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Itinerary

The itinerary is designed to show best side of Maldives, deserted islands, local villages, idyllic sand banks, experience breathtaking snorkelling on the reefs and enjoy world famous dive spots with abundance of manta rays, all shark species and giant whale sharks.

 

Sample of Best of Maldives itinerary

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Saturday

  • 10:00 Meeting at the airport and transfer to main vessel
  • 10:45 Welcome aboard
  • 10:50 Registration and cabin allocation
  • 13:00 Lunch Buffet
  • 17:00 Spa opens for info and reservations
  • 18:00 Crew introduction and safety meeting with Cruise Manager
  • 19:00 Welcome Dinner at Al Fresco Restaurant
  • 20:00 Boat sails towards Coco Palm Bodu Hithi Resort area in North Male Atoll
  • 22:30 Anchoring

 

Sunday

  • 06:00 Morning test dive at Boduhithi Thila
  • 07:00 Yoga Classes
  • 08:00 - 09:30 Breakfast
  • 09:00 Spa opens for treatments
  • 10:30 Second dive at Boduhithi Manta Point
  • 12:15 Boat sails towards Rasdhoo Atoll
  • 13:00 Lunch Buffet
  • 15:30 Third Dive at Rasdhoo Madivaru Channel
  • 15:30 - 18:00 Snorkeling, water sports and beach visit at Madivaru Finolhu
  • 19:00 "Sunday Roast" Dinner at Al Fresco Restaurant

 

Monday

  • 05:45 Morning dive at Kuramathi Kandu with hammerheads
  • 07:00 Yoga Classes
  • 08:00 - 09:30 Breakfast
  • 09:00 Spa opens for treatments
  • 10:00 - 13:00 Snorkeling, water sports and beach visit at picnic island
  • 10:30 Second dive at Rasdhoo Madivaru
  • 13:00 Lunch Buffet
  • 14:30 Boat sails towards North Ari Atoll
  • 17:30 Sunset Salutation Yoga at Forecaster Area
  • 18:00 Night Dive at Maaya Thila
  • 19:00 "Surf and Turf" Dinner

 

Tuesday

  • 06:30 Morning dive at Fish Head with sharks
  • 07:00 Beach Yoga Classes at Meerufenfushi Island
  • 08:00 - 09:30 Breakfast
  • 09:00 Spa opens for treatments
  • 09:00 Boat sails towards Constance Moofushi Resort area
  • 10:30 Second dive at Moofushi Manta Point
  • 10:30 - 13:00 Snorkeling and water sports
  • 13:00 Lunch Buffet
  • 14:30 Boat sails towards Innafushi island
  • 14:30 Third dive at Bulhalhohi Caves
  • 18:30 Moonlight BBQ at sandy beach

 

Wednesday

  • 07:00 Yoga Classes
  • 08:00 - 09:30 Breakfast
  • 09:00 Spa opens for treatments
  • 09:00 - 12:45 First whale shark research trip, snorkeling and diving
  • 13:00 Lunch Buffet
  • 14:00 - 17:45 Second whale shark research trip, snorkeling and diving
  • 14:30 Boat sails to Dhigurah Lagoon
  • 19:00 "Mexican Fiesta" Dinner at Al Fresco Restaurant
  • 20:30 Lecture presentation by Maldives Whale Shark Research Programme at Spa Deck

 

Thursday

  • 06:30 First dive at Kudhima Wreck
  • 07:00 Yoga Classes
  • 08:00 - 09:30 Breakfast
  • 09:00 Spa opens for treatments
  • 10:30 Second dive at Broken Rock
  • 12:30 Boat sails towards Alimatha area in Vaavu Atoll
  • 12:30 BBQ Lunch at Al Fresco Restaurant
  • 17:00 Snorkeling and beach visit at sand bank
  • 18:00 Night Dive at Alimatha House Reef with nurse sharks
  • 19:00 Italian Dinner at Al Fresco Restaurant
  • 20:45 Starry Sky Movie Night at Sun Deck

 

Friday

  • 06:30 Morning Dive at Miyaru Kandu with sharks
  • 07:00 Yoga Classes
  • 08:00 - 09:30 Breakfast
  • 08:30 Boat sails towards South Male Atoll
  • 09:00 Spa opens for treatments
  • 10:30 Second dive at Kandooma Thila
  • 11:00 Snorkeling and beach visit at Sexy Beach
  • 13:00 Buffet Lunch
  • 14:00 - 15:00 Local Island Maafushi trip
  • 15:00 Third dive at Kuda Giri wreck
  • 16:45 Boat sails towards Kurumba near Male
  • 18:00 Sunset Cocktail
  • 19:00 Farewell Pan-Asian Dinner at Al Fresco Restaurant

 

Saturday

  • 06:30 - 08:30 Breakfast
  • 07:00 First transfer to Velana International Airport
  • 07:00 - 08:30 Check-out and bills with Cruise Manager
  • 08:45 Last Transfer to Velana International Airport

 

The itinerary is subject to change, depending on weather conditions, season or circumstances.