Top Eco-Tourism Destinations In India

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India is mother Earth’s favourite child. Nature has blessed us with so many forests, mountains, rivers, and wildlife. The term Eco-tourism means to visit the natural places where the natural environment is abundant, which are facing a threat to support their conservation.

Most of the Eco-tourism spots are situated in Kerela. But you can travel all around the country to find Eco-tourism spots. These places will connect you more to nature and teach you why it is so important to conserve the environment.

Thenmala, Kerela

The word Thenmala loosely means honey mountains. Thenmala is India’ first human-made eco-tourism area. Thenmala offers something for all ages. There are three zones in the area, first is Culture zone where you will find restaurants and shopping zones. Second is the Leisure zone where you can picnic along with family or friends at the dam. The third and final zone is the adventure zone, you can go mountain biking, hiking, along with a few other activities.

Galgibaga Beach, Goa

The Galgibaga Beach in Goa is considered as the cleanest beach in India. It is famous for its turtle nesting. The Galgibaga beach is not popular among tourists which is the best thing if you are looking for a secluded getaway, away from the crowded beaches of Goa.

Chilika, Odisha

If you love spotting birds Chilika lake in Odisha should be your prime destination. The lake is the largest coastal lagoon of India, and fascinatingly it is the second largest of the world also. The area spreads over 3,5000 square kilometres. Chilika is home to diverse wildlife too. You can find dolphins, green sea turtles, storks, flamingos, and many migratory birds.

Sundarban National Park, West Bengal

The Sundarban National Park is spread in 1,330 square kilometres and is home to the world’s largest mangrove forest. Sundarban is mostly marshland, is home to many wildlife species including the humpback whale. The national park is situated on the coast of the Ganges and the Bay of Bengal.