“Tourism that involves travelling to relatively undisturbed natural areas with the specified objectives of studying, admiring and enjoying the sceneries and its wild plant and animals as well as in existing cultural aspects”-Defined by WTO.

Key elements of Eco-Tourism:

  1. Existence of National Park/ Sanctuary/ Nature of prime attraction.
  2. The area should be ecologically, socially, culturally and economically sustainable.
  3. Tourism sector should have participation of local stakeholders.
  4. Ecologically sustainable infrastructure should be developed.