Delhi sightseeing,

How, where, when...questions regarding HOHO Bus

05:52:00 Surojit Ghosh 39 Comments

Hi..I get to hear one question a lot, " from where can I board the HOHO Bus for Delhi Darshan (Sightseeing) ?" .." From Delhi Airport how to reach HOHO Bus boarding point"..."I stay in Gurgaon, what is the nearest HOHO Bus stop."

In this post I will explain how easy it is to board HOHO bus,no matter you are a localite staying in Delhi for a decade or a traveler coming all the way from America for the first time to explore Delhi.

HOHO Bus has now two Routes - Red & Green . CLICK to get More Information on Places Covered in Each Route.
hoho Delhi Bus Route map - bus stops - Red and Green Route

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As it's a Hop On Hop Off Bus Service, you can explore not only the main attractions on the route but also the nearby attractions. You can download the Map here, please note that it's an old route map - 

however it does not make difference to the places covered.
You can also locate the exact position of  HOHO Bus Stops by CLICKING on the Image Below

Locate HOHO Bus Stops for Delhi Sightseeing using Map
HOHO Bus Stops Locator 

Secondly, Buses are available every 45 mins/30 mins (depending on season) from all the boarding points.

Thirdly, locating HOHO Bus stop is very easy as you can find these locators at each of the 19 HOHO bus stops as shown in the image below.  These are very easy to locate, our customer care are available from 8 am to 9 pm to assist you. Keep helpline number 011-40940000 handy with you all the time.

Delhi Darshan Bus from New Delhi Railway Station, the nearest HOHO bus stop is at Baba Kharak singh marg as shown in the Map below: (B to A)
1. Take Metro from New Delhi Metro station
2. To Shivaji Stadium ( Orange Line)
3. HOHO Office at stone throw distance.
4. Total Time: 15 mins

For Travelers coming from Indira Gandhi Airport, the quickest way to HOHO Bus is  Expressway Metro as shown in the map below ( B to A)

1. Take a Metro from Terminal 3 , Indira Gandhi Airport
2. To Shivaji Stadium , Orange line
3. HOHO Office at stone throw distance.
4. Total Time: 35 mins                                                                                     

Most of the Hotels are in Central Delhi, and travelers prefer staying in Connaught Place, Karol bagh, Pahar ganj. There are also many hotels in South Delhi like Kailash Colony, Lajpatnagar.

HOHO bus stops are available in Central as well as south Delhi, and because of good metro connectivity these are easily accessible, no matter where they are statying.

Let's talk about our friends living in NCR i.e Delhi Darshan bus from Noida, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida

most convenient way to reach HOHO Bus stop is to take a nearest metro to Rajiv Chowk metro station, take an exit from Gate 7 and HOHO office at baba kharak singh marg ( Opp. Hanuman Temple) is hardly 10 mins walking distance

Take a metro to Qutab Minar Metro Station , board HOHO bus from Qutab Minar Complex , first bus comes at 10:15 am & 11:00 am & then every 45 mins.
or better, take a  direct metro to Rajiv Chowk metro station as mentioned earlier.

1.A metro from Badarpur Metro Station to Kalkaji Madir Metro Station is the most convenient way to Board HOHO Bus at Lotus Temple point, as shown below. First bus comes at 10:20 am.

I hope the next time you decide to take a fun ride in HOHO bus for Delhi Sightseeing it would be as easy as...putting your foot inside the HOHO bus door step< chuckle:) >

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Are we ready for Delhi summers? 5 tips for traveling in Delhi during summers

