Flights to Maldives
Flights to Maldives
A Trip to Maldives
Maldives is all about leisure, relaxation and admiring the beauty of the beaches and marine life. Owing to its romantic and secluded ambience, Maldives is particularly popular among honeymooners and couples who want to renew their vows.
Air India is the only airline with a direct flight from India (Bangalore) to Maldives. Other airlines that fly from top Indian cities to Maldives are SpiceJet, Mega Maldives, Sri Lankan Airlines, Mihin Lanka, Saudia, Emirates, Singapore Airlines, flydubai, Qatar Airways, SilkAir, Etihad Airways, Bangkok Airways.
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Which City is Cheap to Fly to in Maldives?
The best way to find the cheapest city to travel to in Maldives is by referring to the countries section. Here, you come across a catalogue of places to visit within the country accompanied by the air fares. Based on these prices, you can easily pick which city is the cheapest to fly to.
Domestic Travel between Cities
Getting around in Maldives takes place mainly in three forms: air-taxis, boats and private yachts. However, air taxis and boats do not operate during nights. Private transfers can be arranged if you are going to a distant resort, which are highly expensive starting from USD 500/ INR 33,418. Sea planes are the quickest mode of local transport in this island country. Public ferries are relatively cheaper but turn out to be quite infrequent. Scheduled speedboats and taxi boats are a more convenient option when it comes to water transport in Maldives.
Things to Do in Maldives
Dotted with numerous beaches and resorts, Maldives is certainly the perfect getaway for a much needed dose of recreation. Home to an array of breathtaking sites and attractions, it entices millions of travellers including celebrities from around the globe. Take a journey back in time to the days of the Sultanate by visiting the National Museum, situated in the capital city of Male. Utheemu Ganduvaru, which was the residence of Sultan Mohamed Thankurufaan, is another remarkable spot to be explored. Next comes the Grand Friday Mosque, a 17th century relic constructed under the patronage of Sultan Ibrahim Iskandharis, renowned for its marvellous architecture. The Esjehi Art Gallery houses a treasure trove of various artistic pieces bearing a mark of the native culture. Catch a glimpse of the local life at the Maldives Fish Market that offers a diverse produce of seafood in addition to fresh fruits and vegetables.
Before you Fly to Maldives
Consider the following instructions carefully before you travel to Maldives.
Visa for Indians Flying to Maldives
All Indians travelling to Maldives are provided with a free visa for 30 days on arrival. However, you must produce a valid passport, a full proof return ticket as well as carry enough money so as to meet all your expenses during the trip. Visit the website of High Commission of Maldives, New Delhi for more details.
Best Time to Visit Maldives
The best time to visit Maldives is between the months of November to April, when it experiences a cool weather dominated by the monsoons. This period is ideal for water-sport activities like snorkelling, wind-surfing, jet-skiing, scuba diving or just relaxing at the beach. Tip: However flight tickets to Maldives might be cheaper during off-peak seasons, as is the case with most top holiday destinations.
Time and Weather Difference between India and Maldives
India is 30 minutes ahead of Maldives. Maldives enjoys a tropical climate, marked by humid and dry summers and cool winters. Rainfalls are common round the year – from July to August due to southwest monsoons and from November to March due to northeast monsoons.
Currency and Exchange Rates between India and Maldives
1 Maldivian Rufiyaa is equal to 4.34 Indian Rupees. It is a budget destination for people travelling from India.
Culture and Important Information to Know Before you Fly to Maldives
The culture of Maldives is derived from a number of sources, with a close proximity to the coasts of Sri Lanka and Southern India. The demography chiefly comprises an Indo-Aryan population with a major following of Buddhism. The official language of Maldives, Dhivehi, has its origin in Sanskrit and is closely related to Sinhala. Being an island nation, the local cuisine here specialises in a great variety of seafood.
Dos and don’ts in Maldives
· The import and consumption of liquor is strictly prohibited.
· Drug trafficking is a criminal offence which results in severe penalties, including lifetime imprisonment.
· Do not carry any material which might be offensive to Islam.
· Avoid public display of affection.
· Do not throw plastic bags into the sea or on the streets.
· Do not litter in public areas.
NOTE: All the above information is correct as of 5th May 2016
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