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With its numerous national parks, white sand beaches, colourful villages, pagodas and ancient monuments, forests and islands, Vietnam is a land of often surprising beauty, offering cultural depth and history, increasingly combined with tourism-friendly areas offering all the facilities a modern traveller could wish for.

Vietnam’s people are its greatest asset: gregarious, friendly and eager to meet visitors. In the bustling cities, the often chaotic streets contrast ox carts with limousines, ancient rituals with sophisticated technology, and are ruled by the ubiquitous moped.

Our strength is in translating these opportunities into detailed, practical itineraries. We do luxury travel and event planning, as well as a wide range of beach, family, honeymoon, adventure, golf, veteran and cultural tours.

There is no better way to experience a destination than through the perspective of the local people. At Water Puppet Tours, this key element of local insight drives every step of our process of tour design and delivery. We provide tailor-made tours individually crafted for each client, achieving this by emphasizing the direct working relationship between the client and the tour designer and operator.


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What attract tourist to Vietnam?

February 19, 2015 7:41 pm

Smile, friendliness, and spectacular sceneries are some of the reasons for international tourists to come &visit Vietnam. - What attract tourist to Vietnam? 1. Friendliness The beautiful smile of the innocent mountainous children leaves a special impression on tourists who come to visit the far & remote mountainous regions in Vietnam Many tourists came to Vietnam have shared that the most impressive thing about Vietnam is the smiles of the local people that are so warm, friendly and open, especially the...

Vietnamese Tet Holiday 2015

February 17, 2015 10:29 pm

Dear My Friends & Partners, Greeting from Water Puppet Tours. We are just only one more night away from the New Year 2015, the year of the Wooden Goat and according to the Chinese Zodiac belief it represents the characteristics of amicable, gentle and compassionate. At this time of the year, Vietnamese people usually get busy with their preparation for the traditional Tet Holiday. Children are all excited for a school break and looking for the New Year Lucky Money...

Green Chung Cake for Tet

February 9, 2015 5:30 pm

My family is preparing ingredients to wrap chung cakes for Tet holiday. My grandmother patiently strips off the phrynium leaves one by one, my mother separates fine green bean paste into handfuls, and my father fries some seasoned pork for the filling of the chung cakes. The phrynium leaf, pork and green bean were ordered by my mother one day prior. The green bean is steamed and the sticky rice is well washed and left to dry. My father woke...

Vietnamese New Year (Tet)

February 9, 2015 1:55 pm

Tet Nguyen Dan, or Tet for short, is considered the biggest and most popular festival of the year in Vietnam. Celebrated on the first day of the first month in Lunar Calendar, Tet’s celebration is the longest holiday which may last up to seven days (with the exception of Tet 2012 when the holiday is expected to last for 9 days!). Vietnamese New Year in 2013 will last from February 10-13, and in 2014 from January 31st to Feb 4th...

Door-to-door service: Railway line runs through narrow Vietnam streets

February 6, 2015 1:37 pm

Now that's what you call door-to-door service: Railway line runs through streets so narrow the train squeezes past shop fronts and traders Route in centre of Hanoi, Vietnam, cuts through streets in old town district, on way to Long Bien Bridge The track is so close to buildings that locomotives brush past pedestrians and children playing in street Residents have to move out of the way and even dismantle shop displays when the train is approaching Ashit Desai, of Bangalore,...