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Vietnam and Cambodia Explorer including

Bali Beach Stay


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

6 NIGHTS from £589pp

Tour Highlights
  • Spend time relaxing on one of Bali's gorgeous sandy beaches
  • City tours of Hanoi, Hoi An, Saigon, Phnom Penh and Siem Reap
  • Overnight cruise through the limestone karsts of Halong Bay
  • Traditional Japanese merchant houses and the Pagoda Bridge in Hoi An
  • Explore the vast underground network of the Cu Chi tunnels
  • Cruise along the waterways of the Mekong Delta, witnessing the vibrant Cai Rang floating market
  • Temple complexes of Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom
  • Local markets and sample the street food these countries are famous for

Extension from £589pp

Tour + Extension from £2288pp

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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

1
London to Hanoi

Depart London on your scheduled overnight flight to Hanoi.

2
Hanoi

Upon arrival, meet your local guide and transfer to your hotel to relax after your flight.

  • Breakfast & Dinner
3
Hanoi

Begin today's tour of Hanoi at the distinctive Presidential Palace. Wander through pristinely manicured botanical gardens to uncover Ho Chi Minh's modestly sized house on stilts, nestled amongst the tranquillity of this rural oasis. From here, journey to Hanoi's emblematic One Pillar Pagoda and the 10th Century Temple of Literature before embarking on a street food tour, where you can sample Dried Beef Mannequin, Hanoi bread and Kebab Rice Noodles, as well as the delightful flavours of Egg-milk coffee within the vibrant Dong Xuan Market. Continue to Hao Lo Prison known by American POWs as the Hanoi Hilton and then to the bustling Old Quarter Street to experience the daily life of the locals, before enjoying a traditional Water Puppet Performance this evening.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
4
Hanoi to Halong

Glide across the emerald waters of Halong Bay and experience a vision of extraordinary beauty, snaking past a landscape of scattered islands, limestone karsts and enchanting grottoes. Anchoring at the mouth of a secluded cove, disembark for the unique opportunity to swim in the azure waters, before spending a relaxing night in the midst of Halong Bay.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
5
Halong to Hoi An

Awake to the serene sounds of lapping water and relish in a fresh morning breeze, as you slowly sail towards port whilst tucking into a delicious breakfast. Transfer to the airport and journey to Hoi An, where you can spend the rest of the day at leisure.

  • Breakfast, Brunch & Dinner
6
Hoi An

Formerly one of Southeast Asia's chief ports, discover a labyrinth of riverside streets strewn with perfectly preserved Japanese merchant houses and Chinese tea warehouses. Explore this easily navigable town at leisure in the morning before joining a city tour in the afternoon, visiting the 17th century Japanese Pagoda Bridge. After the tour sample some of the street food in Hoi An Ancient Town including Cao Lau Noodles, White Rose Cake, Fried Wonton Dumplings, Chicken Rice and Fried Banana Cake.

  • Breakfast & Dinner
7
Hoi An

Today, experience Hoi An's charming character during a day at leisure.

  • Breakfast
8
Hoi An to Saigon

After a morning at leisure, journey to the bustling city of Saigon, where an afternoon tour begins at the War Remnants Museum; presenting a collection of retired artillery and weaponry artefacts, explore the harrowing exhibits which highlight the grim realities of the Vietnam War. Next, head towards the distinctive neo-Romanesque Notre Dame Cathedral and adjacent Saigon Post Office. Finally, experience a hive of activity amidst the vibrant market stalls of Ben Thanh Market.

  • Breakfast
9
Saigon

After breakfast, discover the extraordinary underground Cu Chi tunnel network, spanning an astonishing 75 miles; famously housing hospitals, living quarters and weapon factories during the Vietnam war, these restricted passageways were used as the main base of operations by the Viet Cong. This afternoon, enjoy some time at leisure in the centre of cosmopolitan Saigon.

  • Breakfast & Lunch
10
Saigon to Can Tho

Travel south to the picturesque province of Ben Tre. Take a boat trip along the Hoa River, pausing en route to experience the unique regional trades of local residents, incorporating visits to a coconut sweets workshop, thriving bee garden and candy mill, relishing in a tasting along the way. Following a short walk towards a local farmer house, journey along village paths and through verdant vegetable plains on a tuk tuk, before continuing to Can Tho.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
11
Can Tho to Chau Doc

Experience a hive of activity upon Can Tho's crowded canals this morning, on a scenic journey towards Mekong Delta. The Cai Rang floating market is packed with an enormous array of vibrant fruit and vegetables to feast your eyes upon. Venture onwards, absorbing tranquil vistas along the enchanting Mekong, and head towards a local village for the chance to visit a rice husking mill and rice noodle shop, observing the process of producing these staple ingredients, before transferring to Chau Doc.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
12
Chau Doc to Phonm Penh

