Travelers can enjoy brilliant gem in Vietnamese culture and has been popular for tourists this special art form at Water Puppet Show at Golden Dragon Theater in Ho Chi Minh City. Cruise down Saigon River on the luxury cruise and enjoy the scenic ride overlooking the city’s skyline. Enjoy your Vietnamese-style meal aboard the cruise and experience Saigon’s nightlife. Be mesmerized by the breathtaking views of the commercial buildings along the Saigon River with water bus.
Puppetry at Golden Dragon Theater is a Vietnamese traditional art form that has been closely connected with the long-standing Vietnamese people’s spiritual life. There are different puppet shows in the country, with various kinds of puppets. However, puppetry art has been diversified and popularized, mostly in North Vietnam and South Vietnam. Today, Water Puppet Show is a brilliant gem in Vietnamese culture and has been popular for tourists who come to our country. Travelers can enjoy this special art form at Water Puppet Show at Golden Dragon Theater in Ho Chi Minh City.
Float down the Bach Dang River and dine with spectacular views of illuminated Saigon. Be mesmerized by the breathtaking views of the commercial buildings along the Saigon River and enjoy Vietnamese-style cuisine. Enhance your Saigon sightseeing excursion on this Dinner Cruise onSaigon River tour, including live music and a romantic dinner. Join us for this wonderful dinner on a boutique cruise and enjoy a poetic night sailing along the Saigon River!
SAIGON EVENING TOUR WITHWATER PUPPETRY & DINNER CRUISE
Date:Tuesday and Friday
Time: start 18:00 – return 21:30
18:00 PM: Pick up at your hotel to start the trip
18.30 PM: Enjoy the unique art of a water puppet show, a traditional art form closely connected with the long-standing spiritual life of the Vietnamese people. It is performed in a pool of water with the water surface being the stage. The puppeteers stand behind a screen and control the puppets using long bamboo rods and string mechanisms hidden beneath the water surface. A traditional Vietnamese orchestra provides accompanying background music. Singers originating from north Vietnam sing songs which tell the story being acted out by the puppets which are carved out of wood. Although the authentic shows are exclusively in Vietnamese, the tales depict rural life in villages and are easy to understand. The shows typically last for one hour and offer a colorful way to enjoy an ancient tradition.
19.15 PM: Be taken to experience Saigon’s nightlife and reach the harbor for a dinner cruise on the river. Observe the beautiful scenery of the city while enjoying Vietnamese cuisine on a traditional-style boat.
21:30 PM: Finish the trip.
NOTE: Children must be accompanied by an adult. Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults, otherwise they will be subject to the adult rate. A surcharge maybe applied to the bookings with 2 or more children.
PRICE: 60 USD/Person
Group size : 14 pax
Transportation by van or bus
Local English speaking tour guide
Water puppet show ticket
Hotel pickup and drop-off in Ho Chi Minh City (District 1 only)
Beverage in Meal
Tips & personal expenses (telephone calls…), other services not mentioned in the inclusion.