Green Hiker Campaign focused on the Himalaya

A green hiker

In June 2009, World Wildlife Fund (WWF)-India launched Green Hiker Campaign for promoting responsible adventure tourism in the Himalaya. WWF introduced colorful bookmarks, coasters, posters and a green hiker pocket booklet “Green Hiking in the High Altitude Himalayas.”  The campaign offers following green hiking tips:

Trek in single file.

Pitch camp thirty (30) meters away from water bodies.

Do not burn plastics.

Do not feed animals…

Read full green hiking tips at

The Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, Ecotourism Society of India (ESOI), The Mountain Cleaners (MC), The Himalayan Club (HC) and Lonely Planet Magazine-India (LPMI) have already joined the campaign. You can also join the campaign,

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