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Full Day Male City Tour Includes



Full Day Male City Tour Overview

About the Activity:

  • Explore Male, the capital of the Maldives Islands it's a thriving city of about 100,000 people. This charming city boasts a number of recognized landmarks.
  • Walking through the various localities is the best way to understand the culture and tradition of any city.
  • Start your walking tour from Hulhumale around 09:00 AM by public ferry point.
  • Enjoy a lovely introduction to the city and the Harbour area, an integral point for island economies, and pass by the oldest school in Malé
  • Visit Hukuru Miskiiy or the Old Friday Mosque and the tomb of Abu Al Barakaath who is believed to have brought about the advent of Islam in the country.
  • Sip on a refreshing cup of traditional black tea at the famous Royal Garden Café, housed in a rare example of a ‘ganduvaru’ or a nobleman’s house where you can witness a prime example of traditional, dark carved wooden interiors.
  • Stop by at the November 3rd Memorial to hear about the heroism of 8 brave military servicemen at the 1988 Maldives coup d'état.
  • Visit one of the capital’s prime attractions is Sultan Park and the National Museum. Sultan Park is a tranquil garden and the National Museum features a comprehensive selection of intriguing archaeological finding and items that belonged to Maldivian royalty.
  • Walk past the Grand Friday Mosque and the Islamic Centre, Male’s famous architectural landmarks. 
  • Head to Jumhooree Maidan – Independence Square where you can dive deeper into the symbolism of the national flag as well as spot all the major government buildings
  • Lose yourself to the incredible sights, sounds and smells - a perfect taste of the local life.
  • Chat with the local vendors, learn about native produce as well as sample some indigenous fruits or vegetables and homemade sweets for a truly mesmerising experience
  • Climb up one of the tallest buildings in the city from where you can feast your eyes on spectacular panoramas
  • Marvel at The Mulee Aage Palace. Adjacent to this edifice the visitor will see the Grand Friday Mosque, a magnificent architectural triumph featuring lovely coral engravings, inside you will find the tombs of members of royalty and national heroes.
  • Villimale and 'Save The Beach': The 60-minute walking tour is the perfect opportunity to gain an insider’s perspective into the local way of ‘city’ life , while learning how the local community together with the NGO ‘Save the Beach’ have been working to protect both their island and ocean environment.
  • Hedhikhaa Experience: Our final taste of Maldivian culture comes with a traditional hedhikaa experience, a ritual locals follow everyday between 3 - 5pm where they enjoy black tea paired with traditional sweet and savoury snacks, and talk about their everyday lives. 
  • End your trip with lots of memories around 05:00 PM.

Know before you go:

Meeting Point
: Jetty 5 Male (opposite Bank of Ceylon). Please refer to the map for assistance. The location is easily reachable by taxis.
Please arrive at the meetup location 15 mins before your tour departure time.
Tour Duration: 7 hours
Tour timings: 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM

Hotel Pick Up and Drop
For an additional supplement, we can also offer hotel collection from hotels in Malé and Hulhumale.

If you're staying outside this area and still would like to book pick up, the local provider will contact you to indicate the price.

Full Day Male City Tour Itinerary


    10:00 AM: Meet up at the Hulhumale Jetty

    Harbour area

    Hukuru Miskiiy or the Old Friday Mosque and the tomb of Abu Al Barakaath

    Royal Garden Café

    November 3rd Memorial

    Sultan Park

    National Museum(at your own expense).

    Grand Friday Mosque and the Islamic Centre

    Jumhooree Maidan – Independence Square

    Villimale and 'Save The Beach'

    Hedhikhaa Experience

    05:00 PM: End of tour


  • Sightseeing

Other Inclusions

  • Tea/Coffee/water
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  • Services of Professional Local Guide
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  • Hedhikaa experience
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  • Entrance to Sultan Park


  • Return speedboat transfer from Hulhumale’ jetty

Things To Carry

  • Valid IDs
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  • Thrillophilia voucher
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  • Sunscreen
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  • Cap/Hat
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  • Comfortable clothes


  • Please carry you valid IDs and Thrillophilia voucher for the activity.
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  • Please be patient in case of any unforeseen delays along with the pick-up route as this is a shared transfer service.
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  • Please be at the meetup location 15 minutes before departure time.

Full Day Male City Tour: Cancellation Policy

  • If cancellations are made 15 days before the start date of the trip, 25% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
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  • If cancellations are made 7-15 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made within 0-7 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain trips or activities may get cancelled. In such cases operator will try their best to provide an alternate feasible. However a cash refund will not be applicable for the same.
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  • Cancellations are strictly subjected to cancellation policies mentioned on the website & are irrespective of the date of booking.

Full Day Male City Tour: Refund Policy

  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 15 business days
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  • All applicable refunds will be done in traveller's thrillophilia wallet as Thrillcash

Full Day Male City Tour: Booking Confirmation Policy

  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
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  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking before confirmation and a full refund will be processed.

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