Discover Maldives & Sri Lanka

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Run by: Dive Worldwide

Reference number: 10759

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This twin-centre itinerary offers the chance to discover the world-class diving sites of the Maldives, followed by time in Sri Lanka with its captivating mix of ancient architecture, rich culture and natural beauty.

The adventure begins in Malé as you embark your liveaboard for a week of diving in the Maldives. Here you can expect a variety of diving experiences and encounters with sharks, rays and turtles, as well as plenty of colourful marine life on the reefs.

The second week is spent discovering the exotic island of Sri Lanka. You will head north and split your time between Anuradhapura and Sigiriya - both long-established UNESCO World Heritage sites - visiting national parks renowned for spectacular wildlife viewing and ancient cities. It's a journey of discovery!

The itinerary below is based on a week long ‘Best of Maldives' trip on board the Carpe Novo Explorer. Please contact us for suggested itineraries on alternative liveaboards and ideas to create your tailor-made journey in Sri Lanka.

Suggested itinerary

The full itinerary detail is available on our website.

  1. Day 1: Depart the UK for the Maldives
  2. Day 2: Arrive Malé and transfer to liveaboard
  3. Days 3-8: Dive the Maldives
  4. Day 9: Disembark and travel to Sri Lanka
  5. Day 10: Visit Wilpattu National Park
  6. Day 11: Anuradhapura and Mihintale Temple
  7. Day 12: Transfer to Sigiriya
  8. Day 13: Visit Minneriya National Park
  9. Day 14: Discover Sigiriya Rock Temple
  10. Day 15: Depart Sri Lanka
  11. Day 16: Arrive UK

You should note: We feature a number of liveaboards in the Maldives and can tailor-make your Sri Lanka adventure to your personal needs. Please discuss your requirements and the options with your Dive consultant.

  • Available*: Jan to Dec: May to Oct best for wildlife viewing in northern Sri Lanka
  • Price including flights from/to UK: From £3,625 pp
  • Included in the price/package:
    • Return flights from the UK
    • 7 nights liveaboard (full board)
    • Up to 18 dives
    • Tanks and weights
    • 6 nights hotel (half board)
    • Two 4x4 safari trips
    • Two cultural excursions
    • All Transfers

This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website

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