As we all know, Hue city is cultural, political, educational, tourism center of the Central Vietnam. With the Perfume River and many valuale heritages of feudal Nguyen dynasty that was designated by UNESCO as World Heritage. In addition, Hue is worth one of the most mentioned cities in poety and music of Vietnam. In order to help you discover Hue City from Chan May port, Premium Travel Vietnam (PTV) offers you Hue Shore Excursions.

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Eye – catching decorations of Hue Cuisine


1. Hue Shore Excursion Introduction:

2. Hue Shore Excursion Tour Itinerary

3. What does Hue Shore Excursion offer to you?

4. Hue Shore Excursion from Chan May port price?

5. How to book Hue Private Shore Excursion from Chan May port?



1Hue Shore Excursion Introduction:

Hue is 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. In general, Hue city is the city of rich history and culture, many travelers wish to explore this romantic city from seaport when travelling by cruise ship. Hence, Premium Travel Vietnam (PTV) organise this private trip.

Hue Shore Excursion

Cruise Ship landing at Chan May port


2. Hue Shore Excursion Tour Itinerary

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.

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Hue Imperial City

Later on, 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. Built in 1601 between a river and a pine forest, Thien Mu Pagoda Hue is one of the oldest and prettiest religious buildings in the country. Moreover, the place has a brilliant view of Perfume river with very green pine forest. Located in the middle is 7-level pagoda with small pavillions on two sides carved with some poems of Nguyen Emperors. Then Dai Hung sanctuary where people come and pray and behind the complex is an old car that took the monk Thich Quang Duc to his self-immolation in 1963 in Saigon.

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Symbolic Thien Mu Pagoda

Finally, we will come and visit tomb of Tu Duc Emperor with sophisticated architecture, charming landscape and is one of the most beautiful tombs of the Nguyen Dynasty. The tomb is roughly 12 hectares with around 50 constructions including lakes, palaces, pavilions, temples, altars, etc. Furthermore, this tomb is located in a beautiful natural park with a beautiful lake on the side. And the Emperor Tu Duc came here in the old days 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 Hue Shore Excursion will come to an end here.

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Tu Duc Tomb

3. What does Hue Shore Excursions offer to you?

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

4. Hue Shore Excursion from Chan May Port Price?

107 $ U.S per person (minimum 2 persons)

Tour inclusive

– Seaport pick up and drop off

– English speaking guide

– Entrance ticket

– Cold water and wet tissue

– Lunch

Tour exclusive

– Travel insurance

– Other expenses

– Soft drinks and beverages

– Tips and gratuities

Things to bring

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


Travel tip

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



5. How to book Hue Private Shore Excursion from Chan May port?

So, if you travel to Hue or Da Nang seaport and would like to find a professional tour operator, 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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