Journal of
Geography and Regional Planning

  • Abbreviation: J. Geogr. Reg. Plann.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2070-1845
  • DOI: 10.5897/JGRP
  • Start Year: 2008
  • Published Articles: 386

Full Length Research Paper

Assessment of ecotourism resources: An applied methodology to Nameri National Park of Assam-India

  Niranjan Das    
Department of Business administration, Tezpur University, Napaam-784028, Sonitpur (Assam) India.
Email: [email protected]

  •  Accepted: 05 June 2013
  •  Published: 31 August 2013

Abstract

 

Assam, comprising Eastern Himalaya, is one of the mega bio-diversity hot spots of the world. It also forms part of two endemic bird areas, viz. Eastern Himalaya and Assam plains. Nameri National Park is a part of NBL (north bank landscape of the Brahmaputra River) and also is a part of Eastern Himalayan mega biodiversity hotspot, which has immense potentialities for ecotourism venture. The present research is an assessment of potential sites within the park, that can speed up tourism infrastructural development. This paper highlights such possibilities on the basis of assessment of ecotourism resources of the Nameri National Park during field experience gained in the different parts of the study area.

 

Key words: Biodiversity, ecotourism resources, applied methodology, potentiality analysis.