AN ASSESSMENT ON THE PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS OF ECOTOURISM IN ROYAL CHITWAN NATIONAL PARK (RCNP), NEPAL

Authors

  • S.K. Saha Environmental Science Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna 9208, Bangladesh
  • Deepak K.C. Environmental Science Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna 9208, Bangladesh

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.53808/KUS.2005.6.1and2.0414-L

Keywords:

Ecotourism, biodiversity, conservation, Chitwan National Park, Nepal

Abstract

There are many kinds of environmental effects of tourism such as those related to pollution, to the distortions of local identities and to the preservation or destruction of local culture and history. To manage ecotourism successfully an understanding of environmental management is essential to all involved in tourism activities. The studies aimed to provide insights into the demand and the relative importance of the ecotourism by examining the characteristics and motivations of local and international tourists participating in ecotourism ventures at Royal Chitwan National Park (RCNP), Nepal. Another prerequisite of ecotourism is to create schemes, which allow the local communities to obtain fair share and direct benefit from ecotourism and to bring incentives from biodiversity conservation. A tourism that combines basic needs of the local community and ensures environmental conservation issues can assure sustainable ecotourism.

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Published

23-11-2005

How to Cite

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S. . Saha and D. . K.C., “AN ASSESSMENT ON THE PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS OF ECOTOURISM IN ROYAL CHITWAN NATIONAL PARK (RCNP), NEPAL”, Khulna Univ. Stud., pp. 29–34, Nov. 2005.

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