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Hue Shore Excursions | Get Big Deal Hue Day Tours from Chan May Port

Hue, the former capital of Vietnam, is famous for its monuments including the royal palace, pagodas, the emperors’ tombs, and temples. Hue shore excursions also mark with various cultural sites and the best Vietnamese cuisine. Day tours to Hue promise a wonderful time to get a glimpse of exploring an idyllic city. Then, get lost in old-fashioned Vietnam. Hue was among the first place in Vietnam as a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1993. Moreover, this deeply evocative capital of the Nguyen emperors still resonates with the glories of imperial Vietnam. Even though the war destroyed many of its finest buildings, restoration work transformed the city from ash to a stunning phoenix. There is a collection of do-not-miss places & experiences to visit in Hue shore excursions:

  • Imperial Citadel & Forbidden City – the former residence of Nguyen Royal family.
  • Dong Ba market – the most famous local market to gain insight local life.
  • Perfume River – boat cruise through the poetry river.
  • Hue cooking class – learn how to prepare an authentic Vietnamese meal.
  • Attend Hue festivals with many kinds of traditional arts and performances.

Asia Shore Excursions offers the best Hue shore excursions for cruise ship passengers stopping at Chan May Port to visit Hue city, taking a boat trip on the Perfume River or visiting Hue’s ancient monuments. Please contact us for the best Hue day tours from cruise ship.

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Pick-up/Drop-off: Chan May Port/Chan May Port
  • Highlights: Dong Ba market, Royal Tomb of Emperor Tu Duc, Boat trip upstream Perfume River, Thien Mu Pagoda, Traditional Music Show
  • Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Pick-up/Drop-off: Chan May Port/Chan May Port
  • Highlights: Cyclo tour, Dong Ba Market, boat trip on Perfume River, cooking lesson, Imperial Citadel and Forbidden City, unique garden house in Hue
  • Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Pick-up/Drop-off: Chan May Port/Chan May Port
  • Highlights: Phuoc Tich Village, boat trip along O Lau River, Imperial Citadel and Forbidden City
  • Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)

  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Pick-up/Drop-off: Chan May port/Chan May Port
  • Highlights: Chan May Port - Perfume River - Dong Ba market - Thien Mu pagoda - Thuy Bieu village
  • Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)

Hue Shore Excursions

Explore the Old Citadel of Hue

  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Pick-up/Drop-off: Chan May Port/Chan May Port
  • Highlights: Boat trip along Perfume River, Thien Mu Pagoda, Imperial Citadel and Forbidden City, Tomb of King Tu Duc
  • Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)

Top Things To Do & See in Hue Shore Excursions

Being the former capital city of Vietnam for approximately 150 years, Hue is one of the most must-visit destinations in Vietnam shore excursions. Only by traveling to Hue day tours by yourself that tourists can experience the traditional and cultural atmosphere of this city. Since then you can understand why thinking about the Ao Dai and Non La – the symbol of Vietnam in general, people always evoke of Hue. Hue day trips are famous for its historic monuments some of which are recognized as UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites. The city maintains a variety of French-style buildings lie along the Perfume River one of which is the oldest high school in Vietnam – Quoc Hoc high school. The religious city where Buddhism has stronger support than elsewhere in Vietnam.


The city whose cuisine forms the heart of Central Vietnamese cuisine with a significant type of noodles made from its name – Bun Bo Hue. The more you explore Hue, the fewer things you understand about it! It is so difficult to actually understand this city thoroughly! One small thing you should know in your shore excursions is that the easiest way to Hue shore excursions is from Chan May port – which also a significant attraction of Hue that tourists can add it to their itinerary also. By the way, a list of things to do and see in Hue day trips will be detail specified below as the suggestions for tourists to save times on their Hue shore excursions.

