World Environment Day

The mother nature enraptures everyone with its lush green forests and the pristine crystal clear waters. Add to these the lofty mountains, vivacious blossoms, various species of flora and fauna intrigues us. Due to the increased urbanisation, we the people are not bothering to damage our mother nature and it has to be strictly restricted.

Besides all, on the occasion of ‘World Environment Day’ (i.e. on June 5th), we touringwala have come up with a few places where one can enjoy to the core and we bet a tour to these places will render you tons and tons of memories. Guess my dear readers, how much efforts we have kept in to pick the best nature destinations which allure the visitors with its true beauty.

Galapagos Islands – Ecuador

Galapagos Islands, This natural world heritage site enthralls many nature hearts with its serene environment and vibrant species of flora and fauna. Nestled in the heart of pristine waters of Pacific Ocean, Republic Ecuador. This is the most enchanting archipelago over the planet which homes 18 major and 3 minor islands. The placid waters, untouched beauty of the nature, unique species of aquatic animals, giant tortoises, sea lions, dolphins, blue footed boobies, marine and land iguanas, sea and shore birds and many other distinct species made this a celestial destination for nature aficionados and research scholars. Charles Darwin visited this place during his research on Theory of Evolution.

Galapagos Island ecotourism

Equador Galapagos island

Only a few zones of this national park can be visited by the people so as to maintain the conservation of nature and the wild species. With prior booking, one can revel the beauty of undersea and can swim along sea lions, penguins, marine birds, etc. Only a few selected tour operators are permitted to enjoy scuba diving, snorkeling and caving. A stay in a tree house amidst the lush green landscape will render immense pleasure to your trip. As it is in the protected zone visitors are advised to be careful in this place and the beauty of this island can’t be explained orally one need to experience it.

Best Time To Visit: Mid June To September and from Mid December to January.

How To reach: First one has to reach Ecuador capital – Quito or Guayaquil and from there passengers can take a flight to any of the two major airports of Galapagos namely, Baltra island and San Cristobal island. And don’t forget to book your cruise from the airport.

Thenmala – India

Thenmala forest kerala

‘Thenmala’, ranked as India’s first Eco-tourism destination and it has a lot to offer to the vacationers. This most spectacular Eco-destination is cuddled at the foothills of Western Ghats, Punaluru town of Kollam district, Kerala – The God’s Own Country. Here one can cherish the beauty of true nature and can indulge in specially organised culture zone, leisure zone and adventure zone.

Thenmala Kerala First ecotourism destination in India

Thenmala means ‘honey hill’, the honey collected here is pure and have medicinal values. The beauty of Thenmala dam amidst the lush green forest makes this locale as the best picnic spot. Tourists can enjoy boating in the lake, trekking, butterfly safari, mountaineering, etc. Never give a miss to enjoy the nature of deer rehabilitation centre, magnificent Palaruvi waterfalls. Rubber plantations, tea farms, tree houses and vivid species of flora and fauna enhances the joy of your trip.

How To Reach: The nearest railway station to reach this locale is Shenkottai, 29 kms away and Kollam 66 kms away. Trivandrum International Airport is the nearest one with 72 kms distance.

Sinharaja Forest Reserve – Sri LankaSrilanka rain forest

The most enchanting destination of Sri Lanka, ‘Sinharaja Rain Forest’ be-gird by three villages namely Galle, Matara and Ratnapura. This Biosphere reserve and UNESCO listed locale attracts many nature lovers with its thick woods and unique species of flora and fauna. An adventurous guided trek through these lustrous forest renders memorable opportunity to view the best vistas of ecosystem.

The chirping sounds of birds, cascading streams, misty breezes and sudden appearance of wild creatures makes your trip. It is the perfect place to enjoy the exotic beauty of the nature to the core. But, be careful with the galore of leeches which are seen across the forest.

How to Reach: The nearest airport to reach this destination is Colombo International Airport and it is also known as Bandaranaike International Airport.

Palau – MicronesiaPalau - Micronesia

Explore the pristine paradise ‘Palau’ over the blue planet and it is snuggled amidst the placid waters of Pacific ocean. The picturesque rock islands, coral reefs, jelly fish lake, milky way and many more will surely fascinate the visitors. Experience scuba diving in the blue waters to view the spectacular vistas of aquatic species. This UNESCO listed heritage site suits best for snorkeling, boat rides, kayaking. And some of the rock islands are restricted to enter inorder to protect the sustainability of the ecosystem.

How To Reach: The Roman Tmetuchl International Airport is the only airport in Palau. Numerous flights runs between the major airports of the world to Palau.

Valley Of Flowers – UttarakhandValley of flowers

Valley of flowers, the celestial destination over the earth is nestled calmly in ‘Devbhoomi’, Uttarakhand. This UNESCO listed bio reserve national park remains as trekkers paradise. Many enthusiastic trekkers rush to this enticing valley to enjoy the beauty of vivacious flowers and their fragrances. One can cherish the beauty of the park in between June and October and it is the best season to witness the colourful flowers. ‘Brahma Kamalam’ is the special flower which blooms only in this valley.

The panoramic vistas of 500 different species of vibrant blossoms, snow-crowned Himalayan mountains, cascading streams through the valleys and the rare wild species like snow leopard and many more will surely impress you.

How To Reach: One has to reach the Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun and from there many commercial taxis are available. The nearest railway station to this locale is ‘Rishikesh’. Transportation is available only till Govind Ghatta and from there one need to go for trekking to reach the valley of flowers.

Wildlife Safaris – Namibia

Namibia Safari

Namibia is the place where wild safaris comes alive. Myriads of adventure junkies across the world throng to this locale to experience the wildlife. The fantastic views of scenic nature, wild creatures backdrop render most breath-taking and thrilling moments to one’s life. Handfull of safari parks are available to enjoy the adventurous ride and one can revel the safari to the core in Etosha National Park where one can find various species of lions, cheetahs, zebras, elephants, antelopes, rhinoceros, leopards and many more wild beasts.

Numerous campaigns and staying places are available to the tourists. Thrill your buddies by planning a trip to the world of wild creatures and cherish the best moments of your life.

How to reach: Hosea Kutako International Airport is the main airport of Namibia and some direct flights and connecting flights are available from the major airports to reach this place.

Guys, pay a visit to any of the aforesaid Eco-tourist destinations to enjoy the nature to the core. We touringwala request everyone to take an oath to protect the environment and we wish you a happy world Environment Day…

Go Green…. Save Green….

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