8 days in Maldives Itinerary

8 days in Maldives Itinerary

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8 days in Maldives Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  3​h
1
Maafushi Island
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 45​min
2
Southern Ari Atoll
— 1 night
Travel:  4​h 15​min
3
Veligandu
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Male
— 5 nights
ferry + Fly:  2​h 45​min
End: Bengaluru

1
night
Maafushi Island

With plenty of things to do, Maafushi Island has a bustling, upbeat atmosphere and a holiday resort vibe.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Maafushi Island trip builder site .

Bengaluru, India to Maafushi Island is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, taxi, and flight. Traveling from Bengaluru in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 30°C in Maafushi Island. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Southern Ari Atoll.

Things to do in Maafushi Island

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Southern Ari Atoll

Southern Ari Atoll
Southern Ari Atoll contains the most populous of Ari's islands, though this still amounts to little.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Southern Ari Atoll trip builder website .

You can fly from Maafushi Island to Southern Ari Atoll in 2 hours. In September in Southern Ari Atoll, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Veligandu.

Things to do in Southern Ari Atoll

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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few
hours
Veligandu

Veligandu ©
Crisp white sands merge into transparent, exotic waters at Veligandu, one of the many atolls that make up the Maldives.
To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Veligandu trip itinerary maker site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Southern Ari Atoll to Veligandu. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in September, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to catch the ferry to Male.

Things to do in Veligandu

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Veligandu Island Beach ©
Veligandu Island Beach

5
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Male Fish Market and Male Local Market. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Museum and Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque). Explore Male's surroundings by going to Hulhumale (Hulhumale Mosque & Hulhumale Beach). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grand Friday Mosque, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and stop by M Souvenirs.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Male online trip itinerary builder .

You can ride a ferry from Veligandu to Male in 1.5 hours. September in Male sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Male

Outdoors Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Hulhumale
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 15:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Male Fish Market ©
Male Fish Market
National Museum ©
National Museum

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