RV Jahan Review and Specifications
Specifications of RV Jahan
|Year of built||2010|
|Gross Tonnage||950 gt|
|Passengers||50 - 52|
|Decks with cabins||2|
Review of RV Jahan
The elegant National Geographic RV Jahan is one of the first contemporary boutique-style riverboats sailing the Mekong.
History - construction & ownership
The 950-ton ship RV Jahan was named after Shah Jahan, an Indian emperor who ruled Mughal Empire from 1628 to 1658. Shah Jahan was a great patron of architecture and arts. He oversaw the construction of plenty of legendary sites, including the dazzling Red Fort in India, and the famous 777 gardens of Kashmir.
Cruise itinerary program
Lindblad Expeditions RV Jahan itinerary program is based on 7-night Mekong River voyages, sailing out of Ho Chi Minh and Siem Reap.
Designed in the style of old colonial liners, the Jahan ship offers 26 luxurious cabins featuring queen sized beds, floor to ceiling windows, and a private balcony and bathroom. The river boat boasts the largest balcony staterooms (30-50m2) on Indo-china’s waterways.
Dining options - Food & Drinks
Nat Geo RV Jahan has one Main Dining Room with unassigned tables. The restaurant serves Western and regional cuisine inspired by ports of call. All meals are served single seating. Breakfast and lunch are buffet-style. As for dinner passengers have the option of either buffet or set menu. Passengers can learn the culinary highlights of Khmer-Vietnamese cuisine at the onboard cooking workshop.
Entertainment options - Fun & Sport
Common areas onboard r.v. Jahan include a bar and lounge, observatory, boutique, WiFi-equipped library; as well as a pool deck, spa and gym. The Bar and Lounge is the place where pre-dinner cocktails, lectures, briefings, movie nights and documentaries are presented. It also features tasting workshops - coffee, tea, spirits and all kinds of fruit. Each morning Tai Chi classes are offered on the Sun Deck.