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Impressions of Vietnam including

Bali Beach Stay


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

4 NIGHTS from £499pp

Tour Highlights
  • Spend time relaxing on one of Bali's gorgeous sandy beaches
  • City tour of Hanoi including a walking tour of the Old Quarter
  • Visit the Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Daytime Mekong River Cruise and Can Tho Canal Ride
  • Vietnamese cooking demonstration
  • Overnight Halong Bay Cruise and Me Cung Caves
  • City tours of Saigon
  • Visit the floating market at Cai Rang

Extension from £499pp

Tour + Extension from £1768pp

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Bali Beach Stay

Extend you trip with an extra 4 nights in one of Bali's most laid-back beach resorts. Offering stunning ocean views, inviting beach restaurants and a unique atmosphere, Bali is the perfect place to unwind.

Tour Itinerary

1
UK to Saigon

Depart London on your scheduled, overnight flight to Saigon International Airport.

2
Saigon

On arrival in Saigon, also known as Ho Chi Minh, you will be met by your local guide and transferred to your hotel. Relax in the afternoon before enjoying a welcome dinner at a local Vietnamese restaurant.

  • Dinner
3
Saigon

After breakfast travel to the Cu Chi Tunnels, an impressive network of underground tunnels spanning 75 miles in length, used by the Viet Cong during the Vietnam War. Pass through a traditional rice paper making village before lunch, then start your city tour with a visit to the Reunification Palace. Continue to the Notre Dame Cathedral and travel past the grand French-style Saigon Post Office.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
4
Saigon to Can Tho

This morning drive to My Tho, stopping on the way at the Thien Hau Pagoda, an intricately designed temple. On arrival in My Tho you will board a boat for a cruise down the Mekong River, passing floating markets and local villages. Your boat will dock at Unicorn Island, giving you the chance to visit fruit farms and a coconut sweet workshop where you can sample these local delights. Visit a bee farm to enjoy traditional honey tea, before a boat tour takes you to Can Tho for the night.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
5
Can Tho to Hanoi

Your morning in Can Tho will begin with a gentle trip through the picturesque canals and waterways in a small boat, taking in the sultry scenery and daily activities of the small boat vendors of the floating markets who live along these Mekong canals, as well as stopping at the spectacular Cai Rang floating market - the largest in the entire Mekong Delta. After enjoying lunch at a local restaurant you will be transferred to the airport in Can Tho for your flight to Hanoi where you will then have the night to settle in.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
6
Hanoi

Your full day tour of Hanoi begins with the ancient Temple of Literature, then the Presidential Palace and the famous One Pillar Pagoda. A short drive out of the city centre follows where you can take part in a local Vietnamese cooking demonstration and enjoy your delicious creation for lunch. The afternoon continues with a visit to the Vietnam History museum, and a photo opportunity at the Hanoi Opera House, a beautiful colonial building, then a walking tour of the Old Quarter. In the evening sit back and enjoy a thousand year old Water Puppet Show.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
7
Hanoi to Halong Bay

This memorable day takes you to the awe-inspiring Halong Bay where you will explore these tranquil islands on a luxury cruise boat, passing local towns and intricate limestone formations on the way. Take a tour of Vung Vieng, an old floating village, by rowing boat. Anchoring at Ho Dong Tien, a Vietnamese cooking demonstration will take place on the sun deck, followed by a seafood dinner on board before you retire to your cabin.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
8
Halong Bay to Hanoi

Start your day with some calming Tai Chi Later, continue through the bay's labyrinth of islands on your way back to the mainland. Travel back to the capital of Hanoi for a local dinner and your overnight stay.

  • Brunch & Dinner
9
Hanoi to the UK

Following breakfast the day is left at leisure before transferring to the airport for your evening flight back to London.

  • Breakfast
10
Sanur

Continue your stay at the Prama Sanur Beach Hotel, relaxing on the white sands of one of Bali's top resorts.

  • Breakfast
14
Sanur to the UK

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

  • Breakfast

Important Information

Visas

Vietnam:
Until 30th June 2021, a visa is not required for stays up to 15 days for UK citizens. From the 1st July 2021 and for stays longer than 15 days, a visa is required for entry into Vietnam. You can apply for an e-visa online at https://evisa. xuatnhapcanh.gov.vn. The cost of the visa is approximately USD$25 and will take roughly 3 working days. Alternatively, we work closely with The Travel Visa Company who will be able to arrange your visa for you on your behalf. Please call them on 01270 250 590 and quote Mercury Holidays. The cost of the visa is £105. The visas take around 10 working days to issue and are only valid for 3 months from the date of entry. Therefore we recommend that you apply for your visa 8 weeks before travel, however, please be aware that your passport will be required for the application so make sure that you will not need it during this time. You can also visit the Embassy of Vietnam in London: 12-14 Victoria Road, London, W8 5RD. This visa information is a guideline only and is subject to change; up-to-date information regarding the process and fees will be advised at the time of calling the Travel Visa Company.
Please note, Irish citizens must accquire a visa when travelling to Vietnam, so please follow the above information to obtain a visa.

