Water Puppet is a unique art which has its origin in the North Vietnam. Originating from the 10th century, water puppetry is a unique folk art that cannot be found anywhere in the world but Vietnam.
This day trip will allow you to visit a local handicraft village in the North Vietnam to know how the Vietnamese artists have preserved the traditional craft inherited from their ancestors.
Enjoying a private outdoor water puppet show with the local people will bring you a unique experience. A lot of nice local children will join the show with you. 4U Tours guide will help you prepare some snack, candies to deliver to them during the show.
This morning, meet 4U Tours guide at your hotel and embark on 45-minute drive passing urbanized areas, Dao Thuc Village still owns its old charm.
Visit a puppet workshop and interact with Mr. Phong to learn how he and his family bring this traditional art out to the world as well as those wooden guys move. You might enjoy a real performance right at the home of water puppetry. Enjoy a private 30-minute outdoor show on the village’s pond with live traditional orchestra music background accompanied.
There is also time to wander around the village to admire the old architecture before driving back to Hanoi.
Tour cost includes:
Private air-conditioned transportation
Local English speaking guide
Special visit to Dao Thuc Village with outdoor water puppet performance
Bottled water & cold hand-wipe as refreshment during transfers
Tour cost excludes:
Meals and drinks during meals
Travel & Trip insurance
Other expenses which are not clearly mentioned in inclusive services
Gratuities to guides and drivers (suggested USD 10 / person / day)
Private Outdoor Water Puppet Show at Dao Thuc Village