Travelling means going from one’s place to another or from one’s country to another. This instinct of roaming about is rooted in man’s nature. This instinct leads a man to see the unseen, to know the unknown and to unveil the mystery. Therefore it is very beneficial part of education.
Travelling is immensely beneficial. Nowadays, it is also regarded as a part of education. “Home keeping youth have ever homely wits”. It means who passes his life in one’s place and never leaves his place to visit other places, has a too narrow outlook.
Furthermore, travelling fosters understanding nations. It is an important component in establishing world peace. Finally, travelling has a great educational value.
Travelling and education both associated with each other. Travelling is an essential part of education. It increases our knowledge and widens our intellect. During travelling, a traveller visits different places and comes in to talk with public in different regions, their traditions, cultures and ways of life.
Thus, it provides the traveller with the firsthand knowledge. In the almost cases, the bulk theoretical studies have no practical applications in our life. Travelling remove this gap because true education takes place outside the classroom. Bookish knowledge made to perfect and significant by travelling.
That is why educational institution often arranges tours for students. Everybody generally taken to the places of historical importance, World Heritage sites, river projects, power stations, hilly regions, etc.Thus, travelling as well as tours widen their outlook and help them do well in the examination. Travelling is to gather experience, and wisdom comes from experience. We have read the majesty of the Himalayas, the vastness of the ocean and the beauty of the Taj Mahal from books. But we know much more of them if we see those with our own eyes.
It impresses our mind with the vastness, grandeur, majesty and wonder of God’s creation. Travelling helps the traveller to know how the wonderful earth is full of natural beauty. In a word, educations, in the true sense of the term, do the complete and perfect by travelling. In fine, it said that travelling removes boredom and essentially has a great educational value.
So, educational institutions of our country should give greater facilities to their students to undertake tours to various places of importance at home and abroad. Thus, travelling, a good training for success in the struggle of life, should be made and essential part of our education.