Travelers from South Asian countries such as India, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka will be able to visit the Maldives beginning today.
Please keep in mind that tourists from South Asian countries are not permitted to check in or stay at tourist facilities on inhabited islands until July 30, 2021.
The Maldives is a popular tourist destination, so we’ve compiled a list of some of the interesting things you can do on the island nation. Examine them out.
The Male Tour During his stay on the Maldives, visit Hukuru Miskiiy or the Mosque on Old Friday and Abu al Barakaath’s tomb, which is said to bring Islam into the country.
The memorial to the heroism of the eight courageous military servicemen during the 1988 Coup d’état in the Maldives is also available on November 3.
Don’t miss the dry fish market on your tour of Male where there are dried tuna mounds, jackets, snappers, barracudas.
Try Bonus, coconut and sweet honeymeat; select sea-shells and cocoon artefacts to satisfy your real pleasure in walking!
Foods with a twist : Do you like to eat? Isn’t travelling and eating one of the best combinations in the world? Aside from the usual seafood like tuna, there’s roshi, farata, ambu asara, alooi, and a smorgasbord of other delectable dishes to try on the island nation.
For the uninitiated, traditional Maldivian cuisine is spicy, with spices resembling those found in any Indian kitchen, such as cumin, coriander, chilli, fenugreek, turmeric, and so on.
So, what exactly is a roshi? It’s a maida (white flour) roti; farata is just a distorted parantha; muggu is just another name for moong (green lentil);
order ambu asara and get ready to enjoy a bowl of mango chutney! In addition, an alooi cutlet is a potato cutlet.
Oldest Coral Mosque:: Grand Mosque was built in 1658 by Sultan Ibrahim Iskander, one of the most famous tourists’ attractions. It is called the eldest coral mosque and was manufactured by handcrafted coral.
The stunning mosque is full of the royal family tombs, a sun dial and a black coral chiselled imperial insignia.
But that’s not the only mosque in Male: in a city of just two and a half square kilometres there are 29 others. Go explore them! Go explore them!
Diving experience: Maaya Thila is one of the most popular dive sites. Maaya Thila (Vaavu atoll). It has always been on the top ten list worldwide. Amongst the best dive-sites, the following include:
Cocoa Thila (South Male Atoll); Alimatha Jetty (Vaavu Atoll); Kandooma Thila (not for beginners), the Banana Riverbed (north male atol).
The Fish Head, also called Shark Point and Mushimasmingili Thila, is one of the best shark dive-sites. When you go to Maldives, these activities for the adventure seeker are a must!