With the fact that, cruise only docks at Chan may port for 8 hours, from 08:00 to 17:30, the need to travel to Hue in style and comfort is urgent for many visitors.
How to plan your trip smoothly and conveniently while grabbing the best of Hue ancient capital?
Will booking your Chan May Shore Excursion via a local company be cheaper than cruise tour option?
This post will help you to plan your travel from Chan May port to Hue, including what to see, eat and shop during your 8-hour shore excursion.
The Distance from Chan May Port to Hue
Hue, the Imperial Land of Vietnam, is definitely one of the most visited destinations when it comes to tourism in Vietnam. The people here are friendly, the Hue Cuisine is incredible, and the landscapes are also unforgettable.
Therefore, a lot of people choose to travel to Hue from Chan May Port. The distance Chan May port to Hue is about 62 kilometers.
What to see in Hue and between Hue – Chan May
When traveling to Hue, these attractions below are surely what you couldn’t skip on your Chan May shore excursion to Hue!
Recognized as a World Heritage by UNESCO, this historic vestige is definitely where visitors should visit during their trip.
The citadel circle was built with bricks, and it has a nearly flat surface. The structure inside Hue Citadel is all based on the harmony of nature and human with a lot of lakes, gardens, and hundreds of trees.
Here, you will see stunning palaces and hear its intriguing story during the Tet Offensive. A top list on your shore excursion to Hue!
- Address: Hue City, Thua Thien-Hue Province.
- Entrance Fee: Adults: 150.000 VND / Children: 30.000 VND
Thien Mu Pagoda
Located next to the peaceful Perfume River, Thien Mu Pagoda is one of the most popular pagodas in Vietnam. This destination has entered a lot of literary works and musical works of Vietnam thanks to the serene feeling and romantic sceneries.
Especially, Thien Mu Pagoda possesses a tower, call Phuoc Duyen Tower. The tower is 21 meters tall, each floor of it is used to worship a different Buddha.
- Address: Kim Long Ward, Hue City, Thua Thien-Hue Province
- Entrance Fee: Free
Known as the last architectural structure of Nguyen Dynasty, Khai Dinh Mausoleum is the most outstanding destination among all mausoleums in Hue.
Thanks to the modern building materials and the influences of foreign architectural styles, Khai Dinh Mausoleum has become the perfect intercultural intersections of Vietnam and Western countries. Not only does this mausoleum own the aesthetic value, but it also possesses the historical value, too.
- Address: Khai Dinh, Thuy Bang Ward, Huong Thuy District, Hue
- Entrance Fee: Adults: 100.000 VND / Children: 30.000 VND
With such a short amount of time you have on your Chan May shore excursion, those top 3 Hue attractions are what we strongly recommended. However, you can always consider of adding a tour in Dong Ba market or Minh Mang Mausoleum.
Finally, a boat trip on Perfume River could be nice to cruise on the legendary river of Hue.
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What to eat in Hue
Coming to Hue, you couldn’t miss these street dishes below!
Hue Beef Rice Noodles
People said that if you haven’t taste Hue Beef Rice Noodles, then you haven’t come to Hue. Indeed, have a taste, and you’ll find all the quintessence of Hue in a bowl.
Below is a list of places that you can come to try this signature dish:
- Mother Keo’s Hue Beef Rice Noodles: No 20, Bach Dang Street, Hue City (about 20.000 VND/dish).
- Aunt Phuong’s Beef Rice Noodles: No 24, Nguyen Khuyen Street, Hue City (about 30,000 VND – 35,000 VND/dish)
- Aunt Hoa’s Beef Rice Noodles: No 162, Mai Thuc Loan Street, Hue City (about 15,000 VND – 25,000 VND/dish)
This is a must-try dish when you come to Hue! Why? It’s because you cannot find this dish anywhere else!
If you’re wondering not knowing where to have a bite of this incredible dish, then here are some recommendations:
- Hoa Dong Restaurant: No 64, Lane 7, Ung Binh Street, Hue City (about 7,000 VND – 10,000 VND/dish).
- Nho Restaurant: No 28, Pham Hong Thai Street, Hue City (about 25,000 VND – 39,000 VND/dish) Grandma Cam’s Mussels Rice: No 2, Truong Dinh Street, Hue City (about 10,000 VND/dish)
- Nguyen Hue’s Vermicelli, Porridge, and Rice: No 98, Nguyen Hue Street, Hue City (about 10,000 VND – 22,000 VND/dish)
Nem Lui (Lui Spring Roll)
A dish of several tasty materials, which are perfectly cooked, will come together and create a feast in your mouth. Try it once, and you’ll never forget how it tastes.
Here are some places where serve the best Nem Lui in Hue:
- Grandma Ty’s Lui Spring Roll: No 81, Dao Duy Tu Street, Hue City (about 6,000 VND – 20,000 VND/dish).
- Tai Phu’s Lui Spring Roll: No 2, Dien Bien Phu Street, Hue City (about 20,000 VND – 60,000 VND/dish).
- Nguyen Truong To’s Lui Spring Roll: Opposite No 35, Nguyen Truong To Street, Hue City (about 8,000 VND – 10,000 VND/dish)
What to shop in Hue
Are you having a hard time figuring out what to buy for your friends and family during your excursion from Chan May port to Hue?
If you’re, then this section is for you!
Me Xung Candy
Known as the pride of Hue, Me Xung is a delicious candy, a famous snack of people here. Have a bite, and you’ll feel the smell of toast sesame, the flavorful taste of peanuts inside. A package of Me Xung Candy is about 25.000 VND only.
In Hue City, there are a lot of oils such as Lemongrass oil, Cinnamon oil, Jasmine oil, and so many more, which all have excellent quality and worth-to-buy. But the best type of oil in Hue is Cajuput Oil. For such a long time, this oil has been a must-have item in any Hue families. It can help us protect our health as well as curing a lot of diseases. In the market nowadays, the best brand of Cajuput oil is Hoa Nen; therefore, we highly recommend you to buy from them. Depending on the sizes, a bottle of cajuput oil may vary from 45.000 VND to 240.000 VND.
Cung Dinh Tea
Known as a royal drink, Cung Dinh Tea is made by following strictly the secret recipes from the old days. The taste of Cung Dinh Tea is smoothly sweet with a hint of bitterness, which is delicious. A package of Cung Dinh Tea often costs 40,000 VND to 150.000 VND.
There you go, a perfect shore excursion from Chan May to Hue. One of the most important tip we would like to note before ending this article is to booking with a local company. It can help you to have the best local experience while reducing the costs.
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