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Splendours of Vietnam including

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  • UK
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6 NIGHTS from £519pp

Tour Highlights
  • Spend time relaxing on one of Bali's gorgeous sandy beaches
  • City tours of Saigon, Hanoi, Hue and Hoi An
  • Visit the famous Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Explore the French Colonial town of Dalat
  • Daytime Mekong River Cruise
  • Dragon Boat ride along the Perfume River
  • Overnight Cruise of stunning Halong Bay
  • Boat trip through the Vietnamese rural life at its most scenic in Ninh Binh

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Bali Beach Stay

Extend you trip with some extra 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

UK to Saigon

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


Also known as Ho Chi Minh, the dynamic city of Saigon is the start point of the tour. Spend half a day visiting the Notre Dame Cathedral, the former Presidential Palace and the War Remnants Museum before enjoying a local Vietnamese welcome dinner.

  • Breakfast & Dinner
Saigon to Can Tho

After breakfast experience the fascinating network of rivers in the Mekong Delta. Journey, by motorboat, to the atmospheric Cai Be floating market to watch the locals trading. Visit a small family business and immerse yourself in the nature of Binh Hoa Phuoc Village. Fresh river food, traditional folk music and a bonsai garden await you before continuing to Vinh Long and then on to Can Tho, the largest town in the Mekong Delta.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Can Tho to Saigon

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. Before cruising back to land enjoy tasting tropical fruits at the Ba Cong Garden House. After enjoying lunch at a local restaurant you will visit the Cao Dai temple before being transferred back to your hotel in Saigon.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Saigon to Dalat

This morning travel to the underground village of Cu Chi and discover the incredible 200km network of tunnels where the Viet Cong lived and fought during the war. Transfer to Saigon for a local lunch before catching your flight to Dalat.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

During this full day tour you will visit the French colonial town of Dalat, located in the South Central Highlands. Explore the unique Railway Station and marvel at the Linh Phuoc Pagoda. The cultural north gives you the chance to understand the daily life of the Lach minority, the indigenous people of Dalat. A cable car ride allows you to take in the panoramic views of Dalat before heading down to the beautiful Tuyen Lam Lake, surrounded by pine forests and the serene Truc Lam Zen Monastery. Finishing in the west, visit the Bao Dai Summer Palace to learn more about Vietnam's history.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Dalat to Hoi An

Leaving Dalat, you will transfer to the airport for your flight to Danang. Upon arrival transfer to Hoi An.

  • Breakfast & Dinner
Hoi An

From your hotel, you will be taken to a port where you will embark on a boat trip to Thanh Ha pottery village to learn about the daily life of the local people that live there. See various pottery items being made before returning to the boat to visit Kim Bong carpentry village where you will learn about the history of the village and see their local handicrafts. This afternoon enjoy a tour of Hoi An. You will visit the Japanese Covered Bridge Pagoda, constructed in 1593 by the Japanese community. Next see the Sa Huynh Museum which contains exhibitions from the earliest period of Hoi An's history. You will also see the Phuoc Kien Assembly Hall, a Chinese pagoda dedicated to the Goddess of the Sea. Finally, finish the tour with a visit to a lantern making workshop and visit one of the many local tailors who can make up bespoke clothing at incredible prices.

  • Breakfast & Lunch
Hoi An

Enjoy a free day to relax or further explore the town at your leisure.

  • Breakfast
Hoi An to Hue

The scenic drive from Hoi An hugs the coastline to Hue, the former capital of Vietnam. With a stop at the Marble Mountain to see the five marble and limestone hills, you will then reach Hue to visit the ancient Forbidden City. You will have some free time at Dong Ba Market before enjoying dinner at a local restaurant.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Hue to Hanoi

Begin your day by boarding a traditional Dragon boat for a tranquil trip along the Perfume River. Stop at Thien Mu Pagoda, then travel by coach to Royal Mausoleums of Emperor Tu Duc, who ruled Hue over 100 years ago, before visiting the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Royal Tomb of Khai Dinh. Later, fly to Hanoi.

  • Breakfast & Lunch

A full day tour of this historic city begins with the Ho Chi Minh Complex where the father of modern-day Vietnam declared the nation's independence in 1945. Visit sites including the Presidential Palace and One Pillar Pagoda, then drive to the Temple of Literature. After lunch, visit the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology before the evening highlight - a Water Puppet Performance, a unique form of Vietnamese art derived from the wet rice civilisation of South East Asia.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Hanoi to Ninh Binh

Depart for Ninh Binh and take a boat trip to visit Tam Loc floating past idyllic rice field and mountain scenery. Stop off at some of the most beautiful caves in Vietnam. Explore Hoa Lu in the afternoon stopping at the temples to the Dinh & Le Dynasties.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Ninh Binh 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 Thien Canh Son Cave, an ethereal wonderland of ancient carvings and suspended stalactites that hang beneath a canopy of glistening gems. Anchoring in the Cong Do area, a Vietnamese cooking demonstration will take place on the sundeck, followed by a sumptuous seafood dinner on board before you retire to your cabin for the evening.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Halong Bay to Hanoi

Start your day with a calming Tai Chi session before a rowing boat takes you to Vung Vieng fishing village, a settlement completely floating on water and dating back hundreds of years. In the afternoon you will travel back to Hanoi for a farewell dinner before connecting to your flight back to the UK or move on to start your chosen extension.

  • Breakfast & Dinner

Continue your stay after one night in Saigon, begin relaxing on the white sands of one of Bali's top resorts.

  • Breakfast
Bali to the UK

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

  • Breakfast

Important Information


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. 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.

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. 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.


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.


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

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.

