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Eco Tourism


Eco tourism:
Eco tourism comes first among the nature-based tourism types without interfering with the habits, social life and culture of the local people. International Ecotourism Society: Defines ecotourism as travel that protects the environment and respects the welfare of the local people, and is sensitive to natural areas.
 
In recent years, demand for ecotourism has been increasing day by day as one of the tourism alternatives. Declaring 2002 as the International Year of Ecotourism by the United Nations, this organization increased the demand. While 45 million people participated in ecotourism in 1998, this figure exceeded 120 million in 2020.
 
Eco tourism Advantages:
If the local people do not make a profit with options such as shopping or accommodation, this is not included in the scope of ecotourism. Therefore, these tours provide financial support for local people.
- Provides protection of natural and cultural heritage
- Minimum consumption of natural resources
- Ecotourism tours, unlike standard holiday tours, are usually carried out in small groups, staying in family businesses.
- Sharing experiences with local people
 
Turkey's Ecotourism
Rivers, lakes, mountains, pastures, plateaus, green areas, which are quite common in our country, constitute the indispensable infrastructure of eco tourism. Burdur, Isparta, Bolu, Kastamonu, Black Sea cities like Sinop, foothills of the Taurus Mountains, the GAP eco-tourism corridor, western Mediterranean area, many lakes, underwater diving sites, Turkey's ecotourism 'shows the wealth of resources in.
 
Turkey was carried out a very important eco-tourism projects, in one of them, Tefenni Villas hotel. An old chicken farm that has completed its economic life has been brought back to the economy with eco tourism, and offers an ecological holiday to its guests with its hobby garden. In addition, you can gain different experiences with the Agricultural Tools and Tractor Museum in the business, there is even a mini zoo for its little visitors. Garden activities are also continuing within the enterprise. The guests can make their meals in their villas with their own means, using the food and beverage they buy from the local people and the market.