Some Do's and Don'ts
The form of greeting in Nepal is "Namaste" and is performed by joining the palms together. . Before entering a Nepalese home, temple and stupa, remember to remover your shoes. . Do not eat from other people's plate and do not drink from other people's bottle or glass. it is considered "Jutho" or impure by Nepalese. . While traveling, dress appropriately. Women should especially avoid dressing in skimpy outfits. . Seek permission first before entering a hindu temple. Many Hindu temples do not allow westerners to enter. . Take photographs only after receiving permission for the object or person being photographed. . Always try to discourage beggars and hawkers. . Touching offerings or person when they are on the way to religious shrines. . Avoid kissing and hugging in public especially between men and women. It is taken as a social offence in most of the area of the country. . Opt for eco-friendly journeys, encourage porters and other trekking staff's to save environment.