Since some ecotourism experiences may contribute to maintaining a balanced healthy lifestyle, even under current COVID-19 pandemic if you take proper precautions, do not take these for granted. + You may schedule private tours that involve physical activity, such as hiking or kayaking, and learning about the environment and cultural heritage related to the explored natural area. Whether you used to engage in this type of recreation and expect to get back on track at some point or find it interesting but need to be induced to start participating in such, an outdoors mindset and a plan are key to get going. If you identify with any of the above, you may like following some of the tips listed below.
Pointers to Set the Track for Ecotourism Planning:
1) Take a walk on photographic memory lane
See pictures of your eco-oriented escapes. Observe the natural surroundings portrayed in the photos and notice how you feel when looking at these. Try to remember how you felt when having fun while admiring nature and learning about the cultures of communities nearby the natural site. Identify your favorite or most cherishable recreations.
2) Contact other tour group members
Talk about your ecotourism experiences with family members, friends or acquaintances who joined you at these events. It is always great to revive good memories.
3) Read about eco-oriented amusements that catch your attention
Search for and read articles about private ecotourism tours that include an outdoors activity that you like (e.g.: hiking, kayaking, bird watching, camping). You might get motivated and start searching for places in your country of residence where you can schedule such tours.
4) Schedule private ecotourism tours at least every three months
Do a list of interesting private tours, and reserve at least one day every three months to do one of these in your country of residence. Verify any required training and gear, ask for recommendations about places where you can enjoy these recreations or read about them in specialized magazines or websites or other information resources.
5) Get the adequate gear
Check if you have or need to purchase clothing and other gear for the applicable tour. Even if you have already carried out any of the outdoors activities involved, verify if a piece of your wardrobe and any equipment or effect should be replaced. If you will perform the particular pastime for the first time, read about recommended outfits in specialized magazines or websites or other information resources, or request suggestions from experts or aficionados.
Let natural areas and your interests in cultures and history of communities be your inspiration to plan ecotourism distractions at your country of residence. Take the first step to spark diversion along with nature. +
+ Note: We suggest verifying which eco-oriented activities you may perform subject to applicable government authorities’ rules in view of COVID-19 pandemic. Please read the “tips” subsection of this article, summarizing some precautionary measures to take.