8 days in Maldives Itinerary

8 days in Maldives Itinerary

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8 days in Maldives Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + ferry:  5​h
1
Male
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Rasdhoo
— 2 nights
Travel:  4​h
3
Maafushi Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

3
nights
Male

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Hulhumale Mosque and HP Reef. Step out of the city life by going to Banana Reef and Fishing Charters & Tours. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Medhu Ziyaarath, look for gifts at S.T.O Trade Centre, make a trip to Jumhooree Maidhaan, and stroll through Rasfannu.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Male travel site .

Bengaluru, India to Male is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and ferry. Traveling from Bengaluru in October, Male is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to drive to Rasdhoo.

Things to do in Male

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Hulhumale Mosque, Banana Reef, HP Reef
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HP Reef ©
HP Reef
Banana Reef ©
Banana Reef
Fishing Charters & Tours

2
nights
Rasdhoo

As the only inhabited island in the Rasdhoo Atoll, Rasdhoo serves as a basecamp of sorts for vacationing in the area.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): stroll through Veligandu Island Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bikini Beach. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Rasdhoo online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Male to Rasdhoo in 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Maafushi Island.

Things to do in Rasdhoo

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Veligandu Island Beach
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Shark Diving
Veligandu Island Beach ©
Veligandu Island Beach
Bikini Beach ©
Bikini Beach

2
nights
Maafushi Island

Maafushi Island ©
With plenty of things to do, Maafushi Island has a bustling, upbeat atmosphere and a holiday resort vibe.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): kick back and relax at Bikini Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Bikini Beach, and then look for gifts at Angolo Souvenir shop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Maafushi Island sightseeing website .

Explore your travel options from Rasdhoo to Maafushi Island with the Route module. In October, daily temperatures in Maafushi Island can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Maafushi Island

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Angolo Souvenir shop ©
Angolo Souvenir shop
Scuba & Snorkeling

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