16 days in Maldives Itinerary

16 days in Maldives Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Edinburgh
Fly + Drive:  20 h 15 min
1
Hulhumale
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
2
Rasdhoo
— 2 nights
Travel:  4 h
3
Maafushi Island
— 2 nights
Travel:  3 h
4
Male
— 7 nights
Fly:  20 h 45 min
End: Edinburgh

3
nights
Hulhumale

Hulhumale ©
Hulhumale, a reclaimed island, recently developed to meet additional industrial, commercial, and housing demands.
Hulhumale is known for beaches, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Hulhumale, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Hulhumale Beach, and immerse yourself in nature at Hulhumale Central Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Hulhumale itinerary planning app.

Edinburgh, UK to Hulhumale is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Maldives Time (MVT), which is usually a 5 hour difference. In July, Hulhumale is much warmer than Edinburgh - with highs of 36°C and lows of 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Rasdhoo.

Things to do in Hulhumale

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Hulhumale, Banana Reef
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Hulhumale ©
Hulhumale
Banana Reef ©
Banana Reef
Hulhumale Central Park ©
Hulhumale Central Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Bikini Beach and then head off the coast to Sand Bank. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Veligandu Island Beach and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Rasdhoo trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Hulhumale to Rasdhoo by car takes about 6 hours. In July, daytime highs in Rasdhoo are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Maafushi Island.

Things to do in Rasdhoo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Veligandu Island Beach
Highlights from your plan
Veligandu Island Beach ©
Veligandu Island Beach
Bikini Beach ©
Bikini Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Maafushi Island

With plenty of things to do, Maafushi Island has a bustling, upbeat atmosphere and a holiday resort vibe.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): look for gifts at Angolo Souvenir shop, thenidentify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then stroll through Bikini Beach.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Maafushi Island trip itinerary website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Rasdhoo to Maafushi Island. July in Maafushi Island sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 30°C at night. On the 18th (Mon), you're off to Male.

Things to do in Maafushi Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Angolo Souvenir shop ©
Angolo Souvenir shop

7
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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: browse the eclectic array of goods at Male Fish Market, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grand Friday Mosque, steep yourself in history at Mulee Aage, and pause for some photo ops at Tsunami Monument.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Male journey builder tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Maafushi Island to Male. July in Male sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Male

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Male Fish Market ©
Male Fish Market
Spas & Wellness

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