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Indonesia's Java and Bali including

Singapore


Route:
  • UK
  • Yogyakarta
  • Bromo
  • Ubud
  • Sanur
  • Singapore
  • UK

4 NIGHTS from £pp

Tour Highlights
  • Explore the incredible city-state of Singapore
  • City tour of Jakarta, Indonesia's capital
  • Visit the artistic city of Yogyakarta
  • Explore Prambanan's carved Hindu temples
  • Marvel at Java's scenery from Borobodur
  • See the sun rise in Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park
  • Relax on Sanur Beach in Bali

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Singapore

Experience mouth-watering food at one of the local hawker centres or splash out at one of many stylish shops and treat yourself to a Singapore Sling at the famous Raffles Hotel. However, Singapore is not all about shopping and eating. Minutes away from the centre you can find outdoor activities, a contemporary art scene as well as sparkling reservoirs and green forests - the 'Lion City' will not disappoint.

Tour Itinerary

1
UK to Jakarta

Depart London on your scheduled, overnight flight to Jakarta.

2
Jakarta

On arrival into Jakarta, you will be met by a local guide and transferred to your hotel.

3
Jakarta - Yogykarta

This morning enjoy a city tour of Jakarta visiting the National Monument, a 433ft tower in the centre of Jakarta. Commonly known as MONAS, the monument symbolizes the fight for Indonesia's independence. Your city tour also includes a trip to the Sunda Kelapa Harbour, a great spot for photo enthusiasts as many of the boats in the harbour are the old style two mast 'Penisi' boats. This afternoon you will fly to Yogyakarta, on arrival you will be met by a local guide and transferred to your hotel.

  • Breakfast
4
Yogyakarta

After breakfast explore the city's courtly splendour with a trip to the 18th century Sultan's Palace, built in elegant Javanese style and set within a vast walled city known locally as the Kraton. Explore the historical district of Kotagede, former capital of the Sultanate of Mataram and centre of the Dutch colonial silver trade, before trying your hand at silver working. Continue to the phenomenal Hindu temples of Prambanan built between the 8th and 10th centuries. These intricately carved temples scattered across the verdant Prambanan Plain are a truly breath-taking sight to behold. In the evening enjoy delicious local cuisine whilst watching a traditional Ramayana dance performance.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
5
Yogyakarta

This morning travel to Borobudur. Surrounded on three sides by volcanoes and set amongst a patchwork of green rice paddies, Borobodur is the largest Buddhist monument in the southern hemisphere and the greatest piece of classical architecture in the Indonesian archipelago. This colossal stupa has survived over 1200 years and is undoubtedly a highlight of any trip to Indonesia. Admire the stunning views from the temple's summit, before heading to the rural Javanese village of Candirejo, steeped in local traditions and the rituals of daily life in central Java.

  • Breakfast & Lunch
6
Yogyakarta - Bromo

Today, witness the beauty of the Javanese countryside in style on an executive train journey and scenic drive to Bromo. En route you will pay a visit to Pasuruan harbour, an important port town for centuries, to observe local fishermen leaving the shores in search of a catch, before witnessing the phinisi, a traditional Indonesian sailing ship.

  • Breakfast & Lunch
7
Bromo to Ubud

Wake early for a jeep ride across the Tengger Sand Sea to Panajakan viewing spot. From this magnificent vantage point witness a dramatic sunrise and the world come alive over this volcanic landscape, often compared to the surface of the moon. Once the sun has risen, take a short horseback ride to the base of Mount Bromo where you can climb steps to the rim of Bromo's crater and gaze into this active volcano. Return to your hotel for breakfast before boarding your afternoon flight to Ubud, Bali's captivating cultural capital. On arrival you will be greeted by your guide and escorted to your hotel, before visiting a local restaurant where you can enjoy mouth-watering Balinese dishes.

  • Breakfast & Dinner
8
Ubud

This morning watch a colourful Barong dance, a cornerstone of Balinese culture. After the performance embark on an all-encompassing tour of the island from palm-fringed beaches to towering mountain peaks, paying a visit to the island's masterful wood carvers. Experience the serene beauty of Lake Batur backed by its stunning volcanic backdrop, before paying a visit to Tampaksiring. Home to the rock shrines of Gunung Kawi and the tranquil Balinese water temple of Tirta Empul, take a refreshing dip in the alleged Fountain of Youth. Suitably refreshed you will return to your hotel on a leisurely journey through lush rice terraces.

  • Breakfast & Lunch
9
Ubud to Sanur

In the morning visit a local market to buy fresh ingredients before heading to Laplapan village, where you will be warmly welcomed by an experienced local chef who will teach you the secrets of blending local fruits, herbs and spices to create mouth-watering culinary delights the island is famous for. Once your hunger is sated, enjoy a relaxing walk in beautiful Bali Bird Park to observe their large collection of birds from all over Indonesia, as well as a number of South American and African species, before continuing to the idyllic shores of Sanur.

  • Breakfast & Lunch
10
Sanur

Today is at leisure to explore the tranquil beach resort of Sanur, or simply unwind on its soft sands lapped by gentle waves of the Indian Ocean. Sanur is famous for its serene sunsets, so make sure you find a comfortable spot and a refreshing drink as dusk approaches.
Optional excursion (payable locally): Uluwatu-Kecak tour with seafood dinner at Jimbaran Beach, Half day Ayung River rafting.

