5 Eco Friendly Destinations To Regenerate Your Life
By: Kratika Sat, 30 Apr 2022 1:08:21
In the hectic schedule of daily routine, you did not get some time to connect with nature. Now, this is the right time to spend your vacations in the best eco-friendly destinations in India.
Eco-tourism refers to connect yourself with nature. It is a form of tourism involving visiting brittle, untouched, and relatively undisturbed natural areas. It means responsible travel towards nature and helps in improving the well-being of the local people.
If you want to regenerate your life, then here are some eco-friendly destinations where you can go and enjoy.
# Coorg, Karnataka
Coorg is officially called Kodagu, is the most popular hill station of Karnataka. It occupies an area of 1,584 square kilometers in the Western Ghats of Karnataka. It is also known as “The Scotland of India.” It is the best place for all nature lovers. It is well known for its fascinating scenery and dense greenery. It is not only famous for its beautiful green hills but for the streams cutting right through them. The best time to visit Coorg is from September to June. At this time, it is neither rainfall nor too hot.
The best places to visit in Coorg are Abbey Falls, Madikeri Fort, Tadiandamol, Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary, Gaddige. There you can enjoy trekking and more adventures also.
# Khangchendzonga National Park, Sikkim
It is a National Park and a Biosphere Reserve located in Sikkim and also known as Kanchenjunga Biosphere Reserve covering 328 square kilometers. The park gets its name from the mountain that is the third highest peak in the world i.e., Kangchenjunga that is 8,586 meters tall. It was recorded to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list in July 2016 as the first “Mixed Heritage” site of India. This park contains a Tholung Monastery, a gompa located in the park’s buffer zone. It is acknowledged as one of the most sacred monasteries in Sikkim.
# Khonoma Village, Nagaland
It is the first green village in India that is located in Angami Naga village near about 20 km from the state capital, Kohima. The village is estimated to be around 700 years old that covers 123 square kilometers. Khonoma is famous for its distinctive form of agriculture. The state bird, Blyth’s tragopan, a pheasant now nationally threatened, is reportedly found here.
# Thenmala, Kerala
Thenmala is originated from the Malayalam word “theen” means honey, and “mala” means mountain. Theenmala Dam is the first planned eco-tourism destination in India. It is the largest irrigation project in Kerala. It is situated in the middle of the Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary and covers 26 square kilometers. The waterfall called Palaruvi is a prime attraction nearby, and it increases the beauty of this place.
# Lahaul Spiti, Himachal Pradesh
The word ‘Lahaul’ is derived from the Tibetan word Lhahi-Yul meaning ‘country of the gods.’ It is situated on the route of the Manali-Leh route. It covers 13,841 square kilometers. The beauty of Lahaul and Spiti is snow, and some peaks never let it go, no matter what season it is. The rivers swiftly flow at the base of the mountains and carrying the water formed by melted snow. Here, the sky has a special shade of blue that cannot be seen anywhere.