12 days in Maldives Itinerary

12 days in Maldives Itinerary

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12 days in Maldives Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Maafushi Island
— 3 nights
Travel:  2​h 30​min
2
Gulhi Island
— 1 night
Travel:  4​h
3
Veligandu
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
4
Rasdhoo
— 1 night
Travel:  3​h
5
Thoddoo
— 1 night
ferry:  2​h
6
Male
— 4 nights
ferry + Fly:  5​h
End: Bengaluru

3
nights
Maafushi Island

With plenty of things to do, Maafushi Island has a bustling, upbeat atmosphere and a holiday resort vibe.
Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Bikini Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Bikini Beach and Angolo Souvenir shop.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Maafushi Island day trip tool .

Bengaluru, India to Maafushi Island is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Bengaluru in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Maafushi Island, with lows of 30°C. You will leave for Gulhi Island on the 28th (Mon).

Things to do in Maafushi Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Angolo Souvenir shop ©
Angolo Souvenir shop

1
night
Gulhi Island

Gulhi Island ©
On the 29th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Gulhi Beach.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Gulhi Island online route builder .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Maafushi Island to Gulhi Island. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 30°C. On the 29th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Veligandu.

Things to do in Gulhi Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Gulhi Beach ©
Gulhi Beach

1
night
Veligandu

Veligandu ©
Crisp white sands merge into transparent, exotic waters at Veligandu, one of the many atolls that make up the Maldives.
On the 30th (Wed), kick back and relax at Veligandu Island Beach.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Veligandu trip planning website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Gulhi Island to Veligandu. In October, daily temperatures in Veligandu can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Rasdhoo.

Things to do in Veligandu

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Veligandu Island Beach ©
Veligandu Island Beach

1
night
Rasdhoo

As the only inhabited island in the Rasdhoo Atoll, Rasdhoo serves as a basecamp of sorts for vacationing in the area.
On the 31st (Thu), have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience and then stroll through Bikini Beach.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Rasdhoo trip planner .

Rasdhoo is very close to Veligandu. In October, daytime highs in Rasdhoo are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel to Thoddoo.

Things to do in Rasdhoo

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving
Bikini Beach ©
Bikini Beach

1
night
Thoddoo

Thoddoo ©
Thoddoo is one of the inhabited islands of Alif Alif Atoll in the Republic of Maldives.This island is the largest producer of watermelon in Maldives. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Masjid Abdulla and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjidhul Aisha.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Thoddoo trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Rasdhoo to Thoddoo with the Route module. October in Thoddoo sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to ride a ferry to Male.

Things to do in Thoddoo

Historic Sites
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Masjidhul Aisha ©
Masjidhul Aisha
Masjid Abdulla ©
Masjid Abdulla

4
nights
Male

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.
Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque) and Grand Friday Mosque will appeal to history buffs. Do your shopping at Male Fish Market and M Souvenirs. Explore Male's surroundings by going to HP Reef (in Furanafushi Island) and Hulhumale Mosque (in Hulhumale). Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of National Museum, explore the gorgeous colors at Banana Reef, don't miss a visit to Jumhooree Maidhaan, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Medhu Ziyaarath.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Male trip itinerary planner .

You can ride a ferry from Thoddoo to Male in 2 hours. In November in Male, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Male

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Hulhumale, HP Reef, Banana Reef
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HP Reef ©
HP Reef
Banana Reef ©
Banana Reef
Male Fish Market ©
Male Fish Market

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