8 days in Maldives Itinerary

8 days in Maldives Itinerary

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8 days in Maldives Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  15​h
1
Maafushi Island
— 1 day
Travel:  4​h
2
Rasdhoo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Veligandu
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Male
— 4 nights
ferry + Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Kuwait City

1
day
Maafushi Island

With plenty of things to do, Maafushi Island has a bustling, upbeat atmosphere and a holiday resort vibe.
On the 17th (Fri), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Maafushi Island tour itinerary builder website .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Maafushi Island is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Kuwait City to Maafushi Island due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Kuwait City, expect much colder days and little chillier nights in Maafushi Island, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Rasdhoo.

Things to do in Maafushi Island

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Rasdhoo

Rasdhoo ©
As the only inhabited island in the Rasdhoo Atoll, Rasdhoo serves as a basecamp of sorts for vacationing in the area.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience and then kick back and relax at Bikini Beach.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Rasdhoo trip itinerary maker .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Maafushi Island to Rasdhoo. August in Rasdhoo sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Veligandu.

Things to do in Rasdhoo

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Bikini Beach ©
Bikini Beach
Shark Diving

1
night
Veligandu

Veligandu ©
Crisp white sands merge into transparent, exotic waters at Veligandu, one of the many atolls that make up the Maldives.
On the 19th (Sun), kick back and relax at Veligandu Island Beach.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Veligandu trip builder website .

Explore your travel options from Rasdhoo to Veligandu with the Route module. In August, daytime highs in Veligandu are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Male.

Things to do in Veligandu

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Veligandu Island Beach ©
Veligandu Island Beach

4
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.
Kids will enjoy Hulhumale Beach and Artificial Beach. Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Outdoor Activities, browse the eclectic array of goods at Male Fish Market, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sultan Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Male trip planner .

You can ride a ferry from Veligandu to Male in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 30°C. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Male

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Hulhumale Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Spas & Wellness
Artificial Beach ©
Artificial Beach

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