7 days in Male & Chennai (Madras) Itinerary

7 days in Male & Chennai (Madras) Itinerary

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7 days in Male & Chennai (Madras) Itinerary

Chennai (Madras), India
Fly + ferry:  2​h 45​min
Male, Maldives
— 2 nights
ferry + Fly:  2​h 45​min
Chennai (Madras), India
— 4 nights
Chennai (Madras), India

2
days
Male, Maldives

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): examine the collection at National Museum, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Male Fish Market, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): kick back and relax at Artificial Beach and then identify plant and animal life at HP Reef.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Male itinerary planner.

Chennai (Madras), India to Male is an approximately 3-hour combination of flight and ferry. In October, daily temperatures in Male can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Chennai (Madras).

Things to do in Male

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

HP Reef
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Artificial Beach
HP Reef

5
days
Chennai (Madras), India

Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Madras Crocodile Bank and Elliot's Beach. Explore Chennai (Madras)'s surroundings by going to Mahabalipuram (Pancha Rathas, Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram, & more). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of San Thome Church, stroll through Besant Nagar Beach, and pause for some photo ops at MGR Memorial.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Chennai (Madras) itinerary builder.

Getting from Male to Chennai (Madras) by combination of ferry and flight takes about 3 hours. October in Chennai (Madras) sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chennai (Madras)

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Mahabalipuram
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Madras Crocodile Bank
Marina Beach
Besant Nagar Beach

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