17 days in Maldives Itinerary

17 days in Maldives Itinerary

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17 days in Maldives Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  31​h
1
Male
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Veligandu
— 2 nights
Travel:  4​h
3
Maafushi Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
4
Southern Ari Atoll
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
5
Hulhumale
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  31​h
End: Los Angeles

3
nights
Male

The tiny but densely populated city of Male represents a contrast to the laid-back beach resorts found in much of the rest of the Maldives.
Male is known for shopping, historic sites, adventure, museums, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque), soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and contemplate the long history of Mulee Aage.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Male trip itinerary app .

Los Angeles, USA to Male is an approximately 31-hour flight. You'll lose 13 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Male due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in October; daily highs in Male reach 87°F and lows reach 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can ride a ferry to Veligandu.

Things to do in Male

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Male Fish Market ©
Male Fish Market
Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque) ©

2
nights
Veligandu

Veligandu ©
Crisp white sands merge into transparent, exotic waters at Veligandu, one of the many atolls that make up the Maldives.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Veligandu Island Beach.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Veligandu holiday tool .

Ride a ferry from Male to Veligandu in 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 78°F. You will leave for Maafushi Island on the 20th (Sat).

Things to do in Veligandu

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Veligandu Island Beach ©
Veligandu Island Beach

4
nights
Maafushi Island

With plenty of things to do, Maafushi Island has a bustling, upbeat atmosphere and a holiday resort vibe.
Maafushi Island is known for adventure, outdoors, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For maps and other tourist information, use the Maafushi Island tour itinerary maker site .

Explore your travel options from Veligandu to Maafushi Island with the Route module. In October, daytime highs in Maafushi Island are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. You'll set off for Southern Ari Atoll on the 24th (Wed).

Things to do in Maafushi Island

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Southern Ari Atoll

Southern Ari Atoll
Southern Ari Atoll contains the most populous of Ari's islands, though this still amounts to little.
Southern Ari Atoll is known for adventure and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Southern Ari Atoll trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Maafushi Island to Southern Ari Atoll takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in October, and nighttime lows around 78°F. You will leave for Hulhumale on the 27th (Sat).

Things to do in Southern Ari Atoll

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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1
night
Hulhumale

Hulhumale ©
Hulhumale, a reclaimed island, recently developed to meet additional industrial, commercial, and housing demands.
On the 28th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hulhumale Mosque and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hulhumale Beach.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Hulhumale trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Southern Ari Atoll to Hulhumale in 1.5 hours. In October in Hulhumale, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 78°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hulhumale

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Hulhumale Mosque ©
Hulhumale Mosque

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