Haa is famous for being the home of Dorji Family and Royal Queen Grandmother. Travelling to Bhutan is incomplete without visiting the extremely picturesque Haa valley. Situated deep inside Bhutan, getting here isn’t as difficult as it may seem, thanks to local cabs and buses.
Bhutan’s only international airport is situated in Paro. This airport has also made it to the list of world’s most dangerous airports, which is why only a few certified pilots are allowed to fly planes from here. Bhutan is connected with India via flights from cities like Delhi, Guwahati, Siliguri, Kolkata and Gaya. Bhutan Airlines and Druk Airlines have connected as well as straight flights from these cities to Bhutan. Druk Air even flies to Bhutan from Bangkok, Kathmandu, Singapore and Dhaka. After landing in Paro, you can take a cab till Haa which will cost you somewhere around 1060 Nu. You can also take a local bus to Haa from Paro, the ticket of which costs around 200 Nu.
Travel by Road
You can take a road trip from Jaigaon in West Bengal, India via Phuntsholing in Bhutan to reach Haa.
Buses run from Kolkata’s Esplanade bus station to Bhutan’s capital city Thimphu. These buses are operated by the Royal Bhutanese Government, and take 18 hours to complete Kolkata-Thimphu circuit. On reaching Thimphu, you can take a shared taxi till Haa which will cost you around 500-600 Nu per seat. A private taxi’s fare, on the other hand, is somewhere around 1940 Nu.
Local buses also operate from Thimphu to Haa, and their fare is 240 Nu.