Heritance Aarah
UTC +05:00
There is no daylight saving.
The currency of the Maldives is called Maldivian rufiyaa (1MVR=100 Iaari).

The voltage in the Maldives is 220/230 V alternating current. As plugs with 3 poles are usually used, you should consider bringing an adapter.

In the Maldives there are two international and several regional airports. Moreover it is possible to use streets (taxis only in Malé), but in general walking is the fastest way to get around the different islands.

In general, every Friday is a holiday in the Maldives and as a consequence, stores and departments are closed on this day.


Taste local dishes like Garudhiya and Baiy.
Visit the fish market and feel the vibe.
Put off your shoes before entering Maldivian houses or mosques, also wear clothes that are at least of knees length for a visit to the mosque.
Learn some Dhivehi as preparation:
Hello = As-salamu alaykum
How are you? = Haalu Kihineh?
Good = Rangalhu


Do not buy, sell, catch or kill wild animals.
Do not take pictures of military or government buildings.
Do not take or transport drugs.