WHAT IS RU­RAL TOURISM?

Lebanon Traveler - - RESPONSIBLE TOURISM -

Ru­ral tourism prod­ucts and ex­pe­ri­ences may in­clude: walk­ing; hik­ing and trekking; na­ture-based trips; con­ser­va­tion trips and eco­tourism; sight­see­ing and vis­it­ing vil­lages; agri-tourism in­clud­ing farm­ing and har­vest­ing ac­tiv­i­ties, wine tourism and vis­its to winer­ies; food tourism in­clud­ing knowl­edge of re­gional food spe­cial­ties and cui­sine, food trails and food-pro­cess­ing ac­tiv­i­ties; adventure and sports; bik­ing and moun­tain bik­ing; kayak­ing and raft­ing; camp­ing; horse­back rid­ing; fish­ing; bird watch­ing; craft­mak­ing; lo­cal fes­ti­vals; mu­sic and dance; lit­er­ary dis­cov­ery and lit­er­ary trails; vis­its to his­toric, arche­o­log­i­cal and her­itage sites; re­li­gious tourism and vis­its to re­li­gious sites and trails; mu­se­ums; ac­com­mo­da­tion in ru­ral lodg­ings, eco­houses and guest­houses.

Pho­tos cour­tesy of Fadi Yen­i­turk

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