Hue Flag Tower


As we all know, Hue city is cultural, political, educational, tourism center of the Central Vietnam. With the Perfume River and many valuable heritages of feudal Nguyen Dynasty that was designated by UNESCO as World Heritage. Hue is also one of the most romantic cities in Vietnam. Thus, Hue is not only nice for the landscapes, the people and cuisine but Hue still retains for itself a slow but graceful charm.

Simultaneously, Hue city is an inspiration for poets and the paradise of street food in Vietnam. Hue is worth one of the most mentioned cities in poetry and music of Vietnam. Besides, Hue is the city of rich history and culture, many travelers wish to explore this romantic city from seaport when travelling by cruise ship. In order to help you discover Hue City Tour from Chan May port, Premium Travel Vietnam (PTV) offers you Hue Shore Excursion.



Hue Imperial city

In the morning, we will come and pick you up at the port in Hue or Da Nang and we start Hue Shore Excursion. Today we will explore Hue city – the ancient capital city of Vietnam in Nguyen Dynasty (1802-1945). First, we are passing by many rice paddy fields and rustic villages of Hue, we can stop for a while for you to take pictures of water buffaloes upon your request.

On arrival in Hue, we firstly visit Hue Citadel which covers an area of five hundred hectare and has a system of three circles  including: the Citadel, the Imperial city and the Forbidden city. Of which, the outer wall Citadel was started to be built in 1805 under Emperor Gia Long and finished in 1832 under Emperor Ming Mang.

So, under Nguyen Dynasty, the Emperors ordered to build lots of temples, palaces and homes and entertainment places for royal family to live. Although the site was devastated in Vietnam war but it still remains pretty original with around 140 small and large constructions.

Thus, we will then stroll around this huge complex to visit Noon Gate, Thai Hoa Palace, Royal Theatre, Truong Sanh Residence and so on. After that, we will take you for lunch in a local restaurant where you can taste some of Hue’s royal specialties.

Following Hue Shore Excursion tour with a short drive to one of the most beautiful pagodas and religious centers of Hue city – Thien Mu Pagoda or Pagoda of Heavenly Lady.


Thien Mụ Pagoda in Hue

Built in 1601 between a river and a pine forest, Thien Mu Pagoda is one of the oldest pagoda in Hue and prettiest religious buildings in the country. Moreover, the place has a brilliant view of Perfume river with very green pine forest.

At arriving, we then tour 7-level Phuoc Duyen Pagoda with small pavilions on two sides carved with some poems of Nguyen Emperors. Following is to visit Dai Hung sanctuary where people come to pray and the old car that took the monk Thich Quang Duc to his self-immolation in 1963 in Saigon.

Finally, we will transfer you to the tomb of Tu Duc Emperor with sophisticated architecture, charming landscape and is one of the most beautiful tombs of the Nguyen Dynasty.

Thus, the tomb is roughly 12 hectares with around 50 constructions including lakes, palaces, pavilions, temples, altars… Furthermore, this tomb is located in a beautiful natural park with a beautiful lake on the side. Back to the old days, Emperor Tu Duc came here to rest and enjoy his summer time with his concubines.

Upon arriving in Tu Duc Tomb, we then wander around and visit the Emperors’ former office and his residence as well as some beautiful temples, buildings of the area. Eventually, the guide and driver will transfer you back to the port. Then our Hue Shore Excursion will come to an end here.



Tomb of Emperor Tu Duc

This Hue Shore Excursions will take you to discover Hue ancient capital. So, Hue is one of the prettiest cities in Vietnam with peaceful scenery and amazing landscape. So when you are coming to this city, you not only know about sophisticated architecture of Hue monuments complex but also find out some special features of Hue’s royal food. Therefore, this Hue Private Shore Excursion is well designed and will be a truly amazing experience just for you.

HUE CRUISE EXCURSION Price, Tour Inclusion and Exclusion?


Cruise Ship landing at Chan May port – Hue


Kindly contact us at or Whatsapp/Viber at 0084 979613777 for information and assistance about Hue Cruise Excursion. We will give you the best deal at competitive price. We are honored to serve you and always at your service 24/7.

Tour Inclusion:

  • Seaport pick up and drop off
  • English speaking guide
  • Entrance tickets
  • Cold water and wet tissue
  • Lunch

Tour Exclusion:

  • Beverages and other meals do not mention in the itinerary
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping/ Gratuities

Things to bring:

  • Fully charged camera
  • Sun cream
  • Climbing shoes
  • Caps/hats
  • Sun glasses
  • Insect spray

Travel guide
In months of October, November, December; it usually rains in Hue; please bring rain coats and cold jackets.



Hue Spring rolls


So, if you travel by cruise ship to Chan May port Hue or Tien Sa port Da Nang city and would like to find a professional travel agent for Hue Tour from Chan May port, do not hesitate to contact us as follows:

Premium Travel Vietnam


Whatsapp/Viber: 0084 979613777 (Mr.Viet)

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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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