05:07:00 Surojit Ghosh 15 Comments

Yea, the Heat is On in Delhi..and Glen Frey's Famouns Number is not helping either. (LOL!)
See Delhi's 19+ Sightseeing & 100+ nearby places with HOHO Bus Photobucket As the Summers engulfs Delhi with it's Mighty Heat Waves. I thought it would be a good idea to share a few smart tips to beat the defamed hot weather of Delhi. Delhi is a place where every day thousands of travelers visit regardless of tourism season or not. Delhi Being the capital of India bound to attract a lot of visitors. Foreigners who are not used to hot weather are required to take more precautions while visiting Delhi in March to August period.
I have myself lived in Delhi for more than seven years or so and hence, am fully familiar with the temper of Delhi weather and how to overcome it successfully. In today's post I am going to show you some useful tips to travel in Delhi during the hot summer months. You will come to know what to carry, what to wear, what to eat, which places to visit, some quick do's and don't & one little secret to travel by HOHO Bus during summers in Delhi.
5 smart tips to beat the heat while traveling in Delhi.

1.Make sure to carry light colored cotton clothes like pants, and half sleeved shirts. Also, make sure to carry white or light colored cap to protect your head from hot sun. The suitable sunglasses also should not be forgotten. Wear comfortable light lather shoes.Try to carry good quality deodorants with you to prevent heavy perspiration and foul body odor.

2.Consume a lot of water to keep yourself hydrated all the time. Make sure to carry mineral water with you all the time during the sightseeing or roaming around in city. Buy them in bulk if you have too if you are planning to stay for few days in Delhi. Also, make sure to buy only perfectly sealed bottles.Carrying of fresh lemon juice with you in the water bottle for daily consumption can be a very good idea.
3.Avoid traveling during the hot afternoon hours from 12 noon to 5 pm. Always keep your head covered with the cap. The eyes also must be covered with the sunglasses, while moving out. The sunscreen lotions also can be used while moving out during hot hours. Photobucket
4.Consume lots of juicy fruits like water melons, oranges, and apples during your stay. The salad of onion and raw mangoes must be consumed daily during every lunch and the dinner to avoid sun stroke. Avoid consuming hard alcoholic drinks.If needed, the light beers and the gin mixed with lemonade can be consumed. in fact, you can go for Delhi's famous kulfi faluda, see the pic, tastes heavenly :) to know more check out my previous post ,you can also Shikanji to keep yourself cool 

5.Plan the visit to gardens and parks in the morning & evening hours to feel the cool environment. Visit Hauz khas Lake, India Gate, Delhi Zoo, Lotus Temlple all have water bodies nearby.


HOHO Bus Little Secret to Beat the heat

Now as promised I would let you know one little secret to travel by HOHO Buses.
One of the best thing about HOHO Buses is that it's a state of the art AC Bus,once you purchase the ticket which only costs Rs 300, no body would ask you to leave the AC Bus from 8:30am - 7:30 pm as long as you carry the ticket.
Bus & onboard guide would continue to show you the 19 popular sightseeing places of Delhi for you. What better way to chill out, but to enjoy & relax in a moving AC Bus & see the sights of Delhi at the same time for as long as you wish. Not to forget the same ticket would be valid for second day too without any extra cost. Take a glimpse of the AC HOHO Bus in the video below right now

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Not partying at home, hop onto HoHo buses instead

01:08:00 Surojit Ghosh 20 Comments

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Celebrate Birthdays and Parties in HOHO Delhi Bus
Celebrate Birthdays and Parties in HOHO Delhi Bus 

