10 days in Okinawa Prefecture Itinerary

10 days in Okinawa Prefecture Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Naha
— 2 nights
2
Ishigaki
— 1 night
3
Nanjo
— 1 night
4
Onna-son
— 1 night
5
Nago
— 1 night
6
Nakijin-son
— 1 night
7
Motobu-cho
— 1 night
8
Tokashiki-son
— 1 night

2
nights
Naha

Naha ©
Naha, the capital of Okinawa, has deep roots: Stone Age relics have been found in the city, and through the Middle Ages it rose in importance in the Ryukyu Kingdom.
On the 5th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Naminoue Beach, thenmake a trip to Kokusaidori, and then make a trip to Makishi Public Market. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Tropical Beach, thenstep into the grandiose world of Shurijo Castle, thenmake a trip to Yachimun Street, and finally look for gifts at Kukuru Sweets Forest.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Naha journey site.

Singapore, Singapore to Naha is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time to Japan Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Singapore in December, things will get a bit cooler in Naha: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ishigaki.

Things to do in Naha

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Tropical Beach
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Shurijo Castle ©
Shurijo Castle
Tropical Beach ©
Tropical Beach
Naminoue Beach
Naminoue Beach

1
night
Ishigaki

Ishigaki ©
Ishigaki, the most populous island in the chain, features the country's southernmost city and acts as a transport hub for exploring the landmasses that surround.
On the 7th (Sat), explore the activities along Kabira Bay, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Yonehara Beach, thenstop by Ishigaki Port Ritoh Terminal, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Maesedake Observation Site.

Plan my day in Ishigaki using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can fly from Naha to Ishigaki in 3.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Nanjo.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Yonehara Beach ©
Yonehara Beach
Kabira Bay ©
Kabira Bay
Ishigaki Port Ritoh Terminal ©
Ishigaki Port Ritoh Terminal

1
night
Nanjo

Nanjo ©
With a long Pacific coastline, Nanjo offers fantastic views of the ocean from high cliffs covered with lush greenery, as well as from its long sandy beaches.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): steep yourself in history at The Tower of Himeyuri, get to know the fascinating history of Okinawa Peace Memorial Park, thenget outside with Miibaru Beach, and finally steep yourself in history at Sefa-Utaki.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Nanjo travel route planner.

You can fly from Ishigaki to Nanjo in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Onna-son.

Things to do in Nanjo

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Itoman
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Sefa-Utaki ©
Sefa-Utaki
Miibaru Beach ©
Miibaru Beach
Okinawa Peace Memorial Park ©
Okinawa Peace Memorial Park

1
night
Onna-son

Onna-son ©
Located on the coast in the middle of the island, Onna-son has become known for its beaches and seaside economy.
On the 9th (Mon), pick up some new knowledge with Ryukyu Mura, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Manza Beach, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cape Manzamo.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Onna-son online travel route builder.

Traveling by car from Nanjo to Onna-son takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Nanjo in December, Onna-son is slightly colder at night with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car to Nago.

Things to do in Onna-son

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Manza Beach ©
Manza Beach
Cape Manzamo ©
Cape Manzamo
Ryukyu Mura ©
Ryukyu Mura

1
night
Nago

Nago ©
Developed as an upper-middle class tourist town in the northern part of Okinawa Island, Nago offers a wide range of leisure activities from swimming to exploration of ruins and rainforests.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): get answers to all your questions at Michi-no-Eki Kyoda Yambaru Local Products Center, thenkick back and relax at Busena Beach, thenstroll around Busena Marine Park, and finally look for gifts at Nago Pineapple Park.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Nago sightseeing planning site.

Drive from Onna-son to Nago in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Nakijin-son.

Things to do in Nago

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Busena Beach ©
Busena Beach
Busena Marine Park ©
Busena Marine Park
Nago Pineapple Park ©
Nago Pineapple Park

1
night
Nakijin-son

Nakijin-son ©
Steeped in Ryukyuan history, Nakijin-son tourism centers around the ruins of an ancient stonewall castle.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): kick back and relax at Tiinuhama Beach and then snap pictures at Kouri Ohashi.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Nakijin-son trip itinerary site.

Nakijin-son is just a short distance from Nago. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 12th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Motobu-cho.

Things to do in Nakijin-son

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Kouri Ohashi ©
Kouri Ohashi

1
night
Motobu-cho

Motobu-cho ©
Formed by the gradual merging of several old fishing villages, today the island town of Motobu-cho boasts paradisal beaches of white sand, clear waters, and a rich array of wildlife.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): stroll around Okinawa Memorial Park Ocean Expo Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Emerald Beach, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Motobu-cho online route planner.

Motobu-cho is just a stone's throw from Nakijin-son. In December, daytime highs in Motobu-cho are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Tokashiki-son.

Things to do in Motobu-cho

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
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Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium ©
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium
Emerald Beach ©
Emerald Beach
Okinawa Memorial Park Ocean Expo Park ©
Okinawa Memorial Park Ocean Expo Park

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Tokashiki-son

Tokashiki-son ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Tokashiki-jima Island and then get outside with Aharen Beach.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Tokashiki-son online trip planner.

You can drive from Motobu-cho to Tokashiki-son in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Motobu-cho in December, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Tokashiki-son. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokashiki-son

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Aharen Beach ©
Aharen Beach
Tokashiki-jima Island ©
Tokashiki-jima Island

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