Book Cheap Maldives Holidays

The Maldives is one of the most beautiful destinations in the world. Its endless golden beaches sit next the clearest of water and its sprawling islands offer endless snippets of Eden.

The Maldives are located in the Indian Ocean and have a rich history. The islands have been through many cultural changes over their history and those shifts have culminated into the visually striking and culturally rich place we see today.

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Explore the Maldives with Encounters Travels

The Maldives On A Shoestring budget tour from Encounters Travel offers eight days of wonderment around these 26 islands of extraordinary beauty. The tour offers a chance to discover the culture, beautiful scenery, friendly local people and atmosphere of this tropical paradise whilst staying in comfortable locally owned guesthouses, providing a real, authentic taste of the Maldives.

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Explore the crystal blue waters of The Maldives

You’ll start off in the capital city of Male, a sprawling island city and the administrative capital of the Maldives. From there you’ll continue on to the local islands of Guraidhoo and Maafush. Activities include a sunset Dhoni cruise and evening fishing trip, beach barbeques, cultural shows, snorkelling trips, meals taken with local families and the chance to prepare traditional Maldivian cuisine.

Scuba-diving options are also available along with the option to extend your tour in the Maldives with an add on extension to one of the many amazing island resorts for some more luxurious relaxation.

What to expect from this budget Maldives tour:

  • 7 nights accommodation: 1 night Hulhumale guesthouse, 3 nights Guraidhoo guesthouse, 3 nights Maafushi guesthouse
  • All transport and transfers
  • 24-hour airport arrival & departure transfer service
  • Meals: 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 5 dinners
  • Free 30-day tourist visa on arrival to all nationalities
  • Local guides

View the itinerary here
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