7 days in Maldives Itinerary

7 days in Maldives Itinerary

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7 days in Maldives Itinerary

Jeddah
Fly:  16​h 15​min
Maafushi Island
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 45​min
Southern Ari Atoll
— 2 nights
Fly + ferry:  2​h 15​min
Male
— 1 night
ferry:  1​h 30​min
Veligandu
— 1 night
Fly:  17​h
Jeddah

1
day
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 21st (Fri): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Maafushi Island itinerary planner.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Maafushi Island is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Jeddah to Maafushi Island due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Jeddah in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 32°C in Maafushi Island. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Southern Ari Atoll.

Things to do in Maafushi Island

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling

1
day
Southern Ari Atoll

Southern Ari Atoll contains the most populous of Ari's islands, though this still amounts to little.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Sun Island Beach and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Southern Ari Atoll trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Maafushi Island to Southern Ari Atoll in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in April, and nighttime lows around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Male.

Things to do in Southern Ari Atoll

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Sun Island Beach

2
days
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): see the interesting displays at National Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Artificial Beach, and then hunt for treasures at Male Fish Market. Here are some ideas for day two: hunt for treasures at Male Local Market, then admire the striking features of Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque), then steep yourself in history at Mulee Aage, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Grand Friday Mosque.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, read Male itinerary maker.

Getting from Southern Ari Atoll to Male by flight takes about 2.5 hours. April in Male sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Veligandu.

Things to do in Male

Museums Historic Sites Beaches
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National Museum
Male Fish Market
Artificial Beach

1
day
Veligandu

Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Veligandu Island Beach.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Veligandu trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by ferry from Male to Veligandu takes 1.5 hours. April in Veligandu sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 32°C at night. On the 25th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Veligandu

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Veligandu Island Beach

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