7 Best Ecotourism Destinations In India

What is Ecotourism?

Ecotourism is a form of tourism marketed as "responsible" travel to natural areas, conserving the environment, and improving the well-being of the local people.


Nagaland, with its rich cultural heritage and scintillating landscapes, is any traveler's delight. Old Naga traditional homes have this legacy of storytelling where many of our folktales, folksongs, and stories of our rich culture and tradition have been passed on, from generation to generation.


The popularity of Meghalaya is largely attributed to the numerous astonishing waterfalls it is blessed with. One of the most popular ones among these waterfalls is Elephant Falls. It is a 3-tiered waterfall situated in the middle of a refreshing lush green forest.


West Bengal is famous for its terracotta temples of Bishnupur. Hazarduari Palace, a popular tourist attraction, is known to have the second largest chandelier in the world and also the largest staircase in India.


Himachal Pradesh is a northern Indian state in the Himalayas. It's home to scenic mountain towns and resorts such as Dalhousie. Host to the Dalai Lama. Himachal Pradesh has a strong Tibetan presence. 


Kerala is home to a wide range of ecosystems, including dense forests, lush backwaters, serene beaches, and picturesque hill stations. These natural habitats provide opportunities for ecotourism activities such as wildlife watching, birdwatching, and trekking.


Odisha is a coastal state situated in the eastern part of India. Attractions such as a long and pristine coastline, palm-fringed beaches, ancient monuments, majestic temples, glittering rivers, lofty mountains, placid lakes, wildlife reserves, and vibrant art and culture, makes the state a traveler's paradise.


Eco tourism in Assam attracts a large number of nature lovers and animal lovers who love to see the colourful wildlife in their natural habitat. There are five National Parks here, a no. of wildlife sanctuaries and two bird sanctuaries for protection and preservation of wildlife in the state.