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Why Travelling in a Group is the Perfect Idea for Every Woman? Away from domestic and professional commitments, girls together can have a lot of fun. Keep reading to know how and why that can be achieved in a number of ways.

By Nidhi Batra

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Holidays are a pleasant break from our hectic daily lives. In the recent times, solo travels have been trending in popular culture and choices. But what goes under the popularity radar is the number of advantages to travelling in the group. Away from domestic and professional commitments, girls together can have a lot of fun. Keep reading to know how and why that can be achieved in a number of ways.

Light on the pocket

When travelling in a group, almost all your travel costs get cut down significantly since you will be sharing most expenses with the group. Thanks to this group cost sharing policies, you will have saved considerable amount of money in such group rates discounts to freely spend the money in shopping and other interests of yours during the tours.

Stay together, safe together

It is very likely that the places you will be travelling in shall be unknown to you. Also, though local authorities try their best to keep the place safe for tourists like you, every city or town has its share of problems that you might have an unfriendly encounter with. That's where group travels serve as a cloak of safety. When in a group, no matter where you are, you know someone always has your back. "Unity is strength' is the idiom that group tours swear by, without sacrificing on the fun quotient of course.

Travel Buddies

When travelling in a group, you have someone or some people to share your experiences with. You may even bond further over common interests and ideas. Sky is the limit when it comes to opportunities that group travels provides to bond and socialize with your fellow travelers. Once the bonding process kicks off, you'll find yourself never too away from a friend to share your excitement and enthusiasm over the next shopping stop or monument visit.

Insider's insights

When you set out to explore new places, you will realize that you happen to look just as confused as a kid during its first day at school. Unknown environments and its cultures pops in more questions than you can answer yourself. In puzzling times like these, trip managers and local expert guides in group tours save the day by clearing the confusion with the valuable insight. Thanks to their rigorous training and local knowledge, they know the travelled places like the back of their hand. An added bonus of having them around is they know of and can take you to places that are off the touristy path for a more unadulterated local experience.

Hassle Free Relaxation

Vacations are meant for relaxation but sadly many don't get that. That's because travelling anywhere involves a certain of amount of logistics to be dealt with like ticket booking, accommodation booking etc. Therefore, a good chunk of the vacation is spent breaking heads over these aspects every now and then. But that's not the case when it comes to group travels. Here, most of the travel logistics is already taken care of and all you need to do is sit back and enjoy the holiday with your new found travel buddies.

Now that we have given you enough food for thought regarding group travels, think it through and decide when you wish to get these perks for yourself.

Nidhi Batra

Co- Founder & Director of Nirvana Excursions

It’s said that passion has the ability to move people beyond their abilities and limitations, to achieve something that’s a lot greater and infinitely more rewarding.


That is exactly what happened with Nidhi Batra! Having completed her Masters in International Journalism from Cardiff University, Wales (UK), Nidhi started working at NDTV as a television producer. After a couple of years in the media industry, Nidhi’s desire to explore the world beyond media, led her to quit her media career and enter her family business of construction, where she headed the marketing department and was instrumental in introducing fresh insights and ideas into the business. At the same time, her interest in the hospitality industry led her to start her own restaurant.


But throughout this entire journey, travel remained Nidhi’s major passion. So, along with her husband, Viren Batra, who was also a major travel buff, she started Nirvana Excursions.


An idea that was born when the couple was travelling through the mountains of Spain, firmly took root till it finally materialized into Nirvana. Initially dealing primarily with customized and out-of-the-box tours, today Nirvana caters to both luxury and budget travelers from around the world.


“Our primary aim was to enable everybody to travel wherever they wished, so why should it be restricted to only those who were ready to shell out an exorbitant amount,” said Nidhi. That’s when they decided to introduce the concept of customized travel, within a budget. So when they start to plan someone’s travel, the entire team has a good chat with them about their budget and other requirements, and then provides as many options as possible, keeping the budget specifications in mind.


Today, being a mom, Nidhi is still the avid traveler that she was, and has a one-year-old  who already seems ready to surpass her, with 11 trips across various countries. “He travels with me everywhere, be it for work or fun.”



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