Myanmar family tour

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Responsible tourism

Responsible tourism: Myanmar family tour

Environment

On this tour, we let our guests visit famous cultural heritage sites such as Shwedagon Pagoda, MusmeahYeshua Synagogue, Bagan, Mingun and other places and our entrance fees will provide to maintain these vital monuments.

Myanmar is one of the religious countries and so in order not to have the conflict with local, our guide will share tips when visiting those important religious and cultural sites. Example, we advise what to where when our guests visit those sites and monuments. We provide the towel to clean guest’s feet after visiting the sites since guests have to take-off their shoes when we visit those sites.

Water saving and Say no "plastic." When the guests arrive we give recyclable bags to them so they can use when they go shopping and can say "no" plastic. Moreover, we are planning to provide an aluminum bottle to all guests for their water during tour since we should reduce the plastic bottle of water during the tour before. Our guests may bring water from the hotel and so that we can reduce usage of the plastic bottle on tour. We are planning to start this end of April 2018.

We try to use local transport such as trishaw, horse-cart, and biking in our itinerary to reduce energy use and preserve the environment as well. We try to use suppliers such as hotel, and guides who are knowledgeable about sustainable travel and who are trying to practice those. We send our sustainable policies to our suppliers and encourage them to participate with us together.

Community

We know where to find all things local and we support and recommend our neighbors, spreading the tourism income to those most in need. We use local tour guides for each destination rather hiring only guides from main cities like Yangon, Mandalay in order to spread tourism contributions to local people.

In the Bagan area, we have participated in the “free-plastic Bagan” campaign in order to educate people on the damage to the environment by plastics. We provide the funding to print out the vinyl and education message and spread around the area and we, our team, sometimes participate and garbage collecting activities around the Bagan area.

We employ only local people for our operations by giving the fair price for their work and we do respect human rights for each and every one who are working with the company. We provide necessary training according to the need at our office and even to local guides and communities. Our guides are local and so they know their places well and as our policies for local economy support, our guides always bring guests to only locally own art and crafts shops in order to sustain jobs and cultural diversity.

We do work to create the relationship between our guests and local communities so our guides explain to our guests about local culture, traditions in advance in order not to have the conflict with local and serve as translators to talk with locals. Our guides will teach some useful local language to greet to locals so that they can get a good start with the locals and locals love it.

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