Tourism in the Bale Mountains is carefully planned developed and operates using responsible tourism guidelines to ensure positive impact for the local environment and community residents. The tourism activities:
- Respect local culture and tradition. Visitors will learn more about and observe local culture and traditions if they are not intrusive. Local people also have to learn to deal with visitor expectations that are different from their own.
- Demonstrate sensitivity towards the environment. Environmentally aware travelers are informed on conservation issues and the protection of local resources, flora and fauna.
- Promotes integration with local communities and helps to finance local projects.