Island Life

Eco Holiday – Nature Hiking and Exploring

When planning an eco holiday a great way to be “green” is to take part in some kind of nature hiking. Hiking has been proven to be a great exercise for the mind and can be undertaken by people of any age. It also provides the opportunity to see the amazing sights that nature has to offer. One does not need to be particularly athletic to enjoy hiking, however those who are stronger or more fit will probably find it more appealing.

If you are looking for an eco tour to accompany your holidays then the best places to look are South America and the Galapagos Islands. These have some of the most amazing scenery around. The Galapagos Islands has vast unspoiled wilderness areas where one can walk for weeks or months on end without seeing another human or animal. The wildlife on these islands are truly magnificent. Being out in the natural environment allows you to appreciate the different animals more, and being out on a hike allows you to appreciate the unspoilt natural beauty of the land better.

While on an eco tour you can also sample the local food and drink. In Ecuador for example the indigenous people make an amazing wine that can only be found on their native soil. A truly unique eco holiday experience and one which leave you with a real sense of gratitude towards the surrounding environment.

One can never exhaust the possibilities offered by an eco tour and they will continue to grow in popularity as people become more aware of them. This is especially true in the case of conservation. There are eco trips available to suit all levels of ability and interest. They are often less expensive than conventional tours and provide more in-depth exploration of natural beauty. For families there are family friendly, low-cost tours which combine a day of enjoying the scenery with a great meal and a trip to a number of interesting places.

An eco tour offers the perfect opportunity to see the wonderful scenery that is so vital to our existence. It gives people a chance to appreciate the natural beauty of remote wilderness while still within easy reach of modern living. For enthusiasts there are exciting new opportunities to explore areas that were previously inaccessible. These tours allow the enthusiast to return to a different country, a different time, with all the same attractions.

You may think that going on an ego trip is not for you; however, a better understanding of our impact on the environment can help you realise that it really is a gift to have done so. It may well be that going on an ego trip is the perfect opportunity to improve your personal life. You may even find that you want to introduce your children to the wonders of the earth and nature. No matter what the reason for going on an eco holiday, you will find that you have so much fun that it is difficult to put it down to anything else. Make sure that you do it once – and then you will never want to go back to the normal boring life again.