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At an altitude of over 1,000 meters, Moc Chau Plateau is in flowered throughout the year. However, Spring is the best time to admire the stunning beauty of Moc Chau Plateau when the white plum blossom cover many hills and valleys in the land making it extremely attractive and lovely.
Thanks to the impressive nature, the Moc Chau Plateau in Son La province is considered as one of the most attractive destinations during the upcomming Lunar New Year.
Any visitor, who wants to explore such wonderful images, should visit the Moc Chau Plateau during the upcoming Lunar New Year.
Moc Chau plateau in Son La province is covered with plum blossoms, white rapeseed flower, Photo: Pham Cuong
When the Lunar New Year festival comes, Moc Chau plateau in Son La province is covered with plum blossoms, white rapeseed flower, stretching along from the hill sides into H'mong villages.
Amid the vast blue sky over the cool, windy plateau, gardens of plum trees show their pure white flowers that cover the small hamlets, on the mountain sides and in the valleys.
Early January is a great milestone when Moc Chau is beautifully covered with white plum flower in a vast terrace. It marks the most gorgeous season of plum blossom.
Spring is the best time to admire the stunning beauty of Moc Chau Plateau when its mountain slopes are covered with peach flowers.
During the second lunar month, when the spring sun begins to chase away the cold winter, plum buds begin to blossom creating an elegant and fragile beauty on the plateau.
The plum blossoms in Moc Chau Plateau linger just two or three weeks before giving way to small red fruits.
The white plum blossom is now covering many hills and valleys in Moc Chau plateau. Visitors can see plum blossoms everywhere, on roads, from villages to upland fields and along two sides of highways.
Villages of Tan Lap, Phien Canh, Long Luong and Thong Cuong are considered to be the "kingdom" of the white plum flower.
The Ang village, nearly 5km from Moc Chau town, that is covered with plum blossoms, is similar to the European scene during the snowy season. It is easy for tourist to ask any H'mong families to watch plum blossom or take photo free of charge here.
During early days of spring, each traveler will feel ecstasy from the pure color of plum blossom in Dai Yem waterfall.
In the village of H'mong ethnic minority in Ba Phach, natural scenery is extremely majestic and poetic. White rapeseed flower fields bloom under hills with immense white plum blossom. Tile houses with gray mud walls with architectural style of Hmong ethnic minority are scattered among white plum flowers forest.
Early January is a great milestone when Moc Chau is beautifully covered with white plum flower in a vast terrace. Photo:Oanh Nguyen
The journey bringing you to Pa Khen Hamlet, a "capital" of white plum flowers in Moc Chau, is an attractive destination for tourists who want to admire plum blossoms on Moc Chau plateau.
Exploring Moc Chau during the Tet festival, beside enjoying the wonderful scenery of white plum blossoms hills, visitors can luckily partake in the joyful ambiance in which the Hmong is celebrating their traditional New Year.
Vacationers also have the opportunity to understand traditions and unique cultural beauty of the minority people here. There is a rich collection of colorful costumes associated with numerous exciting games engaged in the Hmong New Year like playing football, dancing with trumpet, whistle, throw "pao".
Translated by Thu Minh
Source: Le Thuy-Kinhtedothi.vn