Eco-tourism has been promoted to conserve the clandestine charm of the nature. Such a trip to the recesses of natural areas will help us to perceive the habitual and cultural history of the environment by eliminating the situation of disrupting the integrity of the ecosystem, while creating economic opportunities that make conservation and protection of natural resources advantageous to the natives.
Since the 1980s ecotourism has been considered a critical Endeavour by environmentalists, so that future era may experience destinations relatively untouched by human encroachment. Several institutional programs use this description as a working definition of ecotourism.
Since ages, nature had been given a predominant place in the conservatory ethics. This has been an inseparable part of Indian ethos. A glance into the Indian tradition will teach us that human-race is but a part of nature and one should look upon all creations with love and respect.
In short, ecotourism can be categorized as tourism program that is - "Nature based, ecologically viable, and suiting to the prevailing needs. Education and awareness is a major concern while executing this concept.