In Russia made up the top five destinations for ecotourism

In Russia made up the top five destinations for ecotourism

Russia has made the top 5 most eco-friendly tourist destinations. The Ministry of culture has compiled relevant Standards of ecotourism ventures, with which acquainted “Izvestia”.


The five leaders entered the Baikal national Park in Buryatia, “Sacred Baikal” in the Irkutsk region, natural reserve “Stolby” natural Park “Ergaki” in the Krasnoyarsk region, and also the national Park “Kenozersky” in the Arkhangelsk region.

Environmental policy in these places found to be successful due to the presence of guest houses, campsites, campgrounds and other accommodation. For a positive assessment was also influenced by the good organization of leisure.

However, most of the objects for ecotourism in Russia are inaccessible to people with disabilities and do not allow to combine ecological rest with sports. The Ministry noted that of the 123 objects to regions for evaluation, only half meet the state Standards.

Experts pointed to inadequate infrastructure and high cost of this tourism and the resulting attempts by tourists to save that pose a danger to them and nature.