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Maldives

The Republic of Maldives is a chain of islands in the Indian Ocean which together constitute the smallest country in Asia - both in terms of population and land area. With an average ground level of 1.5 metres (4 ft 11 in) above sea level, it is the planet's lowest country. It is also the country with the world's lowest natural highpoint, being a mere 2.4 metres (7ft 10) above sea level - there will be no mountain climbing here.

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Blue Lagoon, Iceland

If you are an ecotourist planning a trip to Reykjavik anytime soon then a visit to the world famous Blur Lagoon will likely enhance your experience. Around 40 miles away from the capital of Iceland this incredible geothermal spa is located in the heart of a lava field and is renowned for its healing properties.

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Glow worm caves, New Zealand

Any eco-tourist planning a visit to the Fiordland National Park should take the time to visit the Waitomo Caves. In the heart of the Waitomo Cave system in New Zealand are the Glow Worm caves. Originally discovered by the M?ori's the caves were opened to the public since 1889 and have been a source of natural wonder ever since.

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Mont St. Michel - France

With a population of just 44, Mont St. Michel, is best known for the medieval Benedictine Abbey and steepled church that occupies most of the 1km-diameter clump of rocks jutting out of the waters of the English Channel.

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The Great Barrier Reef - Australia

As the world's largest single structure made by living organisms, it is actually possible to see Australia's Great Barrier Reef from outer space. Composed of over 2,900 individual reefs and 900 islands stretching for over 2,600 kilometres (1,600 mi) over an area of approximately 344,400 square kilometres (133,000 sq mi), the reef is a truly breathtaking structure to which every green traveler should make the pilgrimage at least once in a lifetime.

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The Lake District - UK

Famous not only for its lakes, but for its heaths and forests, mists and meadows, farmlands and poets, The Lake District is Romantic country. Home to William Wordsworth some 250 years ago, his house is still open for visitors with handwritten excerpts of his work on display, and in the late winter and early spring, one is still delighted by hosts and hosts of golden daffodils crowding beside the lakes and beneath the trees, 'Fluttering and dancing in the breeze'.

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Yellowstone National Park - Over 3.2 million acres of beauty for the eco-tourist to enjoy

For years eco-tourists have been enjoying Yellowstone for a variety of reasons. Geologically the park is a wonder to behold. With over 300 geysers, almost 300 waterfalls, the world's largest petrified forest as well as the stunning Yellowstone river there is plenty for the green traveller to enjoy whilst visiting one of America's most beautiful parks.

Accommodation for the green traveller

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park - An ideal destination for the Green traveller

Whether your an eco-tourist visiting to relax and enjoy the wildlife, or to travel across the beautiful mountains, Great Smoky Mountains National Park isn't going to disappoint.

Cades Cove is a great starting point and ideal location for your base, as it has everything from log cabins to camping available. If Fishing is your thing, permits are available and there are plenty of places to fish with over 700 miles of streams. However, do seek advice first as certain areas are restricted and some fish prohibited.

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Cusco City Tours - Green Travel Guide - An epic gateway to Incas Empire, with many ecotourism opportunities

Travelers around South America rarely miss the Andean Capital, Cusco, in Peru. It is not only the base for the spectacular site of Machu Picchu, but it is also a perfect blend of history, traditions and modern trends. A Cusco city tour will lead an eco-minded traveler to discover untouched places, a genuine culture and a glorious history. Due to the increasing tourism, Cusco has become an international city, with people coming and going from every corner of the world.

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