Hop On Hop Off buses finally starts in Goa
Goa finally gets it’s first HOP ON HOP OFF buses after a long wait of 8 months. Just in time for the tourist season, these HOHO buses are launched by Goa Tourism Development Corporation in association with Prasanna Purple group, a coach service company from Pune.
GTDC has introduced four buses in total, two with open roof and other single decker. As per the press release, there will be 19 halts around Panjim and surrounding areas. The buses will ply from Panjim Church, Palace of Archbishop (Altinho), Miramar beach, Goa Science Center, Dona Paula jetty, Kala Academy, Bhagwan Mahveer garden, Panjim Market , asino point, River cruise point, Goa State Museum and end in Ribander Circle. Tourist can avail these service for a fare of Rs.300 per head (launch offer).
The buses service ensure high safety and convenience for passengers with trained tour guides, multi lingual commentary, CCTV surveillance and GPS tracking.
The place identified so far are primarily in Panjim (North Goa), and in that case, South Goa is yet to get its fair share of limelight with their side of HOHO buses. It’s noteworthy that these HOHO are in some iconic places in the world, like London, Rome, Singapore and Goa getting on this list is something to be proud off.