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New Hop On Hop Off Bus in Delhi

By September 27, 2010

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Qutab Minar, Delhi
Qutab Minar, Delhi
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Just in time for the 2010 Commonwealth Games, Delhi now has its own air conditioned Hop On Hop Off bus service, similar to cities such as New York, London, Berlin, and Cape Town. It will definitely make sightseeing in Delhi much easier.

The bus service, called "HoHo", commences at the Coffee Home on BKS Marg and stops at 18 tourist destination on a 65 kilometer circular loop of Delhi.

Destinations include the Red Fort, Modern Art Gallery, Humayun's Tomb, Purana Quila, Select City Walk, Lotus Temple, Qutab Minar, Hauz Khas Village, Dilli Haat, and the National Museum.

The cost is quite reasonable.  300 rupees ($6.70) for a one day pass. More information, including a map of the route and online booking, is available from the Delhi Tourism Website.

Chennai, in south India, also has a hop on hop off bus which runs all the way to the beach town of Mamallapuram (Mahabalipuram).

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September 28, 2010 at 1:40 am
(1) Harren Lee says:

A very welcome move by the government of Delhi. These avant-garde fleet of buses with polished and well-trained guides and translators will definitely go a long way in solving the woes of a lot of tourists especially international tourists coming to Delhi for Commonwealth Game.
The number of pick-up points is also welcoming as the tourists will have enough flexibility to catch the bus from near where they are staying.
Destinations of the HOHO bus service cover almost all important and popular tourist destinations in Delhi.
For the tourists looking to explore nearby destinations around Delhi one of the most luxurious and finest way to have a whirlwind tour is opting for one of the luxury trains in India.
The options include Royal Rajasthan on Wheels
Palace on on Wheels
Maharajas’ Express

October 4, 2010 at 3:57 pm
(2) marylouise sillman says:

As a frequent traveller to India for many years, I believe the addition of this HOP on Hop off bus will certainly be a major benefit to all Delhi visitors. The ideal situation that would be most welcomed, is modern toliet facilities located at each bus stop. This convience is found in cities with the Hop on Hop off
Bus service. Visitors will be glad to pay for the use of such facilities as is done in other world cities.

June 24, 2011 at 11:20 pm
(3) Suraj says:

There are several improvements in the Delhi buses in the past 50 years. There is now an introduction of the DTC pass which is famous among the localities of Delhi. There is also a website that is being maintained by the DTC for the bus routes. People can log in and look for the Delhi buses in all possible routes. Also they have a facility of mentioning the indirect routes if there are no direct buses to the expected place. Thus, there is a tremendous customer support given by the DTC for the Delhi buses.

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