Is Delhi Darshan (Tour) by Car a Good Idea?

Delhi darshan by Car ?

The Answer is : It Depends

It depends on what you want from the tour.

Delhi is a Sightseeing City with lots of of must visit historical places, museums and shopping markets.

Just to name a few : Red Fort, India Gate, Raj Ghat, Rashtrapati Bhawan, Qutab Minar, Indira Gandhi Museum, Jama Masjid..and lots more.

We have prepared a Comparison Chart between Delhi Darshan by Car & HOHO Bus.

This will help you realize which transport option best meets your requirement.  

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HOHO Bus gives YOU FREEDOM to SEE any of the 25+ tourist attraction of your choice in one & two days pass in AC Bus with Onboard Guide.

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National War Memorial

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North Block

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Red Fort

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Rashtrapati Bhawan Garden

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Humayuns Tomb

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Firoz shah kotla Fort

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Gurudwara Bangla Sahib

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Gyarah Murti

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Jama Masjid

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Jantar Mantar

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Madame Tussauds Wax Museum

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National Museum

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National Police Memorial

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National Rail Museum

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Nehru Museum

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NGMA Museum

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Old Fort

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Raj Ghat

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Rajpath Drive Pass

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Rashtrapati Bhawan Museum

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Sarojni Nagar Market

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Delhi Zoo

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Lotus Temple

Start Tour Any Time: 7:30 am, 8:15 am, 9:00 am, 9:45 am, 10:30 am, 11:15 am.

Tour Timings: 7:30 am to 6:15 pm.
Pick Up Point: HOHO Centre, Baba Kharak Singh Marg, Opp. Connaught place police station, Near Connaught Place.Google Map: Location

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What to Expect

  • Enjoyment with HOHO Bus

25+ Best Delhi Tourist Spots See List of Places.

1 & 2 days pass available.

Onboard Guides, Live commentary in Both English and Hindi.

Professionally Managed Low floor Air Conditioned(AC) buses.

Buses Available Every 45 Minutes. Relax & Plan Your Tour as per Your Comfort.

Start time: 7:30 am, 8:15 am, 9:00 am, 9:45 am, 10:30 am, 11:15 am. See More Timings

Tour Timings: 7:30 am to 6:00 pm.

Pick Up Point: HOHO Centre, Baba Kharak Singh Marg,

Opp. Connaught place police station, Near Connaught Place.Google Map: Location


Why Choose HOHO?

  • Professional Govt. Service
  • Skip Queues Save Time, Book Online Entry Tickets (Red Fort, Qutab Minar & Humayun’s Tomb)
  • No Commissioned Shops Stoppage
  • No Commissioned Emporium Stoppage
  • No Touting
  • GPS Enabled for Safety & Security
  • No Waiting for Passengers – No Wastage of Time
  • Big Windows Bus for Grand View

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Starting Point

HOHO Centre, Baba Kharak Singh Marg, Opp. Connaught place police station, Connaught Place.

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First Bus : 7:30 am & also available every 45 minutes.

Tour Ends : 7:00 pm (one is free to end the tour earlier also)

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7:30 am, 8:15 am, 9:00 am, 9:45 am, 10:30 am, 11:15 am

Buses available every 45 mins Timing Details

**Travel Advisory:

  1. Try to start the tour early. The earlier you start the more time you get to explore places.
  2. Book Online Entry Tickets to Red Fort, Humayun Tomb & Qutab Minar and Save time – Book Now
  3. This is a Hop On Hop Off Service, It has got open seat arrangement, we do not guaranty any seat number.


How to reach

By Metro

Nearest Metro Rajeev Chowk Metro Station. Exit Gate No 7 (8 mins walking distance) See Map .

List of HOHO Pick Up Point which can be reached easily by Delhi Metro

From Airport – 20 mins by Express Metro from T3 to Shivaji Stadium metro station, (4 mins from HOHO Centre) See Map

New Delhi Railway Station – 10 mins by tuk-tuk. See Map

Nizammudin Railway Station – 30 mins by tuk-tuk. See Map

Old Delhi Railway Station – Nearest Pick up point – Red Fort, 10 mins by tuk-tuk. See Map

Taxi – Take a Taxi, popular services are Ola & Uber. Enter drop location “HOHO Bus Service”

DTC Bus -It is well connected by DTC (Delhi Transport Corporation) nearest bus stops – Hanuman Mandir & Shivaji Stadium. See Bus List


Bus Type

Fully Air Conditioned, disabled friendly low floor bus. Tourists love the large windows as it allows panoramic view of the city.



Hop on Hop Off Concept, Low Floor AC Bus, Onbaord Guide, Commentary in English & Hindi , 20+ Tourist spots.


What is Hop on Hop off (HOHO)?

How HOHO Bus Works?


