Support Local Community
Responsible eco-tourism can mean that that local people get their fair say about tourism in Coorg. Forestry, agriculture, the coffee industry and other products produced at the plantations such as coffee, spices and rice from the paddy fields are the other mainstays of the local economy.
Many buildings on the plantations have been converted into homestays making them a seasonal source of Income to the local populace. Another environmentally friendly activity and important part of the Coorg economy is bee keeping with honey produced in many areas.
Visitors keen to shop in Coorg will be contributing to the livelihood of locals by staying at a homestay and buying environmentally friendly products which they can find at any Coorg market.
Tourists can do there bit by supporting the local trades and respecting the fragile Coorg environment.