Haa is one of the smallest Dzongkhag in the country, located in the South West of Paro covering an area of roughly 1706 sq.km. Haa is the ancestral home of Queen Grandmother and the illustrious Dorji family and is one of the most beautiful and isolated areas in the kingdom, adorned with pristine alpine forest and tranquil mountain peaks. The wooded hills of Haa provides an ideal location for hiking and mountain biking. Haa is home to a number of nomadic herders and hosts an annual Summer Festival that reflects their unique lifestyle and culture.
Haa Valley is a steep north-south valley with a narrow floor. The name Haa, suggest the esoteric hiddenness. The region comprises of the Torsa Strict Nature Reserve, one of the environmentally protected areas of Bhutan. Torsa is connected to the Jigme Dorji National Park via a biological corridor, cutting across the northeastern half of Haa District. The main crops grown in the valley are wheat and barley, although some rice is grown in the lower reaches of the valley.