While backpacking one is often left in the wild literally. Thankfully, we have smart phones that can be a huge help to get around the place one is backpacking to. Here is a list of six useful apps for backpackers. Cameringo-The photographer’s tool kit This all-inclusive camera app is a must have for every traveller to capture those amazing destinations and incredible moments. Not only does it include a variety of effects but it’s also armed with lenses such as fish-eye, wide angle and many more.The app allows you to enjoy video recording with live filters. The app also allows real time changes in image exposure, contrast, etc. The cost of this app is just Rs 20 for Android users, making it a complete steal. To download click here: Android devices Foodspotting- Tinder for foodies Arouse the foodie in you with this mouth-watering food app. The Foodspotting app not only let’s you know what to eat and where to eat it but also lets you rate the dish. The user friendly interface not only makes viewing dishes easy but also makes one’s mouth water. The app also lets you bookmark dishes you want to try and lets you see what friends and family are savouring too! Free for iOS and Android users. To download click here: Android devices | ios devices Maps.me offline maps + Navigation Never let bad network or no data packs be the cause for getting lost ever again. The Maps.me app covers 345 countries all over the globe. It also displays hiking trails and various points as well as interests like ATMs, tourist attractions, metro stations, etc that are essential for every backpacker. Free on iOS and Android users. To download click here: Android devices | ios devices Sky map- The compact planetarium If you love astronomy, this app is a must download! The Sky map app is simple and efficient as it uses the inbuilt phone compass to display stars, planets and constellations in automatic or manual mode. Free for Android users. For ios users- Sky view free-Explore the Universe To download click here: Android devices | ios devices PackPoint – Never forget to pack anything Always forget to carry your toothbrush, power bank or extra socks and it strikes you while you’re boarding your flight? Then this app is made for you! PackPoint is a smart and user friendly app that creates packing list based on the number of days of travel, weather of your destination and activities planned on your trip. The app also syncs with Evernote and TripIt and allows users to add their own activities and items. Free on iOS and Android. To download click here: Android devices | ios devices Wolfram sun exposure- The essential for beach travel If you always forget to re-apply sun screen while travelling, this app is all you need! The Wolfram sun exposure app takes into account your skin type, the time of the day and the Sun Protection Factor (SPF) of the sun cream you use and tells you how long you can spend in the sun without getting burnt. It also lets you know the Ultraviolet (UV) forecast for a particular location so you can plan you travel accordingly. Available for iOS for Rs 60. For Android devices- EPA’s SunWise UV Index is free. To download click here: Android devices | ios devices Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... One Response ysumino May 5, 2017 There are quite a few lists out there of best travel apps, but most of these are for people going on a quick holiday. Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.