This tour is one of the perfect ways to explore the lively and dynamic beauty of Ho Chi Minh city both day and night. Start the tour with a ride on a cyclo for an adventure winding through the sights, sounds and smells of this city. Next, the traditional water puppet show will amaze you and top it all off with a fantastic Saigon river dinner cruise will make give an unforgettable experience.
TNK Travel office (220 De Tham street, District 1, HCMC)
4:45 PM/ 6:00 PM
6:00PM you will be picked up at your hotels and begin the trip. Relish the art of water puppet show – a unique form of the traditional art closely associated with the long-standing spiritual life of the Vietnamese people in the idyllic countryside. The art show is performed on the surface of water of a pool, which is the main stage. The puppeteers stand behind a screen to control the puppets by utilizing long bamboo rods and string mechanism hidden beneath the water surface. The background music accompaniment is set up and provided by a traditional Vietnamese orchestra. During the show, singers from North Vietnam perform songs about the traditional story acted by the wooden puppets. While the authentic shows is just in Vietnamese, the tales behind it are about rural life and pretty easy to understand. Just within one hour, the show will bring home to you the Vietnamese countryside’s ancient tradition.
Continue the trip by enjoying a dinner cruise; just sit on the cyclo and enjoy the high-octane perspective of the city until you hit the harbor. Then, while gazing into the panoramic views of Ho Chi Minh City, you will savor flavorsome Vietnamese cuisine on a traditional-style boat.
Disembark and end the Cyclo Water Puppet Show & Saigon Dinner cruise tour.