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Eco Travel: How to explore the world's natural wonders

For some, eco travel simply means spending time in nature. However, a true ecotourism experience means much more than that - it's about traveling in a way that actively supports efforts to conserve wild places and improve the lives of people in local communities. It's about doing some good, just by traveling.

Unfortunately, lots of travel companies these days claim to offer ecotourism without actually doing much to live those values. With so many false claims out there, how can you find a genuine ecotourism experience? And do it without spending dozens of hours in tedious research?

At Lokal, we hope to be part of the solution! We carefully choose every experience on our site and only offer trips that are managed by community cooperatives, family businesses and local operators that are committed to truly sustainable travel.