See Delhi's 19+ Sightseeing & 100+ nearby places with HOHO Bus Hosting parties at home or restaurants is passe. Partying on the move is the ‘in’ thing. Delhi-NCR residents are now holding their parties on Delhi Tourism’s Hop On Hop Off (HoHo) buses. Photobucket “To have a party in a tourist bus just broke the monotony for us. The HoHo service even offered to pick up all our members from their respective points. It is not heavy on the pocket either. Our group of 20 friends had a great time and the idea was appreciated by all,” said Vasant Kunj resident Anita Aggarwal, who works as a consultant with a hydro power company.
For Birthday Party HOHO Bus (low-floor AC bus)come with facilities like: Features: • Low Floor modern state of the art AC Buses, No Of Seats:33 • Experienced Drivers • Activities – Quiz, Songs and Dance on the spacious Bus Floor • Cake Cutting Cermony • Bus decoration • Your Choice of places to visit • Guest Relation Executives on board with live commentary on PA System to educate children about Delhi’s Heritage. • GPS enabled for security purpose and tracking real time operation The bus service can be hired for Birthday Party at *Rs 11,500 and comes with a capacity of 33 persons and a *6 Hrs/60-km travel. Photobucket The idea of hosting parties was the brainchild of our customers and we are happy that many have taken a liking to the idea. So next time you are looking to celebrate birthday, kitty or even dance party it would be an extraordinary experience doing it with HOHO bus.You can play games, enjoy tasty food, dance & yes at the same time soak into the true colors of Delhi by visiting famous Delhi hangouts like India Gate, Old Delhi, shop, eat whatever you feel like.
It will be an unforgettable experience for the you & your invitees :)
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Delhi sightseeing,

Coming To Delhi? Don't Miss Garden of Five Senses

00:10:00 Surojit Ghosh 0 Comments

See Delhi's 19+ Sightseeing & 100+ nearby places with HOHO Bus
Did You Know: Each year Delhi Tourism organizes Garden Tourism Festival at Garden of five senses 27th Garden Tourism Festival 2014, 14-16th Feb. (Click to Tweet) The festival will showcase decorative landscapes, incredible bonsais, vertical gardens, and the option to buy plants, pots, and gardening equipments. We hope this experience of beautiful living created especially for you will bring you even closer to Nature. So, Today I am going to take you to a beautiful garden in Delhi, a perfect place to spend some quality time. If you are a nature’s person you would certainly appreciate spending some quality time here. Include it in your itinerary of Delhi Sightseeing if you are a nature lover.
This place is known as Garden of 5 senses. You may be wondering – Why it’s called that. I will let you know why & also what all activities you can Enjoy here.
Garden of 5 senses is Said-Ul-Azaib village, close to the Mehrauli heritage area in New Delhi, you can take an auto from HOHO’s bus stop at Qutab Minar . 20 mins distance . Auto Fare: Rs 40
Amidst the concrete jungle and the hustle and bustle of the city, the garden of five senses comes across as a welcome breadth of fresh air. Almost two hundred varieties of plants are introduced in here. Words are not enough to describe this place, I got you a few pics.
At the rear of the garden is an open exhibition area for displaying art and for holding art workshops. The garden is also an art lovers delight. About twenty-five different sculptures and murals were brought together for this project making it one of the largest commissions of public art in the country.
Why 5 Senses?
In this sense stimulating park you are encouraged to touch the rocks and displays, the fragrance of flower for the nose, beds stimulates the olfactory senses, the landscaping appeals to the eyes - the sight, the ceramic bells and the water falls create a soothing sound -pleasing to the ear and the food courts serve a variety of cuisines - to please the tongue. Amazing isn’t it?
Some Important things you should know:
Location: Said-ul-Ajaib, Mehrauli-Badarpur Road
Metro Station: Saket
Open: Daily Timings: April to September: 9 AM to 7 PM
October to March: 9 AM to 6 PM
Entry Fee: Adult: 20/- Child(upto 12 yrs): 10/-

Sr. Citizen: 10/-
Photography Charges: Nil So , in your next visit to Delhi, Hop off at Qutab Minar and feel free to ask onboard HOHO guide how to reach " Garden of 5 senses". Take a Video Ride before the Real HOHO ride

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Explore Delhi Like Never before

23:56:00 Surojit Ghosh 1 Comments

Did you Know?


The Official Sightseeing Bus of Delhi

Has helped more than 60,000 travelers spread across 135 Countries explore Delhi like never before.
(By the Author)60,000 has now jumped to more than 140,000 travelers by Dec 2013! Photobucket

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