How to plan the activities to be carried out while traveling

How to plan the activities to be carried out while traveling

To organize a trip independently and avoiding any form of intermediation you need to have skills, resourcefulness and a lot of time to devote to research.

Io credo che la fase di preparazione sia già parte del viaggio e che l’avventura inizia nel momento in cui scelgo la destinazione,
davanti al PC.

 come pianificare le attività da svolgere in viaggio

When does the trip start? Do you think the trip starts on the day of departure? Do you feel like you're traveling only after taking the plane?

When do we start plan a trip very often we make the mistake of focusing our attention on how to plan travel itineraries or how to plan travel expenses.

But what is actually the most important factor of our trip?
When you get home, are your memories focused on your plane trip?
Do you look at photos of your hotel room?
Do you keep looking at pictures of the dishes you ate in restaurants?
I do not believe!
What really matters are the travel experiences!
The memories that you will take with you once the journey is over will be the emotions you will feel while living travel experiences outside your ordinary.
Emotions are the real reason we love to travel!

So let's see how to plan the activities to be carried out while traveling and what are the steps to organize the activities to be carried out during the trips.

 come pianificare le attività da svolgere in viaggio
How to plan travel activities: the research phase

The first thing to decide when starting to plan a trip is the destination.

Once you have decided where to go and think first

  • to the trip
  • to hotels
  • to restaurants

we have to plan What we want to do once we arrive at the destination of our travel experience.

Arriving in a wonderful place without knowing what we will do during our stay is a huge waste of money and time.

If, however, once you arrive we already have a specific project, the addresses and contacts of the local agent (tourist guides, organizers of excursions and activities, car rentals, night clubs, events ...) we will already have a schedule of commitments ready in line with our passions, our hobbies and the real reason why we have arrived in a place so far from home .

Once you have chosen the destination of our trip the most important thing to do is to look for information on the activities that can be done by looking for those

  • aligned with our passions and hobbies
  • scheduled (or programmable) during the days of our stay
  • within the reach of our travel budget (and possibly change the other budget items downwards to leave resources for the activities to be carried out during the trip)
  • unique: that can only take place in the place chosen for our trip

In this way you will have all the time to organize the time you will spend in the chosen destination for your travel experience and you will have a precise idea on how to plan the activities to be carried out on the road.

You have to go to your PC and look for information on the activities you love (or would like to try) that can be practiced in the chosen place for your travel experience.

 come pianificare le attività da svolgere in viaggio
Running out of ideas? Here are some suggestions:
  • Museums and Monuments
  • Food and Wine, Street Food, Wine Bars.
  • Sport (practice your favorite sport in a new location and with new people)
  • Excursions (explore nature by trekking, hiking and open air activities)
  • Trips (by boat, bus or on foot) explore the territory you have chosen to visit
  • Entertainment (theme parks, night clubs, nightlife)
  • Events (shows, concerts, cultural events)
  • Meetings (friends, colleagues, people who share a lifestyle, members of a community)
How to plan the activities to be carried out on the road: the executive phase

Once you find it, you must contact the organizers and make arrangements to carry out the activities on the day and at the established time.

Prepare a program that includes all the days of your stay in your destination and enter the activities in the program as you make arrangements with the local agents.

Consider the time needed to carry out the activities you have chosen and be careful to calculate the time needed well:

  • to reach the place where you will carry out the activity you have chosen
  • to live the travel experience
  • to recover fatigue, return to the hotel to change or to rest
  • to be ready and reach the place where you will have the next travel experience

Organize your days so that you can enjoy all the activities in the best way and not to waste even a moment of the time you will spend on vacation.

Make sure you have enough budget available to carry out the activities you have chosen: it often happens that you set a schedule but do not have enough information (on costs) and have to give up on activities due to lack of budget.
It is a real shame to arrive in such distant places (bearing the travel and accommodation costs) and then be forced to give up activities due to lack of budget.

Pay attention to how to plan the activities to do while traveling because the experiences you live away from home will be the best memories and are the real reason why you decided to leave.

Going on a trip with a program of activities to carry out (even if not defined and with ample margins of flexibility in the times in which to fix the experiences) is a considerable advantage both in terms of managing time during the holiday and in terms of savings .
Knowing the local agents (having chosen them among the many competitors) and having already agreed on the costs of the experiences before arriving at a travel destination puts you in an advantageous position.
It protects you from decisions made impulsively or because you do not find (or do not know) the possible alternatives.

Carrying out the research activity in advance is a winning strategy that allows you to plan wonderful holidays, saving significantly on the total cost of the trip.
Furthermore, the research phase is already part of the journey and can be enjoyable and fun.
In this post in the Blog asfarasyoucan di Martina Benedetto you will find tips and other ideas on how to plan activities to do on the go.

How to plan the activities to be carried out on the road: a possible winning strategy




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