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We conduct local day trip not just see but also experience local life and culture and day marine activities. We could reply in English, Japanese and Korean. Please feel free to contact us.
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Private Half-Day Local Experience of Malé

The Maldives, in the middle of the Indian Ocean, is so much more than an archipelago of islands with pristine white-sand beaches and world-class snorkeling and diving opportunities right offshore. If you’re traveling all the way to the Maldives, don’t miss the opportunity to forge a deeper understanding of the local culture and history with this private half-day walking tour.
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120 to 150 minutes
from US$50.68

Maldivian Private Cooking and Islamic Culture Experience

You’ll no doubt enjoy plenty of beach time and water sports adventures in the Maldives but don’t miss this private Maldivian cooking food and Islamic culture tour. You’ll gain a deeper understanding of and appreciation for the Maldives and its people. With a guide, you’ll shop at a local market, prepare and enjoy a typical Maldivian meal, and hear a guide discuss the tenants of Islam and its important to the archipelago.
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2 hours 30 minutes
from US$81.09

Malé Walking Tour and Local Language Dhivehi Lesson

Do you know what language is spoken in Maldives?

Their public language is English but Dhivehi also.

Enjoy learning Dhivehi language (Maldives local language) and Male` Walking Tour with our experienced local guide, Shain.

Shain will introduce basic and useful Dhivehi phrases to you while you explore Male`, capital of Maldives on a fascinating guided

walking tour.

Enjoy Walk and Talk in Male`, learning Islamic culture and meeting locals!
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2 hours 30 minutes
from US$81.09

2019 Ramadan Season Limited: Enjoy a Maldivian Ramadan Meal and Culture in Male

Take advantage of this special limited-time opportunity to share a home-cooked Ramadan dinner with a family that lives in Male, the capital city of the Maldives. Your hosts will tell you about local Maldivian life and treat you to a traditional Ramadan meal. Afterward, there is time to experience Muslim prayers from the Koran.
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90 to 120 minutes
from US$50.68
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Janet L wrote a review Jan 2020
Bellevue, Washington59 contributions36 helpful votes
We took this tour before we left Maldives. We were able to check our bags at the airport and then get a taxi to the pick up point. The guide was very knowledgeable and we learned a lot about the history of both Male and the Maldives. We liked eating some of the local food, though we had been in Maldives for a week so had had some at the hotel. We did NOT like the art experience and would have preferred to do something else. They had us paint step by step a Maldives island. I don't need painting lessons and I don't need some small, not very good painting I made. A visit to another spot to learn more about history would have been preferred.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Florie wrote a review Nov 2019
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He’s the only one who could get us through the 5-star resorts during the last minute. Our choice was between Club Med Kani and Adaaran Prestige Vadoo while the other agencies can only get us to 4-star ones. Impeccable communication and customer service too. Very detailed and very accurate. Best wishes to you. 💕
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Yekholyah wrote a review Oct 2019
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I never do tours or guided anything, when traveling and decided to try this tour. It was AMAZING! I was the only one on the tour and literally got more than what I paid for. My tour guide was Hussein. He was incredible - very knowledge-able about the city, the history, and the Maldives period. The tour included: the walk (of course), a painting class/souvenir shop, and passing through the local market. We went to the President's house, King's palace, 2-3 different mosques, artificial beach, Sultan Park, lawmaker's building (forgot the actual name), police quarters, a cemetery, and more. My favorite was drinking FRESH water from the well at the ancient mosque. Hussein was very open to answering questions about the country and culture. I learned so much during my time. This is definitely a must do. If you're ever in town there, you can personally reach Hussein at +960 790 3001. He would love to show you around. I'll definitely be in contact, when I go back.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Eric wrote a review Jul 2019
Hong Kong, China1 contribution
Although we are late to attend due to delay on sea plane flying. They are very well to prepare another time for us but eventually we didn't attend. It is so good for their services.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Frederick G wrote a review Feb 2019
Sarasota, Florida10 contributions7 helpful votes
Shine met us at the Bank of Ceylon at the appropriate time. He was very cordial and seemed enthusiastic about his country. We visited a large mosque and other historic sites. He took us to the fish and fruit markets. We also joined him for the tea ceremony. He found us a slot in the submarine tour immediately following our tour with him. A very satisfying morning tour.
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Date of experience: February 2019
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Response from SY_MALDIVES, お客様担当マネージャー at S&Y Tours and Travel
Responded 12 Feb 2019
Thank you so much for the appriciation of my work , i really appreciated for you kindness , we are looking forward to serve you again near future . have a very safe and wonderful holiday.
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