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If you are planning a trip to Bhutan

Posted by: 2013-08-28

If you are planning a trip to Bhutan, then a tour of the amazing Haa valley must be included. Haa valley is also known as the hidden valley of rice land and is located in the north-west of Bhutan sharing border with Tibet. It was closed to tourism until 2001. Trekking in this area offers panoramic views of snowcapped peaks ranging from some of the famous Himalayas and Paro valley. Let yourself be mesmerized by the enchanting beauty of this unexplored area. You will pass through the ancient temples and rural houses. Contrary to its name a little rice is grown in the region, while you can find wheat and barley farming quite common. A walk in the Haa Valley offers a great view, beautiful scenery and Bhutan popular rhododendron forests, which bloom between the months of March and June.
Haa was the ancient center of trade with the Chumbi valley in Tibet. It was the strong-hold of the Dorji family to which the present Queen Mother heard. The famous Dzong in the valley was built in 1915 after the previous building was destroyed in a fire. The valley of Haa been characterized by rugged terrain and isolated from the rest of the country. It's a chance to experience nature at its best and most pristine form. Let the amazing natural splendor, but also the simple life of the rural population will delight you. Visit the villages and get a glimpse into the rural lifestyle. Learn more about the different forms of agriculture is the main occupation of the locals.