Important Links for Planning Budget Trips
Below are the few important links that will help you in planning your travel to any destination in India, using cheap stay options and public transport system.
Through these links, you can search and book the hotels and transportation for any Indian city or town.
Apart from the above, the links also gives you an idea of the place, the local sightseeing and other travel related details.
Important Links to search and book hotels
Makemytrip.com – One of the top online travel platform in India through which you can search and book hotels in India.
GoIbibo.com – Another leading online booking travel brand from where you can get good deals for hotels across India. In the year 2017, makemytrip.com acquired ibibo group and thus goibibo also became a part of MMT. However, for booking of hotels, flights, buses, trains etc. GoIbibo has its own portal.
Hostelworld.com – This is an ultimate source to find great deals on booking accommodation throughout the world. If you are a backpacker and budget traveller, then this site will be very much helpful for you. You can book lodges, homestays, guest houses through this website at very economical rate.
Zostel.com – This website is India’s first and the largest chain of Backpackers’ and budget stays. From dormitories to private rooms, you can find all option for a particular destination here, and that too at a very economical tariff.
Important Links to book transport
Redbus.in – A subsidiary of Ibibo Group, Red Bus is an online booking portal to book any bus (Govt. or Pvt.), anywhere in India. An easy user interface which facilitates the passenger to search and book buses in advance.
Government Roadways Bus Booking Portals:
Utconline.uk.gov.in – Uttarakhand Roadways (Ordinary, Deluxe and Volvo bus booking)
Upsrtconline.co.in – Uttar Pradesh Roadways (AC Janrath and Volvo bus booking)
Online.hrtchp.com – Himachal Road Transport Corporation (Ordinary, Deluxe and Volvo bus booking)
Punbusonline.com – Punjab Roadways (Volvo bus booking)
Ors.hartrans.gov.in – Haryana Roadways (Ordinary and Volvo bus booking)
Rsrtconline.rajasthan.gov.in – Rajasthan Roadways (Ordinary, Semi-Deluxe and Volvo bus booking)
Bus service provided by state tourism boards
Booking.hptdc.in – Himachal Pradesh government tourism website that provides online bus booking service for Delhi-Manali, Delhi-Shimla and Manali-Leh sector.
Erail.in – This website has all the detailed information about the trains running in India with a description about their fares, train route, time schedule of Indian Railways.
Irctc.co.in – Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is a subsidiary of Indian Railways, that handles all online ticket bookings for trains in India.