Surrounded with paddy fields, gurgling rivers and daunting hills, Punakha Ritsha Village has been one of the must visit places in Punakha Valley. Ritsha Village, a quaint and sleepy hamlet that parades its captivating magnificence along the banks of both the spouting streams, this picturesque town is known for its lavish greeneries, untouched appeal, peaceful viewpoint, and quiet vibe.
Located in Punakha on the banks of Mo Chu and Pho Chu river this village is famous for its majority production of rice. The word Ritsha means “at the base of the hill”. The village is surrounded by the rivers, paddy fields and hills.
Punakha Ritsha Village is also known as Rice Bowl of Bhutan Famous for its production of red and white rice in Bhutan
This village located 1 Km away from Punakha – Gasa high-way is a great way to get the glimpse of how the lives of the typical Bhutanese are lived. Each house is two storied tall and are made of pounded mud which are laid on a stone foundation. It is surrounded by rice fields and gardens bearing fruits like oranges and papaya and many kinds of organic vegetables.
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