North snorkeling cruise Special Mantas
Baa, Ari, Male
Hanifaru - Unesco Reserve
Arrival at Male usually in the morning. The program for this first day depends on international flight arrival times. Welcome at the airport and pick-up by your guide. Transfer to your boat (15-minute trip). Installation on board and presentation of the boat, crew and program. Lunch on board. Sailing (1 hour) and first swim in 30°C water near a sandbank. Sailing (1h30). Anchorage and overnight in the Laguna Beach lagoon.
Day 2: Mayafushi - North Ari Atoll
Day 3: Gangehi - North Ari Atoll
Day 4: Thoddoo - North Ari Atoll
Day 5: Hithaadhoo - Baa Atoll
Day 6 to 8: Hanifaru Bay - Baa Atoll
Day 10: Helengeli - Asdu - North Atoll Male
Day 11: Himmafushi - North Atoll Male
Day 12: Lankan - Male
After the morning outing, we enjoy a beautiful snorkel near the Lankanfinolhu reef, where we can still see mantas. Lunch in Maagiri lagoon. After a final snorkel near Kanduoiygiri. In the late afternoon, we head for Male for a short visit to the capital, with its fruit and fish markets and last-minute shopping. Back on board by 6pm, anchored in the Hulumalé marina.
Day 13: Departure
Then breakfast. Transfer to the airport for your return flight. If your flight is at the end of the day, we suggest you enjoy a day on the island-hotel of Embudu (or similar).
The cruise itinerary is given as an indication only and may be modified according to weather conditions, sea state and participants' arrival/departure times.
9 nights - 5 atolls
MaleAri, Faafu, Meemu, Felidhoo
7 nights - 3 atolls
Male North, Male South, Felidhoo
Snorkeling with hundreds of fish - Deserted beaches and islands - Fishing trips with sailors - Nights under the stars - Visits to fishermen's islands
12 nights - 7 atolls
MaleAri, Faafu, Dhaalu, Thaa, Meemu, Felidhoo