8 days in Maldives Itinerary

8 days in Maldives Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Chennai
Fly:  7 h 15 min
1
Maafushi Island
— 1 night
Travel:  4 h
2
Rasdhoo
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
3
Male
— 5 nights
Ferry + Fly:  7 h
End: Chennai

1
night
Maafushi Island

With plenty of things to do, Maafushi Island has a bustling, upbeat atmosphere and a holiday resort vibe.
For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Maafushi Island trip itinerary planner.

Chennai, India to Maafushi Island is an approximately 7.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Chennai to Maafushi Island. Traveling from Chennai in February, Maafushi Island is a bit warmer at night with lows of 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rasdhoo.

Things to do in Maafushi Island

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

1
night
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 9th (Tue): kick back and relax at Veligandu Island Beach and then have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Rasdhoo trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Maafushi Island to Rasdhoo. In February in Rasdhoo, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Male.

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

5
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: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, see the interesting displays at National Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Male Fish Market, and walk around Sultan Park.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Male trip site.

Getting from Rasdhoo to Male by car takes about 5.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Male are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Male

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Banana Reef, Hulhumale, Hulhumale Beach
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Male Fish Market ©
Male Fish Market
National Museum ©
National Museum

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