Beautiful setting of the Haa valley (2700m) gives an
impression of countryside at high altitude with thick forest bordering to
Chumbi valley of Tibet. The main crops grown here are buckwheat and barley, and
raise Yaks and cattle. At lower elevation, oranges and cardamom are grown for
Top visual priorities of the Haa valley are Lhakhang
Karpo and Lhakhang Nagpo, temples which are believed to be built by
the Tibetan King Songtsen Goenpo in the form of pigeon in the 7th
century. Like other districts, Wangchuklo dzong (fortress) built in 1915
is situated close to the Indian Military Training Team (IMTRAT) camp.
Headquarters of IMTRAT is in Haa to help Bhutanese military force in terms of
training and weapons.
Cold and windy top of Chelela Pass
(4000m) between Paro and Haa gives an panoramic view of Himlayan range of
mountains; Mt. Jomolhari (7314m), Jichu Drakey (6300m) as well as Kanchenjunga