Who doesn’t love a free App? Using the same criteria set for picking the Best iPhone Apps for India Travel – Top 10 Paid Apps, apps chosen had to provide a service to any tourist of India which they couldn’t find in a guide book OR The app took an existing internet based program, made it easier to use and without having to lug a laptop around India OR It was fun. Some of the travel apps for India do require the use of a cellular network while many are usable with either a WiFi signal, or without the need for any connectivity. In this case, once the app is loaded, all the app functions are usable anytime.
Top 10 Free Apps for India Tourists
HindiWriter allows writing Hindi on iPhone without having to memorize a new keyboard layout. HindiWriter works phonetically, so the user can type using the English keyboard, the way a word sounds.
HindiWriter allows sending the Hindi Text via email or SMS. It also provides a way to copy the Hindi text to clipboard so that the text can be pasted in any other iPhone App. The person on the receiving end does not require any font installation.
Translate words and phrases from Hindi to English, or more than 50 other languages, using Google Translate. You can speak your phrases and hear the corresponding translations. Users can listen to their translations spoken aloud. Save your most commonly used translations for quick access when you’re offline. Users can even access their translation history when offline.
All the news from India including video feeds in one app. Browse between your favorite Indian news sources, digging into categories such as news, sports, weather and more. The best part is having the option to read the articles within the app or tap the story headline to reach the article located on the newspaper’s website. Keep up-to-date with the most recent news headlines of India as you travel the country. An informed tourist is a safe traveler.
Once downloaded, news articles are available on your iPhone to read at a later time even when data connectivity is not available or turned off. Simply refresh the app for the most current news anytime.
Keep abreast of upcoming Indian festivals with this simple, easy to use app. Descriptions of each festival are provided alongside the festival name making it useful for any traveler. Know where the latest celebration is occurring near you or what future events may interrupt your travel.
6. Indian Rail
An essential app for any traveler making their way across India by rail. Users can look up railway stations and station codes, find strains and schedules between stations. Find available tickets and rates. Most importantly, check ticket PNR status.
5. Google Earth
Use your iPhone to navigate India with a swipe of your finger. View maps, cities, places and businesses around you or anywhere in India.
Go on a honeymoon, Indian style. Dodge annoying relatives and fly to your dreamland with the love of your life. A perfect way to end a long day of playing tourist.
Indian Dialing Code Finder enables you to search for Subscriber Trunk Dialing (STD) and International Subscriber Dialing (ISD) codes in India with just a quick flick of your finger. A simple interface that displays dialing codes in alphabetical order by city, state and country, as well as numerical order by code. Fast search allows users to type in the name of the city or country and it displays the code from a database of thousands of codes. Use the quick dialer feature to make a call with just a touch of a button once the code is found.
Want to learn Indian culture? Not sure exactly what that encompasses? This app combines photographs with famous quotes and proverbs to create a perfect mix of culture, discovery and traveling.
India is a land of many gods. And with so much do to during your travels, a trip to temple may not always be possible. Pray on the go with this app that features Hindu deities and the respective mantras to chant for each one.
Foreign travelers will enjoy learning about the most-followed deities of India with clear images of individual gods. In the symbolism section, the app explains some of the symbols in Hinduism and their significance. In the Kirtan Section, users will find the lyrics of some major chants in Hinduism.
The mantra chanting section will help anyone meditate. It loops through the mantras for continuous repetitive chanting of these powerful mantras. You can listen in through your iPhone loudspeakers or through tour iPhone headsets.
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