Since May 30, 2018, three open-top double decker buses Hanoi have been coming into operation. The buses serve panoramic city sightseeing at the ticket price of VND300.000/4 hours. Passengers can enjoy the cityscape and visit 30 tourist spots on 25 streets around the capital city. This experience is exciting and appeals to the first-time travelers to Hanoi Vietnam.
Hanoi Double Decker Bus Quick Guide
In the initial operations, the open-top double decker buses serve Hanoi City Tour on 25 street routes including 13 stopovers. Each bus has the capacity of 80 seats. The bus type is designed specifically for city sightseeing from the top dimension. All three buses are equipped with the multi-language automated narrative system for Vietnamese, English, Chinese, French, Korean, Japanese, Russian, German, etc., about the places of interest. Being designed attractively, the modern vehicle does attract the Hanoians to feel curious about what service is inside this red bus. While some people feel interested in the bright red stickers, others appreciate the open-top England-style bus.
When getting on, passengers will be greeted and supported by the staff. Particularly, it’s not allowed to stand on the second decker for the safety reasons. Also, it’s required to use the seatbelts when you’re on the second decker. The vehicle offers free Wi-Fi, USB charge port, refrigerator, screen, alarm, camera, translation headphones for the foreign passengers, and POS (Point of Sale). What’s more, the low flat floor is easy for the elders, kids, and the disabled’s wheelchairs.
Hanoi Double Decker Bus Ticket Price
Sold by Transerco, the current bus ticket prices are VND300.000/4 hours, VND450.000/24 hours, and VND600.000/48 hours. Passengers can start the city tour from any stopovers in the itinerary, not required to get on from the first spot in the itinerary. The bus route runs from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, and departs every 30 minutes. Tourists can stay at any tourist spot if they like, then they can actively get on the next open-top bus to continue the sightseeing itinerary as long as their tickets are still valid. You can easily notice the bus stations with the red signposts.
Hanoi Double Decker Bus Itinerary
The Hanoi open-top buses offer the itinerary including typical tourist spots of history and culture narrated by the attractive multi-language system. Especially for the first-time travelers, thanks to the carefully selected Hanoi City Tour bus itinerary, they can save time from sorting out those of the best attractions to see Hanoi and finding the ways to get there.
Dong Kinh Nghia Thuc Square (Bo Ho parking lot) – Le Thai To – Trang Thi – Dien Bien Phu – Doc Lap – Hoang Van Thu – Hung Vuong – Thanh Nien – Yen Phu – Thanh Nien – Hung Vuong – Phan Dinh Phung – Hoang Dieu – Le Hong Phong – Hung Vuong – Nguyen Thai Hoc – Van Mieu Quoc Tu Giam (Temple of Literature) – Ton Duc Thang – Nguyen Thai Hoc – Cua Nam Phan Boi Chau – Ly Thuong Kiet – Phan Chu Trinh – Hai Ba Trung – Le Thanh Ton – Trang Tien – Dinh Tien Hoang – Bo Ho Parking Lot.
Weekend (walking tour around Hoan Kiem Lake)
Hanoi Opera House – Trang Tien – Ngo Quyen – Ly Thuong Kiet – Quang Trung – Trang Thi – Dien Bien Phu – Doc Lap – Hoang Van Thu – Hung Vuong – Thanh Nien – Yen Phu – Thanh Nien – Hung Vuong – Phan Dinh Phung – Hoang Dieu – Le Hong Phong – Hung Vuong – Nguyen Thai Hoc – Van Mieu Quoc Tu Giam (Temple of Literature) – Ton Duc Thang – Nguyen Thai Hoc – Cua Nam Phan Boi Chau – Ly Thuong Kiet – Phan Chu Trinh – Hai Ba Trung – Le Thanh Ton – Hanoi Opera House.
The Hanoi City Tour Hop on – Hop off is a flexible and easy type of travel on the open-top double decker bus that encourages everybody to try it out for an exciting experience.
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