Hop On Hop Off service is operated by multiple buses instead of a single one.

Buses are available every 40 minutes at each HOHO Bus Stop.

Each bus follows same route covering 19 destinations and the guest is free to get down at any tourist attraction of his/her choice.

After sightseeing, simply come to the same point and take the next bus to go to the next destination.


How Many Places can be covered?

  • One Day Tour: Start with the first bus to visit maximum 7-8 destinations of your choice from 20 places.
  • Simply get down at the selected places you want to visit, skip places that you don’t want to visit by staying inside the bus.
  • Two Days Tour: The process will be same as One Day,
  • One can visit different 7-8 more places in the second day also.
  • Simply avoid the places visited on the first day and get a drop at new places from the list of 20 destinations.

Note: Places can be selected on the day of travel, feel free to take assistance from our on-board guide.

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Tour Details

HOHO Bus Delhi Sightseeing Tour. The tour brings you upfront to the rich heritage of Delhi comprising ASI Monuments and Museums.

Delhi Tourism brings you the most exciting way to see Delhi with HOHO bus.

The official hop on hop off sightseeing bus of Delhi

Delhi City Local Tour by air-conditioned low-floor (AC)bus on a hop on hop off sightseeing tour.

The tour features 20+ tourist places including heritage monuments like Qutab minar, Red fort, Humayun’s tomb.

One can enjoy popular museums like National rail museum, National gallery of modern art and much more.

HOHO Delhi One Day Tour package gives you the freedom to explore places you want to see in a day.

Two Days Delhi Sightseeing tour gives you more time to explore more!

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*Monument entry tickets are not available for on board purchase.


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123 Best Places to Visit in Delhi


Namaste! Delhi is no ordinary city. Mirza Ghalib a preeminent Indian Urdu and Persian poet once wrote:

I asked my soul: What is Delhi?

She replied: The world is the body and Delhi its life!

Delhi, the capital of India is full of rich history and culture. Tourists around the world are constantly astonished by the incredible proximity of freshness and Indian culture of Delhi.

Delhi has it all, India’s largest mosques Jama Masjid, imposing Red Forts, beautiful Humayun Tomb, Gandhi Smriti, grandiose Akshardham, picturesque gardens of Mughal era, and not to forget variety of museums and art galleries.

Delhi is blessed to be so near to one of the seven wonders of the world Taj Mahal as well (250 kilometers from Delhi )

Wondering if Car as an option for Delhi Sightseeing. A must read before you decide


Continue to read more about the best places to visit while in Delhi


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Comparison chart

Number of Places & Price Important Points Car: Number of places that can be visited in a day is Maximum 7. You can choose the places that you want to visit. Not many are aware of which places to visit and which places to miss while making a tour itinerary, as not all places can be covered in one day by car. Here’s a list of places that will help you make your own itinerary. Economy: Car may or may not be economical, as the number of passengers increase car or a private vehicle will always be costlier.  Moreover, Car for a family of 4 more less costing would be Rs 1500 , condition – 8 hours / 80 kilometeres. For every additional kilometers pay extra.


Important Points

Guide: Your driver may or may not have the knowledge about the places, he may or may not know English. So its always better to make sure that you confirm that before booking a Car

2 Days Tour:  If you are planning to visit Delhi for 2 days the cost for hiring a car for 2 days will certainly be higher.



Important Points

Pick and Drop: The best part about hiring a car would be pick and drop facility. However, note that the pick and drop will be bound by the condition of 8 hours / 80 km.

Thus it would be prudent that the Car you book should be as near as possible to your location of stay. Else, you will end up paying more.

Metro/Ola/Uber: Delhi is one of the most well connected city and thus if you plan to decide to take HOHO Bus, you can easily reach the pick up point. 

Refer: How to reach

Halts at Expensive Shops and Restataurants:  If you opt to take Car, there are chances that driver will halt at food points for lunch and at shopping points for your shopping. These places are often very expensive. Comparatively, you may end up paying a lot more for the Delhi Darshan by Car.


Important Points

Photography Opportunities: Car will go to pre-decided itinerary instead of a pre-defined route. Thus, there are chances that it will not pass through places which you don’t want to visit due to time constraint, but at least want to take photos of them. Thus, comparatively speaking with Car you might miss on those places.

Variety of Places:  Again, for the above reasons, as the Car would have a fixed itinerary and chances are that it would be focused on more traditional places, like Red Fort, Qutab Minar, India Gate. You might miss on the other exciting attractions that are popular among tourists example: 

Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum

Rashtrapati Bhawan Museum

National War Memorial

Here’s a list of 5 Must Experiences when in Delhi.

Tip to Save Time

Pre book the entry ticket to heritage monuments like Red Fort, Qutub Minar and Humayun’s Tomb to save time at queues.

This will also allows you to see more places.

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