10 Helpful Travel Apps To Install To Experience Best Halong Bay Trip

Are you planning Halong Bay 2 days tour on the weekends and wanting to explore this World Natural Heritage Site by yourself without the tour guide? Do you know technology is becoming more and more convenient for users as it can help them to conquer new land through smartphone application?

With the popularity of smartphones today, just some steps to download applications to your phone, you can confidently travel without having to worry about anything. Scroll down for the best travel apps for Android and IOS that offer up things to do and the best-rated places to eat during your stay.


This is an application that provides useful travel information for reference through user reviews and ratings for a service/ accommodation/ dining worldwide. In addition, TripAdvisor is also used as a travel mobile app for foreigners which is famous for its huge travel information database. It includes the very practical features from searching the flight to discussing the travel information. Furthermore, you can ask specific travel questions in the app’s forums or add your own reviews in a similar fashion to Yelp.

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Google Maps

When traveling, a map application is absolutely essential and Google Maps is the best travel app for iphone or Android. Thanks to Google Maps, you will have an overview of where you are going, and you can easily look up the list of bus, subway, dining, hotel ...In particular, you can use the Google Maps map even when there is no internet connection. Users can save a part of the map and use it, which is very useful because it is quite difficult to catch a Wi-Fi signal on the road.

Like a local

Like a local is an application that provides a list of addresses for hotelsrestaurants and popular places where you plan to travel. In particular, you can even use this app even without an internet connection. What you need to do is just download the information of a city whenever there is internet and it will be stored on your smartphone.


Foodspotting is a professional review software for eating places for visitors. Foodspotting allows you to find the best food in Halong bay and everywhere you come to visit, evaluate the food on the app and share it with your friends and other travelers. In addition, you can find a lot of useful advice and opinions about the specialty of each restaurant or hotel of millions of visitors and also food experts from around the world.

TravelSafe - The travel application for Android and IOS cannot be ignored

TravelSafe is a really great travel app for foreign travelers because it has the necessary information in critical situations. It includes police numbers, local hospitals, and the nearest embassy of most of the countries in the world. Just looking for in this travel app, visitors have full of information in the fastest way.


If you love sharing your photos when traveling, Instagram is an application that you must definitely have. This application will support the storage of images, videos that you capture on the road and share in any social network you are using. With many photo-editing effects, Instagram will give you the perfect photos to show to your friends.


Kayak is a very useful flight search application, which allows you to search the most detailed information about flights on your mobile phone. In addition, Kayak also has a very interesting feature called Explorer - which helps to evaluate and display the prices of millions of different locations around the world so that you can choose the suitable one for your finance.

Google Trips

Google Trips is a travel planning tool built by Google from its huge database. With its "intelligence", Google Trips will help you build a perfect travel schedule by compiling individual information about the place you will be coming to. Besides the basic functions of the current travel app such as landscapes and restaurants suggestions, Google Trips will also bring you the smart features like creating a plan by automatically scanning your airline booking or hotel booking emails, giving you currency information, transportation, shopping locations or eating areas with local specialties.

Google Translate

Although this app does not achieve the absolute accuracy, it can not deny the popularity of the Google Translate application, especially when traveling abroad. This application allows you to translate text easily. Thanks to Google Translate, you can easily communicate with local people if you do not know the native language.


With the free calls and messages, Viber will help you to save quite a bit of money on phone but still update your news for your friends and vice versa. This is a very convenient application for visitors to connect with everyone including people that you meet on the tour.

We hope that with the 10 above travel applications, you will not encounter any difficulties during your Halong Bay trip. If you want to get more information about Halong Bay tour, feel free to contact us via our website. Share this article if it is useful for you. Have a great trip!