During your luxury Mekong River voyage, local experts and historians will come aboard to deliver fascinating lectures that you’re able to attend as you choose. Learn about the golden age of Cambodia during the Angkor period, which will enrich your appreciation of the fabled temples of the ancient Khmer empire. Local customs, beliefs and traditions are also unearthed, adding valuable commentary to the places you’ll visit.
Magical Musical Performances On Board:
On selected evenings, the Le Salon Lounge & Bar converts into an atmospheric theatre that hosts a diverse program of musical entertainment that offers an amazing glimpse into the cultures of the region as Dong Ca Tai Tu – Vietnamese Folk Songs or Apsara Dance. Throughout the entire cruise, a pianist will be quietly playing soothing local music as well as some old favourites.
Traditional & Interactive Evening of Khmer Dance:
During an entertaining evening of song and dance, you’ll enjoy a traditional Khmer folk performance and listen to a range of charming music that’s local to the Mekong region. The folk dancers wear clothes of the people they are portraying, such as Chams, hill tribes, farmers, and peasants. This evening is all about you getting involved – you can even join in the dance if you wish.
Cooking Class & Fruit-carving Demonstration:
Decorative food is a very important part of Vietnamese food culture, as presentation is all-important. Onboard, enjoy a detailed fruit-carving demonstration by the ship’s executive chef, and delight in the secrets of making the region’s most famous delicacy – Vietnamese Spring Rolls.