Useful Information

Useful Information

  • Respect local traditions, customs, values and sentiments to help them protect local culture and maintain local pride.
  • Respect privacy when taking photographs
  • Respect holy places
  • Refrain from giving money to children as it encourages begging
  • Respect for the local etiquette earns you respect
  • Let the Himalayas change you – Do not change them
  • Protect the natural environment
  • Leave the campsite cleaner than you found it
  • Limit deforestation – make no open fires
  • Burn dry paper and packets in a safe place
  • Keep local water clean and avoid using pollutants
  • Plants should be left to flourish in their natural environment