These days, Moc Chau plateau in the northern mountainous province of Son La has attracted plenty of visitors coming to view the pristine beauty of the area’s white apricot blossoms as they enter full bloom.
Moc Chau boasts a range of stunning landscapes year-round. The region’s scenic beauty is at its best during late winter and early spring when apricots, plums, and peach blossoms begin to fully bloom, creating a picturesque scenery in the north-western region.
Late winter sees apricot flowers in bloom in almost every corner throughout the region.
Similar to plum flowers in appearance, apricot blossoms have distinguished small white petals.
Despite their immense beauty, local people state that the apricot flowers are often only in full bloom for a week before quickly fading away.
As winter draws to an end and with spring around the corner, hordes of visitors are starting to flock to Moc Chau in order to savour the scenic views of the north-western region’s flowers
Guests are able to see an apricot forest and trees planted along the road that leads to the Long Sap border gate, Moc mountain, and Bo Sap village.
Apricot trees are often planted in large gardens and along the mountainous slopes.
The beauty of the apricots and plum forests serves to make them must-visit destinations for guests who are paying a visit to Moc Chau plateau.
As we move into the middle of December, the first signs of spring are already beginning to emerge with white flowers starting to pop up around the plum gardens of Pa Phach village in Moc Chau, Son La Province.
Moc Chau is most famous for its beautiful landscapes and fresh milk, but delicacies such as be chao (pan-seared veal) have also helped spread the word about food in the area far and wide.