Guided tour

Ho Chi Minh City: Water Puppet Show and Dinner

Ho Chi Minh City: Water Puppet Show and Dinner

From US$ 51 per person

Experience Ho Chi Minh City at night with dinner at a traditional Vietnamese restaurant followed by a water puppet show. With orchestral music in the background, the puppets act out scenes from daily life, rural folk tales, and legends.

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 3.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Hotel pickup and drop-off in Ho Chi Minh City Center (District 1,3,5,10, Phu Nhuan)
Private group available

Experience

Highlights
  • Dine at a traditional Vietnamese restaurant
  • Experience a cultural water puppet performance
  • Enjoy the music of a Vietnamese orchestra during the show
Full description
Choose from a shared or private tour and begin your evening with a wonderful dinner at a local restaurant. After you have eaten, you will head to the theatre to enjoy the Water Puppet Show. The puppets are made from wood and carved, polished and decorated with different colours to demonstrate the clear personalities of each character. Water puppetry is a unique Vietnamese art form that is performed in a large pool using the water as a stage. The artisans are situated inside the cabin and control the puppets. The stage is decorated with flags, fans, and parasols. It is considered a traditional and important part of Vietnamese culture. You will also get to enjoy the Vietnamese orchestra, which provides the background music for the show. The orchestra by many talented singers and accompanied by professional musicians performing with traditional musical instruments. The show is a great way to learn more about Vietnamese rural life and folklore. The programs performed, especially those involving tales of day-to-day living, often have humorous plot twists for you to enjoy.
Includes
  • Transfers
  • Entrance fees
  • Dinner
  • Bottled drinking water
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Travel insurance
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from the HCMC Center, except Districts 2, 7, and 9
  • Child Policy: A maximum of 1 child can be accompanied by 1 adult at the child price; the 2nd child will pay the adult price
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal expenses
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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January 3, 2020

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