Overview for Eco-Tourism in Nepal
Nepal is the "Land of Paradise" for tourist trekkers and expeditioners. Tourism is a late phenomena in Nepal and the country opend its door to the foreigners in 1952. Tourist Industry in the Nepal has been placed as one of the important Industries and the government of Nepal regards it desirable to assume a more active role both in development and growth. Eco-Tourism is a Logical Component of Eco-development. It is a complex and Multi-disciplinary phenomenon and has a tremondus role to play in the interpretation of nature and natural of human history and its interaction with environment, environmental knowledge and awareness. Eco-Tourism can serve as an important tool for environmental education and for raising ecological awareness both in tourists and local people and government officers. Eco-tourism respects the Environment and encourages, promotes and well-being of local people. The present book divided into Five Sections with Ten Appendices dealing with the issues of Eco-Tourism in Nepal, potential of tourism in Nepal Tourism development in South Asia and Socio-Economic and Ecological impact of Tourism on the fragile Himalayan Eco-system. The book is highly informative, original, authentic and up-to-date. It is interesting for those who are concerned with Environment and Tourism.
Yashwant Singh Chauhan (Author)
Dr. Yashwant Singh Chauhan did his Ph.D. from Rajasthan University, Jaipur in 2001 and at present he is working with seedling group of Education, Jaipur. Dr. Chauhan have contributed several scientific papers in National and International journals and edited volumes. He has attended over 10 seminars and conferences. At present his chief interests are in Environment and Tourism, Environmental Awareness and Human Ecology.