India is a country filled with different culture, rich traditions and diverse ecosystem. So, it is easier to find an eco-friendly tour in India. Though people often consider an adventure trip as an eco-tour, but these two types are different. From great Himalayan regions in the north to the vast ocean region in the south you will encounter numerous eco-tourism spots in India. Here is a list of such beautiful natural places.
The Wildlife in Himalaya
The Himalayan region unveils a huge diversity in wildlife and natural resource. This is a place of rare medicinal herbs. In the Himalayan foothills, the Terai, there are lush green tropical forests. Here you can also find rare and endangered species of animals and birds. Some great National Parks like Corbett National Park, Uttaranchal; The Great Himalayan National Park, Himachal Pradesh; Namdapha National Park, Arunachal Pradesh; The Royal Chitwan Park, Nepal are a signature of Himalayan wildlife sanctuary.
The Himalayan Rivers
Foremost Himalayan Rivers are Indus, Sutlej, Ganga, Yamuna, and the Brahmaputra. These rivers are nourished by both snow and rain and so flow round the year. These rivers of the Himalayan group are occupied by a large percentage of aqua life, making a favorable ecosystem for the freshwater living beings.
The Hill Stations
The Himalayan hill stations are lush and lively. The healthy weather and the rich natural resource attract numerous biologist, adventurer, ecologist and natural scientist to this natural hidden treasure. The hill stations are the home of different kinds of uncommon flora & fauna. Every hill station situated in this area signifies something different. Some main hill stations are Gulmarg & Sonamarg, Ladakh, Shimla, Kullu, Manali, Mussoorie, Rishikesh, Gangtok, Darjeeling, Kailash Mansarovar.
Now it is the time for the vast ocean region of the south, Kerala. The place is like a tropical paradise often mentioned as “God’s own country” for its many completely untouched regions. This is a must see for any ecological traveler to India. Tour guides are here to help people out with treks and hikes through this area. The residents of this region are also very varied making this an eco-friendly tourist spot.