Since the onset of the pandemic, the Maldives has been a favourite destination for Indians. And why not? The Maldives is just a short flight away from Mumbai, Delhi, and other Indian cities. But what if we told you that you can now also get to the Maldives on the sea? Yes, you heard that right! The Maldives will soon be just a ferry ride away from India.
Distance Between Male & Kochi By Sea Is 700Km
Keeping in mind the influx of tourists between the two countries, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between PM Narendra Modi and Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih. And while talks for ferry rides to the Maldives started nine years back, the idea seems to connect the two countries seem to materialise now. This Beach Destination In India Will Soon Get Maldives-Style Water Villas & We’re Excited!
Take a boat ride and experience the natural beauty of our islands. 🛥️ 🏝️
— Visit Maldives (@visitmaldives) December 16, 2020
The 24-Hours Ferry Ride Will Be Every Bit Amazing
Did you know that the distance between Kochi and the Maldivian capital, Malé via sea is around just 700km? The same distance can be covered in 24 hours but it will be worth your time. The distance between Kochi and the Maldivian capital, Malé via sea route will take you less than what it takes you to travel from eastern to western India by train. The distance from Kochi till the Kulhudhuffushi atoll (a halt for the suggested ferry route) is around 500 km which is equally beautiful.
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And while there is no confirmation on when the services will resume, we cannot wait to pack our bags and go on the dream ride. What about you?