Being a first introduced tourist mean of transportation, this type of double-decker and open top bus is greatly loved by both the local and sightseers in Hanoi day trips. Like numerous hop on hop off buses in the visited city in the world, the buses for traveling in Hanoi operated city tours with fixed stops and allow unlimited travel for a day or longer depending on types of tickets. Recently, this mean of transportation is considered a must in multi-country Asia tours in general and in Vietnam vacations in particular.

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Hanoi Hop on Hop off Itinerary

Planted Bus Route on Weekdays

Dong Kinh Nghia Thuc square (Hoan Kiem lake parking) – Le Thai To street – Trang Thi street – Dien Bien Phu street – Doc Lap street – Hoan Van Thu street – Hung Vuong treet – Thanh Nien street – Yen Phu street – Thanh Nien treet – Hung Vuong treet – Phan Dinh Phung street – Hoang Dieu street – Le Hong Phong street – Hung Vuong street – Nguyen Thai Hoc street – Van Mieu street – Quoc Tu Giam street – Ton Duc Thang street – Nguyen Thai Hoc street – Cua Nam street – Phan Boi Chau street – Ly Thuong Kiet street – Phan Chu Trinh street – Hai Ba Trung street – Le Thanh Tong street – Trang Tien street – Dinh Tien Hoang street– Hoan Kiem lake parking.

Planted Bus Route on the Weekend (Walking Street around Hoan Kiem Lake)

Hanoi opera house – Trang Tien street– Ngo Quyen street – Ly Thuong Kiet street – Quang Trung street – Trang Thi street – Dien Bien Phu street – Doc Lap street – Hoang Van Thu street – Hung Vuong street – Thanh Nien street – Yen Phu street – Thanh Nien street – Hung Vuong street – Phan Dinh Phung street – Hoang Dieu street – Le Hong Phong street – Hung Vuong street – Nguyen Thai Hoc street – Van Mieu street – Quoc Tu Giam street – Ton Duc Thang street – Nguyen Thai Hoc street– Cua Nam street – Phan Boi Chau street – Ly Thuong Kiet street – Phan Chu Trinh street – Hai Ba Trung street – Le Thanh Tong street – Hanoi opera house

Hanoi Hop on Hop off Bus Itinerary

Hop on Hop off Bus Stops

1. Hanoi old quarter – Dong Kinh Nghia Thuc square – Hoan Kiem lake. (setting off)
2. St.Joseph’s Cathedral Hanoi.
3. The flag tower of Hanoi, Military Vietnam History Museum.
4. Ho Chi Minh mausoleum – Ho Chi Minh museum – One-pillar pagoda – National Assembly House.
5. West lake – Truc Bach lake – Quan Thanh temple
6. West lake – Tran Quoc pagoda.
7. Northern Gate Church.
8. The imperial citadel of Thang Long.
9. The temple of literature.
10. Hoa Lo prison – Quan Su pagoda.
11. Museum of Vietnamese Women.
12. Hanoi opera house.
13. Hanoi post office.
14. Hanoi old quarter – Dong Kinh Nghia Thuc square – Hoan Kiem lake (last stop)

  • Hop on hop off operating hours: 9h-17h every day.
  • Departures every 30 minutes.
  • Ticket prices (rates per one passenger): 300.000VND/4h; 450.000VND/24h; 650.000VND/48h

Hanoi Hop on Hop off Bus Itinerary - Ticket - Guide

How to Buy Bus Tickets

  • Three ways to purchase tickets: at ticket counters (at Hoan Kiem lake parking); online on www.hopon-hopoff.vn; on the bus.
  • Advantages over other means of transportation in Hanoi.
  • Hop on hop off bus gives you complete control over your time as well as your stops. You are free to get or on get off whenever you wish to enjoy inspiring landscapes and food. Moreover, you can skip any scheduled destinations and take an unlimited bus without buying extra tickets in case your ticket is valid.
  • Quite sufficient destination information is released automatically in various languages by bus speaker so that you decide whether to visit a specific tourist attraction.
  • The bus stops at the most charming travel destinations of the capital of Vietnam.
  • You will be on a modern open top bus with free wifi, USB charging ports, refrigerators, camera and the alerting system that is suitable for sightseeing.
  • There is no overcharge, this is an actually reliable and economical mean of traveling in Hanoi

Hanoi Hop On Hop Off Tour Itinerary

Tips for an Easy Hop on Hop off Bus in Hanoi

Despite being an ideal selection for a Hanoi city tour, the weather, seat position and drinks are still some noteworthy reminders to have a smooth journey.

Book the Tour via the Official Distribution Channel

You had better pick a hop-on-hop-off tour through three above distribution channels. Currently, there are some travel agencies supply this tour, along with the variation in pricing. Choosing the right provider can help you save a little amount of budget.

Read the Itinerary in Advance

The bus speaker takes responsibility for this assignment but maybe you will neglect some interesting sites unless you checked the schedule before. This could assist you to get a deeper knowledge of visited places.

Bring Snacks, Water, Hat, Umbrella & Sunscreen

Located in the tropical zone, Hanoi is a sunny city, and sunshine is able to slightly affect your eyes and your head. A long trip can also make you hungry and thirsty while food and drinks are not available on the tourist bus. Snacks, water, hat, umbrella, and sunscreen are vital for a comfortable experience.

Do a Full Loop if You Want to Have a Good View during the Bus Tour

If you got a good position on the hop on hop off bus, accompany other passengers on that bus for the entire trip. Of course, this situation is just applied in case you have enough time for the tour.