12 days in Okinawa Prefecture Itinerary

12 days in Okinawa Prefecture Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ishigaki
— 2 nights
2
Iriomote-jima
— 2 nights
3
Miyakojima
— 3 nights
4
Itoman
— 1 night
5
Tokashiki-son
— 3 nights

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): enjoy breathtaking views from Tamatorizaki Observatory, head outdoors with Yonehara Beach, then stroll around Banna Park, and finally get outside with Kondoi Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Kabira Park, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Ishigaki Island Limestone Cave.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Ishigaki vacation builder tool.

Singapore, Singapore to Ishigaki is an approximately 10.5-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 May, you will find days in Ishigaki are slightly colder (34°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to ride a ferry to Iriomote-jima.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Kondoi Beach
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Yonehara Beach ©
Yonehara Beach
Kondoi Beach ©
Kondoi Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Iriomote-jima

Iriomote-jima ©
Taketomicho Iriomote-Jima stands as the second largest island in Okinawa.
On the 7th (Thu), head outdoors with Hoshisuna Beach and then skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour. On your second day here, take a memorable tour with Tours, then step off the mainland to explore Iriomote Island, and then admire the sheer force of Pinaisara Falls.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Iriomote-jima tour planning website.

Ride a ferry from Ishigaki to Iriomote-jima in 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Iriomote-jima are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to ride a ferry to Miyakojima.

Things to do in Iriomote-jima

Outdoors · Tours · Parks
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Pinaisara Falls ©
Pinaisara Falls
Hoshisuna Beach ©
Hoshisuna Beach
Iriomote Island ©
Iriomote Island

3
nights
Miyakojima

Miyakojima
A city jurisdiction formed after the merger of several towns in 2005, Miyakojima spans six linked-up islands.
Relax by the water at Nagamahama Beach Coast and Aragusuku Beach. Visiting Yabiji and Toguchi no Hama will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, don't miss a visit to East Henna Cape, take in panoramic vistas at Makiyama Observatory, and head off the coast to Irabu-jima Island.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Miyakojima online attractions planner.

You can ride a ferry from Iriomote-jima to Miyakojima in 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in May, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Itoman.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay May 8 — 11:
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Yabiji
Yabiji
Nagamahama Beach Coast ©
Nagamahama Beach Coast
Toguchi no Hama
Toguchi no Hama

1
night
Itoman

Itoman ©
Itoman is a city located in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. On the 12th (Tue), steep yourself in history at The Tower of Himeyuri, get to know the fascinating history of Okinawa Peace Memorial Park, then get engrossed in the history at Himeyuri Peace Museum, and finally admire the verdant scenery at Valley of Gangala.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Itoman trip itinerary planning website.

Fly from Miyakojima to Itoman in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in May, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Tokashiki-son.

Things to do in Itoman

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Valley of Gangala
Find places to stay May 11 — 12:
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Okinawa Peace Memorial Park ©
Okinawa Peace Memorial Park
Himeyuri Peace Museum ©
Himeyuri Peace Museum
The Tower of Himeyuri ©
The Tower of Himeyuri

3
nights
Tokashiki-son

Tokashiki-son ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Ama Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Furuzamami Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Nishibama Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Aka Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step off the mainland to explore Kerama Islands, head off the coast to Tokashiki-jima Island, then kick back and relax at Aharen Beach, and finally get outside with Tokashiku Beach.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Tokashiki-son trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Itoman to Tokashiki-son takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in May, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Tokashiki-son

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Zamami-son, Kerama Islands
Find places to stay May 12 — 15:
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Ama Beach ©
Ama Beach
Nishibama Beach
Nishibama Beach
Tokashiku Beach
Tokashiku Beach

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