Awesome, serene and inspiring snow bound Himalayas of Garhwal are one of nature's most beautiful gifts to mankind. As a vistor please make sure to respect local traditions and culture, help maintain local harmony and protect the majestic natural environment.
observe the following :
Use of Polythene and Plastics is unhealthy for the environment of the Himalayas.
Carry away all non-degradable litter- empty bottles, tins, polythene bags etc. and throw them in muncipal dustbins only, so that they can be disposed off properly.
Observe the sanctity of holy sites. In case of any offerings contact the staff of the temple committee only.
Respect local traditions. When taking photographs, respect privacy ask prior permission and use
In case temporary toilets are set up near camp sites, after defecation, cover with mud or sand. Ensure that the spot is at least 30mts. from a water source.
Taking away of cuttings, seeds and roots is illegal in the Himalayan. Allow the flora and fauna to flourish in their natural environment.
Avoid using pollutants, such as detergents, in streams or springs.
Do not use wood as fuel to cook food at the camp site and do not destroy the forest wealth of the Himalayas, which are our heritage.
Do not leave burnings cigarettes or make open fires in the forest.
Do not consume alcohol, drugs or any other intoxicant.
Do not tempt local children by offering them foodstuff or sweets.
Do not listen to Radios, Tape Recorders or any other electronic entertainment equipment at high volume to avoid noise pollution.
Be carefull in making relations, while travelling by Bus or Trains.