Haa city a is located in the southwest of Paro and is the residence of the queen mother in the reign of King Rama IV. It takes only 2-3 hours to travel from Paro to a small town. The painting is beautiful. Surrounded by high mountains and forests. In the northern part of the city, there are important places, restaurants and markets in the south, where Bhutanese people live their traditional way of life and have a military camp. Ha city is a landmark of the Wangchulo Dzong Sung which was built in 1913 by the great king of the present. The palace is similar. Wangdicholing In Bumptang, the residence of King Rama I and King Rama II.
In addition, there are Karpo Temple and Nagpo Temple also known as the White Temple and Black Temple. Dumchoe Karpo Temple stands out with a white temple wall while the Nagpo Temple is different with dark gray color wall. Most tourists come to this city during summer for watch HAA Summer Festival. Because it’s a legendary mask festival in Bhutan for a long time. They use this celebration for traditional culture on tribal life, Bhutanese cuisine, traditional sports and religious performances.
Haa Summer Festival
Haa Summer Festival is dancing city mask festival that held annually during summer time among the valleys. This is one of the most important festivals in Bhutan. They will show the culture and life style of Bhutanese natives.
For the Bhutanese Dancing Mask Festival that people believed to be a celebration that elevates the spirit, lively and colorful. Whether it is the elegant costumes of dance performers. Including the national dress of the city residents. If you plan to travel to Bhutan this summer (June / July / August) then you can choose this trip and you will get the opportunity to attend their show.
When you travel from Paro city to Ha city. You will see the scenery of the fertile mountains then take a photo of the most famous scenic spots call “Chilila Pass or Chelela Pass”.