Eco-tourism is the new buzz in the tourism-hospitality industry around the world. All know the advantage of holidaying amid nature and this knowledge has gained wider appreciation among the tourists in the recent past. But certain environmental issues stand.
Today eco-tourism has become a watchword that tries to knot both the ends and create a healthy tourism without affecting the local environment. Here is a list by Dr Prem Jagyasi and his team members of some of the most fantastic places ever developed that give you a full experience of being amid the nature without you losing out the amenities of a city life.
Himalayan village, India
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The Himalayan village is located in the laps of the Great Himalayas in Manali region of Himachal Pradesh in India. Located amid scenting tall pine trees, structures raised in the resort village were got built in the native architectural style with dressed stones piled one on the other and the whole superimposed with a superstructure of wood.
The resort provides the option of staying in the various cottages spread across it. The resort provides an opportunity to sample local culture, and cuisine while staying here. As for the outdoor activities, the region is renowned among the tourists for a range of them right from light nature walks to long adventurous trekking routes.
Adrere Amellal Oasis Ecolodge, Egypt
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This wonderful desert lodge built in the Siwa Oasis is the ultimate paradise in the sun-baked deserts of Egypt. The quiet desert surrounding, the primitiveness of the hand built cottages and other structure, and the majesty of rounded mountains in the surroundings all cast out an imagery right out from the pages of Arabian Nights. If the days are quiet, the nights get quieter still and one can luxuriate in the silent surrounding with nothing stirring in vicinity but for perhaps your own heart beat.
The real delight is to be awakened in the shimmering radiance of the sun playing on the golden hued sands stretching across- an opportunity to sample the local cuisine and country life, and roll on the dunes over to the isolated fortress of Sahli is just the perk of coming in here.
El-Monte, Sagrado, New Mexico, USA
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The place is a virtual paradise for those who wish to club the ultimate in luxury with a fulfilling date with nature. The place enables the visitors to relax and rejuvenate, and to luxuriate in the beauty of nature. Located in the Tao country of New-Mexico, the elements of local culture have been fully incorporated in the resort to give you an ultimate experience in local history and way of life. Outdoor activities as alpine-skiing, fly-fishing, rafting and hot air ballooning are some of the star attraction of the place.
Whitepod Resort, Switzerland
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Whitepod Resort is a unique way of experiencing the nature in all its rawness and beauty. Located in the Alps, the resort has an assortment of dome shaped tents pitched upon a wooden platform. Away from the din of daily life and traffic snarls, the resort is located high up in the mountains accessible only by walking. The resort is an ultimate definition in eco-tourism. It has in fact won the World Prize for Sustainable Tourism and the Responsible Tourism Award for Innovation.
Nimmo Bay Resorts, Canada
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The Nimmo Bay Wilderness Resort is an intimate family owned and operated resort located in Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia. The Ocean, the mountains, the river, the forest and the rain all come together here to make the place a unique gateway.
The resort is chosen as a National Geographic Unique Word Lodge and is considered as one of the best fishing lodges in the world. An awesome range of outdoor activities like bear watching, whale watching, marine life tours, kayaking, paddle boarding, heli-Fly fishing, glacier tours and forest hiking are available here for the visitors.
A visit to any one of these chosen resorts will be a unique and ideal one for the natural lures of adventure and sport are encased here in the luxuries and amenities of the modern life. These resorts will make the moments spent here worth preserving all your life.