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Tourist resources and development in Himalayas

P. S. Bisht

Tourist resources and development in Himalayas

by P. S. Bisht

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Published by Anamika Publishers & Distributors in New Delhi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [157]-158) and index.

StatementP.S. Bisht.
The Physical Object
Pagination165 p. ;
Number of Pages165
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22697468M
ISBN 109788179752319
LC Control Number2008324229
OCLC/WorldCa276996775

Ninety kilometers from Siliguri, West Bengal lays Darjeeling-the queen of India's hill stations-at an altitude of 2,m. With its incomparable beauty it is one of Himalayas major tourist attractions. How to Go: You can go to Darjeeling by air, rail and road. The most nearest airport to .   I bought the book because it was supposed to be a tale of adventure and survival, according to the subtitle. To be honest I thought this read more like a tourist trip in mostly well visited places with some mishaps. There seem to be armies of porters like some colonial expedition and a helicopter always available to get round the tricky bits/5().

Tibet is located in the heart of Asia, held aloft on a vast mountainous plateau. Besides sharing borders with India to the west and south and China to the east, Tibet is also neighbor to Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan, and Burma (Myanmar) to the south, and Eastern Turkestan to the north. The Himalayas in Nepal have become popular destinations for international tourism, which has rapidly increased in recent years with serious socioeconomic and environmental : Sanjay Nepal.

geolithology. The Himalayas serve as the source of natural resources for the population residing in the hills. IV. OBJECTIVE OF THE STUDY The main objectives of this paper are: (i) to discuss the source of economic development in the study area. (ii) to examine the empirical relationship between economic growth and the environment. Archeological evidence suggests that the human development of Kathmandu, together with the nearby "sister cities" of Lalitpur and Bhaktapur, began almost 2, years ago. Today, the three cities form the governmental, cultural, and-as a main access point to the Himalayas for tourism-economic center of the country. Photo courtesy of NASA.


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Tourist resources and development in Himalayas by P. S. Bisht Download PDF EPUB FB2

Technology-Supported Marketing for Sustainable Tourism in the Himalayas: /ch The Himalayas are one of the trendy tourist attractions that actually developed a special interest tourism type: Himalayan tourism. A considerable number ofAuthor: Azizul Hassan.

Protected Areas and Sustainable Tourism in the Himalayas. Respect for local people, their customs and livelihoods are essential parts of any conservation program or tourist operation. This is a delicate balancing act. Any tourist development, even the wider use of traditional travel routes by trekkers, brings changes to the people living nearby.

Tourism—Concept, Resources and Development Geography of Tourism in India 92 The tourist flow between places depends upon general attractiveness of one country for another and business or cultural connections.

The countries of origin of international tourism are one type of areas and those of their destination are of another Size: 1MB. 5 Use ecosystem-based tourism for development but with safeguards and local benefits High mountain, adventure, biodiversity and nature tourism is the most obvious route to economic development in the Himalayas.

But this tourism is greatly dependent on the ecology of the region. If the environment degrades, tourism will also be impacted. E-HERBARIA: The Himalayas are a storehouse of several species of the most rare & valuable species of medicinal & aromatic plants.

A bio-geographically unique region, it has the maximum degree of endemism in the Asian region, and its range of altitudes provides it with diverse agro-climatic conditions that support ab species of plants, of which % is endemic to the region, and.

Walking the Himalayas by Levison Wood. While not in the footsteps of Seth, full-time explorer Levison Wood walked the Himalayas in along the Silk Road route from Afghanistan and through villages hidden from the main trails and roads of five countries to reach Bhutan.

Walking the Himalayas is the book he wrote on his return. Wood carefully. Tourism in the Himalayas 1 Introduction Tourism in a broader sense has existed for a long time in the Himalayas: in the form of pilgrimage to Hindu sanctuaries that are located high up in the mountains.

With the arrival of the British in the 19th century, summer resorts, the so-called Hill Stations, were Size: 2MB. P eople like to travel to the Himalayas and write about what they have seen and experienced (and make it up if the reality has been a little disappointing).