Following a speedboat journey into Cambodia's historic capital, immerse yourself in regal grandeur at the Cambodian King's residence; the ornately gilded Khmer roofs of the Royal Palace majestically rub shoulders with the neighbouring lavish Silver Pagoda. Later in the day, boasting one of Cambodia's largest collections of Khmer art dating from the prehistoric era through to the present day, wander through the National Museum's fascinating exhibition of Cambodian history, and enjoy dinner at a local restaurant this evening.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
13
Phnom Penh to Siem Reap

Following breakfast, a moving tour of the Tuol Sleng Prison Museum and the Killing Fields of Choeung Ek explores the reality of Cambodia's troubled past. Although inconceivable to comprehend the harrowing events which once unfolded here, these excursions illustrate imperative pieces of Cambodia's historical puzzle. Pay your respects to the victims of the Pol Pot regime at Choeung Ek's poignant Buddhist memorial before travelling to Siem Reap this evening.

  • Breakfast & Dinner
14
Siem Reap

Take some time to relax, shop and discover the street life in Cambodia's most pleasant tourist town.

  • Breakfast
15
Siem Reap

Today, embark on a tour of the Angkor Wat complex; a stunning example of enduring devotion to the gods, this grandiose temple has been in constant use since its construction in 1112. Flanked by a commanding row of 54 stone figures, enter the South Gate of the Angkor Thom and visit the mesmerising gothic towers of Bayon and later the Baphuon, Phimeanakas and the Elephant Terrace. Following lunch, uncover the mystical Ta Prohm temple, partially engulfed by the jungle's burgeoning canopy, before enjoying a farewell dinner and traditional Apsara dance performance.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
16
Siem Reap to the UK

Enjoy a morning at leisure before departing for your flight home or chosen extension, via Hanoi.

  • Breakfast
17
Bali

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

  • Breakfast
22
Bali 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:
A visa is required for entry into Cambodia and this can be purchased on arrival at the airport in Siem Reap. The cost of this is approximately USD $30 per person. 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 into Cambodia. A visa will need to be paid for again if entering Cambodia a second time, at the same cost of USD $30 (for example if you are taking both the Laos extension and the Cambodia extension). Please note that it is important that is plenty of space left in the passport, as a Cambodian visa alone takes up one page.

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 £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.

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, www.travelhealthpro.org.uk, www.hpa.org.uk, your General Practitioner or a specialist clinic.

Physical Accessibility

This tour is accessible to most people with a good level of fitness and normal mobility. It involves climbing of steep stairs and getting on and off coaches, boats and trains. Please note you will be required to carry your luggage between stations, and you may be required to sleep on a top bunk. 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.

Currency Information

The currency in Vietnam is the Vietnamese Dong (VND) and the currency in Cambodia is the Cambodian Riel (KHM). We recommend that you take some US Dollars (USD) with you and exchange this currency whilst you are travelling.

