Ecotourism and its Socio-Economic Impact on Hunza Valley in Pakistan

Authors

  • Dr. Safi Ullah Khan Marwat Assistant Professor, Department of History & Pakistan Studies, International Islamic University (IIU), Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Atiqa Faryal MS in Pakistan Studies, Department of History & Pakistan Studies, International Islamic University (IIU), Islamabad, Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47205/plhr.2022(6-II)100

Keywords:

Biodiversity, Economic, Ecotourism, Socio, Sustainable, Tourism

Abstract

Hunza Valley of Gilgit-Baltistan in Pakistan has been emerged as an attractive tourism destination. Though, the tourism has boosted up the socio-economic developments in this region but, at the same time, it has also caused a slew of social, economic, cultural, environmental, and ecological issues for both, the locals and visitors. The objectives of this research are to highlight and analyze the socio-economic and environmental merits and demerits of tourism in Hunza Valley. This research also recommends ecotourism to overcome different socio-economic and environmental problems emerged as a bi-product of the growing tourism in Hunza Valley. The governmental and non-governmental organizations must come forward to play their responsible role in this regard. The methodology of this research is a mixture of quantitative as well as qualitative methods. Both, primary and secondary sources have been utilized in this research. The data has been collected, analyzed, and narrated in a scientific way.

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Published

2022-06-30

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How to Cite

Khan Marwat, S. U. ., & Faryal, A. (2022). Ecotourism and its Socio-Economic Impact on Hunza Valley in Pakistan. Pakistan Languages and Humanities Review, 6(2), 1195–1204. https://doi.org/10.47205/plhr.2022(6-II)100