Monks are cleaning upAugust 11, 2012.
International tourism experts worked alongside local experts to give an introduction in the basic requirements for ecotourism and look at possible ecotourism products like home stay, hiking, horse trekking, cultural tours, art courses and other local experiences. SInce monasteries play a leading role in these areas and a clean environment is key for ecotourism to be a success, monks were given practical training in biodegrading time of waste, organizing clean up programs and the importance of making waste management systems. The monks will share their new knowledge with the local communities.
Favorite Trek: Mt. Nyenpo Yurtse Trek
Want to do something really wild? Really off the beaten path? Trek along through the mountainous range of Nyenbo Yurtse and its chain of shark-like peaks. Get lost in this veritable geo-park, sculpted by glaciers inching through remote highland.more