Tourism in student life
Climb the mountain, not so the world can see you, but so you can see the world ….
Howrah Bridge, Kolkata
Agra, Uttar Pradesh
Importance of traveling in student’s life..
Travel is a fundamental aspect in any definition of educational tourism, as it plays a significant part in the entire experience.
Travel satisfies the students the desire to learn about the culture and the customs of a place.
While travelling students are actively involved in their cognitive, emotional and bodily dimensions and learning becomes possible through the direct experience, which is meaningful discovery.
In this, students are focused on the motivation for travel and on the value of leaving ones to comfort zone, reflection during and after the journey, and proposed the development of an individual travel biography to facilitate learning.
Tourism helps students to experience a country through its history, art, food and culture. Intentional learning to open one’s mind and reinforce knowledge, context-related experiential involvement and the combination of travel.
Students get a learning experience in tourism which include providers, practitioners and learners and it goes beyond the actual touristic experience.
They get to learn-
- Environmental factors- which provides students with knowledge-based information and educate them to respect the local environment sustainable actions promote the preservation of biodiversity and enhance attention to the cultural heritage.
- Engagement- active participation of students is central to making them feel fully immersed in the context and to cultivating their special interests.
- Exploration- helps students authentically experience the place by contributing to in situation learning by doing practice.
National parks in India
National parks are most important source of study about different type of plants and animals. It is helpful for all the generations to know about such vegetation and it is exited too. Recently numbers of schools and colleges make tour of national parks and wildlife sanctuaries and they got knowledge about living of animals, their habitat and about their food that was too amazing experience for kids and teenagers.