Must have mobile apps to use in your India tour

Whether you are new to India or is a resident, planning your vacations in India is a strenuous job as the country is diverse in all aspects. Finding the right deal at the right time and planning your trips in detail will help you experience your travel better. Since the advent of internet, travel planning have become much more easier. However, websites are taking a backseat now pushing mobile applications to the forefront. There are a host of mobile applications available in the Google Play Store. It’s quite difficult to choose from such a variety of options. Here, Tourism News Live is listing out some must have apps for you to enjoy a hassle-free travel in India.


Hotels: Trivago

The Trivago app instantly compares over 1.8 million hotels worldwide, from over 180+ booking sites. All you have to do is search by city, address or point of interest, to find your ideal hotel for the best price.

Budget Hotels: Oyo Rooms

OYO ensures the presence of basic facilities like AC, Wi-Fi, clean linen and complimentary breakfast and toiletries kit at unbelievably low prices.

Home Stays: Airbnb

Access vacation home rentals, new experiences, and places to visit all around the world through Airbnb app.

Couchsurfing: Stay with a local, travel like a local, stay in someone’s home, and experience the world in a way money can’t buy.

Offline Maps

Maps.me: This is the best and fast offline map, which covers every country

Google Maps: Limited offline maps, which can be downloaded before you start your trip

Triposo: Works offline; also give directions on how to get to a place by public transport. Let’s you easily find out where you are and see what’s around.


Taxi Cabs: Uber/Ola

Helpful in booking taxi cabs in major cities.

Bus: Redbus : Quickest & safest way to book bus tickets

TrainsIndian Railway PNR & IRCTC Info: Features live train running status, PNR status, train time table, train running status, train enquiry and all other train information

Flights: Make My Trip: This app will let you help book your flight tickets between the cities. Can also book hotels through the app

Payments and Recharge

Paytm: Use this app to recharge your phone, train ticket booking, movie tickets, money transfer, bus ticket & flight booking, bank to bank transfer, metro recharge and other bill payments. You can pre-load your paytm with money and use it to pay bills and avail services.

PhonePe: Offers safe and fast online payment experience, can transfer upto Rs 1 lakh per transaction.

Apart from these applications, if you wish you can also download JustDial – local directory and Zomato, which lets you search for and discover restaurants to eat out at or order in from.