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