5 days in Maldives, Sri Lanka & Mauritius Itinerary

5 days in Maldives, Sri Lanka & Mauritius Itinerary

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1
Male, Maldives
— 1 night
2
Colombo, Sri Lanka
— 1 night
3
Grand Baie, Mauritius
— 2 nights

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): browse the eclectic array of goods at Male Fish Market, then walk around Sultan Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque), and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Male trip planner.

Surat, India to Male is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Surat to Male due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Surat in May, plan for slightly colder days in Male, with highs around 37°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Colombo.

Things to do in Male

Spas · Shopping · Historic Sites
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Spas & Wellness
Male Fish Market ©
Male Fish Market
Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque) ©
Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque)

1
night
Colombo, Sri Lanka

Colombo
The commercial capital of the country, Colombo has added modern touches to its colonial-era core, creating an exciting and eclectic coastal city.
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You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Male to Colombo in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Male to Colombo, you'll lose 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in May, and nighttime lows around 30°C. You'll set off for Grand Baie on the 3rd (Mon).

Things to do in Colombo

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

2
nights
Grand Baie, Mauritius

Grand Baie ©
Wide-open beaches with dazzling blue water and a relaxed coastal atmosphere lure visitors to take a trip to Grand Baie.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at SSR Botanic Garden, kick back and relax at Plage de Trou aux Biches, then enjoy the sand and surf at Mont Choisy Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Bain Boeuf Public Beach.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Grand Baie journey maker tool.

Getting from Colombo to Grand Baie by flight takes about 16.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Colombo to Grand Baie is minus 1.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Colombo in May; daily highs in Grand Baie reach 32°C and lows reach 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Baie

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Plage de Trou aux Biches, Mont Choisy Beach, Bain Boeuf Public Beach, SSR Botanic Garden
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SSR Botanic Garden ©
SSR Botanic Garden
Mont Choisy Beach ©
Mont Choisy Beach
Plage de Trou aux Biches ©
Plage de Trou aux Biches

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