Attractions for Hue Shore Excursions


Hue Imperial Citadel 

Royal Tomb of Emperor Khai Dinh

Thien Mu Pagoda - Hue shore excursions

Thien Mu Pagoda

Dong Ba Market -Hue shore excursions

Dong Ba Market

Discover the captivating allure of Hue with our shore excursions. Immerse yourself in the rich history of the Imperial City, exploring its majestic citadel, ornate palaces, and serene gardens. Visit the revered Thien Mu Pagoda, a symbol of Hue's spiritual heritage, and admire its towering elegance. Delve into the vibrant culture of the city at the bustling Dong Ba Market, where local flavors and handicrafts abound. With our Hue shore excursions, embark on a journey through time and tradition, uncovering the treasures of this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Activities During Hue Shore Excursions

Hue-cooking-class - Hue shore excursions

Hue Cooking Class

Hue-festivals - Hue shore excursions

Hue Festivals

Enjoy-Hue-food - Hue shore excursions

Hue Cuisine

Ride a cyclo through Hue City

Indulge in the vibrant culture and flavors of Hue during our shore excursions. Join a hands-on cooking class to master the art of Hue cuisine, learning secrets from local chefs passed down through generations. Immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere of the Hue Festival, celebrating the city's rich heritage through music, dance, and art. Delight your taste buds with Hue's renowned cuisine, from aromatic noodle soups to savory street food delights. Explore the city's charming streets and historic sites in traditional cyclos, soaking in the sights and sounds of Hue's bustling streets. With our Hue shore excursions, experience the best of this enchanting city's culinary delights, cultural festivities, and unique transportation options.

Best Time to Visit Hue

Hue, geographically located in the central of Vietnam, is one of the oldest cities and used to be the capital of Vietnam in past time. Hue is notable to many people as Vietnamese traditional culture and also historical heritages. Additionally, tourists will revel in many unique traditional performances and cuisine in Hue as well. Due to the location in the Central of Vietnam, the weather in Hue is pretty hot with high humidity in some months, which makes both domestic and foreign visitors feel uncomfortable and sweaty. Understanding your need, Asia shore excursions desire to support you a fancy Hue shore excursion, that is why we mention the best time to visit Hue bellow.

The climate in coasts and delta area of Hue is typically tropical and divided into two distinguished seasons that are the dry season (from March to August) and the rainy season (from August to January). While the temperature in the dry season reaches a maximum level of 40 C, in the rainy season Hue weather becomes to get colder, the temperature can go down to 19,70 C. Especially in higher areas like highlands or mountains, Hue weather is generally cooler. If you are planning a Hue tour, any days in the dry season would be the best time to visit Hue, and the rainy season isn’t recommended.

Weather in Hue by Months

Weather in Hue from February to April

In Hue, February to April time are spring season when the weather in Hue is so perfect that it can occur all activities. The average temperature is about 22°C, which makes Hue shore excursion much pleasant to go outside and delve into the poetic city. The volume of rain in Hue in these two months is at its least, thus tourists will not be nervous that rain will ruin their sabbatical time. In these months, the weather in Hue is so perfect for tourists to visit myriad of historical sites such as Imperial City, Thien Mu Pagoda, Minh Mang tomb, and relish traditional performances as Hue’s royal court music. Moreover, besides these ideal months, January and May are also recommended to be a guest of Hue, but in these two months, it is rainy more than other ones. Though the rains come more often, the temperature and humidity are still very enjoyable for tourists.


Weather in Hue from June to July

This time is still feasible to call on Hue, but it isn’t highly suggested since Hue weather now is moderate. In detail, these months are the summer time of the year, the weather in Hue is the hottest with the average temperature of 30 degrees, making it much more annoying for travelers. Nonetheless, in this type of Hue weather, tourists will delve into the deep blue sky in exchange for the hot weather.

Weather in Hue from August to December - The Rainy Season

Tourists can visit Hue in this season, but not highly supported. In the first place, Hue is relatively cramped in August since this is the high season for domestic travel. Secondly, it’s also the rainy season from September to December, thus, the rains come frequently and will last a few hours. As the result, your Hue shore excursion might be demolished in these months.