What is ‘Eco Travel’ –
Eco travel is a sustainable travel which is based on the idea of experiencing the balance of nature rather than upsetting it. Our earth is an incredibly beautiful place full of rich ecosystems. But over the time the greenery is disappearing and plants and animals are going extinct gradually.
That is why our tourism industry practices responsible tourism and foster awareness among the travelers. The aim of it is traveling without disrupting or harming local culture or climate or damaging the ecology of that region. Preserving the natural luxuries, forest life and saving the environment around us is what the eco-tourism all about.
It is a new concept of traveling, typically defined as travel to destinations where flora, fauna, natural heritage is main attractions. It also includes to enhance the cultural integrity of the people and also supports the program the minimizes the adverse effect of the traditional tourism on the natural environment.
Preservation of cultural, biological and historical resources along with sustainable development are some of the related fields of Eco travel. Many well-known personalities from different fields have been engaged themselves in formulating and developing eco-tourism policies.
In today’s tourism industry eco-tourism is a fast growing industry. Not only in India but it has been getting importance from global market also. While going for an adventurous travel tour like camping, trekking, birding etc we should keep in mind not to create any mishap or disturbance in the life cycle of nature.
Each and every part of India is a collection of ecoregions full of natural sightseeing locations. Even the majestic Himalaya alone offers many world famous Eco Tour, which offers activities like trekking, wildlife viewing, camping, fishing, orchid viewing, glacier viewing, birding, mountain biking, nature walk and etc.