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G Adventures: Maldives Dhoni Cruise

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Price From: R 21,839.00

7 days, Male to Male.

White sands, blue skies, and crystal-clear waters – cruise the extraordinary islands of the Maldives by traditional dhoni. Experience the turquoise lagoons and perfect beaches that make these islands famous. Learn the local way and dive the spectacular corals of the Indian Ocean. Every day offers relaxing sea breezes and countless photo opportunities. Indulge yourself in this tropical paradise.

Price Details for this Small Group Cruise

Selected departures on: Price per person sharing:
5 Feb - 26 Mar 2018 R 23,019.00
13 - 30 Apr 2018 R 22,439.00
4 May - 24 Jun 2018 R 21,839.00
  • Trip Code: AFMS
  • Trip Type: Small Group
     

Cruise Itinerary

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.

Meals included: Lunch | Dinner

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.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

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.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

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.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

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.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

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.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 7: Eboodhoofinolhu/Male

In the morning, make the short crossing to Malé. The tour ends on arrival at Malé International Airport.

Meals included: Breakfast

Validity Selected dates from 5 Feb 2018 to 4 May 2018
Currency Our prices are quoted in ZAR, and subject to exchange rate fluctuations.
Tour Identifiers AFMS | HYW
Inclusions • Arrival transfer
• Dhiggaru Bodu Beru Performance
• Snorkelling in the Maldives
• Accommodations: Seven days aboard a traditional Dhoni boat (6 nts)
• All transport to/from included activities and between destinations
• Meals: 6 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 6 dinners
• Transportation: Traditional Dhoni boat.
• Staff & experts: Skipper/CEO, crew.
Exclusions • International flights and taxes
• Anything of a personal nature
• Allow USD115-150 for meals not included
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