12 days in Maldives Itinerary

12 days in Maldives Itinerary

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12 days in Maldives Itinerary

Start: Dammam
Fly + Drive:  15​h 30​min
1
Rasdhoo
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Male
— 3 nights
Drive:  15​min
3
Hulhumale
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Vaavu Atoll
— 3 nights
Travel:  3​h 45​min
5
Maafushi Island
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Dammam

1
day
Rasdhoo

Rasdhoo ©
As the only inhabited island in the Rasdhoo Atoll, Rasdhoo serves as a basecamp of sorts for vacationing in the area.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bikini Beach.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Rasdhoo trip planner.

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Rasdhoo is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Maldives Time (MVT) is 2 hours. Traveling from Dammam in December, expect nights in Rasdhoo to be warmer, around 30°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to ride a ferry to Male.

Things to do in Rasdhoo

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Bikini Beach ©
Bikini Beach
Shark Diving

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), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and hunt for treasures at Male Local Market.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Male online road trip planner .

Ride a ferry from Rasdhoo to Male in 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Male can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Hulhumale.

Things to do in Male

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Find places to stay Dec 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Male Fish Market ©
Male Fish Market
Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque) ©

2
nights
Hulhumale

Hulhumale ©
Hulhumale, a reclaimed island, recently developed to meet additional industrial, commercial, and housing demands.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hulhumale Mosque and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hulhumale Beach.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, use the Hulhumale road trip planner.

Hulhumale is just a stone's throw from Male. In December, daily temperatures in Hulhumale can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. On the 10th (Mon), you're off toVaavu Atoll.

Things to do in Hulhumale

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Hulhumale Mosque ©
Hulhumale Mosque

3
nights
Vaavu Atoll

Vaavu Atoll ©
Also known as Felidhoo Atoll, Vaavu Atoll regularly ranks among tourists' favorites in the Maldives, thanks to its untouched nature and fantastic diving sites.
Vaavu Atoll is known for nature, outdoors, adventure, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Alimatha Island and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bodu Mora.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Vaavu Atoll road trip site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Hulhumale to Vaavu Atoll in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Maafushi Island.

Things to do in Vaavu Atoll

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Alimatha Island ©
Alimatha Island
Aarah Islands ©
Aarah Islands

2
nights
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 14th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Maafushi Island visit planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Vaavu Atoll to Maafushi Island. In December, daytime highs in Maafushi Island are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. On the 15th (Sat), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Maafushi Island

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Find places to stay Dec 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling

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