Maldivian Private Cooking and Islamic Culture Experience

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Destination: Maldives, Maldives, Malé

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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Malé
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable


Enjoy a cooking experience and learn about the Islamic culture.

Your 2.5-3 hours private food and culture tour begins with your host meeting you at the Jetty No.5 in Male`. 

The small group with a maximum of 4 people allows for a personal experience. 

You will shop at the local market for the items to be prepared for the day.

Prepare and enjoy a typical Maldivian meal and then listen to a short lecture about Islam. 

This class is very easily combined with any sightseeing tour day.

It could be a perfect local style lunch or dinner break to keep everyone happy and entertained!

Your host will meet and greet you at Jetty No.5 in Male at either 9:30am or 5:30pm. 

Head to the market and enjoy the local atmosphere for about 20-30 minutes as you shop for the main ingredients of the day for your cooking lesson. 

You will see fresh tropical fish and farm products that you have never seen before!

Depart the market and take a short 10 minute walk to the host's home. 

Please make yourself at home! 

Learn the local cooking techniques and then sit down and enjoy your meal with local table customs. 

After the meal, your host will talk with you about daily life based on Islam.

At the end of the tour, your host will drop you off at Jetty No.5.

  • Food tasting: What we cooked together
  • Drink: Water and black tea
  • Local guide
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Alcoholic drinks (not available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adult
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required.
  • A maximum of 4 people per booking
  • A minimum of 2 Adults per booking is required
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
Departure Point

Jetty No.5 in Male`(North side), opposite of Bank of Ceylon.

Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

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


2 hours 30 minutes

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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