for trip participants, individual travellers and nature
rule: Relax and enjoy!!!
Help your guides and porters to follow conservation measures.
Respect Animals - In National Parks and wilderness areas the
animals are wild. Harassment can cause stress; keep your distance!
In some situations animals can catch human diseases which
can be fatal.
When taking photographs of locals, respect privacy - ask permission
and use restraint.
Respect Holy and sacred places, Churches- preserve what you
have come to see, never touch or remove religious objects.
Shoes sometimes should be removed when visiting orthodox monasteries.
Giving to children encourages begging: adonation to a project,
health centre or school is a more constructive way to help.
GreenEye ask you don't give any money for children!
You will be accepted and welcomed if you follow local customs
in remote areas where people still lives on their traditional
way: loose, light weight clothes are preferable to revealing
shorts, skimpy tops and tight fitting action wear.
Visitors who value local traditions, encourage local pride
and maintain local cultures. Please help local people gain
a realistic view of life in Western Countries.
Stay on track - Unsupervised off road driving can cause irreparable
damage to the soil and vegetation, all for the sake of that
once in a lifetime sho.
In many areas, trekking and climbing are popular leisure activities.
By carefully keeping to marked paths and routes, human impact
can be kept to a minimum.
Remove litter, burn or bury paper and carry out all non-degradable
Keep local water clean and avoid using pollutants such as
detergents in streams or springs. If no toilet facilities
are available, make sure you are at least 30 metres away from
water sources; and bury or cover waste.
Plants and any animals should be left to flourish in their
natural environment - taking/collectingis illegal in many
parts of the world: also remember the trade in many wildlife
products is strictly illegal.
Communities should benefit from
Local involvement in the planning of tourism helps to ensure
that tourism addresses environmental and cultural concerns.
This should maximise benefits and minimise damage to communities.
It should also enhance the quality of the tourism experience
Seek and support local community involvement and partnership
in tourism. Buy locally made products and handicraft.
Promote the recruitment; training, and employment in tourism
of local people. To choose accomodation owned, built and staffed
by local people whenever available.
Tourism should be educational
When tourists learn about communities and the environment,
tourism provides the most benefits for all concerned and does
the least damage. Knowledge and a positive experience enable
töurists to act as ambassadors for environmental protection.
To provide information about environmental, cultural, and
social issues as an essential part of résponsible tourism.
We provide our clients with specific information, lectures
and written material about the regions to be visited, its
special characteristics like climate, species, habitats, its
global significancé as well as appropriate behaviour.