Schools are looking for different interesting destinations for the Educational Trip of their students. While traveling abroad has a charm of its own, there are many destinations in India which are educationally very enriching. With its rich culture, heritage, history and such a large variety of geography and demography over the entire country, an Educational Trip in India is a very affordable and very exciting option for school travel. There are different destinations that can be chosen for different experiences, different themes and different flavors to the educational trip. India is a vibrant country with many languages, cuisines, climates, flora, and fauna. Traveling in India is an experience in itself. Here, in this article, we will introduce some offbeat destinations for the ultimate educational trip experience. These destinations are routinely visited by many, but have a definite educational edge to them:
Karnakataka: Touring Karnataka is an extremely diverse and educational experience. The center for high technology, capital of Karnataka, Bangalore gives a truly industrial experience to students. Students can do industrial visits in varied companies relating to Information Technology (IT sector) and software. This is important from the point of view of understanding career prospects. From the point of view of History also, Bangalore offers an educational trip to different buildings and structures belonging to different eras, like the Bangalore Palace which is modeled after England’s Windsor Castle or the 18th century Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace. The Bannerghatta Biological Park near Bangalore is not only a perfect destination for a Wildlife safari, it also has a Biological Recreation Centre which provides research facilities and can be a very informative educational trip experience for botany students. It is a perfect place to teach biodiversity conservation.
Assam: It is home to the famous Kaziranga National Park. The deciduous forest cover and the wild grasslands, as well as the different types of vegetation, make for an interesting educational trip for students from other parts of India. Famous for the one-horned Rhinoceros, the wild Asiatic water buffalo, and the swamp deer, there are many endangered species that can be observed here. It is also a UNESCO World Heritage and an educational trip here becomes a medium to experience in reality the diversity that students read about in books. The tree plantations and the Brahmaputra- the only male river of India, are notable experiences during an educational trip to Assam.
Last but not the least on our list is Delhi, the national capital of India. Delhi is a unique fusion of traditionalism and modernism. With a splendid number of historical sites to visit, Delhi provides for an archaeologically rich experience with historical monuments like Red Fort, Old Fort, Qutub Minar. There is a glimpse of all the different cultures and dynasties that have ruled Delhi, whether the Mughals or the British. The capital has many museums to complete your educational trip, like the National Rail Museum or the Doll Museum, the Toilet Museum and the Crafts Museum. There is the Jantar Mantar and the Nehru Planetarium for the ones enamored by Astronomy and Space Sciences. The Science enthusiasts can also mark a visit to the National Science Centre.