Near 1 hour (45 minutes) enjoy traditional puppetry art – a very special moment for grown up and children alike. A ride on a cyclo for an adventure winding through the sights sounds & smells of this historic metropolis – the ideal way to experience the city at night. Unforgettable 2 hour scenic cruise along the Saigon River in a traditional junk& Vietnamese / Western dinner.
- Tour Code VDT-38
- Length 1 day
- Tour Type
Enjoy Sightseeing by Cyclos Water puppet show
18.00: Pick up at your hotel to start the trip .
18.30: Enjoy the unique art of 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 mechanism hidden beneath the water surface. A traditional Vietnamese orchestra provides background music accompaniment. Singers with origin in North Vietnam sing songs which tell the story being acted out by the puppets (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: Continue to the harbor by cyclo for a dinner cruise; enjoy the city lights & panoramic views of Ho Chi Minh City . Enjoy sumptuous Vietnamese cuisine on this magical dinner cruise aboard a traditional-style Dragon Boat.
21.30: End of services. Finish your Enjoy Sightseeing by Cyclos Water puppet show & Saigon Dinner cruise tour
Price & Bookings
Option 1 : US$42/ person (Saigon Cruise – set menu )
Option 2 : US$42/ person ( Indochina Cruise – set menu & traditional music show)
Option 3 : US$79/person (Bonsai Cruise with buffet dinner & traditional music show)
(Seasonal prices apply and will be confirmed when booking! All rates are quoted in US$/person)
Tour included: A/c car/van round trip transfer, cyclo (rickshaw), dinner cruise, English speaking guide & water puppet show ticket.
Tour Price Excludes: Travel insurance, personal expenses, tipping is at customer’s discretion
Departure time, meeting point: 16:45pm/18:00pmat TNK Travel office (220 De Tham street, District 1, HCMC.
Note: Please contact us for the special menu’s detail on board.
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