  • Breakfast
11
Sanur to UK

Transfer to Denpasar International Airport for your return flight back to the UK.

12
Sanur to Singapore

Transfer to Denpasar International Airport for your flight to Singapore, upon arrival transfer to your chosen hotel for your extension.

  • Breakfast
133
Singapore

Your day is free to explore the fascinating city state of Singapore, one of the leading economic centres of South East Asia.

  • Breakfast
14
Singapore to the UK

Transfer to the airport for your return flight back to the UK.

  • Breakfast

Your Meals

Any dietary requirements and dislikes should be made known to our reservations staff at the time of booking.

Important Information

Visas

A Visa is not required for your trip to Indonesia for stays of up to 30 days. Further advice should be sought from the applicable tourist authority for other nationalities and for general queries. We strongly advise you check your destinations' Tourist Board or Embassy for the most up-to-date guidelines regarding passport validity.

Insurance

You must obtain suitable travel insurance prior to departure. Mercury Direct is partnered with Holiday Extras which offer insurance at the following prices:

Age in YearsUp to 6465 - 7475 - 85
Up to 17 days cover£39£75£129
For all persons 86 years and over, please contact us for insurance prices. Please ensure you provide us with the name of your insurer, policy number and their 24 hour emergency contact number as soon as possible. Mercury Direct will not be liable for any costs incurred by you due to your failure to take out suitable travel insurance from the date of booking.

Payment

If booking more than 10 weeks before departure a deposit of £250pp will need to be paid at the time of booking with the full amount payable at 10 weeks prior to departure. The deposit applies to adults and children. If you are within 10 weeks of travel then the full balance of the holiday will be payable.

Flight Information

Your flight to Yogyakarta Airport is with Garuda Airlines (GA), departing from London Heathrow, Terminal 3. Each passenger is entitled to 20kg of hold luggage plus 1 item of hand luggage not exceeding in size and 1 personal item such as a handbag, briefcase or laptop case. Weight restrictions will be finalised on E-ticket receipt. Should you wish to take additional luggage you will need to pay extra at check-in. Check-In should be at least 3 hours before departure. Please note that all flight times are subject to change. Final flight details will be confirmed on your e-ticket and final documentation which will be sent to you approximately 10 days before departure.

Health and Vaccinations

We recommend that you consult your local GP for advice on vaccinations and travel health before your departure.

Physical Accessibility

This tour is accessible to most people with an average level of fitness and normal mobility. It involves full days of sightseeing, often on foot and includes some climbing of stairs and getting on and off coaches and boats. This tour is not suitable for anyone with walking difficulties.

Group Size

There is no minimum number of travellers for this extension however the main tour passenger numbers will apply for the main part of the tour. If in the unlikely event there are less than the required number of people booked on your main tour date then you may be asked to change to a different date. A full refund will be made available to you should this alternative not be suitable.

Tour Guide

This is an escorted tour, meaning the you will have the services of an English speaking guide during each excursion ensuring that you have first-hand knowledge at all times.

Currency Information

The currency in Singapore is the Singapore Dollar you can buy currency before you leave the UK or in Singapore from currency exchanges or ATMs.

Personal Expenses

You will need to take money with you to cover any personal purchases such as souvenirs, laundry and extra drinks and snacks. Approximately £200 will be sufficient for the durations of the tour, depending on how much of a bargain-hunter you are!

Tour Dates & Prices

Depart UKArrive UKExtension PriceTour PriceTotal PriceBook Now
2018 DATES
Hotel Chancellor at Orchard
06 Oct 201820 Oct 2018£629£1599£2228SOLD OUT
03 Nov 201817 Nov 2018£459£1529£1988SOLD OUT
Carlton Hotel
06 Oct 201820 Oct 2018£909£1599£2508SOLD OUT
03 Nov 201817 Nov 2018£649£1529£2178SOLD OUT

Included in the Price

  • Fully Escorted Tour with local English Speaking Guides throughout
  • Scheduled Flights from the UK.
  • All internal travel including air-conditioned/heated transportation.
  • Accommodation, meals as specified and entry fees to all sights.
  • All airport taxes and security charges.

Additional Expenses

  • Visas
  • Insurance
  • Tips
  • Any meals not specified in your itinerary
Itinerary Changes

The order of events and sightseeing may vary according to local conditions or for operational purposes. For this reason, we have indicated approximate times only. Your local guide will inform you of any schedule changes as they are informed of them. Some road construction and/or weather conditions may lengthen the driving times or sailing conditions. Our intention is to adhere to the day-to-day itinerary as printed; however, order of events and sightseeing may vary according to the local conditions.

Travelling alone?

Single rooms are available at a supplement.

Private Tours:

Private tours are available; however, the exact itinerary is subject to change. Please contact our reservations team for a quotation.

What to expect

Fact File
Min/Max temperature

28 °C / 33 °C

What to pack
  • Insect repellent
  • High factor sun cream and a hat with a big brim for sunny days
  • Comfortable walking shoes such as trainers
  • Sunglasses
  • Towel, swimsuit and plastic bags
  • Ruck sack or light bag per person
  • Personal toiletries and first aid kit
  • Light rain coat
  • Binoculars
  • Personal drinks bottle
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