6 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Maldives Itinerary

6 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Maldives Itinerary

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
— 2 nights
2
Male, Maldives
— 2 nights
3
Maafushi Island, Maldives
— 1 night

2
nights
Kolkata (Calcutta), India

Kolkata (Calcutta) ©
Nestled on the banks of the Hooghly River, Kolkata is a booming metropolis, India's second largest city, and the country's cultural hub, known for being the birthplace of major artistic and literary movements.
Step out of Kolkata (Calcutta) to go to Belur and see Belur Math, which is approximately 44 minutes away. There's much more to do: make a trip to Mother House, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dakshineswar Kali Temple, and admire the landmark architecture of Metcalfe Hall.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kolkata (Calcutta) trip itinerary builder site.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiport is Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport. In December, daytime highs in Kolkata (Calcutta) are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Male.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

Belur Math
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Belur Math ©
Belur Math
Mother House ©
Mother House
Howrah Bridge ©
Howrah Bridge

2
nights
Male, Maldives

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.
On the 4th (Fri), make a trip to Jumhooree Maidhaan, hunt for treasures at Male Fish Market, thenstroll around Sultan Park, thenadmire the striking features of Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque), and finally head off the coast to Hulhumale. On your second day here, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, thenlook for gifts at Island Bazaar, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grand Friday Mosque.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Male online journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Male takes 8.5 hours. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Male, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in December; daily highs in Male reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Maafushi Island.

Things to do in Male

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Hulhumale
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Grand Friday Mosque ©
Grand Friday Mosque
Male Fish Market ©
Male Fish Market
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Maafushi Island, Maldives

With plenty of things to do, Maafushi Island has a bustling, upbeat atmosphere and a holiday resort vibe.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Maafushi Island journey planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Male to Maafushi Island. In December, daytime highs in Maafushi Island are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Maafushi Island

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Swim with Dolphins

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