Ecotourism is more trendy than ever. Travelers want to discover lands that continue to preserve nature and the ecosystem. For those interested, we propose 3 ideal destinations.
Madagascar, an exceptional territory
The big island has multiple facets. Guided tours are the best way to discover the rituals and cultural events, the fauna and the endemic flora. Don’t forget your cameras to film in Antananarivo and its surroundings, animals and plants unique to the island.
The sports lovers will be able to abandon themselves to the adventure grounds which they will be able to traverse. For example, Tsaranoro in Andringitra is a world famous climbing spot. The craft industry is an integral part of the cultural heritage of the country. As a proof, the art of Zafimaniry wood is visible in several craft markets and specialized stores.
In summary, the country has a very rich biodiversity in a context of human poverty. The interest of ecotourism does not prevent certain degradations of the natural and cultural conditions. It is the opportunity or never to go there !
Senegal, authentic and human
For the West, Africa is often summarized as misery and poverty. Take your bags and discover Senegal by yourself. Visit its rich capital : Dakar. The country is full of beautiful beaches like Casamance to save you from mass tourism. Then, called Centre-Ville, Dakar-Plateau is the business district. You can observe the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture, and many administrative bodies.
The monument of the African Renaissance is a statue that rises to 52 meters. This bronze and copper behemoth symbolizes the dignity and the won independence of the country. On the western coast of Dakar, Soumbédioune is a traditional fishing site in the heart of the capital. The Soumbédioune artisanal market takes you through thousands of artisans, exploring and buying leather goods, pottery and other souvenirs.
Traveling to African countries means discovering the richness of human and inspiring countries. You will immerse yourself in the complex history of states liberated from colonialism, which are developing at a phenomenal rate.
Corsica, a colorful excursion
If you are told about the largest city in Corsica, with its heavenly beaches. You immediately think of Ajaccio. This city is the birthplace of the future emperor Napoleon Bonaparte. Do not miss the Napoleon museum, which presents the childhood home of the sovereign.
The beach of Ariadne, St. Francis, Barbicaja … The list is long.
Indeed, one of the main motivations to go to Corsica are the beaches with turquoise water. During your numerous walks, you will not escape the colorful facades, the narrow alleys and the typical Mediterranean scents.
The International Ecotourism Society of Ajaccio fights against mass tourism. It promotes ecotourism: a form of responsible travel in natural areas. It wants to preserve the cultural and natural heritage of the local populations.
Finally, the tourist activity contributes to building the perception that the visitors and the visited person have of themselves, of the others and of the spaces they share. As a future tourist, you must take into account several environmental, economic and social aspects to participate in ecotourism.