Brainstorm opportunities and challenges for tourism in extreme environments.

Hot, arid areas

Cold, high areas


tourism in COLD, HIGH AREAS

Case Study: Tourism in the Himalaya


How have local communities in Nepal benefitted from tourism? What problems do they face?


Examine how tourism in one type of extreme environment has led to a wide range of adverse environmental impacts. [10 marks]


case study: alpine tourism in switzerland

  1. Draw a sketch map showing the location of Riederalp, Valais, Switzerland

swiss tourism industry

  1. Read this document and identify 5 facts about the Swiss tourism industry
  2. Create a factfile box in your notes.

alpine tourism - human impacts


climate change and alpine tourism