Huong Pagoda is one of the most important Buddhist temple in Vietnam. The natural landscapes such as Yanxi and Fragrant Caves, which are blended with water and milk in the site, are artificially landscaped by temples and Tian Chu Temple. The sixth day of the first lunar month is the meeting day of the traditional festival of the Huong pagoda, and it will be on the 15th to the 20th of the first month of the lunar calendar. The temple fair lasted for three months and is arguably the longest traditional event in Vietnam. The incense temple is full of incense and believers, and it is also the place where the dragon son Xiansun traces the source and preserves the national culture and tradition. Vietnamese people hope to go to the Huong Pagoda in their lifetime. On the way, you can enjoy the beauty of the mountains and rivers of the Yan River and the entrance to the Huong Tich, which gives you the feeling of being in a paradise.
The best places to visit in Moc Chau, Viet Nam
Moc Chau is a plateau located in the northern mountainous area of Vietnam. With the variation of its climate and the short distance from Hanoi, Moc Chau becomes a well-known destination for tourist in almost every season of the year. The highest temperature recorded in Moc Chau is 32oC and the lowest is approximate 10oC. The average temperature here ranges from 16oC to 29oC.
The wet season of Moc Chau happens mostly from May to July, when the precipitation rises up to no lower than 300mm. The total precipitation is estimated from 1800 to 2100 mm per year. While the summer has a good amount of rain, the winter does not. The precipitation in winter just varies from 30 mm to 85 mm per month.
Although Moc Chau is a plateau in a mountainous area, there is rarely snow here. For 9 years since 2010 until recently, there has been just one time that there was snow in Moc Chau in January 2016.
So, WHAT TO SEE IN MOC CHAU?
1. Ban Ang Pine Forest
Ban Ang Pine Forest is located in Dong Sang commune, Moc Chau district, Son La province. From Moc Chau town, follow Highway 43 for two kilometers to get there. Ban Ang has a natural lake with an area of five hectares surrounded by green pine forests planted on reddish brown ferralsol hills. In the distance, the scenery of Moc Chau plateau with the tea hills and colorful flowers is romantic and stunning.
Ban Ang is home to the Thai people who live mainly on farming, livestock breeding, and handicraft. In Ban Ang village, you will have the opportunity to experience daily life with the villagers such as staying in the stilt houses, picking the tea on the hill, fishing in the stream, and eating local dishes.
2. Moc Chau Happy Land
Moc Chau Happy Land is a tourist area located in Lung village, Muong Sang commune. It is built on five hectares of land with many beautiful spots for photography such as the heart-shaped garden, windmill, colorful flower garden, and more. This place also has accommodation and food services for visitors to rest and enjoy the peaceful life in Moc Chau.
3. Dai Yem Waterfall
Located in Muong Sang commune, Moc Chau district, Dai Yem Waterfall is the most beautiful from April to September. A big amount of water pours into the waterfall in the rainy season, making the scenery majestic and poetic with the white color of frothing water. The waterfall consists of two parts. The upper waterfall is 70 meters wide and there is a distance of 270 meters between the upper and lower waterfall. The vegetation on the top of the waterfall is rich and beautiful.
4. Heart-shaped Tea Hill – Doi Che Trai Tim
Tan Lap commune is famous for the most beautiful tea hills in Moc Chau. These green tea hills are likely unlike anything you have seen before. The most beautiful tea hill in Tan Lap is Doi Che Trai Tim, also known as Doi Che Moc Suong. Many couples choose this place to take their wedding photos and record their happiest moments. Besides tea hills, there are plum blossoms and yellow mustard flower gardens in the commune.
5. The Glass Love Bridge
The inauguration of the bridge comes ahead of a five-day public holiday in Vietnam on the ocassion of the Reunification Day (April 30) and May Day (May 1).
Located in Dai Yem Waterfall, Moc Chau district, the bridge, named Glass Love Bridge, measures 80 meters long and two meters wide, with 5D technology. It also boasts a photoelectric sensor system and 30 special effects, such as flowers blooming, fish swimming, and heart shapes, etc.
The bridge is designed with the theme of love, with models of hearts and romantic spaces, including a Japanese-style village with cherry blossoms, an ideal place for couples and fans of photography.
Van Don International Airport
Construction on the airport started in 2015 with a total investment of VND7.5 trillion (US$330 million). It is the first airport in the country built with capital mobilised by local authorities.
The reason for going to Da Nang in winter
In winter, typical weather types are usually drizzling, cold and humid, which often makes people afraid to go out. But the weather in Da Nang is a bit cold and there is almost no rainfall. In winter, the amusement parks in Da Nang always open and welcome visitors. Going to Da Nang in winter is cool and is not as hot as summer.
Another benefit of going to Da Nang in winter is to save money. In peak season, hiring a luxury hotel is not possible for everyone. . However, winter is different. In winter, the prices of hostels and hotels began to discount. You can definitely find your own "luxury" hotel or a scenic hotel to suit your "virtual living" preferences. Hotel prices in winter are usually only between 500,000 and 800,000 VND / 1 night / 1 room.
Not only will hotel prices drop, but in the winter, airlines will compete to lower prices. It is very easy for you to fly to Da Nang at a cheap price during this time. The travel agency will also make a big discount on the trip to Da Nang in the winter.
Hai Van Pass and Son Tra Peninsula are the most famous sightseeing places in Da Nang. What makes us uncomfortable during the hot season is that the tourists coming to these two places are always congested. Why don’t you go to Da Nang to explore these two places in winter? In winter, the mountains here will be covered by fog, forming a majestic, poetic and mysterious sight. When you go, remember to prepare warm clothes, gloves and scarves.
On a drizzling afternoon, the weather is cool, and sitting in a cafe for a hot cup of coffee is also a very interesting experience. While enjoying the coffee and enjoying the street view, we can feel the romance and peace of Da Nang.
Traveling to Da Nang in winter, everyone wants to taste the fine dishes. The specialties of Da Nang, such as Mi Quang, sizzling pancake, Vietnamese gumbo, ricepaper curl pork , etc., are open all year round, but in winter, their taste is surprisingly delicious.
In winter, hot pots are also sold on the streets of Da Nang. The price of each hot pot is very cheap, from 50,000 VND to 100,000 VND. There are many other delicious dishes for the winter, such as snail sucking, roasted banana tea,...