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7 Night Maldives Island Hopping Cruise Itinerary

DAY ONE (MONDAY) - ANCHORAGE MALE

The Yasawa Princess will be anchored just off Villigili, a convenient 20 minute boat ride from Male international airport. On arrival you will be escorted to the boat’s private tender for your transfer. Check into your cabin, welcome briefing and introduction to your Yasawa Princess experience. This is an informal session where you will meet the other guests on board and the crew, follwed by a pre-dinner cocktail and watch the sunset over the Indian Ocean.

DAY TWO (TUESDAY) – CROSS VAADHOO CHANNEL TO SOUTH MALE ATOLL

Morning and afternoon visit to the beautiful sandbank Kalhuhurra where you can relax and soak up some sun. 

DAY THREE (WEDNESDAY) – RANNALHL

Morning and afternoon visit to the Island Resort of Rannali a boutique resort on the western edge of the South Atoll. Easy access for the reef and snorkelling.  Spa facilities can be booked in the resort.

Night fishing available this evening.

DAY FOUR (THURSDAY) - ALIMATHA SAND BANK

Located on the Eastern Edge of the Atoll. A big turquoise lagoon surrounds this sand bar and an attractive reef to snorkel.

Morning and afternoon will be spent on this sandbank. Lunch will be served on the boat. Sun Umbrellas will be placed for shade if the conditions are favorable.

Optional: Night Snorkeling Session on Alimatha Resort House Reef, this excursion has been one of the favorites among our guests. Huge Nurse Sharks, Sting Rays & Travallys can be spotted throughout this experience. Chargeable USD 15.00 incl. GST

DAY FIVE (FRIDAY) – ANBARAA

Anbaraa, Small picnic island located on the northwestern side of Vaavu Atoll. Easy access to the reef for snorkelers.

Evening BBQ – our crew will set up for dinner under the stars on the beach. This is probably one of the favourite and most memorable evenings of our cruise. Our chefs will prepare a Maldivian beach BBQ, with drinks and music, whilst we enjoy the amazing beauty and a spot of stargazing.

DAY SIX (SATURDAY) - SOUTH ARI ATOLL

Oshagali Finolhu – Tender will be ready as soon as we reach this sandbank in south ari atoll. Reef surrounding the sandbank has a lot of healthy hardcorals, snorkelers love this reef. Lunch will be served on the boat and will return to the sandbank in the afternoon.
Night Fishing Trip will be organized by the crew from 1730 Hrs – 1930 Hrs. 

DAY SEVEN (SUNDAY) - SHORT CRUISE FROM OSHAGALI TO ARIADHOO

An agricultural Island with lot of plantation. Excess to a sand stretch to relax, easy excess to the ocean for swimming and snorkeling.

Optional: Whale shark excursion, guests will go out on the dive dhoni in search of these gentle giants. This region in the Maldives has the highest probability in finding the Whale Shark. (Chargeable USD15 incl. GST)

Local Island Visit late afternoon to Maamagili to wander through experiencing the local lifestyle and it is a good opportunity to do some shopping for souve-nirs for the loved ones.

DAY EIGHT (MONDAY) - MAAMAGILI

One week guests will disembark at this point to be transferred to Maamagili Airport and take a domestic flight back to Male.  Guests on the cruise for 2 weeks will be going to the island for swimming and sunbathing (one optional activity will also be provided).

Please note: the itinerary is subject to change based on winds and sea conditions which may render anchorage and landing at some islands very difficult and the company reserves the right to change the itinerary for the safety of the passengers and of the ship.

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