13 days in Maldives Itinerary

13 days in Maldives Itinerary

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13 days in Maldives Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly + Drive:  30​h
1
Maafushi Island
— 2 nights
Travel:  3​h 45​min
2
Vaavu Atoll
— 2 nights
Travel:  5​h
3
Rasdhoo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Male
— 4 nights
Fly:  29​h
End: Houston

2
nights
Maafushi Island

With plenty of things to do, Maafushi Island has a bustling, upbeat atmosphere and a holiday resort vibe.
On your second day here, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Maafushi Island trip planner .

Houston, USA to Maafushi Island is an approximately 30-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Maldives Time is 11 hours. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Houston in December; daily highs in Maafushi Island reach 36°C and lows reach 30°C. You will leave for Vaavu Atoll on the 20th (Thu).

Things to do in Maafushi Island

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 20:
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Scuba & Snorkeling

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): kick back and relax at Bodu Mora and then step off the mainland to explore Alimatha Island. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head off the coast to Ambara Island.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Vaavu Atoll trip maker site .

Explore your travel options from Maafushi Island to Vaavu Atoll with the Route module. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time for travel to Rasdhoo.

Things to do in Vaavu Atoll

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 22:
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Bodu Mora ©
Bodu Mora
Alimatha Island ©
Alimatha Island
Ambara Island ©
Ambara Island

2
nights
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 23rd (Sun): stroll through Bikini Beach and then meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Rasdhoo trip planning site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Vaavu Atoll to Rasdhoo. In December, daytime highs in Rasdhoo are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. You'll set off for Male on the 24th (Mon).

Things to do in Rasdhoo

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 24:
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Shark Diving
Bikini Beach ©
Bikini 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 appreciate attractions like Hulhumale Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. Step out of Male with an excursion to Hulhumale Mosque in Hulhumale--about 56 minutes away. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque), browse the eclectic array of goods at Male Fish Market, examine the collection at National Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Tsunami Monument.

To find out how to plan a trip to Male, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can ride a ferry from Rasdhoo to Male in 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Male are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Male

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Hulhumale
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 28:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Artificial Beach ©
Artificial Beach
Male Fish Market ©
Male Fish Market

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