Cambodia:
If you have booked the Temples of Cambodia extension following your tour, you will need to purchase a visa for Cambodia costing USD $30 on arrival at the airport in Siem Reap. Please note that you will be required to bring a passport photo with you as well as USD $30 cash in order to apply for your visa on arrival in Cambodia.

Insurance

We strongly recommend that you and all members of your party are suitably insured as soon as you book your holiday. It is a condition of booking that you must have suitable travel insurance. It is important that you purchase travel insurance that suitably covers your participation in whatever activities you may undertake at the time that you make your booking. To assist you with this, we have arranged travel insurance in partnership with Holiday Extras. To arrange your travel insurance with Holiday Extras, please call 0800 781 4237 and quote 'WK830' for preferential rates. 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 Holidays 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 £49pp 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

All flights are operated by Vietnam Airlines.
Baggage allowance (per person): Each passenger is entitled to 23kg of hold luggage.
Hand luggage: One piece of hand baggage and one accessory not exceeding 12kg total weight for both. The total dimension of one hand baggage item must not exceed 115cm (56cm x 36cm x 23cm). The total dimension of one accessory must not exceed 40cm x 30cm x 15cm. Should you wish to take additional luggage you will need to pay extra at check-in.

Alternative Flights
Alternative flights are available, please contact us for details.

Health and Vaccinations

It is your responsibility to check any health and vaccination requirements applicable to your booked arrangements. We can only provide general information about this. Health and hygiene facilities and disease risks vary from country to country. You should take health advice about your own needs as early as possible and in good time before your departure. Sources of information include; www.fco.gov.uk, http://travelhealthpro.org.uk/, www.hpa.org.uk, your General Practitioner or a specialist clinic.

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 a fully escorted tour, meaning that you will be met on arrival by your national guide who will remain with you for the duration of your trip. You will also be joined by a local guide in each of the cities which you visit, ensuring that you have first-hand knowledge at all times.

Currency Information

The currency in Vietnam is the Vietnamese Dong, known as VND. You can exchange your currency in Vietnam, however, US Dollars are widely accepted in Vietnam should you wish to keep an alternative currency on you. The currency in Cambodia is the Cambodian Riel, known as AHR. You can exchange your currency in Cambodia, however, US Dollars are widely accepted in Cambodia should you wish to keep an alternative currency on you.

Personal Expenses

You will need to take some extra money with you to cover any personal purchases, such as souvenirs, laundry and extra drinks and snacks. Approximately £100 - £200 will be sufficient for the duration of the tour, depending on how much of a bargain-hunter you are!

