Here are some guidelines whom you should follow and avoid while visiting Uttar Pradesh. Do's Respect the traditions and culture of Uttar Pradesh and its people. Wear descent dresses while visiting religious places. Exchange money only at official exchange counters and banks. Only hire guides that are approved by the government and have license. Spend your money wisely. Learn few words of local language that are commonly used here. Buy items that depict the true essence of Uttar Pradesh and are not available elsewhere. Don’ts Do not litter, help us in maintaining our cities clean and green. Do not take any photographs that may make people embarrassed. Don’t smoke, don't drink alcohol or don't use drugs at public places and religious spots. Don’t touch or harass animals and support conservation of animals by paying entrance fees to parks and conserved sites. Don’t buy crafts or products made from skin of endangered animals. Do not drive on Indian roads unless you are well-aware about Indian roads and drive to the left of the road Do not give any offensive comment about any religion; it could be controversial. Do not buy or book hotels/bus/air/railway tickets through strangers or unauthorized agents. Do not hire transportation from unlicensed operators.