Ecotourism is becoming a growing trend for many travelers especially after what the world has gone through due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Many travelers to local destinations whether from Egyptian or international tourists are craving the return to adventures and expeditions exploring the country’s natural and cultural landscape.
We have shed light on the term “Ecotourism Experiences”, combining tourism conservation practices along with an enjoyable human experience through ECO EGYPT.
ECO EGYPT concept aims to reconnect adventurous travelers with Egypt’s countless ecological sites and protected areas. With the goal of prompting natural rediscovery and boosting the importance of ecological conservation, ECO EGYPT sheds light on all the wildlife, plant diversity, and natural landscapes on offer throughout Egypt. The concept encourages sustainable, responsible tourism for travelers seeking unique, out-of-the-box experiences.
“Take Nothing but Photographs.”
“Kill Nothing but Time.”
“Leave Nothing but Memories.”
And that is how our story started…
ECO EGYPT; a nationwide campaign led by the Egypt’s Ministry of Environment (MoE). Started in March 2019, ECO EGYPT campaign is part of LiveGreen اتحضَر للأخضر campaign which is executed under the auspices of His Excellency President Abd El Fattah El-Sisi.
ECO EGYPT is developed by the Mainstreaming Biodiversity in Egypt’s Tourism Project (MBDT) which is implemented by the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF). The campaign will last for three years.