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Chan May Shore Excursion

Chan May Port, Vietnam information

Situated at Binh An village, Loc Vinh Commune, Phu Loc District, Thua Thien Hue Province, Chan May port is about 60km from Hue city centre and 55km to Da Nang city.

Currently, Chan May port has 480 meters of wharf, in which the sea wharf is 360 meters long and 12.5 meters deep. Therefore, it can welcome cargo ships, which are up to 50.000 DWT, and large cruise ships, which are up to 362 meters long and 225.282 GT. With an incredible capacity as well as modern facilities, a lot of tours and cruises choose Chan May Port as a stop-off destination or a transition stop.

Passengers who travel on a cruise ship that dock at Chan May can easily do a one day trip to Hue or Danang and Hoi An easily.

Chan May Port Destination Map

Chan May Cruise Port is one of the top seaport of Vietnam for sightseeing purpose. The port is located conveniently on the sea route linking Singapore, the Philippines and Hong Kong.

In term of doing Vietnam day tours from cruise ship, Chan May is between the two biggest ancient cities in Central: Hue and Hoi An.

Thus, there are many famous things to do near Chan May port such as visiting Canh Duong Beach, Lang Co Beach, Hai Van Pass or Bach Ma National Park.

Furthermore, visitors can plan to see Hue city, My Son Sanctuary and Hoi An. Finally, the best Vietnam attraction in year 2019 is the Golden Bridge on top of Ba Na hill in Danang City which is doable from Chan May Port as well.

How to get to Hue, Da Nang, Hoi An from Chan May port?

  • From Chan May port, there is no taxi available. The best way to do Chan May shore excursions to nearby city is by Hue private car or Hoi An private car. This can be settled by a local travel agent in Hue or Hoi An.
  • From Chan May Port to Hue city is 60 km and 50 km to Da Nang city. However, it takes 80 km to Hoi An ancient town from Chan May port through Da Nang city.

See also: Hue City tour from Chan May Port

What to do from Chan May port, Hue?

Here are some ideas of Chan May, Vietnam things to do:

  • Hue Imperial City: For those tourist love the green city and discover the last feudal dynasty in Vietnam, Hue is the best choice to walk Hue Imperial city kingdom and King’s Mausoleums.
  • Da Nang city: Those who love beach and enjoy the modern city, especially the viral Golden Bridge in Ba An Hill. People can combine many visiting sites Son Tra Peninsula, Marble Mountain, Cham Museum, Ba Na Hill in Chan may one day trip to Danang.
  • Hoi An ancient town: It is the ideal place for shopping and discover the hidden charm of an ancient town remains wellin Vietnam. No better place for make tailor and buy colorful lantern than in Hoi An.
  • Lang Co Beach and Hai Van Pass: Just 35 km from Chan May port you can relax at Lang Co Beach and then conquer the panorama of Danang city on top of Hai Van Pass summit.

Traveling Tips

Since the only way to get to Hue, Danang and Hoi An is traveling by private cars, it’s incredibly essential that you choose the right agent to book. According to our experience, visitors should work with local agents instead of others.
First of all, a local agent can give you a much more affordable price as there are no third parties taking part in your trip.

The quality is also much better as their local guides understand thoroughly this area. They have more knowledge and experience than any other overseas tour guides provided by other traveling agents.

Last but not least, working with a local agent will give you much more authentic and unique experience than what other cruise ship service can offer. You will no longer face overpriced issues or overrated attractions that waste your time and money.

Moreover, a local agent can also provide many insights of your desired destinations that others cannot know such as the weather, the traffic status, etc. Having these details will be extremely beneficial for your trip!

Bee Bee Travel offers very competitive price for visitors who want to plan their Shore Excursion from Chan May port. Also, our bi-lingual guide team who is fluent in English, knowledgeable about Hue, Danang and Hoi An and loving what we do. We can help you to explore best thing to do in Hue and Hoi An as locals. 

Best Times to Visit Hue and Hoi An from Chan May Port

Located in the heart of Central Vietnam, Chan May Port weather share the tropical monsoon zone, experiencing the most rainfall in the country from September and January; the heaviest rain falls in the month of November and December. Visitors should visit Hue, Danang and Hoi An from Chan May port at its best between March and April.

Chan May visa day pass

Passengers on cruise ship when embark to shore, the cruise line will provide you a Vietnam day pass visa which costs around $6/person.

This visa will valid from 7AM – 6PM on the same day and apply on every nationality who are taking their cruise. You can contact your cruise line to apply for this in advance.

This is how the Vietnam visa on cruise ship look like from previous clients who took tours with Bee Bee Travel.

chan may to hue tour visa

How to book a Chan May Port excursion

  1. Have an idea of which city you would like to visit from Chan May port
  2. Send to Thu Ngo your request. Thu will check your email personally and return you detailed program and cost.
  3. The proposal looks accepting to you? Simply let Thu know and your booking is confirmed.

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