8 days in Maldives Itinerary

8 days in Maldives Itinerary

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8 days in Maldives Itinerary

Start: Pamplemousses, Mauritius
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  19​h
1
Maafushi Island
— 1 day
Travel:  4​h
2
Veligandu
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Male
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  18​h 15​min
End: Pamplemousses, Mauritius

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 (Tue): stop by Angolo Souvenir shop, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then stroll through Bikini Beach.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Maafushi Island online travel planner .

Pamplemousses, Mauritius to Maafushi Island is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Pamplemousses to Maafushi Island is 1 hour. Traveling from Pamplemousses in May, expect Maafushi Island to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Veligandu.

Things to do in Maafushi Island

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Angolo Souvenir shop ©
Angolo Souvenir shop

2
nights
Veligandu

Veligandu ©
Crisp white sands merge into transparent, exotic waters at Veligandu, one of the many atolls that make up the Maldives.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bikini Beach and then meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Masjid Abdulla, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Masjidhul Aisha, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Veligandu Island Beach.

Start your trip to Veligandu by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Maafushi Island to Veligandu. In May in Veligandu, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Male.

Things to do in Veligandu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Rasdhoo, Thoddoo
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Veligandu Island Beach ©
Veligandu Island Beach
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.
Do your shopping at Male Fish Market and Male Local Market. Get some cultural insight at National Museum and Grand Friday Mosque. Get out of town with these interesting Male side-trips: Hulhumale (Hulhumale Beach & Hulhumale Mosque). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque), stroll through Sultan Park, don't miss a visit to Maldive Victory, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Male travel route planner.

Ride a ferry from Veligandu to Male in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in May, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Male

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Hulhumale, Maldive Victory
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Male Fish Market ©
Male Fish Market
National Museum ©
National Museum

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