Full Day Male' Walking Tour

Duration: 8 hours
Destination: Maldives, Male, Malé
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  • 8 hours
  • Malé
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

Spend the day exploring two of the capital islands with TripAdvisors' leading Hulhumale tour company. Your morning will be spent visiting key points of interest in the capital including the fish market, local market, Sultan Park, Presidents Palace, Friday Mosque, as well as discovering a few points off the beaten track! Stop for lunch at one of the many restaurants overlooking the water front before taking the public ferry to Villimale’ to discover the quieter side of city life and learn about how local communities and NGOs are protecting the environment . Before returning to Male’, sample traditional ‘hedika’ at a local café on the beach.

Safety has always been important to our business, this is why our guides are Emergency First Responders & Life Guard Certified.
We are pleased to offer safe travel and hygiene standards as required by the World Travel & Tourism Council and Maldives Safe Tourism Guidelines.

Private tours available upon request.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: The President's Office, Malé,, Malé, Maldives

Discover the background to Maldives politics.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Male Fish Market, Male

Discover why fishing is considered the life blood of the Maldives.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Male Local Market, Male

Discover the smells and taste of tropical fruits and vegetables.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque), Male

Our guides will share the story of the first mosque in Male.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Grand Friday Mosque, Ibrahimee Magu Corner of Medhuziyaarai Magu, Male

Learn how Islam underpins daily life in the Maldives

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Sultan Park, opposite the Islamic Centre on Medhuziyaaraiy Magu, Male

Recently, re-landscaped this is the park of kings and queens, access subject to opening times.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: National Museum, Sultan Park, Male

Our guides will provide a briefing on what can be viewed should you decide to visit following the tour.

Stop At: Villingili, Maldives

Discover the quieter side of city life

Duration: 3 hours

Pass By: Male, Male

The above are just a few highlights of our walking tour. Our aim is to allow you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the history and culture of the Maldives and there are many locations not listed on TripAdvisor's attraction points that are there to discover!

Inclusions
  • Round-trip shared transfer from Male to Villimale
  • Local guide
  • Water, Tea/Coffee, Maldivian afternoon tea and snacks
  • Donation to Save the Beach NGO
  • Map of Male
  • Local Tax
  • Entry/Admission - Sultan Park

Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch
  • Personal expenditure eg. souvenirs
  • Return transfer to and from Airport or Hulhumale by taxi ($30 for 2 persons)
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • A maximum of 6 people per booking
  • The Maldives is a Muslim country and care needs to be taken in relation to the dress code on local islands. Whilst it is acceptable for men to wear T Shirts and shorts or swim shorts; females should avoid causing offence by maintaining a more conservative approach to clothes by wearing T Shirts and loose shorts/trousers. Should you wish to enter the mosques particularly on the Male City Walking tour long trousers are required by both male and female guests.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Safety has always been important to our business, this is why our guides are Emergency First Responders & Life Guard Certified. We are pleased to offer safe travel and hygiene standards as required by the World Travel & Tourism Council and Maldives Safe Tourism Guidelines.
  • Our guide will conduct a health screening questionnaire and check your temperature at time of meeting.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • All our guide team are: * Have been trained on HPA (Maldives Health Protection Agency) How to Identify & Manage Suspected cases of COVID19 for Tourist Operations. * Emergency First Responder Certified * Level Three International Life Guard Certified
Departure Point

Jetty Number 5, Boduthakurufaanu Magu, Malé, Maldives

Traveler pickup is offered
Rates are reflective of guests joining at Male meeting point.

For guest’s joining from Hulhumale or Male International Airport who require to be met by a guide for return transfer to and from Airport or Hulhumale by taxi there is an additional charge.

Due to the Maldives Safe Tourism Guidelines we are currently unable to offer day tours to guest's staying on other local islands or private resorts islands. The guidelines also prevent guests who are staying in the Greater Male area from visiting resorts or other local islands for day visits.

Airports

  • Velana International Airport, Airport Main Rd, 22000, Maldives


Ports

  • Male



Departure Time

10:00 AM


Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

8 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 3 days in advance of the start date of the experience.

User's Reviews

puayyork

31 May, 2018

My guide was excellent. He explained about Maldives, its history and culture to me. Had a very fulfilling experience!

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