Haa Dzongkhag Administration and Royal Society for Protection of Nature (RSPN) launched a HVIC on June 29, 2019, at Lhayuelkha, Haa

HVIC is a multipurpose platform designed for comprehensive solutions to addressing multiple needs of tourism stakeholders for the development of community-based sustainable ecotourism program. The center will play a critical role in Haa Dzongkhag’s mission to promote community-based sustainable tourism.

The physical structure of the HVIC was built by the Haa Dzongkhag Administration through the financial support of the Royal Government of Bhutan. And the interior layouts, equipment’s, display, exhibits and furniture and fixtures are provided by the Royal Society for Protection of Nature (RSPN) with technical support from Japan Environment Education Forum (JEEF), funded by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Keidanren Nature Conservation Fund (KNCF) project. 

The visitor center has a foyer with a 50-seat capacity, organic cafeteria, restrooms, display room to hold a temporary exhibition, learning lab (hands of activity rooms) and food processing & packaging room to cater to the guests.