Eco-tourism In India

Published: 29th June 2010
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Eco-tourism is the newest form of tourism in India. Following the foot prints of other nations, India too has tried its hands in eco-tourism. With the passage of time, gradually India has turned into a hottest eco-tourism destination in entire world.

Eco-tourism mainly emphasized on environmentally responsible travel that benefits nature and local communities. Globetrotters from various corners of our world loves to visit India as a eco-tourism destinations as India is dotted with several exotic eco-tourism destinations. These destinations has an edge over the other tourist sites as they are more close to nature.

Some of the famous eco-tourism destinations in India are

Himalayan Mountain Ranges: The mighty mountain ranges of Himalayas are one of the ideal destinations for eco-tourism in India. These glistening mountain ranges encompasses several beautiful hill resorts, breathtaking views, diverse flora and fauna. Most of the hill stations which are dotted in this region are famous as great summer holiday destinations as well as winter sport destinations. Some of the fantastic hill stations in this region are Shimla, Kullu, Manali, Dharamsala, Dalhousie, Sarahan, Nainital, Mussoorie, Rishikesh, Gangtok, Darjeeling, Kailash Mansarovar, Gulmarg & Sonamarg.

Ladakh: The barren land of Ladakh is another popular destination for eco-tourism in India. This beautiful region is blessed with high mountains and untamed rivers which are suitable for adventure sports like river rafting, trekking, mountaineering, hiking, mountain biking etc. Ladakh is also famous for its tranquil monasteries

Goa: Goa, the land known for its wild parties is also a famous eco-tourism destinations. Apart from its sandy beaches, flea markets, discotheques, Goa also has some wildlife sanctuaries and national parks namely Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary, Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary, Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary etc. They are famous diverse collection of wildlife species. It has also some green gateways like Spice plantations, Baravalem water falls and Dudhsagar waterfall etc.

Kerala: Heralded as 'the land of Gods', Kerala is also another eco-tourism destination in India. Every year this coastal state of India beckons thousands of vacationers, all thanks to its vast network of backwaters, silvery beaches and ancient temples. A backwater cruise or stay in the various eco- resorts will enable the vacationer to explore the natural beauty and culture heritage of the state.

Beside these destinations, India is blessed with some more eco-tourism destinations which are gradually gaining popularity. provides India travel guide with information Eco-tourism In India.

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