Keeping your mind occupied during a boring, long journeys can be the toughest challenge. Well, for those who dread long journeys, we have listed out the top 5 tried and tested travel games to keep you busy. You can indulge in them with while travelling by road via a private or public transport.
This is a fun and easy game that involves all the people who are traveling with. There is no minimum or maximum limit. In the game, one person, preferably the driver starts, calling out the ritual chant;
With my little eye,
Something beginning with (You can say – Something beginning with a “wuh” sound, or you could say Something brown. At the other end of the scale, you say Something square” or “Something with four stomachs.”)The rest of the passengers then have to keep guessing things until somebody guesses correctly, or they all give up. If somebody guesses correctly, it is their turn. If everybody gives up, the driver (or whoever said the rhyme) takes another turn.
Small sweets may be awarded to those who guess correctly.
Keep Calm and Bingo! On
Who doesn’t love a good old game of Bingo!? It’s fun, entertaining, and thrilling for all ages. Instead of buying travel bingo games you can create one yourself. Just before the journey, collect images from Google, images that you may see on your journey, be it road signs, car badges, or aircraft. You can print the images into grids, one for each player. Depending on the attention span of the players, give each grid 10-20 images. Some images can be used on more than one grid. However, every grid must have two or three images that are unique to that grid.
Players can use a pencil to strike off the images on their grid, and the winner is the first to cross them all off.
Rummy is a fantastic card game that can be played offline and online. When on a journey, and even otherwise, opt for online rummy as it is so much more fun to play. If you get online to play the card game, all you need to do is download an online rummy game app like KhelPlay Rummy mobile app, register yourself and start playing. Online rummy has tons of benefits like you can play rummy games 24×7 from anywhere, you can win real cash, and even play tournaments. It also exposes you to several rummy variations, and there are no chances of cheating. Additionally, you get on-time payments with customer support to help you resolve your queries.
If you caught alone in a boring journey, you can simply open the app on your mobile phone or tablet and start playing rummy. And if you are with friends who want to play along, make sure all of you join the same table online and play together. Hours of guaranteed and that too with cash rewards!
- A to Z
This is a simple and fun game that came be enjoyed by all. In this game, you have to try and name a word that starts with each letter of the alphabet in a particular category. For example, if the category is countries, each person names a country starting first with the letter A (Albania, Australia, etc.). After each person names one, then move onto the next letter, B (Bangladesh, Bhutan, etc.), you keep going until someone gets stuck and can’t name a country with the next letter. For kids, keep categories simple and basic, but for adults, you could name fruits, vegetables, flowers, books, boy names, girl names, brands, bands, movies, and the likes.
- Find 100
This one is pretty simple. Each player should be given 100 of a specific thing to spot, from cows to vans. The first one to reach their 100 is a winner.
Hope you enjoy these top 5 games as much as we do. Do let us know your favorite one among them in the comments section.