Ripe plums in Moc Chau are ready to be picked

Perched at 1,050 meters above sea level on a 1,600-hectare meadow, the Moc Chau plateau deserves its nickname: “Da Lat of the northwest” and it is vibrant and bustling with thousands of tourists. Its picturesque and varied landscapes in a region are blessed by nature. If 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, the summer will give you a new look about this place. Average summer temperatures in Moc Chau are 20-26 degree Celsius and there is usually a cool and dry weather all year around. The soil here is said to be very good for growing some kind of plants, especially plums. Indochina tours Vietnam

The white plum blossom in Moc Chau
The white plum blossom in Moc Chau- source: internet

Moc Chau is well-known as a beautiful destination with flower seasons. But temporarily leave Moc Chau of the flower season behind, you will crazily in love immediately with an image of the plateau what is like overshadowed by the pure beauty of red plums and peaches. Every year in mid-May, Moc Chau back bustling into service plums. Plum hills immense cover headline on the hilltop. What could be more interesting to be played as farmer worn “lu co” behind and direct picking each plum. It is interesting to be directly involved in the process of harvesting plums, peaches of farmers here. The fields of plum trees turn luscious pinks, reds and purples, stretching out into the distance almost as far as the eye can see. In particular, coming to Moc Chau in that time, you will be taken part in the very special holiday, it called picking fruit festival held at Ka Na plum valley an area of over 100 hectares. Besides joining the picking plum game, ethnic sport activities, camping compition, exhibitions, and cultural exchange can be your option. Throught those activities, tourists will have chance to understand more about the culture, living style and custom as well. More specifically, after joining this festival, you will enjoy some products made from plums such as plum jam, plum wine, plum syrup … Season lasts about two months, during this time, the festival brings a vivid and colorful painting with ethnic cultural values, remains in the tourists from near and far about unforgettable and deep impressions. Mua A Tong, a member of the team from Na Tan harmlet, Tan Lap commune said: “ we are honorned to be able to attend the festival and hope that the next year, more tourists will come to Moc Chau”. If farming is not your cup of tea, you can spend your free time exploring, tasting the delicious plums on your own and taking some photos with it when visit the garden. Vietnam tours packages

Pick plum with the locals
Pick plum with the locals -source: internet

Moc Chau is often considered as the largest plum producer in the Northem region of Viet Nam. Plums are grown mostly in Moc Chau Town and Tan Lap Commune. On your way to deliver, along the road are covered with a green color by the plum garden untouched, dense, ripe plums laden branches and plum harvest bustling scene of people here. Visiting Moc Chau this time, an interesting picture will be opened in front of your eyes. Besides the beauty of red plum gardens, you’re gonne be attract by the image of locals in their traditional dresses and go to plum gardens together. It’s a summer memory you will not soon forget.

Mong girls go to pick plums together
Mong girls go to pick plums together- source: internet

One of the reason Moc Chau attract a lot of tourists visiting here is maybe the plum quanlity.The plums here are rounded, crispy, firm and always full of aroma, much tastier than those from other regions. Plums are professionally picked, carefully packed, and then ready for wholesale selling. From here, Moc Chau plums will be transferred to consumers in other regions across Viet Nam. Truly be told, it produces a particularly valuable yield and is an important source of income for people in Moc Chau. Coming back to your hometown, don’t forget to buy some plums. Freshly picked plums from the garden will be a mouth-watering present for your families and friends at home.

Moc Chau plums are popular for their delicious taste
Moc Chau plums are popular for their delicious taste- source: internet

The plum tree is a gift from nature mother for local people living here because it grows not only definitely very well on highland soil but also it does not need to be tended carefully. If you visit Moc Chau this time, do not miss the opportunity to visit plum plantations and try to harvest the fruit on your own.

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