October 28, 2020 10:04 | About us
Language: Tiếng Việt | ພາ​ສາ​ລາວ | ខ្មែរ | русский | 中文

Mooc Spring, a paradise to lay off the sweltering heat

17:14 | 21/08/2020

In addition to already renowned destinations such as Phong Nha- Ke Bang or Nhat Le Beach, Quang Binh tourism possesses Mooc Spring with magnificent natural scenery, fresh air, and diverse ecosystems making it a perfect getaway from the summer heat.

con dao a secluded paradise boasting peaceful allure Con Dao, a secluded paradise boasting peaceful allure
chuon swamp paradise of natural landscapes and mouth watering cuisine Chuon Swamp, paradise of natural landscapes and mouth-watering cuisine
vietnam top destinations little island enthralling summer tourism paradise in ly son island Vietnam Top Destinations: Little Island- enthralling summer tourism paradise in Ly Son Island
mooc spring a paradise to lay off the sweltering heat
Photo: VNExpress

Mooc Spring lies in a valley of limestone mountains stretching along 3 km of Chay River in Phuc Trach commune, Bo Trach district, Quang Binh Province.

mooc spring a paradise to lay off the sweltering heat
Photo: VNExpress

The center of the spring is about 350 m in width. To get here, tourists need to buy the ticket at the gate, then walk about 700 meters on wooden or bamboo bridges in the forest, according to VNExpress.

mooc spring a paradise to lay off the sweltering heat
Photo: VNExpress

At the top of the stream hangs a bird's nest made of rattan, preferred by the children.

Due to the blazing hot weather, the influx of tourists has flocked here to dip themselves in the cool waters.

mooc spring a paradise to lay off the sweltering heat
Photo: VNExpress

Bamboo shelters are ideal places to take a rest.

mooc spring a paradise to lay off the sweltering heat
Photo: VNExpress

Mooc spring boasts the romantic beauty with bamboo bridges spanning the crystalline water.

mooc spring a paradise to lay off the sweltering heat
Photo: VNExpress

In summer, water temperatures range from 16-18 degrees Celsius. Young people wearing life jackets often perform their acrobatic movements from rocky cliffs about three meters in height.

mooc spring a paradise to lay off the sweltering heat
Photo: VNExpress

“Temperatures in central Vietnam this summer often exceeds 40 degrees Celsius. Immersing in the blue water of the Mooc stream helps me to forget all of my tiredness. I often take my family here on weekends”, said Nguyen Hoang Thanh, from Ba Don Town in Quang Binh Province.

mooc spring a paradise to lay off the sweltering heat
Photo: VNExpress

In the middle of the spring is a bamboo tower which offers tired swimmers a place to rest.

mooc spring a paradise to lay off the sweltering heat
Photo: VNExpress

Some tourists are eager to take photos on hearts formed by tree roots.

Ngoc Tram, 25, from Ha Tinh Province said “The landscape of Mooc Spring is extremely alluring and spectacular. Whenever I come here, I capture lots of perfect photos”.

mooc spring a paradise to lay off the sweltering heat
Photo: VNExpress

Besides swimming, kayaking is another favorite experience of tourists. Each boat carries from one to five people. On the banks, lifeguards constantly remind tourists to be careful when kayaking.

mooc spring a paradise to lay off the sweltering heat
Photo: VNExpress

Mooc Spring opens from the early morning until 4 p.m daily. At noon, travelers can sample many specialties like grilled chicken, grilled pork, fried stream fish with rice balls, and sticky rice.

The picture above is a meal for two people with the price of VND370,000 (US$16) comprising a grilled chicken for VND300,000 (US$13), three rice balls wrapped in banana leaves worth VND30,000 (US$1.3), as well as a cucumber and pineapple salad for VND40,000 (US$1.73).

Plastic gloves are provided for visitors to eat since there are no chopsticks or drinking glasses available here. Soft drinks are sold for VND12,000 (US$0.52) or more.

mooc spring a paradise to lay off the sweltering heat
Photo: VNExpress

Many areas at Mooc Spring have not been exploited, so the spring management put signs warning the adventurous to possible dangers.

mooc spring a paradise to lay off the sweltering heat
Photo: Quang Binh Tourist
vietnamese photographer wins first prize in agoras spring2020 Vietnamese photographer wins first prize in Agora's #Spring2020

The photo titled “Water lily season” has earned photographer Tran Quang Quy the highest prize in Agora’s #Spring2020 photo contest over 14,500 contestants.

diplomacy most important aspects in paris peace agreement negotiations Diplomacy - most important aspects in Paris peace agreement negotiations

Lasting for four years, eight months and 14 days, with 202 open meetings and 45 retreats between Vietnam and the US, the Paris Conference was ...

vietnamese spring rolls the special dish of asean culinary culture Vietnamese spring rolls – the special dish of ASEAN culinary culture

In the “ASEAN culture and cuisine introduction” program took place in Ukraine last month, Vietnamese spring rolls is hailed the most attractive and impressive dish of ...

Malie Nguyen