Here’s why Traveling is the Best Education


Last Updated: September 19, 2022
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Who doesn’t like to travel? Plan a holiday, pack your bags and off you go. Right? Right! But then, what about studies? If only life was one long vacation. Wait! Who says you can’t do both? You heard us. Travel and study at the same time.

How Travelling Helps in Education

Travelling is now often viewed as an essential aspect of education.  Educational Tours broadens our knowledge and develops new concepts and ideas in us. Man’s education is incomplete until he travels to significant places across the world. Reading books gives a person only half of the information he needs. However, travelling with our eyes and our minds open provides us with complete understanding.

Travelling also helps us to overcome our assumptions and superstitions. It makes a traveller intelligent and independent.

Thinking of Travelling for Education?

What if we told you that you could plan your vacation in a way that not just satisfies your travel pangs but also teaches you a lot? Totally possible. Choose your destination that would help you in your studies too. Travelling is one of the best ways to learn new things. Gain experiences, be exposed to new cultures, make memories. 

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Interested in any of the five careers listed below? We include a set of destinations along with each that would prove to be very helpful for your studies too.

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You probably love buildings, monuments and structures of historical importance. Holidaying at places with architectural significance should be pure bliss to you. Fortunately, India has several such holiday destinations that will help you study some unique architectural structures.


Along with being the capital, Delhi caters to all the aspiring architects too. With places such as The Lotus Temple which is a place of worship, notable for its flower-like shape, there are a number of historical monuments such as the Red Fort, Qutub Minar, India Gate, etc.


Chandigarh was one of the early-planned cities in post-independence India and is internationally known for its architecture and urban design. In 2015, an article published by BBC named Chandigarh as one of the perfect cities of the world in terms of architecture, cultural growth and modernisation. Apart from the basic structure of the city, there’s also the Open Hand monument, the Rock Garden, etc.


Forts, palaces, citadels is what Rajasthan mainly comprises. And what better way to study architecture, if not visiting these forts?

Other monuments

Adalaj Stepwell, Konark sun temple, Varanasi, Gate Way of India, Hampi, etc.

The lotus temple

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Like stargazing, do you? If you’re a budding astronomer, trust us, your vacations can be dream-like. You probably fancy camping under the stars. There are several places in India that are known for stargazing. Some of them are:


Ladakh is one of the best places for stargazing in India. Enjoy some unparalleled views of the night sky at Nubra Valley, Spiti valley, Shanti Stupa, Pangong Tso, etc.

Neil Island

One of Andaman and Nicobar’s 572 islands, the Neil island sky is lit up with stars by evening, the lush forests provide ample wind, and the clean beaches let you lie down and look up at the beautiful sky. Make sure you are carrying the right equipment including a powerful telescope.

Other places

Coorg, White desert of Kutch, Sonmarg, Katao, Roopkund, etc.

There are many astronomy centres all over India such as in Nainital, Ladakh, Kolkata, Mumbai, Bengaluru, and Jantar Mantars in the country, etc.

Stars in the sky


If you’re one of those few people who gets excited visiting old monuments, forts, palaces, or other places of historical importance, then this list is for you. Fortunately, India is a country with a rich heritage and is a historian’s delight.


Deserts, palaces, forts, camels and rich culture are the words that come to your mind when you think of. Rajasthan. Some of the best places to visit to get a slice of the royal lifestyle are Jaisalmer Fort, Udaipur city palace, Kumbhalgarh fort, Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur, Hawa Mahal in Jaipur, etc.


Maharashtra has the highest number of forts and citadels in the country. Built during the times of Shivaji Maharaj, they give you an insight into his war strategy and techniques. Ellora, located in the Aurangabad district is one of the largest rock-cut caves in the world and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site as well.

Madhya Pradesh 

From temples to caves, to forts as well as palaces, Madhya Pradesh has it all! Khajuraho, Bhojpur, etc are few of the well-known temples. Among the many forts, the Gwalior fort and the Bandhavgarh fort are most popular. Some rock art history students must check out are Bhimbetka, Chambal, Pachmarhi etc.

Other sites

Meenakshi Temple, Hampi village, Nalanda university, Khajuraho Temples, etc.

Hawa Mahal

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Forest Ranger

Thought of becoming a forest ranger or anything that involves working with the local wildlife? You should if you love animals (and we are not just talking about your pet cat) and forests.

India has many wildlife sanctuaries, and these are a growing tourist attraction not only among Indians but foreign tourists as well. Here is a list of some popular wildlife sanctuaries in India.

Sundarbans National Park 

The largest tidal mangrove forest in the world, the Sundarbans covers 10,000 sq km in the delta of the Bay of Bengal between India and Bangladesh. The entire forest is mostly accessible by boat. Not only will you be able to spot the famous Royal Bengal Tiger but also you might be able to spot crocodiles, snakes and even dolphins along with other animals!

Kanha National Park 

The park has a significant population of Bengal Tigers, panthers, sloths, hyenas, peacocks, mongooses, jungle fowls and langurs. This national park was also the inspiration behind Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book.

Gir National Park 

Gir National Park in Gujarat is one of the few national parks in India where you can spot the Asiatic Lions. Various other animals like deer, hyena, fox, jackals, snakes, etc can be spotted.

Other national parks

Tadoba, Jim Corbett, Periyar, Kaziranga, The Great Himalayan National Park, etc.



Are you one of the water babies who absolutely love and adore anything with water or marine life? Oceanography could be a very exciting career choice for you. Then you must go diving in one or all of these places listed here. That next Goa trip could be a lot more fun than you imagined.

Andaman and Nicobar Islands 

These islands are the best places in India for diving and thus exploring marine life.  Some of the islands here are Neil Island, Port Blair, North point, Corruption point, Havelock islands, etc which give you an amazing diving experience.


Coral shark reef, The Aravind wall, The Hole, 4 Corners are few of the scuba diving spots where you can catch some brilliant underwater life.

Other places

Kovalam, Goa, Lakshadweep, etc.

Scuba diving

So, the next time you plan a vacation, consider what the place has to offer and how your travels could help your career choice immensely too. Look at vacations as a way to enjoy as well as learn more.

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