Ecotourism means Ecology Tourism. From the full meaning we can understand that it is ecology or environment related tourism. In one word ecotourism is environment friendly tourism.
At first you have to know what is tourism.
Tourism is the sum of activities after going outside of one's residential area not more than one consecutive year for the purpose of traveling, business, medical or others.
Ecotourism is a form of tourism where visitors travel for the purpose of enjoying the natural beauty of a destination with lower environmental impact.
That means Ecotourism is a one kind of tourism where there is no impact or lower impact of the visitors with their activists to the environment.
Example of ecotourism
Travelling to the south asian largest mangrove forest - Sundarban.
Characteristics of ecotourism
- Having no impact or lower impact to the environment.
- Travelling to nature.
- Conserving environment.
- Observing wildlife.
- Enjoying the daily activities of rural people.
- Enjoying the nature.
- Ensuring sustainable tourism.