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Maldives Islands

maldives islandsSpecks of emerald green enveloped by dazzling turquoise waters which looks like beautiful beads scattered in the ocean welcome to the Maldives Island Tour with us! We take you to the amazing culmination of both man and nature. Experience the most exotic vacations ever. With your Maldives Island Tours enjoy the white powdery beaches, tall palms leaning on towards the sea, crystalline white sands giving way to crystal clear waters, shades of turquoise blend flawlessly with deeper hues of blue, pristine coral reefs and some of the most incredible underwater life on our planet.

Measuring 820 Kilometers north to south and 120 Kilometers east to west at its greatest width, the closest neighbors are India and Sri Lanka. You will be amazed to know that Maldives Islands comprise of 1190 coral islands of which only 202 are inhibited. The attractive part is that each island is surrounded by a shallow lagoon which is enclosed by a coral reef providing protection from the hazards of the sea.

Engulf the beauty offered by the Sun, the Sand & the Sea. The Maldives Islands Tour will teach you the pleasures of the art of doing nothing but simply lazing around and enjoying some of the most spectacular and colourful vistas offered by Nature. Maldives Islands is one of the ultimate holiday destinations in the world.

Facts to Remember, While on Your Maldives Island Tours:

1. Fridays and Saturdays holidays.
2. Private Offices open between 8 am and 10am and close between 6-8 pm with a lunch break.
3. Credit cards that are accepted are American Express, Diners Club, Euro-cards, JCB, Marster-cards and Visa.
4. Travel on most of the islands takes no more than half-an-hour on foot.
5. Bicycles and motorbikes are popular modes of transport.
6. Local boats or dhoanis (average speed of 7 knots) are the most common means of water transport. You can make use of the regular ferry service operating between Male and the International Airport. Modern speedboats are also available for hire.
7. From November through April is the peak season, reservations for stay must be made well in advance. From May to October the demand and costs for accommodation are comparatively lower. In June and July, the Maldives experience regular showers with monsoons bringing in more wind and rain.
8. Handshaking is the most common form of greeting.
9. The basic monetary unit in the Maldives is the Maldivian Rufiyaa (MRf). They come in denomination of 500,100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 notes & coins and 1 (coins only).
10. It is prohibited by law to import Alcoholic beverages, pornographic literature or pictures, narcotics, firearms and idols of worship. With the government imposing a ban on the killing of turtles, export of tortoise shell and coral is forbidden.

paradise island maldives ]Activities You Can Indulge While on Your Maldives Island Tours:

1. Diving: With your Maldives Island Tour you can enjoy the fascinating world of coral gardens. Explore the underwater world by diving into the clear blue aqua. The corals offer some of the most spectacular vistas of underwater life turtles, seaweed, shells, crustaceans and schools-and-schools of brilliantly coloured fish.

2. Fishing: Fishing is another major sport in the Maldives Islands. With water constituting over 99% of the total area, it comes as no surprise that the country flaunts some of the best fishing grounds in the World. Night fishing is a popular tourist sport with the catch - be it groupers, snappers, squirrel fish, skipjacks or barracuda making a perfect evening barbecue on the beach. Fishing also begins at dawn with dhoanis seeking luna, dolphin fish, rainbow runners and barracuda.

3. Cruising: Feel the thrill as you cruise through the islands from atoll to atoll in a yacht. In the Maldives, it is not unusual for schools of dolphins to play around your boat or to see hundreds of flying fish taking flight as the boast passes by. During your voyage of discovery, you are at liberty to choose from a variety of activities including diving with a cool refreshing kurumba - coconut - as the azure sea unfolds more of the islands and coral reefs of the Maldives. Of course, the facilities available will depend on the boat of your choice.

4. Excursions: An essential part of the visitor's experience is taking part in the many excursions on offer. Visiting a fishing village to experience the Maldivian way of life or a trip to Male makes a visit to the Maldives more consummate. There are other excursions available; diving and sailing safaris, fishing trips by dawn and dusk, and island hopping to fishing villages, Resort Island and uninhibited islands. There are also aerial excursions by helicopter or sea-plane to experience the flittering shaves of blue that is the Maldives. Moonlight excursions may also be available depending on the resort of your choice.

A Visit to Male:

Male is the capital of Maldives. This place is the seat of government and the location of many important historical and religious land-marks. A trip to this place will take you to visit The Grand Friday Mosque, Masjid-al-Sultan Mohammed Thakurufaan Al-A"z"am is the biggest mosque in Maldives. You should also take a trip to the fruit and vegetable market and fire-wood market are busy colourful places where islanders trade their goods. The fish market nearby is busiest late in the afternoon when the fishermen arrive with days catch.

Clothing:
Light cotton clothes are recommended. Nudity is forbidden. If you are planning to visit an inhabited island or the capital you are to wear short and T-shirts for men and blouse or T-shirt and skirt or shorts that cover the thighs for women.

Climate:
The climate of Maldives is warm year round, determined by the monsoons. However, being on the equator, the monsoons are mild and not as defined as in neighbouring countries. Of the two monsoons, the southwest monsoon from May to October brings more rain and wind and the northeast monsoon from November to April is the dry season with very little wind. The temperature varies little with an annual average daily maximum of 30.4 degrees Celsius and the minimum at 25.4 degrees Celsius.

Maldives Tour Itineraries
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1. Maldives Beach Tour
Duration : (04 Nights / 05 Days)
Destination : Male / Seenu / Cocoa Island / Banyan Trees Island

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2. Sri Lanka Maldives Tour
Duration :
(08 Nights / 09 Days)
Destination : Colombo / Dambulla / Kandy / Botanical Garden / Nuwaraeliya / kitulgala / maldives

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3. Maldives Colombo Tour
Duration :
(08 Nights / 09 Days)
Destination : Maldives / National Museum / Hukuru Miskiy / Colombo / Kendy / Peradeniya Botanical Garden / Nuwara Eliya

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3. Trivandrum Maldives Tour
Duration : (06 Nights / 07 Days)
Destination : Trivandrum / Maldives / Trivandrum


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