For my. Books shelved as himalayas: The Snow Leopard by Peter Matthiessen, Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster by Jon Krakauer, Seven. Obviously, if we damage cultures and natural environments in tourist destinations, no one is going to want to go there in the future.

This is simply not good business. It makes a lot of business sense. By saving on resources like energy and water, businesses will save money. Many guests are attracted by companies with a good sustainable image.

The Greater Himalayas is further divided into two major sub ranges in Indian Subcontinent known as Sub-Himalayan Range and Lower Himalayan range or Mahabharat Range. These two major mountain ranges of Great Himalayas are home to many highest peaks,glaciers hill stations, river valleys, flora and fauna.

North east India has tremendous tourism potential. The main attractions are the Himalaya, the hilly terrains, picturesque destinations; wildlife, cultural diversity; unique customs and colorful life in these regions are extremely intriguing. The n. Himalayas - Himalayas - Study and exploration: The earliest journeys through the Himalayas were undertaken by traders, shepherds, and pilgrims.

The pilgrims believed that the harder the journey was, the nearer it brought them to salvation or enlightenment; the traders and shepherds, though, accepted crossing passes as high as 18, to 19, feet (5, to 5, metres) as a way of life.

25 years, the impact of tourism development on forest resources and alpine vegetation biodiversity has been well documented (Stevens, ), as well as its impact in terms of air pollution and.

Over the course of six months, Wood and his trusted guides trek 1, gruelling miles across the roof of the world. Packed with action and emotion, Walking the Himalayas is the story of one intrepid man's travels in a world poised on the edge of tremendous change/5(41).

This book, ‘Conserving resources in the Himalayas’, was written to document this data and to also acknowledge the work of many people who are actively involved in conservation efforts in the area – the government, academic organizatifons, NGOs and ordinary citizens.

HIMALAYAN TOURISM AND ENVIRONMENT CAPTAIN M. KOHLI, IN (Retd.), AVSM, F.R.G.S. ENVIRONMENT PLANNING and ecology have assumed great importance in several countries. Although rather late in the day, the importance of conserving the ecology of tourist-infested areas including the Himalaya is realized.

The Himalayas, also Himalaya, is a mountain range in Asia separating the plains of the Indian subcontinent from the Tibetan Plateau. The Himalayan range is home to some the planet's highest peaks, including the highest, Mount Everest. The Himalayas include over a hundred mountains exceeding 7, metres (23, ft) in height.

Uttarakhand is a state North Indian region of state is popularly known as Devbhumi (land of Gods) due to the presence of numerous Hindu pilgrimage sites.

As a result, religious tourism forms a major portion of the tourism in the state. The tourism business in Uttarakhand generated ₹ 23, crores during Badrinath Valley, along the Alaknanda River, Uttarakhand. The Himalayas are a rich repository of flora with a large number of native plants and high value non-timber forest products.

This book is a WWF Nepal's initiative to conserve these high value NTFPs of mountains by providing concise information of prioritized species in mountain program areas of the Sacred Himalayan Landscape.

Tourism Geographies Vol. 11, No. 1, 95–, February Vulnerability to Climate Change of Nature-Based Tourism in the Nepalese Himalayas GYAN P. NYAUPANE∗ & NETRA CHHETRI∗∗ ∗School of Community Resources & Development, Arizona State University, AZ, USA ∗∗School of Geographical Sciences, Arizona State University, AZ, USA ABSTRACT Given their unique natural attractions File Size: KB.Sikkim is situated to the south of Tibet and east of Nepal.

Many of the most famous mountains in the Himalayas, including the majestic Everest, lie in Nepal. Neighbouring Bhutan also shares in the grandeur of the Himalayas.

The entire country is a closed basin between two parallel and deeply intersecting transverse ridges.The pulsating mosaic of different communities, cultures and pilgrimage routes make the Himalayan chain an ideal place to test your limits and venture into the untamed wilderness.

Here are 10 activities you might want to try out while exploring the Himalayas. 1. Water rafting.