Top 12 Travel Startups In India

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We’ve all been there. For that one fun trip, we plan for months on end. Where do we go? Who’s coming? How do we go? When? How often is that plan going to change before someone loses his or her mind? Travel logistics can become a long, drawn out horror story… unless you have these startups to help you out.


Stayzilla was founded with a laser-sharp vision to become India’s largest online marketplace for “Stays”. Going beyond the realm of just hotels, serves a well-balanced diet comprising of all manner of “Stay” options to customers including lodges, homestays, guesthouses, etc.

Stayzilla also aims to provide unprecedented reach to travelers by providing stays across the entire length and breadth of the country, including all sorts of options from ultra-low budget rooms to luxury stays. Currently, Stayzilla has more than 30000 options spread across more than 4500 towns.

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Travel Triangle is a registered product of Holiday Triangle Travel Pvt. Ltd. It is a platform connecting worldwide travelers with multiple local & expert travel agents. Travelers can request or choose, personalize and book the best travel packages created as per their taste & need. Their aim is to satisfy travelers by providing fully customized packages and ensuring open and fair transaction for all.

Currently having as much as 450+ local travel agents spread over 15+ countries who help travelers in customizing their trips. Travelers can select from a wide range of domestic and international destinations. Until now they have catered to over 1.5+ lakh travelers in 2 years from 15+ countries.  Have grown bigger & better and today have an office of their own in the US as well.

We Are Holidays

WeAreHolidays is an online platform that enables users to find and purchase travel packages from around the world. Users can get connected to local agents and experts; hire account managers to help with coordination, advice, planning, and booking; and more. They can also customize packages or choose from among ready-made itineraries.


Tripoto is a Consumer Internet Company building the world’s largest community of travelers. Aim to solve problems covering the entire lifecycle of a travel consumer with user generated content and community being the core of our product.

Tripoto can be thought of as Tripadvisor 2.0 – evolving Travel User Generated Content (UGC) beyond just reviews. Making travel UGC more long form (itinerary), social, mobile, interactive, personalized and enriched using technology.


TripHobo is an innovative trip planning platform that enables users to plan trips from over 14000 cities across the world. TripHobo’s trip planning platform serves as one-stop destination for all the travel needs- exploring attractions, creating itineraries and booking hotels, transportation and tours.

Users can now book their hotels, transportation and tours from the portal. In order to propagate the thought of simple and care-free travel, they have adopted Shut Up N’ Travel as their official Travel thought.

iTraveller provides end to end online solutions for holiday discovery, planning and bookings across numerous domestic and International locations.

Presently, offer Holiday bookings for more than 450 destinations, which they plan to increase to 1200 by end of year 2015.

They have created a marketplace model for the sellers (tour operators) where they put up their inventory data, hotel rates, availability, flight information, etc on iTraveller’s back end platform. The customers use all this data in real time in order to customize their entire holiday package.

The users don’t have to go to several websites for collecting the desired information as everything is available on a single platform at


Trip38 is a mobile-first travel technology solutions provider aiming to redefine how consumers explore destination. Their solution would work anywhere in the world since they provide real-time local content irrespective of how and where the booking is done.

They have presence in US with product development being done at Bangalore, India.

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Tripvillas is a website that allows travelers to book Holiday Homes and Home stays instead of Hotels and Resorts. This is a win-win proposition where Owners who use such properties rarely make additional income and Travelers get to stay in large spacious family homes in some of the most beautiful places in the world. The website was founded in late 2009 by Roshan D’Silva when looking for ways to generate additional income from Coffee Plantations owned by his family. Inspired by Craigslist, Roshan set out to create a simple website where owners of private homes could create a simple profile for their property and then correspond with like minded families who would be interested in staying in their homes as an alternate to hotels.

Depending on the size of the property, many owners in Asia have chosen to convert their homes into Homestays, BnBs, Pension houses etc. where Travelers can stay in self contained rooms within the property or else to just rent out the entire Property to families and groups who then have full use of the property including the kitchen, living room, lawns and swimming pool.

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SeekSherpa is India’s first mobile marketplace connecting travelers and locals over information and experiences.

Help travelers find their Sherpas who can help and guide them in doing some of the coolest stuff in the city they are visiting.

They help Sherpas or city locals find alternate avenues of employment by sharing their time or knowledge depending upon their proclivity to share.


Thrillophilia today is the India’s biggest technology platform to discover and book activities. On the platform, one can discover, compare and book from 2500+ tours and activities from 1000+ suppliers. 1.5 Million users come every month to plan their trips on Thrillophilia. It’s a one stop solution to book your tours, activities, staycations and much more. Done with hotel and flight booking? Next what? They work hard, at times insanely hard, to deliver you best experiences from hand curated suppliers, and promise a great experience!

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No Thepla holidays

No Thepla Holidays specializes in group travel to destinations around the globe. Their trips cover music festivals, quirky events, offbeat locations, adventurous activities, insane parties and a whole lot of fun.

No Thepla Holidays addresses the need to provide options to the modern Indian flash-packer. They  aim to be an aggregator of like-minded travelers who want to experience different cultures, met other travelers and don’t want everything planed to a ‘T’.

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goMowgli seek to address problem of lack of predictable service in the leisure travel industry in India, spanning across transportation, activities, accommodation and guide service. They want to build a network of reliable leisure-travel infrastructure across India. A few years hence, they want to facilitate a safe, flexible and memorable travel experience across all of India on a single ticket with goMowgli.

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