Since Syria has not yet experienced a wave of mass tourism, its sites are still well preserved and relatively undisturbed. That, combined with the fact that Syria has a wide variety of landscapes ranging from forests to beaches to mountains, makes Syria a perfect spot for eco-tourism.

Like other Arab countries in the region, eco-tourism in Syria mainly consists of environmentally friendly tour operators offering a range of wildlife-focused trips.

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