A mesmerizing archipelago of islands situated in the southwest part of the Indian Oceans, Maldives is a paradise island that attracts tourists from all over the world. With its turquoise beaches, scenic wonders, and diverse culture, Maldives is a dream destination where you can unwind and live in the moment amidst pristine beaches, untouched forests and boutique hotels.
The oceanic beauty of the country is considered to be the best in the world and no where else is the weather more perfect, beaches more clearer or sand more golden. The country is blessed with rich scenic views and is particularly popular for its coral reefs, intriguing underwater caves and exotic marine wildlife. Exploring the underwater splendour of Maldives is an unparalleled experience and exciting water sports are not to be missed as well.
While Maldives is primarily famed for its splendid beaches, it also prides itself in flaunting the striking beauty of a tropical haven as well in the form of unspoilt woodlands that can be discovered in the bigger islands towards the inland. Rambling through the unscathed verdant spread of forests are a great way for nature lovers to pay a tribute to nature as well. To indulge in the colourful Maldivian culture, stroll past the pastel buildings and busy eateries to experience the vivacious lifestyle of this remote paradise island.
Multitudes of tourists from all corners of the world flock to the country to treat themselves to a holiday of a lifetime and in Maldives, that’s precisely what you will find. Take a break from your mundane lifestyle and pamper yourself to your heart’s content in the awe-inspiring natural wonders, immaculate beaches, exciting nightlife and luxurious retreats of this picture-perfect holiday destination.
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Snorkeling Safari Tour
Explore three popular snorkeling spots in the Maldives on this 3-hour snorkeling safari from Malé. Travel by speedboat from Hulhumale, then hop in the water with your snorkel guide to explore the underwater seascape. Use of snorkel equipment included.During the trip, enjoy the scenery and get kitted out with a mask, fins, and snorkel. Buoyancy aids are also available, but snorkeling is only appropriate for those who can swim unassisted. Once you arrive at the first site, listen to an orientation on responsible, respectful snorkeling, then hop into the Indian Ocean with your guide and group and start exploring. As you float around, keep watch for rays, reef sharks, and sea turtles. Your guide will remain with the group to ensure your comfort and safety.
3-hour snorkeling trip from Male
Swim with coral and marine life in three different locations
Travel via speedboat
Snorkeling equipment and instruction included
Choose from afternoon or morning departure times
Orientation and lesson on respectful snorkeling practices
Half-Day Walking Tour of Male
Discover the history and culture of Malé on a half-day walking tour with a local guide. Head to the fish market to see the catch from the Indian Ocean, view landmarks such as the President's Palace, Sultan Park, and Friday Mosque. Head up a tall building for views over the city, and visit the Royal Garden Cafe for snacks and a break from the action. Includes light refreshments at Royal Garden Cafe and commentary from your guide. Your tour starts with an overview of Male and the harbour area, a very important aspect of an island nation.
Half-day walking tour of Malé
Explore Malé on a leisurely walk around the city
Small group ensures personal service
Get a thorough orientation to the landmarks
Choice of morning or afternoon departure
Includes guide, walking tour, and snacks
Full Day Male Walking Tour
Spend the entire day strolling around Male and Villimale on this comprehensive walking tour in the Maldives. With a guide in the lead and a carefully curated itinerary, you won't have to worry about missing any important sights. In Male, stop by the local fish market, the President's Palace, the Friday Mosque, and Sultan Park. Pause for lunch in a waterside restaurant (own expense) before moving on to Villimale to explore the quieter side of the island, sampling traditional "hedika" before returning to your starting point. Your tour starts with an overview of Male and the harbour area, a very important aspect of any island nation. Passing by the oldest school in the city, learn about the education system and why the Maldives has a 98% literacy rate. Visit Hukuru Miskiiy - Old Friday Mosque and the tomb of Abu-al-Barakaath and learn why the Maldives converted to Islam and how the Islamic faith underpins everyday life.
All transportation between Male and Villimale
Snacks and afternoon tea to get a taste of traditional Maldivian food
Guide provides all navigation and commentary
Comprehensive walking tour is great for first-time visitors