Karnataka Tourism Strategy 2020-26 will focus on caravan tourism as one of the main topics . Caravans are specially designed machines that are used for travel, recreation, and accommodation .
BENGALURU: You could soon spend the night in a caravan at a tourist spot of your choice in the state.The tourism department intends to install caravan parks in a variety of popular spots.It recently received a letter of recommendation from business for the construction of caravan parks at key eco, adventure, wildlife, and pilgrimage destinations in Karnataka.Caravans are specially designed machines that are used for travel, recreation, and accommodation.A caravan park is where vehicles are stored overnight in allotted spaces.It will be erected on at least half an acre (21,800 sqft) of land with a maximum of five parking spaces.Nevertheless, the bay density will not exceed 60 vans per hectare.Officials said that the Karnataka Tourism Strategy 2020-26 will focus on caravan tourism as one of the main topics. It also promotes family-oriented excursions in circuitsdestinations that do not have adequate hotel accommodation, according to a senior department official.According to the official, the firms would conceptualize, design, build, and operate the parks in a sustainable and environmentally friendly manner.Officials said there is a burgeoning demand for eco, adventure, wildlife, and pilgrimage tourism.This involves exploring and surviving in remote areas and forests. Caravan tourism can effectively meet the growing demand while remaining true to standards, quality, and safety requirements.According to the official, the destination will attract a wide variety of visitors, including youngsters, families, seniors, and visitors from other countries.