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;,,, 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
05 Sep 202025 Sep 2020£719£1999£2718Please call to book
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24 Oct 202013 Nov 2020£719£2139£2858Book Now
07 Nov 202027 Nov 2020£719£2119£2838Book Now
21 Nov 202011 Dec 2020£719£2119£2838Book Now
2021 DATES
09 Jan 202129 Jan 2021£639£2189£2828Book Now
16 Jan 202105 Feb 2021£639£2219£2858Book Now
13 Feb 202105 Mar 2021£639£2149£2788Book Now
20 Feb 202112 Mar 2021£639£2099£2738Book Now
06 Mar 202126 Mar 2021£639£2149£2788Book Now
13 Mar 202102 Apr 2021£639£2119£2758Book Now
10 Apr 202130 Apr 2021£639£2149£2788Book Now
24 Apr 202114 May 2021£639£1899£2538Book Now
15 May 202104 Jun 2021£639£2059£2698Book Now
12 Jun 202102 Jul 2021£639£2149£2788Book Now
04 Sep 202124 Sep 2021£699£2159£2858Book Now
25 Sep 202115 Oct 2021£639£2179£2818Book Now
09 Oct 202129 Oct 2021£639£2149£2788Book Now
23 Oct 202112 Nov 2021£639£2149£2788Book Now
06 Nov 202126 Nov 2021£639£2149£2788Book Now
20 Nov 202110 Dec 2021£639£2149£2788Book Now
2022 DATES
08 Jan 202229 Jan 2022£639£2189£2828Book Now
15 Jan 202205 Feb 2022£639£2219£2858Book Now
12 Feb 202205 Mar 2022£639£2149£2788Book Now
19 Feb 202212 Mar 2022£639£2099£2738Book Now
05 Mar 202226 Mar 2022£639£2149£2788Book Now
12 Mar 202202 Apr 2022£639£2119£2758Book Now
09 Apr 202230 Apr 2022£639£2149£2788Book Now
23 Apr 202214 May 2022£639£1899£2538Book Now
14 May 202204 Jun 2022£639£2059£2698Book Now
11 Jun 202202 Jul 2022£639£2149£2788Book Now
03 Sep 202224 Sep 2022£639£2159£2798Book Now
24 Sep 202215 Oct 2022£639£2179£2818Book Now
08 Oct 202229 Oct 2022£639£2149£2788Book Now
22 Oct 202212 Nov 2022£639£2149£2788Book Now
05 Nov 202226 Nov 2022£639£2149£2788Book Now
19 Nov 202210 Dec 2022£639£2149£2788Book Now
2020 DATES
Puri Santrian Resort Sanur
05 Sep 202025 Sep 2020£569£1999£2568Please call to book
0800 781 4893
24 Oct 202013 Nov 2020£569£2139£2708Book Now
07 Nov 202027 Nov 2020£569£2119£2688Book Now
21 Nov 202011 Dec 2020£569£2119£2688Book Now
2021 DATES
09 Jan 202129 Jan 2021£519£2189£2708Book Now
16 Jan 202105 Feb 2021£519£2219£2738Book Now
13 Feb 202105 Mar 2021£519£2149£2668Book Now
20 Feb 202112 Mar 2021£519£2099£2618Book Now
06 Mar 202126 Mar 2021£519£2149£2668Book Now
13 Mar 202102 Apr 2021£519£2119£2638Book Now
10 Apr 202130 Apr 2021£519£2149£2668Book Now
24 Apr 202114 May 2021£529£1899£2428Book Now
15 May 202104 Jun 2021£529£2059£2588Book Now
12 Jun 202102 Jul 2021£569£2149£2718Book Now
04 Sep 202124 Sep 2021£569£2159£2728Book Now
25 Sep 202115 Oct 2021£529£2179£2708Book Now
09 Oct 202129 Oct 2021£529£2149£2678Book Now
23 Oct 202112 Nov 2021£529£2149£2678Book Now
06 Nov 202126 Nov 2021£529£2149£2678Book Now
20 Nov 202110 Dec 2021£529£2149£2678Book Now
2022 DATES
08 Jan 202227 Jan 2022£519£2189£2708Book Now
15 Jan 202203 Feb 2022£519£2219£2738Book Now
12 Feb 202203 Mar 2022£519£2149£2668Book Now
19 Feb 202210 Mar 2022£519£2099£2618Book Now
05 Mar 202224 Mar 2022£519£2149£2668Book Now
12 Mar 202231 Mar 2022£519£2119£2638Book Now
09 Apr 202228 Apr 2022£519£2149£2668Book Now
23 Apr 202212 May 2022£529£1899£2428Book Now
14 May 202202 Jun 2022£569£2059£2628Book Now
11 Jun 202230 Jun 2022£569£2149£2718Book Now
03 Sep 202222 Sep 2022£529£2159£2688Book Now
24 Sep 202213 Oct 2022£529£2179£2708Book Now
08 Oct 202227 Oct 2022£529£2149£2678Book Now
22 Oct 202210 Nov 2022£529£2149£2678Book Now
05 Nov 202224 Nov 2022£529£2149£2678Book Now
19 Nov 202208 Dec 2022£529£2149£2678Book 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
30/05/2020 departure:

Please note for this departure date you will be staying at the Reed Hotel when staying in Ninh Binh. More information will be provided within your ticketing package.

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.

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.

Please note

On the Halong Cruise, you will either be booked into a twin or double room. Please note: the Halong Bay cruise itinerary may change depending on the boat used.

What to expect

Fact File


Average Flying time

12 hours

Min/Max temperature

19 °C / 35 °C

Spoken languages


When to go

Weather can vary quite considerably throughout the year, so please familiarise yourself with the climate charts below.


Can Tho




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