Mau Son Mountain - Dance between the Sun and the clouds
Mau Son mountain range is the highest place in the northern province of Lang Son, with the lowest average year-round temperature in the country at 15.5 degrees Celsius.
The range has become known as a famed tourism destination and is considered a second Sa Pa and a Da Lat of the north.
|Located in Loc Binh District in the northern province of Lang Son, Mau Son is about 170 km northeast of Hanoi and 30 km east of Lang Son City. Mau Son consists of nearly 80 peaks. Phia Po is the highest of them at 1,541 m, followed by Phia Se at 1,520 m tall and Tra Ky at 1,180 m. (Photo: VNA)|
|On the way to Mau Son, visitors will come across many deserted villas, resorts and wine cellars built by the French in 1930s. (Photo: VNA)|
|Mau Son was formerly an ideal destination for vacations with many spacious and luxurious villas in Tam Dao and Sapa. However, during the wars, many of the villas were destroyed. (Photo: VNA)|
|A family from the Dao ethnic minority in their traditional, homemade finery smiles beside a peach tree with its pink blossoms. The Dao account for 95 percent of Mau Son's population. (Photo: VNA)|