Peace Boat, on its 81st Global Voyage for Peace arrived to Maldives on 7th December 2013. With approximately 1000 passengers, Peace Boat embarked its journey from Yokohama Japan, on November 22nd, 2013 and will visit various regions of the world before returning to Japan on March 6th, 2014. This voyage marks Peace Boat’s first visit to Maldives.
Peace Boat is a Japan-based international non-governmental and non-profit organization that works to promote peace, human rights, equal and sustainable development and respect for the environment. Peace Boat conducts on board educational program or workshops to help educate the people onboard in advance about the regions the Boat is visiting.
During the two day call in Maldives the passengers will explore Male’, learn about the history and culture of Maldives. Passengers also will be taking excursion trips to nearby resorts and picnic islands to experience the true Maldivian break.
Peace Boat will depart Maldives today evening.