Wednesday, 10 August 2011
Some important information about Leh Ladakh and Code of ethics for tourists
Himachal Vacation Travel News
LEH: No doubt ‘3 Idiots’ movie has earned fame to Ladakh. Especially Indians are longing for a glimpse of cold deserts with a blue lake in its arms. Not more people had heard the name “Pangong Tso or Pangong Lake” before the release of ‘3 Idiots movie’. Now thousands of travellers have been visiting Ladakh just to see the Pangong and Tsomoriri lakes which are 154km and 240km from Leh respectively.
Today, Himachal Vacation Travel News will try to make travellers aware of some of the facts of Ladakh and code of ethics set for tourists by the local administration.
Code of Ethics for tourists visiting Ladakh
a) As a Guest - Respect local traditions- protect local cultural- maintain local prides.
b) While taking Photographs- Respect privacy-ask permission and restraint use of flashlight for photography and filming inside National Monuments and smoking and alcohol drinking is strictly prohibited
d) Don’t carve your initials the wall of religious places and historical monuments.
e) Keep noise levels down- especially at night or in quiet religious centres.
f) While in Mountains burn or bury all non-degradable litters-don’t expect others to clean up after you.
i) Visitors who value local traditions encourage local prides and maintain local cultures-please help them to gain a realistic view of life in other parts of the World.
j) The beauty of the place and loving kinds of the people may change you but please do not change them.
Code of ethics for tourism entrepreneurs:
a) Tourists are our respectable Guests and it costs nothing to receive with a sweet smile.
b) Tourists come to discover the land of eternal peace with serene beauty and rich cultures- share the valuable information to learn from each other.