Ecotourism in Eaglesnest, West Kameng, Arunachal Pradesh: A Case Study


  • Peter Lobo



This study was aimed at exploring tourism resources and Ecotourism  behaviour of  tourists  and  local  people to provide  guidelines  for  Ecotourism  development  of Eaglesnest,  West  Kameng, Arunachal Pradesh.  Tourists were  selected  by  applying  the  method  of  convenience sampling,  wherein, local  people  were  interviewed in depth to gather local information. Results of the research showed  that  Eaglesnest had  an  outstanding  tourism resource  which  was Bird  watching, especially after  the discovery of the new species of bird to the world, which is known as Bugun Liochicla, which attracted tourists from all over the world. Most of the tourists received tourism information from trip reports and advertising. They were normally grouped visitors who visited the destination for wildlife, especially Bird watching. On an average, they stayed over seven nights at different campsites. Nearly all tourists were aware of Ecotourism. The most attractive resource  was  Bird  watching.  They  also admired  the landscapes, the scenery of the forest and mountains




How to Cite

Lobo, P. (2012). Ecotourism in Eaglesnest, West Kameng, Arunachal Pradesh: A Case Study. Atna Journal of Tourism Studies, 7(2), 75-85.