Introduction to Thong Cuong village 

Thung Cuong village (also known as Thong Cuong) is a small, lovely village located between two Dong Sang communes of Moc Chau district and Xuan Nha commune of Van Ho district (a newly established district separated from Moc Chau), is located about 3 km from Moc Chau Farm town. This is the residence of the Mong ethnic group.

If you have the opportunity to stop by Thung Cuong during your trip, you will encounter the charming beauty here through the colorful flower seasons. It is the golden color of wild sunflowers, the gentle pure white of ban flowers and plum flowers. It could also be the red color of azaleas. Or maybe it's a light white shimmer in the sunlight of the rapeseed field. Regardless of the flower season, it will definitely save you beautiful and memorable photos.

The road to Thung Cuong Moc Chau village is a dirt road with two sides are fields of ecstatic white canola flowers. The pure white color covering the two sides of the road under the gentle sunlight becomes sparkling like glowing. Surely you will not be able to help but stop in the middle of the road, silently admiring the rich and poetic beauty that the scenery here brings. The honey-brown winding road is lost in the valley of white canola flowers. What a beautiful picture for any visitor. This is also a favorite check-in photo spot for young people.

Cultural information 

The life of the Mong ethnic people here is very idyllic, rustic, and attached to nature. The beautiful little houses on stilts with wood stoves and the innocent and joyful playing of children are something that you can easily see when visiting the village. People here live on hills and forests, they are almost self-sufficient. The Hmong are very good at knitting, weaving, and making jewelry... Their traditional costumes are all made by themselves, dresses with colorful colors and many motifs are typical in the costumes of the Mong people.


Transport to Thong Cuong village 

To move to Moc Chau you can go by self-sufficient car or motorbike. More simply, you can book a tour of Moc Chau (remember to choose a tour with a location to go to Thung Cuong village). After arriving at Nong Truong Moc Chau town, you will need to go to GG Map and have to travel by motorbike about 3km to reach the village. The road to the village is quite steep and narrow, so only motorbikes can move easily. However, the two sides of the road are very beautiful with many different types of forest flowers.


What’s good to eat in Thong Cuong village 

Thung Cuong Moc Chau village is famous for dishes such as thang co, lam rice, stream fish, cabbage, nam pia, and veal. These are typical dishes of the Northwest mountains. In addition, Moc Chau is also famous for its cat apple or buffalo meat in the kitchen. Each dish has its own special flavor associated with the cuisine here.

Thang Co is actually made from horse meat. After cleaning the meat, the Mong people will cut it into small pieces and marinate them with spices to make the meat rich. Next, the broth to cook the meat will be cooked with simmered bones and horse organs. The most special thing about this broth. That is to use 12 special spices in the Northwest such as cardamom, and cinnamon chi... to give Thang Co an attractive aroma and special taste, then the meat will be cooked soft and soaked in spices. This is a famous dish of the Mong people, a specialty that tourists love very much.

Another dish that tourists love and often buy as a gift after each trip is buffalo meat. The kitchen buffalo meat is made entirely from fresh beef tenderloin and corn. The Hmong keep the meat on the stove until it is cooked gradually with the smoke of the wood stove, this dish has a very special flavor, shredded and squeezed a little lemon, which is extremely suitable for drinking parties. That's why this specialty is extremely famous in every visit to Thung Cuong Moc Chau village.

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    Information about accommodation in Thong Cuong village  

    Coming to the village, according to the self-sufficient Thung Cuong village discovery experience, you will easily encounter the architecture of houses on stilts with earthen floors, usually with millet columns, with three compartments, two wings, and a flowing roof lying in the middle of a flower forest.

    Thanks to tourism, many ethnic households now have sewing machines at home to serve the needs of locals and tourists when visiting Thung Cuong village. However, the economy in Thung Cuong village still has many shortcomings.

    The people here are still extremely friendly and likable, especially the mischievous H'mong children. Besides the charming and poetic space, with the self-sufficient experience of discovering Thung Cuong village, visitors when passing through the village also feel full of the spirit of hospitality and genuine life in Thung Cuong Moc Chau.


    Entertainment in Thong Cuong village  

    Covered by an immense flower forest, visitors walking on the road leading to the village with both sides of the road vast flower fields, feeling like being lost in a wonderland. Moreover, according to the self-sufficient Thung Cuong village discovery experience, coming to the village in any season of the year, tourists will also be treated to a beautiful picture created by the impressive seasonal color-changing flower forest, especially during the rainy season. The time before and after Tet is the season of white peach and plum blossoms.

    Whether it is romantic white or sparkling yellow, the flower forest will also reflect the gentle sunlight of the peaceful Moc Chau weather. The natural picture at this time not only creates a rich beauty but also brings a sense of relaxation and comfort when away from the crowded city.

    Here are some suggestions on the right times for visitors to enjoy the beauty of this place:

    - Peach and plum blossom season: Before and right after the Lunar New Year

    - Ban flower blooming season: Around March (Hat Cha Festival is held on March 26 every year)

    - Independence New Year of the Mong people: Early September

    - Canola season: November

    - Wild sunflower season: December (from National Highway 6, you can see wild sunflowers at this time)