Launched in 2010, with an aim to provide Commonwealth Games visitors a perfect chance to witness Delhi’s heritage, hop on hop off (HoHo) buses were launched. Much has changed over the year, at times running almost in reverse gears, we try to trace its journey through the streets.
If it’s your first visit to the Capital or wishes to cover important tourist spots in a pocket-friendly manner, the blue bus is all you need. In Delhi, the HoHo circuit takes in 20 tourist locations.
With a hoary history, the landmarks in the loop include Bangla Sahib Gurdwara, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Raj Ghat, India Gate, Qutub Minar, Lotus Temple, Humayun’s Tomb, Purana Quila, National Gallery of Modern Art, National Museum, Nehru Museum, Rail Museum, Madame Tussauds, and the popular markets at Sarojini Nagar, Delhi Haat, South Extension and Lajpat Nagar.
However, tourists wishing for a shorter loop with better bus frequency may leave or skip any of those. Keeping comfort a priority, the buses are fully air-conditioned and are a very good way to get an overall feel of the city in a short time.
For those, who are visiting the spots for the first time a commentary discoursed is extremely handy. It is played in both English and Hindi. The trip is completely relaxing and planned your tour as per your comfort. Buses are available every 45 minutes at every tourist spot.
Various packages are available to choose from. For a one-day tour across the city, one may choose INR 499 option and for two-day package, the rate is INR 599. However, there is a considerable discount if your traveling in groups. Hop on to a HoHo bus to observe the heritage Delhi.
if you didn’t know about these HO HO buses…. Now you can book a ride through the city… and see Delhi the HO HO way!