For your trekking convenience, we suggest that you read along the following cultural tips. Knowing the local habits must be one of your best friend in traveling.

 

DO’S

  • Smile and great people, especially elders.
  • Shake hands, gently.
  • Be sure to sit at the same level as other people.
  • Be polite to each other.
  • Use only the right hand to eat and hand objects or money to someone.
  • Accept hospitality and food, you don’t have to eat and drink.
  • Dress modestly. Women should keep upper arm and things covered.
  • Bend down and walk around seated people when you need to pass.
  • Say good bye when you leave.

 

DO’N

  • Enter houses, buildings or village without being invited.
  • Wear shoes inside a house.
  • Point at people with your finger. Don’t ever use your foot to people.
  • Point the bottom of your feet directly at people while sitting on the floor.
  • Touch anyone’s head.
  • Step over people or food on the floor.
  • Eat with your left hand, or use your left hand to give or accept object or money.
  • Raise your voice, especially in anger.

 

 

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