5 Up and Coming Destinations for Eco Tourism
It is definitely safe to say that being eco-friendly can be achieved by everyone in a wide variety of ways. Whether you decide to dedicate more time to recycling, use less plastic in your daily life, or undertake specially designed eco-friendly holidays, the way you do your bit is entirely up to you. For those with passion for travel and the environment, we offer an array of sustainable tour packages and accommodation options in some of the most eco-friendly places on the planet. Here are five of the most up-and-coming destinations for eco-tourism.
The mesmerizing, sparsely populated African country of Namibia works hard to promote eco-friendly travel and tourism within its country. The other-worldly Namib and Kalahari deserts, as well as the peaceful Atlantic coast, boast an array of ecosystems and wildlife – a factor that attracts around a million eager visitors to the country each and every year. So, whether you fancy getting up close and personal with Namibia’s beautiful wildlife on a two-week sanctuary project, or if you’d prefer to sleep under the stars at an idyllic lodge, Namibia boasts a fascinating eco-friendly holiday option for every taste and preference.
Situated off the southern coast of India, this breathtaking country is a perfect destination for lovers of the environment. Despite being a small country, Sri Lanka has an impressively high level of biodiversity and wildlife resources. In fact, it is amoung the world’s 34 biodiversity hotspots, making it an ideal destination for eco-tourism. Why not take advantage of this stunning, up-and-coming destination and stay in one of its rainforest eco lodges?
This landlocked country in South Asia is only growing in popularity when it comes to tourism. With almost a million visitors in 2017, Nepal is an ideal holiday destination for people with all sorts of preferences, eco-tourism lovers included. The country, which borders India, boasts an incredibly diverse geography and eight of the world’s ten tallest mountains.
The United Kingdom
Believe it or not, the UK is a hugely up-and-coming tourist destination when it comes to eco-friendly holidays. With regular media coverage prompting the UK’s nationals to use less plastic and be kinder to the environment in general, it’s no surprise that there’s an array of sustainable packages and accommodation options available here. Whether you’d quite like to spend a night in a yurt or tipi, stay in a lodge with the most incredible sea views or spend three nights at a wildlife conservation and research retreat, the choice is entirely yours.
Bordered by China and Russia, Mongolia is a destination like no other. With the lowest population density in the world, much of the country is essentially a vast emptiness. Nomadic life is still a living tradition here, so an eco-friendly holiday here will be unlike anything else. The Nomads of the Khangai package allows visitors to live like the nomadic locals and learn their ways and traditions. Alternatively, you can get to know how national parks work in Mongolia with the National Parks and Nature Reserves package.