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Chan May (Hue), Vietnam

Chan May Port is located in the south-east corner of Thua Thien-Hue Province in Loc Vinh commune, Phu Loc district, Vietnam. Chan May is located between the main tourist locations of Hue City (75 mins) and Hoi An (1hr 45mins).

Hue is the former imperial capital of Vietnam. It boasts the Imperial Citadel (Đại Nội), a great sprawling complex of temples, pavilions, moats, walls, gates, shops, museums and galleries, featuring art and costumes from various periods of Vietnamese history. The other great attractions in Hue are the Tombs of the Emperors, which are located along the Perfume River south of the city.

The city of Hoi An boasts a beautiful Old Town, full of winding lanes and Chinese-styled shophouses. Other attractions in Hoi An include its Swan Boats, the Japanese Covered Bridge and the Quan Cong Temple.

Things to See & Do

* Imperial Citadel at Hue
* Tombs of the Emperors – Hue
* Hoi An Old Town
* Swan Boats at Hoi An
* City of Da Nang

General information

Cruise Season – Jan – Dec
Currency – đồng (₫) (VND)
Language – Vietnamese
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Population – 1,500,000 (Thừa Thiên-Huế province)
Land Area – 5,054 km2 (Thừa Thiên-Huế province)
Time – GMT plus seven hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 84

Port Location – The port is located at Chan May.

Travel Links – The nearest airport and railway station to Hoi An is in Da Nang, which has frequent connections to Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and some flights to Bangkok, Singapore and Siem Reap, Cambodia (for Angkor Wat).

Hue’s international “Phu Bai” airport fields daily flights to and from Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi. Several trains a day to Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Danang (4 hours) etc. The journey down south through the Hai Van Pass is particularly scenic, and from Danang you can take a taxi or motorbike to Hoi An.

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