4 days in Chennai & Maldives Itinerary

4 days in Chennai & Maldives Itinerary

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4 days in Chennai & Maldives Itinerary

Start: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Fly:  7​h
1
Chennai, India
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Maafushi Island, Maldives
— 1 night
Travel:  3​h 15​min
3
Hulhumale, Maldives
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
End: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

1
night
Chennai, India

Chennai ©
Chennai, a city hailed for its vibrant atmosphere and historic attractions, remains one of the most visited places in India.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapaleeshwarar Temple, stroll through Besant Nagar Beach, and then stroll through Marina Beach.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Chennai journey maker app .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Chennai is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dubai to Chennai. Traveling from Dubai in December, Chennai is a bit warmer at night with lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Maafushi Island.

Things to do in Chennai

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Kapaleeshwarar Temple ©
Kapaleeshwarar Temple
Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach
Besant Nagar Beach ©
Besant Nagar Beach

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Maafushi Island, Maldives

With plenty of things to do, Maafushi Island has a bustling, upbeat atmosphere and a holiday resort vibe.
On the 11th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Bikini Beach, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then stop by Angolo Souvenir shop.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Maafushi Island trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Chennai to Maafushi Island takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Chennai in December, Maafushi Island is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Hulhumale.

Things to do in Maafushi Island

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Scuba & Snorkeling

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Hulhumale, Maldives

Hulhumale, a reclaimed island, recently developed to meet additional industrial, commercial, and housing demands.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque), browse the eclectic array of goods at Male Fish Market, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Hulhumale day trip planning tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Maafushi Island to Hulhumale. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hulhumale

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

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Male
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Male Fish Market ©
Male Fish Market

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