Company : G Adventures
Activities: Cruises / Tours
Duration: 1 week to 1 week
Approx Costs: 1000 to 1250 £ Pound (UK)
Experience the beautiful Maldives on this cruise through paradise which will take you to remote islands, white sandy beaches and small fishing villages.
You will travel with other companions and get to see a lot on this cruise which visits deserted beaches. You will also get to see how the locals live their lives and be taught more information about the islands and way fo life. There will be plenty of time to just relax under the sun and go swimming or snorkelling to see marine life in the warm Indian Ocean waters.
All meals will be prepared for you and all you will need to do is relax and get ready for one of the most amazing experiences of your life.
Day 1 Male/South Malé Atoll
Transfer to the town of Male for a tour before boarding the boat in the afternoon. Have lunch on board, settle in, and set sail on a voyage of discovery.
Day 2 South Malé Atoll/Ambara
After a relaxed start, continue to the southernmost point of South Malé Atoll before crossing the channel to Felidhoo Atoll. Reach the idyllic uninhabited island of Ambara by early afternoon. Enjoy the rest of the day at the beach or snorkelling the crystal-clear waters around the island.
Day 3 Ambara/Fenboa Finolhu
Cruise across the Meemu Atoll and arrive to Fenboa Finolhu, another beautiful uninhabited island. Stay the night with plenty of time to enjoy the beach and snorkel amongst the reefs.
Day 4 Fenboa Finolhu/Dhiggaru
Head east towards the island of Djiggaru, stopping along the way to snorkel on a reef, arriving in the late afternoon. Spend the evening enjoying the laid back pace and traditional way of life of the locals. With some luck, get an invitation for an evening performance of Bodu Beru (Big Drum), the traditional folk music of the country.
Day 5 Dhiggaru/Felidhu Atholhu
Head back to Felidhoo Atoll and its administrative centre, Felidhoo. Take time to wander through the village and learn something new about the lives of the islanders.
Day 6 Felidhu Atholhu/Eboodhoofinolhu
Enjoy the longest journey of the trip back through the islands of Felidhoo and South Malé atolls. There are plenty of opportunities to swim and snorkel or to explore the islands en route. The day's destination is Emboodhu Finolhu, one of the northernmost islands of South Malé Atoll.
Day 7 Eboodhoofinolhu/Male
In the morning, make the short crossing to Malé. The tour ends on arrival at Malé International Airport.
We did a Dhoni boat trip round the Maldives which was really amazing value for money. Our tour guide and the crew were wonderful and made this the best trip we have ever done.