Maldives Island Hopping Maldives

Maldives Island Hopping

Maldives

Scuba diving
Snorkeling
Surfing
8 days
2019

Mon, Oct 14

Mon, Oct 21

€799

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Overview

The Maldives has long been an underexplored tropical destination. Be among the first to discover its idyllic islands on this eight-day trip and hop around this archipelago. Head underwater to witness diverse marine life and extensive coral reefs, relax in the laid-back vibe of Dhiffushi's "bikini beach", and indulge in traditional meals with local families. Only recently has island hopping the Maldives been possible for tourists and this itinerary does it efficiently with your budget in mind.

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Itinerary

Day 1Male
Arrive any time. Arrival transfer included. You will be met by an airport representatives who will transfer you to the hotel. Settle in and relax before the welcome meeting later in the day.
Day 2Male/Dhiffushi
Explore with some free time before boarding a ferry to Dhiffuhsi, a typical Maldivian island known for fishing.
Day 3Dhiffushi
Embark on a morning snorkelling excursion, and try to spot sea turtles. This afternoon, relax on the beach or opt for water-sports. Head out fishing to catch dinner the traditional way with just a line. Return to the beach where the fish will be barbecued to be enjoyed under the stars. This morning head out for 2 hours of snorkelling and visit a reef which offers a strong possibility of of turtle sightings. The reef is shallow but dense with corals which provide turtles with an abundant food source.
Day 4Dhiffuhsi/Thulusdhoo
Catch an early ferry to Thulusdhoo island, known for surfing and its laidback vibe. Explore the island, sunbathe on the "bikini beach" or relax in a hammock by the water. Later take a walking tour of the Island and sample traditional tea. There are a lot of dolphins in the waters around the island - keep yours eyes peeled as they can often be spotted from the surf or beach.
Day 5Thulusdhoo
Enjoy the day to explore or relax as you like. Opt to take a surfing lesson or rent a stand up paddle board. Later enjoy a sunset kayak paddle across the lagoon to a nearby sandbank. Thulusdhoo is a popular surfing Island, head to Cokes break to watch the pros or rent a board if you have experience. Beginners can also catch a wave on the inside lagoon with a surf lesson. Other popular surf spots include; chickens, ninjas and sultans breaks.
Day 6Thulusdhoo/Huraa
Continue to the island of Huraa, home to mangroves and a seawater lake. Learn about local delicacies on an island tour before enjoying a traditional meal at the home of a local family.
Day 7Huraa/Male
Travel to Malé, one of the world's most densely populated cities, and see highlights including the President's Palace, the fish market, and the Friday Mosque.
Day 8Male
Depart at any time.

Accommodation

Hotels (7 nts).

What's Included

Your Hands-On Moment: Fishing, Dhiffushi. Dhiffushi island tour with evening tea. Snorkelling excursion. Sunset kayaking excursion. Huraa island tour with traditional meal. Malé city tour.

Meals Included

7 breakfasts, 2 dinners

What to Take

We recommend the use of a duffel bag or backpack. A daypack may be useful. Soft sided luggage is strongly recommended. You will also need to be able to lift your luggage on and off the boat/ferry.

Map

Itinerary

Day 1Male
Arrive any time. Arrival transfer included. You will be met by an airport representatives who will transfer you to the hotel. Settle in and relax before the welcome meeting later in the day.
Day 2Male/Dhiffushi
Explore with some free time before boarding a ferry to Dhiffuhsi, a typical Maldivian island known for fishing.
Day 3Dhiffushi
Embark on a morning snorkelling excursion, and try to spot sea turtles. This afternoon, relax on the beach or opt for water-sports. Head out fishing to catch dinner the traditional way with just a line. Return to the beach where the fish will be barbecued to be enjoyed under the stars. This morning head out for 2 hours of snorkelling and visit a reef which offers a strong possibility of of turtle sightings. The reef is shallow but dense with corals which provide turtles with an abundant food source.
Day 4Dhiffuhsi/Thulusdhoo
Catch an early ferry to Thulusdhoo island, known for surfing and its laidback vibe. Explore the island, sunbathe on the "bikini beach" or relax in a hammock by the water. Later take a walking tour of the Island and sample traditional tea. There are a lot of dolphins in the waters around the island - keep yours eyes peeled as they can often be spotted from the surf or beach.
Day 5Thulusdhoo
Enjoy the day to explore or relax as you like. Opt to take a surfing lesson or rent a stand up paddle board. Later enjoy a sunset kayak paddle across the lagoon to a nearby sandbank. Thulusdhoo is a popular surfing Island, head to Cokes break to watch the pros or rent a board if you have experience. Beginners can also catch a wave on the inside lagoon with a surf lesson. Other popular surf spots include; chickens, ninjas and sultans breaks.
Day 6Thulusdhoo/Huraa
Continue to the island of Huraa, home to mangroves and a seawater lake. Learn about local delicacies on an island tour before enjoying a traditional meal at the home of a local family.
Day 7Huraa/Male
Travel to Malé, one of the world's most densely populated cities, and see highlights including the President's Palace, the fish market, and the Friday Mosque.
Day 8Male
Depart at any time.

Accommodation

Hotels (7 nts).

What's Included

Your Hands-On Moment: Fishing, Dhiffushi. Dhiffushi island tour with evening tea. Snorkelling excursion. Sunset kayaking excursion. Huraa island tour with traditional meal. Malé city tour.

Meals Included

7 breakfasts, 2 dinners

What to Take

We recommend the use of a duffel bag or backpack. A daypack may be useful. Soft sided luggage is strongly recommended. You will also need to be able to lift your luggage on and off the boat/ferry.
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Duration

8 days
2019

Mon, Oct 14

Mon, Oct 21

€799

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