Goa To Turn These Forest Areas Into Eco-Tourism Hubs

by Sanjana Shenoy
Goa To Turn These Forest Areas Into Eco-Tourism Hubs

If you thought Goa is just all about the beaches. You couldn’t be more wrong. Yes, Goa has blue azure beaches, surrounded by palm groves, offering water sports, seafood shacks and whatnot, but that’s not just it. Goa is also home to lush green forests. And soon, the Goa government will transform these forest areas into eco-tourism hubs. Here’s what you must know.

Goa To Transform Forests Into Eco-Tourism Hubs

According to The Indian Express, Goa State Minister Vishwajit Rane revealed that the forest department officials and the state government were having discussions to develop and improve eco-tourism and wildlife sanctuaries in Goa. Forest areas and parks of the coastal state will undergo transformation into eco-tourism hubs. You can expect better infrastructure at places like Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary and Dr Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary.

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Camping Activities & Jungle Trails To Be Developed

Moreover, there will be new camping areas and jungle trails for adventure enthusiasts. Nature lovers can carry on camping activities with guidance from experts and jungle trails will ensure tourists can get glimpses of animals. These initiatives will be carried on to attract tourism to Goa’s forest areas as well apart from the popular beaches. Goa has 6 wildlife sanctuaries nestled in southern and noth-eastern regions of the coastal state.