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Haa Summer Festival

Bhutanese people
Bhutanese people

Haa Summer Festival

  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Place: Mela ground, Haa

Haa Summer Festival Set among pristine lakes and high alpine valleys, the Haa summer festival is a lively and uplifting celebration of traditional living culture, nomadic lifestyles, unique Bhutanese cuisine, traditional sports, and religious performances.

Haa Summer Festival Dates, & Features

Festival Features

Haa Festival, a colorful and uplifting event, is one of the most captivating celebrations hosted in Bhutan’s lovely tourist destination.

Haa Summer Festival Dates for 2023
  • Starting Date: July 8th 2023
  • Ending Date: July 9th 2023
Festival Insights

The Haa Festival is a vibrant and upbeat celebration of traditional living culture, nomadic lifestyles, distinctive Bhutanese food, traditional sports, and religious performances.

It offers a unique look into the life and customs of Bhutan’s nomadic herders.

Tourists may also spend the night in one of the numerous village house stays and enjoy the hospitality of the Haa Valley locals.

Highlights of the Festival

Festival Packages

Duration: 9 Days

Duration: 9 Days

Duration: 9 Days

Duration: 9 Days

Haa Festival

Town Festival Ground, HAA

HAA Festival Set among pristine lakes and high alpine valleys, the festival is a lively and uplifting celebration of traditional living culture, nomadic lifestyles, unique Bhutanese cuisine, traditional sports, and religious performances.

It provides unparalleled insight into the lives and traditions of Bhutan’s nomadic herders. Immerse yourself in this one-of-a-kind experience by playing local sports, sampling the delicious home-cooked cuisine, and enjoying traditional songs and dances all while imbibing the heady local liquor (Ara). At the Haa Summer festival, you will be able to see the rare White Poppy (Meconopsis Superba).

This flower typically grows to 1-1.5m in height at high altitudes of around 4000m. The White Poppy is endemic to Haa and cannot be found anywhere else in the world.

It displays a vibrant traditional living culture, nomadic lives, and demonstrations of local foods, local ara brewing, traditional sports, religious performances, dances, music, artifacts, and natural alpine flowers.

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