Maldivian Private Cooking and Islamic Culture Experience

Cultural & Theme Tours in Maldives

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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.

What’s included

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

What’s not included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Alcoholic drinks (not available to purchase)
  • Gratuities (recommended)


  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Family friendly
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure