Top 7 Eco Activities in India – “A Journey through a Highly Diversified Nature”

India with its highly diversified nature is one of the popular Eco-tourism destinations in the world stretching from the Himalaya to coast to coast legacy also interms of Technology which  has undoubtedly changed the face of travel and made travelling so much easier in an around India.

Travelling in India can be the ultimate adventure, it’s geographical diversity which allows for a wide range of trips to be planned from Trekking on Himalayan ranges or from Tea State of Darjeeling; to riding on camel back in Rajasthan or Bicycle Adventure to Horse Safari, to Rafting in Dandeli  or onto Jungle Safari in Spiti Valley. India with its highly diversified nature is one of the popular eco-tourism destinations in the world stretching from the Himalaya to coast to coast legacy.

1. Bird Watching

Bird Watching (Birding) trails is a very interesting adventure. It’s very delightful to watch birds in different colours, shapes and size. The Indian climate and topography allows birds of different feathers to flock together in the ecosystem of India. India itself has numerous birds, which one may not find elsewhere in the world. Apart from this, the Indian winter invites many thousand foreign birds to its eco-friendly environment. India has some magnetic sights and water bodies, which are home to many thousand temporary and permanent birds every year.

Visit the National Parks, Wildlife  Sanctuaries and some alluring Water bodies of India to see wide spectrum of birds. Be it any place, birds in India will thrill you with their sweet chirps and melodious songs.

 2. Trekking

Trekking is best way to seek adventure. India has a good opportunities for the trekkers. India being a tropical region, allows many trekkers to enjoy nature and explore the various species of flora and fauna. Be it north or south, east or west, India has a series of breathtaking trekking trails. In North and East it is the Himalaya to explore, in the South it’s Karnataka ,Maharashtra ,Kerala etc. There are a number of resorts and travel agencies in India that offer trekking packages in India.

3. Elephant Safari

Elephant is associated with man since time immemorial. Elephants were used by the Kings as a means of transportation and also to fight battles. Forests of India are well known for their elephant populations, where elephants roam freely with other animals like Tiger, Leopard , Gaur, Lion, Monkeys and Deer. They are an ideal option to explore some inaccessible places in the jungles. Elephant safari helps the visitor to travel through such difficult terrains where even jeeps can’t venture. The elephant moves slowly and steadily, that’s why this type of safari is ideal in and around the wild regions, where riding the elephant can give you an easy access for viewing the unknown wildlife. More of all an elephant safari tour in the tropical wildlife sanctuaries of India gets you up, close and personal with these majestic animals.

4. Kerala Backwaters

Kerala’s backwaters is the most captivating attraction for the tourists in Kerala India. The palm-lined, serene backwaters were once just Kerala’s trade highways. The backwaters  refer to the large inland lakes of Kerala. Alappuzha (Alleppey) ‘Venice of the East’ is one of the exotic backwater location, which lies in south Indian state of Kerala in India. Located at the distance of 74 kilometer northwest of Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam . Backwaters is the gateway to the backwaters of Kerala. Kottayam Backwaters is famous for its spell bounding natural beauty, visited by thousands of tourists worldwide. At present, these waterways connects remote villages and islands to the mainland and nerve centers of the coastal regions.

5. Camping

Relaxing in the lap of the natural amidst the natural surroundings. Camping is probably the most ideal way of enjoying the beauties of nature.Whether you choose wildlife camping or normal camping, Indian topography will fully thrill you. Camping is a recreational activity and there isn’t any age limit in camping. People one who likes to explore nature and keeps interest in the facts of the nature can take up this camping expedition. The Himalayan regions are an excellent respite for tourists and people who want an escape from the hot sultry conditions of the plains. In the south regions in Karnataka, Goa & Maharashtra are famous.

6. Biking

Riding a bicycle / bike has always been a pleasure for a person who loves adventure and sports. And, when it is done amidst the luxurious surrounding then, it becomes more delightful. Biking in the North is truly a mind-boggling experience. The entire Himachal Pradesh is appealing as well as adventurous. The terrain of Himachal Pradesh is a challenging one. But the friendly ecosystem here makes biking an absolute satisfaction. The South Indian region does provide some excellent treks for Biking. The green fields and the tea & coffee plantation areas are some of the best places, where you can fulfill your Biking desire. These place with luxuriant surroundings are the best places for Eco-Biking, as these regions will provide you clean and pure ambience throughout  your tour.

7. Jungle Jeep Safari


India has a varied topography. Nowhere else in the world can a traveller find such splendid diversity of lands, mountains, rivers, valleys. Jungle Jeep Safari is the best way to travel the off-beaten tracks of India. There is a very unique kind of thrill present in Jungle Jeep Safari, especially for those who like to travel through the lesser known destinations. Jungle Jeep safari also gives the  safari adventure a kind of human touch, as you to get to explore the places, which probably the locals must be aware of till now.  There are  Jungle Jeep Safari tours in North as well as in the South where the resorts and travel agencies  organise it for you.

BY – Espressotive

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