7 days in Maldives & Sri Lanka Itinerary

7 days in Maldives & Sri Lanka Itinerary

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Male, Maldives
— 1 night
2
Maafushi Island, Maldives
— 1 night
3
Kandy, Sri Lanka
— 1 night
4
Ella, Sri Lanka
— 1 night
5
Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka
— 2 nights

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Male, Maldives

Male ©
The tiny but densely populated city of Male represents a contrast to the laid-back beach resorts found in much of the rest of the Maldives.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): examine the collection at National Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Male Fish Market, thenlook for gifts at Island Bazaar, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Rasfannu.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh to Male is an approximately 13-hour flight. Traveling from Dhaka City to Male, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Male are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Maafushi Island.

Things to do in Male

Museums Outdoors Shopping
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National Museum ©
National Museum
Male Fish Market ©
Male Fish Market
Island Bazaar ©
Island Bazaar

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Maafushi Island, Maldives

With plenty of things to do, Maafushi Island has a bustling, upbeat atmosphere and a holiday resort vibe.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Bikini Beach, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then look for gifts at Angolo Souvenir shop.

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Explore your travel options from Male to Maafushi Island with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Kandy.

Things to do in Maafushi Island

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Angolo Souvenir shop ©
Angolo Souvenir shop

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Kandy, Sri Lanka

Kandy ©
Nestled between mountains in inland Sri Lanka, Kandy proudly bears its World Heritage Site designation while remaining culturally independent and colorfully picturesque.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): explore the activities along Kandy Lake, don't miss a visit to Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, thenstop by Prestige Selections - Batiks, Handicrafts and Gift Items, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Asgiri Maha Vihara pirivena, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanical Gardens.

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Traveling by flight from Maafushi Island to Kandy takes 6.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Maafushi Island to Kandy. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Ella.

Things to do in Kandy

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

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Royal Botanical Gardens
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Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ©
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
Royal Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Botanical Gardens
Kandy Lake ©
Kandy Lake

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Ella, Sri Lanka

Ella ©
The relaxing hilltop village of Ella benefits from a more temperate climate than much of the rest of country thanks to its high elevation.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Little Adam's Peak, take in the dramatic natural features at Ella Rock, and then stop by R. M. S Antique And Brassware.

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You can drive from Kandy to Ella in 4 hours. Another option is to take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can drive to Hikkaduwa.

Things to do in Ella

Parks Nature Shopping
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Little Adam's Peak ©
Little Adam's Peak
Ella Rock ©
Ella Rock

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Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka

Hikkaduwa ©
One of the most scenic beach resorts in Sri Lanka, Hikkaduwa features a number of long white sand beaches with palm trees and gentle waves.
On the 19th (Mon), kick back and relax at Bentota Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Hikkaduwa Beach, and then view the masterpieces at Tsunami Photo Museum.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Hikkaduwa online trip builder.

Drive from Ella to Hikkaduwa in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, daily temperatures in Hikkaduwa can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hikkaduwa

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Jungle Beach, Tsunami Photo Museum, Bentota Beach
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Bentota Beach ©
Bentota Beach
Jungle Beach ©
Jungle Beach
Hikkaduwa Beach ©
Hikkaduwa Beach

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