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Attractions in Haa

Haa Valley the most beautiful and picturesque place in Bhutan lies in the Haa district of Bhutan along its western border. Haa Valley is also one of the smallest Dzongkhag of the Bhutan Kinkdom which is a tiny region surrounded by coniferous trees, beautiful forested hills, and peaceful mountain peaks. It is surrounded by three Dzongkhag, Paro in the north-east, Chhukha in the south-east, and Samtse in the southwest and it shares its international border with Tibet in its northwest direction. Haa valley has a narrow floor with steep north-south slopes which covers an area of about 1706 sq km. Haa valley is also known as the “Hidden-land rice valley”. In 2002 Haa valley was opened for the first time as a tourist destination. The valley is traditionally and culturally very rich. People here still follow their traditions very strictly.

Wangchulo Dzong in Haa is one of the newest, built in 1915 to replace a smaller structure. Unlike the other dzongs in the country

It is one of the many temples dedicated to the protective deity of Haa, Chhundu. It is 5 minutes walk from Gayekha. Troublesome Chhundu

On about 26 km from the heart of Haa, Cheli La lies on enchanting spur with its breathtaking view. The place is mainly adorned with colorful

The magnificent Lhakhang Karpo was established in the 7th century by Tibetan king Songtsen Gampo in his mission to build 108 monasteries

Located in heart of enchanting Dumchoe village, the monastery was initially established in the mid 7th century by King Songtsen Gampo in his mission

Tsachu Goemba is a newly established Lhakhang, constructed in the 20th century with the magnificent traditional architecture