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Water Puppet Show & Dinner Cruise

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USD 68.00
2 travellers
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    Golden Dragon Water Puppet Theater
    Stop: 4 hours - Admission included
    Your evening begins with a 5.45pm pick-up from your central Ho Chi Minh City hotel by private vehicle. After a short drive through the city, arrive at the water puppet theater and take your seats for the show. Prepare to be entertained as you follow the age-old folk tales, played out by colorful wooden puppets on a water-filled stage. The traditional art form dates back to the 11th century and this 45-minute show is a perfect introduction, with dazzling costumes, skilled puppeteers, and a live orchestra accompaniment featuring typical Vietnamese instruments such as bamboo flutes and wooden bells. After a show-stopping performance, your driver will be waiting to transfer you to the docks, where you’ll board your cruise boat. Then, set sail along the illuminated waters of the Saigon River and admire the glittering skyline of Ho Chi Minh City. Along the way, tuck into a delicious dinner, filled with tasty Vietnamese specialties, as you listen to live folk music. After a scenic 1.5-hour cruise, return to the docks. If you keep wanting to explore some inner area to see deeper Saigoner’s life such as old-style apartment, narrow maze alleyways, wholesale flower market, bustle shopping street or a quick visit to Notre Dame Cathedral, Central Post Office,... we can help you go those places with our guides. They will show you night life of Sai Gon After that, your driver will escort you back to your hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We will pick up and drop off all hotels in Ho Chi Minh City
  • Dinner - - Buffet on the cruise
  • Private transportation
  • Water puppet show ticket
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • 1 round drink on the cruise (Bottled mineral water, beer, coke)
  • Free amateur photographer & security service from your private guide
  • Good helmet, rain poncho, fuel.
  • Free pick-up and drop off in Saigon.
  • Entry/Admission - Golden Dragon Water Puppet Theater
  • Other meals not mentioned in itinerary
  • Tips and personal expenses
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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7 reviews
Denver, Colorado
Good tour
The tour is great but it’s 2-2.5 hours from Saigon to Vung Tau. The beach is large but dirty. The statue of Jesus
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Can Tho, Vietnam
Dalat and Saigon
Generally good and enjoyable tour. The distance from Saigon to Dalat is damn far. Required 6 hours drive. Anyway,
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Sydney, Australia
Fantastic experience.
Must do if in Ho Chi Minh. Highlight of our time in the city. Our guides were fantastic and we tried some amazing
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Highly recommend!
Booked this as a last minute activity and it turned out to be an excellent choice! The water puppet show was a lot
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Pierre-Eliott R
Immersive trip on the Mekong
We spent a very good time on the tour, discovering Cae Be, Vinh Long and the surrounding. We specifically enjoyed
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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