Delhi Darshan – HOHO Buses – Guide

“Darshan” is a Hindi word which means “to see” . Delhi Darshan is a tourist bus service started by government of  Delhi and maintained by DTC for promotion of tourism in Delhi . This bus service has been renamed as HOHO (Hope on hope off ) . These are AC buses which run on a closed circuit across important historical places in Delhi .

With its Delhi by evening service you can visit the most important tourist places in Delhi by 6-7 PM and can easily retire to your hotel by night .Total duration of Delhi Darshan tour via HoHo buses is 6-8 hours .[adrotate group=”1″] This bus service starts from 9 am in the morning and runs up to 7 pm in the evening . The routes of buses is divided into 3 categories i.e

  • Delhi by Evening
  • Red Route
  • Green Route

All the buses have an onboard tour guide , GPS tracking and are fully air-conditioned . Ticket fare structure is different for Indians and Foreigners .While for Indians ticket fare is  150 for kids and 300 for adults , fare for non Indians is 300 and 600 respectively .

Some of the interesting places which are covered in the Delhi Darshan Tour via hoho buses is .

  • Baba Kharak Singh Marg
  • Red Fort
  • India Gate Drive Pass
  • Dilli Haat for Dinner
  • Purana Qila
  • Rashtrapati Bhawan
  • Embassy Lane
  • Connaught Place
  • Feroz Shah Kotla
  • Rajghat
  • National Gallery of Modern Art
  • Purana Qila
  • Humayun Tomb
  • Safdarjung Tomb
  • Indira Gandhi Museum
  • Nehru Museum
  • National Museum
  • Jantar Mantar
  • Lajpat Nagar
  • Lotus Temple
  • Saket Malls
  • Qutub Minar
  • Hauz Khas Village
  • Dilli Haat
  • and many more

While the red route is oriented to showcase the medieval period Delhi , where as the green route is aimed at showcasing the developing Delhi . There is a red+green route which covers both aspects of Delhi , but its ticket price is double and consumes more time.

You can also hire a private cab / vehicle for sightseeing in Delhi and make your own Delhi Darshan tour , by visiting above tourist spots in any manner which is more convenient to you.For this purpose see some Old Delhi Sightseeing places which are covered in this article . You can book your Delhi Darshan tickets from here , it is the official DTC website for booking of tickets .Check out some more Delhi Sightseeing places in my previous article.


  1. Sajith Kumar says:

    Sir, Iam an army man coming delhi on 3rd Aug morning with my wife & daughter wish to see delhi maximum important places, mathura vrendavan and tajmahal . Can you guide me affordable packages.

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