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Always travel with a guide.
Vegetation is fragile; follow designated trails.
Avoid littering and deposit garbage at designated places.
Keep all pollutants away from streams and lakes.
Respect local culture by taking permission before taking photographs.
Dress modestly. Be aware of the customs and manners and culture of the local people.
It is customary to leave a donation at a monastery and to circle shrines in clockwise direction.

Don't disturb wildlife or its habitat.
Don't buy endangered species or antiques.
Don't smoke, drink alcohol or talk loudly near sacred places.
Don't pluck plants or flowers.