Tour Dates & Prices

Depart UKArrive UKExtension PriceTour PriceTotal PriceBook Now
2020 DATES
Nusa Dua Beach Hotel and Spa
25 Mar 202008 Apr 2020£599£1549£2148Book Now
15 Apr 202029 Apr 2020£599£1569£2168Book Now
29 Apr 202013 May 2020£599£1519£2118Book Now
13 May 202027 May 2020£599£1419£2018Book Now
27 May 202010 Jun 2020£599£1319£1918Book Now
10 Jun 202024 Jun 2020£599£1269£1868Book Now
24 Jun 202008 Jul 2020£599£1319£1918Book Now
08 Jul 202022 Jul 2020£599£1419£2018Book Now
02 Sep 202016 Sep 2020£599£1499£2098Book Now
16 Sep 202030 Sep 2020£599£1499£2098Book Now
30 Sep 202014 Oct 2020£599£1499£2098Book Now
07 Oct 202021 Oct 2020£599£1499£2098Book Now
14 Oct 202028 Oct 2020£599£1499£2098Book Now
28 Oct 202011 Nov 2020£599£1499£2098Book Now
11 Nov 202025 Nov 2020£599£1619£2218Book Now
25 Nov 202009 Dec 2020£599£1619£2218Book Now
2021 DATES
06 Jan 202120 Jan 2021£599£1559£2158Book Now
13 Jan 202127 Jan 2021£599£1559£2158Book Now
27 Jan 202110 Feb 2021£599£1649£2248Book Now
03 Feb 202117 Feb 2021£599£1579£2178Book Now
17 Feb 202103 Mar 2021£599£1579£2178Book Now
24 Feb 202110 Mar 2021£599£1589£2188Book Now
10 Mar 202124 Mar 2021£599£1569£2168Book Now
24 Mar 202107 Apr 2021£619£1579£2198Book Now
07 Apr 202121 Apr 2021£619£1569£2188Book Now
14 Apr 202128 Apr 2021£619£1589£2208Book Now
28 Apr 202112 May 2021£619£1519£2138Book Now
12 May 202126 May 2021£619£1439£2058Book Now
19 May 202102 Jun 2021£619£1489£2108Book Now
26 May 202109 Jun 2021£619£1419£2038Book Now
02 Jun 202116 Jun 2021£619£1399£2018Book Now
09 Jun 202123 Jun 2021£619£1399£2018Book Now
23 Jun 202107 Jul 2021£619£1419£2038Book Now
07 Jul 202121 Jul 2021£619£1419£2038Book Now
11 Aug 202125 Aug 2021£619£1599£2218Book Now
01 Sep 202115 Sep 2021£619£1499£2118Book Now
15 Sep 202129 Sep 2021£619£1499£2118Book Now
29 Sep 202113 Oct 2021£619£1499£2118Book Now
06 Oct 202120 Oct 2021£619£1499£2118Book Now
13 Oct 202127 Oct 2021£619£1499£2118Book Now
27 Oct 202110 Nov 2021£619£1499£2118Book Now
10 Nov 202124 Nov 2021£619£1599£2218Book Now
17 Nov 202101 Dec 2021£619£1619£2238Book Now
24 Nov 202108 Dec 2021£619£1619£2238Book Now
2020 DATES
Puri Santrian
25 Mar 202008 Apr 2020£499£1549£2048Book Now
15 Apr 202029 Apr 2020£499£1569£2068Book Now
29 Apr 202013 May 2020£499£1519£2018Book Now
13 May 202027 May 2020£499£1419£1918Book Now
27 May 202010 Jun 2020£499£1319£1818Book Now
10 Jun 202024 Jun 2020£499£1269£1768Book Now
24 Jun 202008 Jul 2020£499£1319£1818Book Now
08 Jul 202022 Jul 2020£499£1419£1918Book Now
02 Sep 202016 Sep 2020£499£1499£1998Book Now
16 Sep 202030 Sep 2020£499£1499£1998Book Now
30 Sep 202014 Oct 2020£499£1499£1998Book Now
07 Oct 202021 Oct 2020£499£1499£1998Book Now
14 Oct 202028 Oct 2020£499£1499£1998Book Now
28 Oct 202011 Nov 2020£499£1499£1998Book Now
11 Nov 202025 Nov 2020£499£1619£2118Book Now
25 Nov 202009 Dec 2020£499£1619£2118Book Now
2021 DATES
06 Jan 202120 Jan 2021£499£1559£2058Book Now
13 Jan 202127 Jan 2021£499£1559£2058Book Now
27 Jan 202110 Feb 2021£499£1649£2148Book Now
03 Feb 202117 Feb 2021£499£1579£2078Book Now
17 Feb 202103 Mar 2021£499£1579£2078Book Now
24 Feb 202110 Mar 2021£499£1589£2088Book Now
10 Mar 202124 Mar 2021£499£1569£2068Book Now
24 Mar 202107 Apr 2021£519£1579£2098Book Now
07 Apr 202121 Apr 2021£519£1569£2088Book Now
14 Apr 202128 Apr 2021£519£1589£2108Book Now
28 Apr 202112 May 2021£519£1519£2038Book Now
12 May 202126 May 2021£519£1439£1958Book Now
19 May 202102 Jun 2021£519£1489£2008Book Now
26 May 202109 Jun 2021£519£1419£1938Book Now
02 Jun 202116 Jun 2021£519£1399£1918Book Now
09 Jun 202123 Jun 2021£519£1399£1918Book Now
23 Jun 202107 Jul 2021£519£1419£1938Book Now
07 Jul 202121 Jul 2021£519£1419£1938Book Now
11 Aug 202125 Aug 2021£549£1599£2148Book Now
01 Sep 202115 Sep 2021£549£1499£2048Book Now
15 Sep 202129 Sep 2021£549£1499£2048Book Now
29 Sep 202113 Oct 2021£549£1499£2048Book Now
06 Oct 202120 Oct 2021£519£1499£2018Book Now
13 Oct 202127 Oct 2021£519£1499£2018Book Now
27 Oct 202110 Nov 2021£519£1499£2018Book Now
10 Nov 202124 Nov 2021£519£1599£2118Book Now
17 Nov 202101 Dec 2021£519£1619£2138Book Now
24 Nov 202108 Dec 2021£519£1619£2138Book Now

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
Travelling Alone?

Unfortunately we do not have any places with no single supplements on this tour, however, if you are happy to share with another passenger of the same gender then let us know at the time of booking and we will endeavour to find you a travelling partner. Alternatively please ask about our single supplement prices in order to book your own twin room.

Please note

For the Halong Bay Cruise, you will either be booked into a twin or double room. The 1 night cruise segment of your tour to Halong Bay will now be on board the 5-star La Regina Legend ship, following a slightly different itinerary: while still visiting Halong Bay the route will take you to Lan Ha Bay instead of Bai Tu Long Bay.

Private Tours

If the group tour departure dates and not suitable for you and you would prefer a more personal and flexible experience than you can choose to book a private guide for your tour at a reasonable supplement.

What to expect

Fact File
Currency

Dong

Average Flying time

12 hours

Min/Max temperature

12 °C / 26 °C

Spoken languages

Vietnamese

When to go

Please familiarise yourself with the climate charts below.

Vietnam

What to pack
  • Sunscreen and hat in summer
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Camera and charger
  • An electric plug converter
  • Loo paper for public WCs
  • Binoculars
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