Kerala, in the southwest region of India, is an incredible, diverse state: from tea plantations to the Western Ghats, from tropical beaches to tiger reserves, there’s really something for everyone in Kerala.
The most famous landmark of Kerala, though, is the backwaters region, a network of lakes, natural canals, estuaries and rivers on the western coastal belt.
There are over 900 km of navigable waters and the views and landscapes are truly breathtaking.
To try and understand just how big the Northeast Greenland National Park is it is considerably bigger than many countries. At nearly one million square kilometres this is one national park that visitors will have to plan a visit to before heading there.
Sanibel Island is an island located on the Gulf coast of Florida. With the city of Sanibel incorporating the entire island and with a population of just over 6,000, it is the perfect sunshine hideaway for any ecotourist looking to relax and soak up some rays. Most of the city proper is concentrated on the east side of the island, leaving the rest mostly free fof traffic - human or otherwise.
With the world's largest rainforest in the Amazon River Basin, the breathtaking sights of the Patagonian plateau, the heights of the Andean plains, or the biodiverse Galapagos Islands, South America has a lot to offer for the eco-tourist seeking great adventures
1. Cristalino Jungle Lodge, Alta Floresta, Matto Grosso, Brazil
Located in the Gasa district of Bhutan sits the Jigme Dorji National Park. The second largest national park in the country it stretches well over 4000 square kilometres and has a huge variety of different species of fauna, flora and birdlife.
Any eco-tourist visiting the park will probably be most taken with its amazing biological diversity. The park itself houses a virtual plethora of endangered species and is a must see location for green travellers with a love for wildlife.
Towards the north east of Ecuador sits the Yasuni National Park. At nearly 10,000 square kilometres the park is renowned for being one of the most biologically diverse areas on the planet. Any eco tourist with a love for fauna and flora will not be disappointed as Yasuni has an abundance of both to be enjoyed. It is said that almost half of all mammal species that live in the amazon make their home at Yasuni National Park.
Anyone eco-tourist who likes the idea of spending time at a beautiful national park whilst enjoying stunning views and wonderful weather can't go wrong with a visit to Inagua National Park in the Bahamas.
One of several national parks on these lush islands in the Caribbean, the Inagua sits coast to coast on the Island of Great Inagua and is renowned for its vast West Indian Flamingo population that call it home.
The Dominican Republic has been blessed with numerous national parks, area of outstanding beauty and protected areas. As such it can be a little confusing knowing which area to visit when planning a vacation to the country.
Located in the beautiful mountains of Cordirella sits Jarabacoa, one of the most idyllic spots in the country and the birth place of Dominican Republic eco-tourism.
As a country, Austria is one of the most environmentally friendly in the world and a great destination for any eco-tourist currently planning their next vacation. As well as clean cities and green modes of transport there are also seven national parks to choose from, all of which are worth visiting should time allow.