To be like a responsible Eco-tourist, you have to under take lot of
precautions that will create utmost satisfaction in you as your effort
assist in saving the earth.
While going for wildlife jungle safari try to leave only your footmarks but
no rubbish. Carry along home only photographs but no "souvenirs"
from the wild. Take extra precautions that any of your activity may not
disturb wildlife or natural habitats. Try not to introduce foreign plants or
animals to the wild. Don't pollute water bodies with soap or detergents.
Be an associate in conducting accountable and endurable tourism with
insignificant impact on the physical, cultural and social surroundings of
To become a part of Eco Tourism travel, avoid going for any kind of
purchase made from animal stuff. Most endangered animals' products that are
commonly on sale include ivory, tortoiseshell, reptile skins, furs and some
corals and seashells. It is unlawful to bring any of these products into the
country, sever actions could be taken against such purchases, if in any case
you are not aware what the item is made up of or whether it is legal, then
avoid buying it. Instead, buy souvenirs such as locally carved handicrafts
made from non-animal materials.
Use water economically, it is quite valuable in many countries, as there is
scarcity of clean and safe drinking water. Take precautions not to shed
litter, take it home with you, waste disposal is a major expenditure in
Your regard for local culture traditions and pilgrimage sites bless you
with immense respect- asks permission before you photograph local people,
don't take photographs of holy shrines it might be an offence in some
Before taking up any tour to any country it is very important to know and
read up about the country you plan to visit, you are more warmly welcomed if
you take an interest and speak even a few words of the local language.
Increase your vital imagination and also think on much smaller aspects when
booking a holiday - for example bed and breakfasts, village houses and
locally owned accommodation benefit local families. Travel like Mahatma
Ghandi - with simple clothes, open eyes and an orderly mind to become the
part of Eco Tourism.
Assist the local economy of developing countries by purchasing local
products in preference to exotic items.
It is important to understand that the people in the country your are
visiting have different culture, time concepts and thought patterns from
your own, it doesn't mean that they are inferior to others in any way just
they are little different.
Go for public transport where as possible- hire a bus, rickshaw or walk
where convenient, you will be encountering with the local life and will get
the opportunity to know the place.
Take small gifts from home for your hosts and the local community.
Enjoy how people interact, and try to learn some words of the local
language and join with the natives in the local shop for a cup of coffee.
Remember that there is often more that we can acquire from the poorest
people than we can teach them. Visit the main tourist destination sites but
get off the tourist track too. Visit the places where the locals go when
they have time off. The most important skill that any traveler has to
acquire is not comparing the home comforts or other holidays, then only you
can truly observe and enjoy new people and places.
Well-planned certification programs can help accomplish the objectives of
Eco tourism by offering incentives to authorized Eco tourism operators with
a marketing benefit. National broad-based alliances have the best records
for maturing certification.
In developing Eco Tourism it is important to give the training to local
people and park managers and to supervisor the deliverance of services and
products to guarantee they reach up to expectations. Financing is another
gear necessary for Eco tourism projects and therefore it is important to
keep a trek whether these resources are being used rationally.
Internet connection offers an inexpensive and proficient device for both
promotion and development; it needs to be endorsed with other communication
Eco-tourism is an important device for safeguarding and supporting the
variation of the India's natural and cultural environments. Acquire the
information about the destination, the local culture prevalent, opt for an
operator who is acquainted with and comprehend the various aspects of
Also endorsing Eco-tourism groups, nature protecting, cultural conservation
institutions and other organizations also will help build a strong Eco
Tourist destination even though you are not travelling.
Eco-Tourism: tourism to extrinsic or
endangered ecosystems to perceive wildlife or to assist in conserving