ECOTOURISM

Submitted by: Sarika Singh

Submitted to: Prof. Vijay Trivedi

INTRODUCTION 
Eco-tourism is derived from two words - 'Ecosystem' &
'Tourism'. Together it is made Eco-tourism. 

Ecosystem is the system in which we live - the system
which include the earth, the water, the sky and of course the living and the non-living objects in all these systems. 

³Ecotourism is responsible travel to natural areas that
conserves the environment and improves the well-being of local people."

CHATACTERISTICS OF ECOTOURISM 
Low impact on natural and cultural resources  Build environmental and cultural awareness and respect  Provide positive experiences for both visitors and hosts  Provide financial benefits and empowerment for local people

DIFFERENCES
TRADITIONAL TOURISM ECOTOURISM

1.

doesn't typically encourage the protection of the environment

1.

Eco-tourism is the earth-friendly and concentrate on environment protection.

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Traditional tourism has always been more about luxury and the comfort of the guest

2.

Empowerment of local communities; and fosters respect for different cultures and for human rights

3.

Main aim is making profit

3. 4.
Here the benefit on guests are more important

Main aim is to protect environment and educate about it.

4.

Ecotourism seeks to benefit both the guests and the hosts.

5.

It is more centered with the area of enjoyment.

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Centered on a natural area or attraction.

FIRST ECOTOURIST PLACE IN INDIA
Thenmala in Kerala is the first ecotourism destination in India

Thenmala reservoir

Thenmala Dam

Metre Gauge railway

Eco Tourism Centre

Anurayee ecotourism

Anurayee ecotourism 

Near Bhatsa river, at Kajal Vihir village, Asangaon., Shahapur started in 2007 with the main objective of rebuilding man¶s relationship with nature 

Started on 5 acres of barren land surrounded by tribal people. 

Fertilizer are made by them, they do organic farming. 

They also provide employment opportunity to tribal people.(kitchen, bullock cart, selling papad etc. 

one of the awardees for the Hirkani Award.

ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED
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Village games Bullock cart ride Play in water Working in farm Teaching medical use of plants and benefits Teach tourist how to care for trees, plants, animals.

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