Visas

For travel to countries that require a visa, obtaining the visa is your sole responsibility. Guests can obtain a visa through our partner VisaCentral, or by working directly with the government agencies of the countries to be visited.

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You can also call VisaCentral at: 1 (877) 955-8624

Additional information for U.S. Passport Holders. Please select a country of travel:

All information provided below is for reference only, is subject to change, and is intended for 2019 travel only. Visa regulations and processes are determined by the countries visited and your local consulates, who may make changes at their discretion. It is your responsibility to confirm any details with your travel agent, visa provider or consulate, and to obtain and carry the correct travel documents.

Cambodia

A single-entry visa is required for our 2019 programs. This visa may be secured upon entry to Cambodia. A fee of USD $50 (cash only) and a passport photo will be required.

  • For programs beginning in Vietnam, the point of entry will be on the Mekong River at Phnom Penh Port.
  • For programs beginning in Cambodia, the point of entry will be the Siem Reap International Airport (REP).
China

A single-entry visa is required for our 2019 programs. Visas cannot be obtained upon arrival. If your itinerary includes Tibet, please see the Tibet section below for special instructions.

Egypt

A single-entry visa is required for our 2019 programs. The Egyptian government has an easy online visa application for a fee of about $25. Please see their E-visa portal page for details and instructions. Guests may also be able to obtain a visa at the Cairo airport, however the fee is payable in USD cash only. Obtaining a visa upon arrival could delay the immigration process, and guests who miss their scheduled transfer will need to make their own way to the hotel at their own expense.

India

A single-entry visa is required for our 2019 programs. Visas cannot be obtained upon arrival.

Israel

A visa is not required. Visitors must hold a U.S. passport that is valid for at least six (6) months after the scheduled return date of the trip.

Jordan

A single-entry visa is required for our 2019 programs. U.S. passport holders may obtain a visa on arrival in Jordan under the following circumstances:

Guests arriving within our transfer guidelines and who provide complete passport information and arrival flight details at least 30 days prior to departure will be eligible to be part of the free Jordan group visa that our vendor will secure for the group upon arrival at Queen Alia International Airport.

Guests arriving outside of our transfer guidelines can obtain a visa on their own upon arrival at Queen Alia International Airport for a cost of JOD 40 per person; this must be paid in Jordanian currency. Credit cards are not accepted. There is a bank in the airport where guests can exchange money to pay for their visa.

Mongolia

A visa is not required. Visitors must hold a U.S. passport that is valid for at least six (6) months after the scheduled return date of the trip.

Russia

A single-entry visa is required for our 2019 programs. Visas cannot be obtained upon arrival.

Tibet

A visa is not necessary for our programs that include Tibet. Uniworld will obtain a group Tibet Entry Permit for our guests. To be included on the Permit, guests must email a copy of the photo page of their passport as well as a copy of their China visa to asiadepartment@uniworld.com no later than forty-five (45) days prior to departure. Please include your name and Uniworld booking number in your email.

Entry to Tibet is not permissible without a group permit. When applying for a visa to China it is important to note that your application will be declined if you list Tibet as a destination on your itinerary. Please contact our Reservations Department for an appropriate day-by-day itinerary to use with your China visa application if you do not plan to use VisaCentral.

Vietnam

A single-entry visa is required for our 2019 programs. A visa cannot be secured upon entry.

  • For programs beginning in Ho Chi Minh City, the point of entry for Vietnam will be at the Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City (SGN), and guests will go through Customs and Immigration prior to joining the Uniworld program. Guests entering Vietnam via this airport may be eligible for an E-visa. More information can be found on the official government website: https://evisa.xuatnhapcanh.gov.vn/en_US/web/guest/khai-thi-thuc-dien-tu/cap-thi-thuc-dien-tu
  • For programs beginning in Siem Reap, the point of entry for Vietnam will be Song Tien in the Tien Giang Province. Customs and Immigration will occur while onboard the Mekong Navigator. Please note, an E-visa is not available for guests entering Vietnam through this port.

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