogarden, Moc Suong Hotel, etc

Homestay: Achu Homestay, Homestay Viet Hat Moc Chau, Moc Chau Eco House, etc

Moc Chau: Nothern Vietnam's Premiere October Destination
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Minh Nguyet