Ecotourism

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Ecotourism

Tourism structured in a way that causes the least damage or has the least impact on the area visited. It may also involve visiting places of ecological interest. Ecotourism is considered sustainable and can be beneficial for the local economy.
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But if it's ethical tourism you want check out the Makasutu Culture Forest either for a day trip or the whole of your stay.
The idea of ethical tourism - socially and environmentally responsible tourism - is gaining ground with many travellers and holiday-makers.
Founded in 1998 by former resistance leader Demetrio do Amaral de Carvahlo, Haburas has been campaigning on a range of local environmental issues, including deforestation, marine protection and ethical tourism. ACF has been working with Haburas since 2001, building their skills and knowledge base to allow them to function as a strong and independent environment group in East Timor's burgeoning civil society.