SON LA – The plum garden in Na Ka valley or the apricot garden in km82 is wearing pure white flowers in
SON LA – In the early days of the year, Moc Chau forest wore a white plum blouse, holding visitors near and far.
Plum blossoms have just died, plum blossoms have bloomed on the patches of Moc Chau forest, signaling spring’s return. This flower blooms from the beginning of January and lasts for 3 weeks, mainly in Thai Hung village and Km82 section on Highway 6.
This year’s plum blossoms bloom most brilliantly in Thai Hung village, Muong Sang commune. Located about 4 km from the town center, visitors go through Dai Yem waterfall 1 km to Thai Hung welcome gate, turn left next 200 meters to arrive. The road is quite flat, accessible by car, motorbike.
Most of the gardens are owned by the people. The ticket price is 20,000 VND, tourists can visit and take pictures without limitation. The ideal time to visit the garden is from 10am to 3pm.
The locals here reveal how to identify plum and plum trees by looking at the stump, stem and flower buds. The apricot tree looks barren, old, taller than the plum tree, and its branches are spindly. In addition, if you look carefully at the pistil, you will see that the plum blossoms have yellow stamens, different from the white color of the plum blossoms.
Tourists take pictures by dream forest. National costumes, ao dai are the favorite choices for tourists. Along the way, the rental services are diversified, the average price is from 50,000 to 100,000 VND each.
Ms. Van Anh (third from left), 32 years old, shared that she has been to Moc Chau many times. She was impressed with the wild scenery and friendly people here. “I’ve been to many places, but nowhere is the plum blossoms as beautiful as here,” she said.
Seen from above, the plum blossoms cover the whole hillside, stretching all the way in the distance.
Coming to Moc Chau this season, visitors can enjoy the traditional Tet holiday of the H’Mong ethnic people and enjoy the famous thick cake. The average temperature here is 17 degrees Celsius, visitors should bring a wool hat, warm coat … to prevent the cold.
From Hanoi, tourists move conveniently, many passenger cars run continuously at a price of about 250,000 VND each way. Tourist spots are scattered, visitors should divide the itinerary by route and area for convenient movement. Some reference routes include Dai Yem Waterfall – Thai Hung dream hill; Na Ka Rose Garden – Plum Valley Na Ka – Heart Tea Hill – Happyland …
Photo: Phan Hai, Do Hoa