North East India and Eastern Himalayas are rich in cultural diversity. Sometimes here, travel is more exciting than the destination, most of the time people are more colorful than the landscapes. So research your destination, the culture, the people prior to your visit to familiarize yourself with their colorful customs and traditions or talk with Root Bridge’s North East Specialists.
The North East and Eastern Himalayas are ecologically fragile. WWF has identified the entire Eastern Himalayas as a priority Global 200 Eco region. Always follow the green protocol of Responsible Tourism. Help protect the environment by not engaging yourself in tourist activities which are not eco-friendly.
Northeast India is generally considered one of the most challenging regions of the country to govern. A very few areas have been the site of separatist movements among the tribal peoples. Always follow the advice of Root Bridge’s North East Specialists.
- Respect and adapt to the local cultures and customs. .Be open to learning new values from their everyday life.
- Try to help reduce carbon footprint by walking to get to places, using public transport or cycles for your local trips.
- Avoid Littering. Always utilize the waste bins.
- Eat at places which are locally owned and family-run.
- Shop local produces to elevate the local economy.
- Refrain from using plastic bags or products made from endangered species.
- Try not to be intrusive when taking photos. Asking permission beforehand is always preferable.
- Help prevent child exploitation by opposing any form of child labour.
- Minimize the usage of water to promote conservation of water.
- Practice exchange of affection. Always carry something from your home to leave as a souvenir.