Tour Dates & Prices

Depart UKArrive UKExtension PriceTour PriceTotal PriceBook Now
2020 DATES
Nusa Dua Beach Hotel and Spa
07 Jun 202028 Jun 2020£729£1699£2428Book Now
05 Jul 202026 Jul 2020£789£1969£2758Book Now
02 Aug 202023 Aug 2020£789£2299£3088Book Now
30 Aug 202020 Sep 2020£729£1999£2728Book Now
06 Sep 202027 Sep 2020£729£2019£2748Book Now
13 Sep 202004 Oct 2020£729£2099£2828Book Now
20 Sep 202011 Oct 2020£729£2059£2788Book Now
27 Sep 202018 Oct 2020£729£2059£2788Book Now
04 Oct 202025 Oct 2020£729£2119£2848Book Now
11 Oct 202001 Nov 2020£729£2059£2788Book Now
18 Oct 202008 Nov 2020£729£2079£2808Book Now
25 Oct 202015 Nov 2020£729£2069£2798Book Now
01 Nov 202022 Nov 2020£739£2079£2818Book Now
08 Nov 202029 Nov 2020£729£2129£2858Book Now
15 Nov 202006 Dec 2020£729£2139£2868Book Now
22 Nov 202013 Dec 2020£729£2079£2808Book Now
29 Nov 202020 Dec 2020£729£2129£2858Book Now
2021 DATES
10 Jan 202131 Jan 2021£729£2799£3528Book Now
24 Jan 202114 Feb 2021£789£2299£3088Book Now
07 Feb 202128 Feb 2021£789£2299£3088Book Now
21 Feb 202114 Mar 2021£729£2269£2998Book Now
07 Mar 202128 Mar 2021£729£2269£2998Book Now
21 Mar 202111 Apr 2021£749£2259£3008Book Now
04 Apr 202125 Apr 2021£749£2189£2938Book Now
18 Apr 202109 May 2021£749£2219£2968Book Now
02 May 202123 May 2021£749£2119£2868Book Now
16 May 202106 Jun 2021£749£1959£2708Book Now
30 May 202120 Jun 2021£749£1869£2618Book Now
13 Jun 202104 Jul 2021£749£1699£2448Book Now
27 Jun 202118 Jul 2021£749£1799£2548Book Now
11 Jul 202101 Aug 2021£819£1849£2668Book Now
25 Jul 202115 Aug 2021£819£1899£2718Book Now
08 Aug 202129 Aug 2021£819£2489£3308Book Now
22 Aug 202112 Sep 2021£749£2489£3238Book Now
05 Sep 202126 Sep 2021£749£2099£2848Book Now
19 Sep 202110 Oct 2021£749£2119£2868Book Now
03 Oct 202124 Oct 2021£749£2179£2928Book Now
17 Oct 202107 Nov 2021£749£2179£2928Book Now
31 Oct 202121 Nov 2021£749£2179£2928Book Now
14 Nov 202105 Dec 2021£749£2179£2928Book Now
28 Nov 202119 Dec 2021£749£2179£2928Book Now
2020 DATES
Puri Santrian Resort Sanur
07 Jun 202028 Jun 2020£589£1699£2288Book Now
05 Jul 202026 Jul 2020£639£1969£2608Book Now
02 Aug 202023 Aug 2020£639£2299£2938Book Now
30 Aug 202020 Sep 2020£639£1999£2638Book Now
06 Sep 202027 Sep 2020£639£2019£2658Book Now
13 Sep 202004 Oct 2020£639£2099£2738Book Now
20 Sep 202011 Oct 2020£589£2059£2648Book Now
27 Sep 202018 Oct 2020£589£2059£2648Book Now
04 Oct 202025 Oct 2020£589£2119£2708Book Now
11 Oct 202001 Nov 2020£589£2059£2648Book Now
18 Oct 202008 Nov 2020£589£2079£2668Book Now
25 Oct 202015 Nov 2020£589£2069£2658Book Now
01 Nov 202022 Nov 2020£589£2079£2668Book Now
08 Nov 202029 Nov 2020£589£2129£2718Book Now
15 Nov 202006 Dec 2020£589£2139£2728Book Now
22 Nov 202013 Dec 2020£589£2079£2668Book Now
29 Nov 202020 Dec 2020£589£2129£2718Book Now
2021 DATES
10 Jan 202131 Jan 2021£589£2279£2868Book Now
24 Jan 202114 Feb 2021£589£2299£2888Book Now
07 Feb 202128 Feb 2021£589£2299£2888Book Now
21 Feb 202114 Mar 2021£589£2269£2858Book Now
07 Mar 202128 Mar 2021£589£2269£2858Book Now
21 Mar 202111 Apr 2021£619£2259£2878Book Now
04 Apr 202125 Apr 2021£619£2189£2808Book Now
18 Apr 202109 May 2021£619£2219£2838Book Now
02 May 202123 May 2021£619£2119£2738Book Now
16 May 202106 Jun 2021£619£1959£2578Book Now
30 May 202120 Jun 2021£619£1869£2488Book Now
13 Jun 202104 Jul 2021£619£1699£2318Book Now
27 Jun 202118 Jul 2021£619£1799£2418Book Now
11 Jul 202101 Aug 2021£669£1849£2518Book Now
25 Jul 202115 Aug 2021£669£1899£2568Book Now
08 Aug 202129 Aug 2021£669£2489£3158Book Now
22 Aug 202112 Sep 2021£669£2489£3158Book Now
05 Sep 202126 Sep 2021£669£2099£2768Book Now
19 Sep 202110 Oct 2021£619£2119£2738Book Now
03 Oct 202124 Oct 2021£619£2179£2798Book Now
17 Oct 202107 Nov 2021£619£2179£2798Book Now
31 Oct 202121 Nov 2021£619£2179£2798Book Now
14 Nov 202105 Dec 2021£619£2179£2798Book Now
28 Nov 202119 Dec 2021£619£2179£2798Book 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

What to expect

Fact File
Currency

Dong

Average Flying time

12 hours

Min/Max temperature

12 °C / 37 °C

Spoken languages

Vietnamese

When to go

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

Vietnam

Cambodia

What to pack
  • Insect repellent
  • Suncream and a hat
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Rucksack or light bag per person
  • Personal toiletries
  • First aid kit
  • Travel plug adapter
Tour Dossiers
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