Eco tourism in sri lanka

Srilanka is a best eco-tourism destination. because it’s Emerald Island with rich wildness area.Eco-tourism places a high value on a wildness area & Srilankan sustainable tourism

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Post: 02-02-2020 Categories: Eco tourism in sri lanka / Types of tourism in srilanka

The tourists as people “Traveling to and staying in places outside their usual environment for not more than one consecutive year for leisure, business and other purposes” The eco-tourism definition is, “Responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and sustains the well-being of local people.

Tourism can classified into different categories

  • Nature – based or eco-tourism (wildlife viewing, fishing, birds watching)
  • Adventure tourism (Hiking, water rafting)
  • Community based tourism (Home stays, Cultural programmes)
  • Event tourism (World cup football/ Cricket)
  • Individual tourism
  • Heritage tourism (Cultural heritage, archaeological site)
  • Pilgrimage tourism ( Dalada perahera, Temples, monasteries)

  Tourism also contacts with nature, Economic & Social fields. Present srilanka tourism is the fourth largest exchange earner in srilanka. Tourism field has made on a significant role to the srilankan economy. Srilankan sustainable tourism   is a rising business.          


  Srilanka is an emerald island country with rich different cultural heritage, different religious, Number of forest reserves, wildlife reserves. Srilanka is an ideal country for all type of tourism. Srilanka is already welcome eco-tourist. Srilanka is a unique eco-tourism destination because it’ emerald island with rich wildness area. Eco-tourism places high value on a wildness area. Eco-tourism can protect ecosystems by preventing erosion, preserving biological integrity, promoting conservation education, providing economic incentives for sustainable use and working with communities affected by a protected area is paramount in achieving their support and cooperation.