A city tour bus, also known as Hop-on Hop-off Bus, is a flexible and convenient way for exploring various cities and the capital of Vietnam is not an exception. In Hanoi, there are several bus companies that combine transportation and sightseeing for tourists visiting the major attractions of the city. One of the most popular and well-known sightseeing buses is Hanoi City Tour Hop-on Hop-off Bus.
Hanoi City Tour Hop-on Hop-off is a sightseeing bus tour allowing tourist to travel to more than 20 major tourist attractions in Hanoi. Tour buses pick up and drop off passengers at 15 bus stops. It makes traveling around the city very easy especially with the flexible choice of the duration of service.
Hanoi City tour Hop-on Hop-off Bus
Hanoi City Tour Hop-on Hop-off company offers its customers a journey around Hanoi on the red double decker bus. The first floor of the bus is air-conditioned. The upper floor has open-air seating allowing everyone to enjoy the beautiful scenery of Hanoi throughout the journey.
When taking this bus, you will travel to various famous locations of Vietnamese capital such as Dong Kinh Nghia Thuc Square, Hoàn Kiếm Lake, St. Joseph’s Cathedral, the Flag Tower of Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, West Lake, and Thanh Nien Street. The tour also passes by other famous sites such as the Quan Thanh Temple, Thanh Nien Street, the Tran Quoc Pagoda, Cua Bac Church, the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long, the Temple of Literature, the Hỏa Lò Prison Relic, the Museum of Vietnamese Women, the Hanoi Opera House, and the Hanoi Post Office, the heart of Hanoi's City Center.
There are 10 audio commentary languages provided, including English, French, Mandarin, Spanish, Russian, German, Korean, Japanese, Indonesian and Malaysian.
1. Dong Kinh Nghia Thuc Square – Hoàn Kiếm Lake (Mon-Fri)
Hanoi Opera House – (Sat -Sun)
2. Le Thai To’s Statue
3. St. Joseph’s Cathedral
4. The Flag Tower of Hanoi
5. Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum
6. Quan Thanh Temple
7. Tran Quoc Pagoda
8. Cua Bac Church
9. The Imperial Citadel of Thang Long
10. One Pillar Pagoda
11. The Temple of Literature
12. Hoa Lo Prison Relic
13. Museum of Vietnamese Women
14. Hanoi Opera House
15. Hanoi Post Office
Hanoi City Tour Hop on – Hop off Tickets
There are 4 types of Hanoi City Tour Hop on – Hop off Tickets available depending on the duration of use.
4-hour ticket (daytime)
4-hour Hanoi city tour ticket is the ticket that can be used during daytime to visit famous tourist attractions in Hanoi.
Operating Hours: from 9:00 to 13:30 or from 13:30 to 18:30
Frequency: every 30 minutes
1.5-hour ticket (nighttime)
1.5-hour Hanoi city tour ticket is the ticket that can be used during night time for seeing Hanoi’s famous tourist attractions in completely different light.
Operating hours: from 19:00 to 22:00
This Hanoi city tour ticket can be used for 24 hours. The hop-on hop-off bus runs approximately every 30 minutes throughout the day.
Operating hours: from 9:00 to 18:30
Hanoi city tour ticket that allows you to travel within Hanoi conveniently even for 48 hours. Two days are normally sufficient for exploring the main tourist attractions of the city. The bus runs approximately every 30 minutes throughout the day and you can move between different sites conveniently.
Operating hours: from 9:00 to 18:30
The duration of use starts to be counted from the first time you get on the bus. You can get in and get off the bus at all 15 stops.
Where to buy bus tickets?
Hanoi City Tour Hop-on Hop-off bus tickets can be purchased in the area around Dong Kinh Nghia Thuc Square in Hanoi. However, booking bus tickets online is more convenient and sometimes even cheaper. Hanoi City Tour Hop-on Hop-off bus tickets can be booked here: Hanoi City Bus Tour.
The ticket price includes free Wi-Fi, an instruction manual with a map, drinking water, free raincoats (in case of rain), and headphones.
Entrance fees for tourist attractions are not included.
There are several Hop-on Hop-off bus tours in Hanoi so you check various options before deciding. Detailed information about another Vietnamese capital’s city tour bus can be found here: Thang Long Hanoi City Tour (Yellow Bus).