Travelling with family or friends is a different genre of vacation. When it comes to travelling alone; there are a lot of places in the world where solo travelling is the best way to explore the destination.
Yet, it is always better to choose organized group tours when you are travelling alone. Here are some of the benefits of the same.
a) You would not miss any important landmark or activity. You would not sulk up in the hotel room watching television. You will have an itinerary and the obligation to be there. Thus, your vacation will be a satisfying one.
b) Company is always enjoyable. You can explore places with a bunch of people, talk about it, laugh about it and have a wonderful time.
c) It is always exciting to get to know new places. The same goes for meeting new people too.
d) Budget is the best part of choosing an organized group tour. The entrance fee and other overhead charges would be cut half or even low when you are travelling as a pack.
e) Your safety is easy with a group. Solo travellers get mugged or get lost. When you are with a group, you are safe with your peers.
f) Personable guide would travel with you helping you understand the destination and enjoy it better.
g) Language barrier would not be a problem as either your guide or any other group member would be versed in the local language.
h) Planning and organizing becomes easier and less time taking. Every part of the tour is organized by a specialized tour manager. Nothing can go wrong easily.
i) Your tour manager knows how and when to visit every attraction in the city. Thus, your comfort level would be high. You need not worry about choosing transportation, picking the right time and so on. All that matters to you is enjoying. Isn’t that the main aim of any vacation?
j) Being alone throughout the vacation can be depressing sometimes. In a group tour, you would make many friends who might last lifetime.
Choosing the right tour company
The above stated 10 advantages of travelling as a part of group tour are true only when you pick the right company. The company you pick should be
b) Have clear travel goals or itinerary
c) Should have people in your age group
d) Flexible tour plan
f) Informative and friendly guide
It is not a crime to choose tour groups if you are travelling with your friends. If you really think that you need some alone time with your family, you can skip group tours when you are travelling with someone. When you are travelling alone, it is always advantageous to pick group tours.