27 October 2009

Ecotourism in India

Ecotourism, also known as ecological tourism, is a form of tourism that appeals to the ecologically and socially conscious individuals. Ecotourism in India has grown significantly in recent years since the country has a diverse geography which led to the development of many tourists destinations. These are the various destinations not only de-stress the tourists but also rejuvenate them:

Jim Corbett National Park

Bandhavgarh National Park
Kanha National Park
Kaziranga National Park
Nagarhole National Park

There are various ways in which tourists can enjoy nature in India. And this has given ecotourism in India a major boost.So come lets Refresh, Review & Rejuvenate this enthralling experience with the team of Travelife.

Take a tour of Ecotourism in South India

Kerala:The land blessed by the God, is higher in diversity with the climate more humid and wetter. Kerala represents one of India's three richest tropical moist forest areas. This part of the country with wet evergreen forest has the most complex and species rich vegetation assemblage in the country. Some most visited wildlife sanctuaries in Kerala are - Wynad Wildlife Sanctuary, Eravikulam National Park, Periyar National Park, Silent Valley National Park. A visit to these parks should be regarded as a memorable experience, as this part of India is the last representative virgin tract of tropical evergreen forests in India.

Tamil Nadu
:The sheer diversity of landscape found in Tamil Nadu, and its range of animal and plant life, makes it a favorable destination for people wishing to experience something of the State's natural wealth. Top of the list is the Mudumalai Sanctuary. Situated among the hills, this wildlife reserve covers 321 square kilometres and shelters gaurs, deer, wild elephants, and langurs, and also predators such as tiger, leopard and the Asiatic wild dog (dhole). Nearby to Mudumalai is the Annamalai Sanctuary. This famous wildlife sanctuary is the home for gaur, tigers, panthers, elephants, spotted deer, bears, and a variety of birds. National Deer Park & Calimere Wildlife and Bird Sanctuary are the other two destinations in Tamil Nadu.

Karnataka: Karnataka is endowed with most magnificent forests in the county ranging from majestic evergreen forests of the Western Ghats to the scrub jungles of the plains. The Western Ghats of Karnataka are one of the 25 global priority hotspots for conservation and one of the two on the Indian subcontinent. Several economically important species such as Sandalwood, Rosewood, Teak, White Cedar grow naturally in these forests. Karnataka forests endowed with rich wildlife, harbors 25 percent of the elephant population of India, 10% of the Tiger population. The state has 5 National Parks Anshi National Park, Bandipur National Park, Bannerghatta National Park, Kudremukha National Park, Nagarhole National Park the total forest area as protected area for wildlife and biodiversity. The state ranks 4th among all the states and union territories in respect of area under tree cover.

Ecotourism in Karnataka

Eco tourism - the heartbeat of Karnataka. Pulsating with lifetime experiences, where you can inhale the silence of the moment that brings peace to your soul - twinkling rivers, sweeping landscapes, majestic wildlife, ivory beaches and a rich diversity of flora and fauna.

There is plenty to see and do: Wildlife safaris in open top jeeps, viewing of birdlife, river rafting, angling, organised treks, elephant safaris, coracle boat rides, beach and water sports and much more.

Come, live the experience that goes beyond any other. We assure you that you will return home recharged and revitalized, with a greater love and respect for nature because you will observe how we protect and preserve our environment in small ways and how you could do the same - For our planet, For the future of our children!All this and more just a call away.... 9611196123.

Ecotourism Experienced Best at Bandipur National Park.

Located in the southern part of the beautiful state of Karnataka, Bandipur is one of the oldest wildlife sanctuaries in India. The Bandipur National Park was made by the Maharaja of Mysore in the year 1931 and was then spread over an area of 90 sq kms. Bandipur Wildlife sanctuary forms the connecting link between the Mudumalai wildlife sanctuary in Tamilnadu and the Wayanad wildlife sanctuary in Kerala and thus, is a long beautiful stretch that you would fall in love with.
Being located so close to the happening city of Bangalore makes the BandipurNational Park a much sought after weekend getaway from Bangalore. Lets Kick Start the Ecotourism at Bandipur, Call Travelife on 9611196123.

26 October 2009

EcoTourism from 'Travelife'.

Ecotourism is entirely a new approach in tourism. Ecotourism is a preserving travel to natural areas to appreciate the cultural and natural history of the environment, taking care not to disturb the integrity of the ecosystem, while creating economic opportunities that make conservation and protection of natural resources advantageous to the local people.
Eco Tourism
In short, ecotourism can be categorised as a tourism programme that is "Nature based, Ecologically sustainable, Where education and interpretation is a major constituent and Where local people are benefited."