Private Cruise - Chartered Vessel in Maldives Tour
Welcome on board the dhoni at the Airport or at Male', the capital. After settling into your cabins the captain or guide will go through all the safety aspect of the tour. We then, cruise to Rihiveli Boduveli island which is the South of South Male' Atoll. Dhoni will cruise through Vadhoo channel to reach the island which will take about 2-3hrs. Lunch will be served on the way to the island. Boduveli is a beautiful uninhabited island perfect for your first lesson in snorkeling the beautiful coral reefs of the Maldives. Bodu means big and Veli means sand so this island is the island of big-sand, making it the ideal place for some sunbathing and just relaxing. The afternoon is yours to do what pleases you, whether it be more snorkeling, swimming or just relaxing on the beautiful beach. Night at anchorage on Rihiveli lagoon.
Early morning depart to Felidu Atoll, which will take about 4-5hrs, weather permitting. Breakfast will be served on the way. Although this Atoll is very close to the Capital Atoll Male', Felidu Atoll is still quite untouched where its main industry is fishing. Lunch will be served on the way or just as we reach the first island of the Atoll, Fulidhoo. Fulidhoo is a picturesque inhabited island with neat coral houses lining the streets spread among the palm trees along the shores. You will be able to walk through the island, meet the local people, observe their crafts like boat building, and their lifestyle. Night at anchorage on Fulidhoo lagoon.
After breakfast depart to a beautiful uninhabited island, Vashugiri. Relax on the beach, snorkel or swim - the day for you to explore and relax. Tonight a wonderful beach barbecue will be set up for you if the weather permits. Night at anchorage on Vashugiri lagoon.
Day at leisure at another beautiful uninhabited island South of the Atoll, Ambaraa. Ambaraa is a medium size uninhabited island lined with coconut trees. You can enjoy some early morning fishing, swimming/snorkeling or just relaxing on the beach. Night at anchorage on Ambaraa lagoon.
After breakfast sail to another inhabited island, Felidhoo. Felidhoo is an inhabited island and the capital of the Atoll. The islanders are mostly fisherman and are well known for their local traditional entertainment of boduberu. Boduberu means big drum where a group of men sits around and sings to a rhythmical beat of drums till it reaches a crescendo and stops abruptly. After special Maldivian dinner prepared for you by the chef you will be entertained by a local group with boduberu. Boduberu will take place on the island, this is not to be missed. Night at anchorage on Felidhoo lagoon.
After breakfast depart back to Male' Atoll, this will probably be your longest cruise and takes you back to Male' City (5-6hrs). Lunch will be served on the way. In the afternoon you will visit the Capital Male'. A Male' tour is a must, visitng - the Islamic Centre, Museum, local fish and fruit market etc. After a guided Male' City tour you will be given some time on your own to explore and do some souvenir shopping or just for a little wander by yourself. Late afternoon depart to close-by resort island, either Embudhu Village or Club Faru and have one last snorkeling session on the beautiful reef. Night at anchorage in Hulhumale lagoo
After breakfast depart to Airport.
This is only a recommended itinerary. The trip is very flexible, but it all depends on the weather.
Minimum required of 4 passengers (max 6 passengers)
Minimum 2 nights required
Please contact us for availability
CHECK-IN TIME: MID DAY
CHECK-OUT TIME: 0900 HRS