Travel FAQ

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.