13 days in Maldives Itinerary

13 days in Maldives Itinerary

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13 days in Maldives Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  22​h 30​min
1
Hulhumale
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Rasdhoo
— 2 nights
Travel:  4​h
3
Maafushi Island
— 2 nights
Travel:  3​h
4
Male
— 4 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Sydney

2
nights
Hulhumale

Hulhumale ©
Hulhumale, a reclaimed island, recently developed to meet additional industrial, commercial, and housing demands.
Hulhumale is known for beaches, wildlife, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Hulhumale Beach, see the vivid underwater world at Banana Reef, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hulhumale Mosque, and head off the coast to Hulhumale.

For ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Hulhumale journey planner .

Sydney, Australia to Hulhumale is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Sydney to Hulhumale, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in December, with highs in Hulhumale at 36°C and lows at 30°C. On the 30th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Rasdhoo.

Things to do in Hulhumale

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

North Male Atoll, Hulhumale
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Hulhumale ©
Hulhumale
Maldive Victory ©
Maldive Victory
Banana Reef ©
Banana Reef

2
nights
Rasdhoo

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 (Tue), kick back and relax at Veligandu Island Beach and then meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Bikini Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Rasdhoo trip planner.

You can drive from Hulhumale to Rasdhoo in 6 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Rasdhoo can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. On the 1st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Maafushi Island.

Things to do in Rasdhoo

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Veligandu Island Beach
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Veligandu Island Beach ©
Veligandu Island Beach
Shark Diving
Bikini Beach ©
Bikini Beach

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 2nd (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bikini Beach, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then look for gifts at Angolo Souvenir shop. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Bikini Beach.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Maafushi Island driving holiday planning website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Rasdhoo to Maafushi Island. In January, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 30°C. On the 3rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Male.

Things to do in Maafushi Island

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
Male is known for shopping, wildlife, historic sites, museums, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grand Friday Mosque, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and kick back and relax at Artificial Beach.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Male planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Maafushi Island to Male. In January in Male, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Male

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Male Fish Market ©
Male Fish Market
Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque) ©

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