Updated: Mar 24
When the holiday season approaches, most people would stress out because they feel the need to plan and prepare the best way to spend and celebrate their holiday. But these activities we’re about to tell you are all-around fun and rewarding. Besides contributing to helping our earth to stay cool, these holidays activities are less stressful too.
While these activities are absolutely simple and fun, they also contributing positively to the environment around you. Yes, there is only one rule to these list of activities. Positive impact only!
1. Marine conservation activities.
This one can never go wrong. You only need to find the perfect marine conservation organisations to help you with a complete package of activities.
They usually ranging from educational diving, coral reefs conservation and rehabilitation, turtle conservation, mangroves planting to volunteering for a bech cleanup days! Besides, you will also help the local economy to thrive by participating in responsible activities like these. And it's a coincidence that our newest addition is Mangrove Planting Trip at Pulau Harapan, you can add this to your wish list for your upcoming holiday!
2. Wildlife conservation activities.
It’s all about ensuring the wellbeing and the continuation of population of wildlife, especially the endangered ones.
You can go bird watching, get educated regarding wildlife conservation, volunteering to take care of animal cubs to eco-friendly safari tour and camps. It will be a fulfilling experience especially for animal lovers to meet these wildlife youngsters.
3. Go outside and enjoy the nature.
Touch some grass and breathe in the fresh air. Nothing beats the tranquility of these two activities. There are wide range of activities you can choose from enjoying the nature.
Starting from cycling, hiking, picnic, gardening, lazy lake/beach day, participating in a community cleanup even stargazing late at night.
But don’t forget to make them less waste and no plastic as much as you can.
4. Stay inside and get creative!
Can’t compromise with the weather? Or just not in the mood to go outside? Don’t you worry the slightest bit.
You can still practise eco-friendly holiday activities from the comfort of your house. For example, start an indoor garden, zero-waste snacks movie night, try DIY up-cycling project, or just simply having a zero-waste dinner party with your loved ones. All those activities are stress-free and pretty affordable too.
Bumi Journey envisions climate positive ecotourism by providing carbon-conscious ecotourism experiences focusing on conservation, education, and community empowerment so travelers can contribute positively to the earth’s climate. Learn more about our story here.
Writer: Virda Risyad
Editor: Faiz Karim
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