Generally, Hue, Vietnam’s old Imperial Capital, is the country’s most significant historical and cultural site. Despite being severely devastated during the Tet Offensive of 1968, Hue is also a beautiful location. As you know, Hue is at the core of Vietnamese cultural history, renowned for both the beauty of its women and the sophistication of its cuisine. Besides, the Huong River, often known as the Perfume River, runs through the heart of the city, and the surrounding countryside is littered with ornate tombs built during the reign of the Nguyen Emperors. In order to give you a wonderful Hue Tour from Chan May port in one day, Premium Travel Vietnam organize Hue Day Trip From Chan May Port.



Cruise ship landing at Chan May port


Our Hue Day Trip from Chan May port starts with Chan May port pick up and then transfer you directly to Hue.

As we know, Hue city was once ancient capital of Vietnam from 1802 1945, well known for its Citadel, pagodas, temples, palaces built under the Nguyen Dynasty. On the way to Hue city, we are passing by green rice paddy fields, rustic peaceful villages, fish farms of the area.

Upon reaching Hue, we will first visit Hue Citadel – this massive complex has 3 walled cities naming outside to inside: the Citadel, Imperial city and Forbidden city. Thus, Nguyen Dynasty had built this mighty complex in order to be the living quarters for Nguyen royal family. Out of that, the forbidden city was known as a private area for the Emperor and his servants. Though many ancient relics were devastated by the heavy bombings in 1968 but many of them are still in good condition.


Hue Imperial City


Thus, we then stroll around this big complex and visit Imperial gate, Thai Hoa Palace, Royal Theatre and Truong Sanh Residence…We all know how the royal life would be in the past.

In order to keep up with Hue Day Trip from Chan May port, we then transfer you to Thien Mu Pagoda (Heavenly Lady Pagoda).

Accordingly, Thien Mu Pagoda was located on a small hill and overlook the Perfume river, this is an ideal spot for the Emperor to come to write poems. Today. this pagoda becomes the holy place for Buddist people in Hue. Lots of people have come here to make best wishes for their families.

At arriving, we will be around this iconic spot and visit 7-level Phuoc Duyen Pagoda, the triple gate and Dai Hung main sanctuary where people come to pray. We then go the back of the complex and see the old car that took superior monk Thich Quang Duc to his self-immolation in 1963 in Saigon.


Thien Mu Pagoda, Hue city


Following Hue Day Trip from Chan May port, we are heading to a local restaurant for you to sample some of specialties of the area such as Banh Khoai, Bun Bo Hue, Fig Salad (optional).

Upon finishing lunch, we are off to Emperor Tu Duc Mausoleum. This is a picturesque spot not only for the Emperor in the old times but also a fantastic place for the local people and tourists to come to admire the beauty of this complex.

Therefore, the mausoleum was built in 1864 and finished in 1867. The Emperor Tu Duc usually came here to relax and entertained himself with all surroundings and with his concubines. The tomb also played a vital role for the Emperor to be away from hustle and bustle of the daily work.


Tranquil Tomb of Emperor Tu Duc


On arrival in the tomb, we then wander around and visit Luu Khiem lake, following is a sightseeing to Hoa Khiem Temple where the Emperor and his Empress are worshiped. Moving onto Hue Tour from Chan May port, we go to Xung Khiem Pavillion to admire scenery of this place and eventually go to the back of the complex to see the burial place where the Emperor’s remains are buried.

Finishing up Hue Day Trip from Chan May port, we head back to the car and our car and tour guide will directly transfer you back to Chan May port. Our Hue Tour from Chan May port will come to an end here.



Lemongrass Skewer Hue


Joining with Premium Travel Vietnam in this trip, we will transfer you to visit Hue Ancient Capital of Vietnam (1802 – 1945). Hence, you will take your opportunity to know about the history of Nguyen Dynasty as well as Hue city. Besides, this private trip gives you an exciting day tour to explore peaceful Hue city famous for hundred – year – old temples, palaces…Together with that, you might sample some of Hue’s finest food and sightseeing one of the most impressive mausoleums of an Emperor of Nguyen Dynasty. So, this Hue City Tour from Chan May port must be a worth visiting trip for those who travel by cruise ship to Hue city, Vietnam.



Khai Dinh tomb – Hue city


As you are wondering how to do Hue Day Tour from Chan May port, kindly contact us at or reach us via Whatsapp Mr. Viet 0084979613777 for more assistance and details about this trip. We are honored to serve you, always at your service and will give you a competitive price.

Tour inclusion Tour exclusion
– 4 – seat private car with air conditioning

– Experienced driver

– English speaking guide

– Entrance ticket

– Cold water and wet tissue

– Lunch


– Travel insurance

– Other expenses

– Soft drinks and beverages

– Tips and gratuities

Things to bring Travel tip

-Fully charged camera; Sun cream; Climbing shoes; Caps/hats; Sun glasses; Insect spray; Shoulder covers


In months of October, November, December, January, February; it normally rains in Hue, let’s bring rain coats with you. For the rest of the year, it is usually hot and humid.


Tour Remarks:

  • Tour departs from Chan May port or Tien Sa port only and is conducted in good weather. We will not organize the tour in case of bad weather.
  • Private Hue Day Trip from Chan May port can either start in Hue or in Da Nang. 

Children policy:

  • FOC for children under 5 years old
  • 50% charge for children from 6 to 12 years old
  • Full charge as adults for children over 12 years old



Trang Tien Bridge – Hue


So, if you come to Hue, Da Nang or Vietnam by cruise ship and would like to find a professional travel agent with best services for Hue Full Day Tour from Cruise Ship, do not hesitate to contact us:

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HueHue is a city in central Vietnam that was the seat of Nguyen Dynasty emperors and the national capital from 1802–1945. A major attraction is its vast, 19th-century Citadel, surrounded by a moat and thick stone walls. It encompasses the Imperial City, with palaces and shrines; the Forbidden Purple City, once the emperor’s home; and a replica of Read more

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