Kerala the land called God's own country, is the greenest destination for every tourist. The lush greenery precisely called as the tropical greenery, the exotic cuisine , breathtaking natural delights the serene beaches , sprawling plantations enthralling art forms , cultural wealth, amazing festivals , the never ending features of Kerala is more beautiful when it experienced.
The state is located in the south -west region of India networked by 44 rivers bordered by Arabian Sea in the west, the Western Ghats in the east with immense geographical, social, cultural and economic richness.
Eco-tourism in Kerala is a new concept but the principles underlying is completely traditional and nature-friendly. Eco tourism in its essence is a deliberate travel to natural areas where the visitor will get to know the cultural and natural history of the environment while producing economic opportunities. The motto of Eco-tourism is a peek into the Eco-system without any harm to the organisms and environment but at the same time experiencing and creating awareness as to how the nature works with economic benefit.
Now there is a question for the need of such a new concept to tourism .The answer is very simple. When tourism is devoid of a well-managed program and ethical motive, chances of natural habitats getting destroyed is more, also a cultural shock to local communities. To an extend awareness campaign and stipulation will help. In this context, Eco tourism is considered as a solution for tourism related environmental problems.
Kerala tourism destinations are very vivid .They are the beaches, backwaters, hill stations, wild life sanctuaries and culture including festivals.