Are you from Turkey and planning a honeymoon or a holiday vacation to have a relaxingand adventurous time with your loved one? The Maldives offers you a thrilling adventure to letgo of the tiring hustle-bustle of a busy life. You surely would have heard about this tropicalparadise which is amongst the top destinations for honeymoon and family vacations. You caneven get better deals on Maldives tour packages when compared to other island nations. Weare sure that you are yearning to have some alone time amidst the crystal clear teal-coloredwaters of Maldives to loosen yourself from the mundane boredom. There isn’t much clear cutinformation on how to reach Maldives from Turkey. Do not worry, we’ve got you coveredand provided all the needful info about the distance between Turkey and Maldives, flightdetails from Istanbul to Maldives, duration of flight and ticket prices from Turkey toMaldives here.

How far is Maldives from Istanbul?


How far is Maldives from Istanbul?

Located on The Arabian Sea in the gigantic Indian Ocean, the distance between Istanbul and Maldives is around 6000 kilometers away from Istanbul as per the aerial distance is concerned. With numerous colorful coral reefs, turquoise lagoons, luxurious villas on private islands, waterfalls, the calmness of the ocean, luminous teal-colored waters, romantic sunsets, Maldives is one place you must swing by with your partner for a memory worth remembrance. Apart from a relaxing time, the island offers you a lot more activities to explore like scuba diving, snorkeling, jet-skiing, underwater dining with delicious cuisine, exploring the marine life up close, couple massages, cruise rides, glowing beaches, colored earth, over-water villas and a lot more.

Keep in account the time difference also while traveling as Turkey is two hours behind The Maldives. The quickest Maldives to Turkey flight time will range from 8 h 5 minutes to 11 h 20 minutes via Istanbul to Male from various airlines but can go more than 24 hours as well. Compare your flight duration and price range thoroughly before booking your trip.

Where is the Turkish Consulate in Maldives?


Where is the Turkish Consulate in Maldives?

On reaching Male, you can easily contact the Turkish Consulate there. Here is the address:

Turkish Honorary General Consulate in Male, Maldives

2nd Floor, H. Aage,

BoduthakurufaanuMagu,

Male, Maldives

Telephone: (+960) 3322 719                          Fax : (+960) 3323 463

Flights from Turkey (TR) to Male (MLE)


Flights from Turkey (TR) to Male (MLE)

Traveling from Turkey to Maldives is very convenient since a number of flights via various airports in Turkey will let you reach this tropical paradise with Istanbul Maldives flight being the most convenient option. The quickest direct flight from Istanbul to Maldives takes only around 8h 5 minutes to reach. You can also book your tickets from Adana, Ankara, SabihaGokcen or Antalya but the flight duration will increase further. A number of airlines offer their flights to travel to Maldives with Turkish Airlines, Sri Lankan Airlines, Qatar Airways being the popular ones. Apart from these Emirates, Etihad, Oman Air, Aeroflot Russian Airlines, Air France also offer flights to Maldives.

From the airport, a 30-minute drive will get you to the capital city of Male. Here, you can also contact the Turkish Airlines Maldives Office as well. You can reach your island resort via seaplane or ferry as well though it may incur more cost.

Ticket rates from Turkey to Maldives


Ticket rates from Turkey to Maldives

Travel costs and stay at island resort are the main expenditure you need to cater to as a flight ticket from Turkey to Maldives can range from 35,000 to around a lakh rupees depending on the time of booking, availability of flights, airline, etc. It is always advisable to book the flights earlier for cheaper rates and discounts. You can book your flight through various platforms such as KAYAK, LADYBUG, TripAdvisor, CheapOair, Mytrip, Make my trip, etc.

You can book the best Maldives honeymoon packages such as Maldives 3 days 2 nights’ package or Maldives honeymoon packages for 7 days for better deals on the prices.

Best time and season of the year to visit Maldives


Best time and season of the year to visit Maldives

Being a tropical country, Maldives observes hot climate throughout the year with two major seasons i.e. Dry season and Wet season. Considering monsoon season, the best time to visit would be from November to April as it’s the driest and sunniest time of the year with little thunderstorms and showers with a temperature range of 28 to 32 degrees Celsius. For sea diving and more clear waters, April month is more suited. It is advisable to not visit between August to October i.e. wet season as the island is likely to be affected by rains and thunderstorms during that time. But if you are interested in rainy months and enjoy unique feast during the off-season you can pay a visit especially to get more privacy and budget package deals.

Booking a perfect Turkey Maldives honeymoon package


Booking a perfect Turkey Maldives honeymoon package

A lot of things are to be kept in mind for booking a perfect Turkey to Maldives Package to experience the best time with your loved one. It is always better to book a round trip flight ticket to avail lesser price and hassle-free arrival and departure at the airport. For exploring the best of Maldives you can opt for packages of minimum three nights or more and may also book resorts on different islands and spend a day in the capital city of Male or with the locals. We shall help you in booking the best resorts around Maldives as per your convenience to relish a wholesome exciting experience while you stay in this heavenly island.

Visa requirements and currency in Maldives


Visa requirements and currency in Maldives

You need not worry about Visa while traveling to Maldives as a free visa upon arrival is provided to the tourists that is valid for 30 days. You just need to have a valid passport for enjoying a vacation on the island.

The currency of Maldives is Maldivian Rufiyaa though USD is majorly accepted around the island. Keep extra cash as it can be difficult to avail ATMs in most of the islands. It is better to keep US Dollars in cash beforehand with you as the ATM also charges some taxes every time you withdraw cash. Also, book your stay and other facilities online beforehand to save time and cash unavailability later.

Culture


Culture

The Maldives is mainly an Islamic nation and Muslims form the majority of the population. Being an international tourist destination, almost all popular languages are widely spoken in resorts like English, Hindi, German, Spanish, Japanese, etc. Tourists won’t face any difficulty in finding someone who can communicate a similar language. You can find local Maldivian cuisine around the island with non-vegetarian, vegetarian and vegan diet options.

Things you need to know


Things you need to know

  • Being an Islamic nation you must follow certain rules and regulations while travelling to Maldives. People are not allowed to wear clothes that show a lot of skin and PDA (public display of affection) except for tourist centred bikini beaches or private island resorts. Also, you won’t find pork-based cuisine and alcohol on the island as well except in the private island resorts.
  • Wi-Fi and internet facilities are available with good speed and connectivity and you can also purchase a local sim if you want to.
  • It is also important to note that while travelling by ferry one should know the details as they run infrequently and not on Fridays.
  • Do pack a lot of sunscreen, umbrella and sun hat while staying in Maldives as the sun is quite strong on the beach

  

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