For city dwellers, travel is not only a chance to enjoy a change of pace and scenery. Nature and outdoor lovers are more likely long for natural areas to explore. With a growing number of ecotourism destinations in the world, finding a place to go should not be so hard. But picking one among the many options you will find could be tricky. Here are six of the world’s best destinations for eco travel and adventures.
Alaska may not be one of the most visited places in the world. But it has a wealth of attractions and natural areas to explore. It is teeming with scenic landscape and wildlife not to mention the pristine lakes and rivers that you can find as you explore the wilderness. From whale-watching to hiking, there is an abundance of places you can go and things you can do for some great outdoor adventures.
Antarctica is a great place to go if you want to go off the beaten path. Its remoteness has helped in preserving its pristine and untouched beauty. From the breathtaking landscape to the wildlife that thrives in the cold, harsh region, Antarctica is one of the destinations that should be on everyone’s bucket list.
Costa Rica has long been at the forefront of ecotourism. It is one of the places often associated with eco tours and travels. This should not be surprising given the country’s wealth of choices for possible nature destinations. From lush rainforests to diverse wildlife, Costa Rica is an idyllic place to get away from the city and surround yourself with nature.
Galápagos Islands, Ecuador
Galápagos Islands are more than just an overabundance of beautiful nature scenery. It is also home to a mind-blowing array of creatures many of which you may not even see elsewhere. It is a place that not only allows you to marvel at the vibrant natural ecosystem. It is also a great reminder of how wondrous nature can be.
The land of fire and ice is a stunning place for a nature trip. It is home to wonderful and surreal landscape, volcanoes, waterfalls, geysers, glaciers, and so much more. It is also right on top of the go-to places for some Northern Lights sightings.
This African nation is a land rich in natural resources. It has an amazing ecosystem that will leave you in awe, and hopefully more inspired to support conservation efforts not just in Africa but around the world. The country’s popular wildlife safaris offer opportunities for travelers to see and observe the wildlife. And if you are lucky, you may even get the chance to see some of the migrating wildebeests during the Great Migration.