30 days in Okinawa Prefecture Itinerary

30 days in Okinawa Prefecture Itinerary

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30 days in Okinawa Prefecture Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + Drive:  13​h 45​min
1
Hateruma-jima
— 1 day
Travel:  4​h
2
Iriomote-jima
— 4 nights
ferry:  1​h
3
Ishigaki
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h
4
Miyakojima
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Kumejima-cho
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + train + bus:  3​h 45​min
6
Motobu-cho
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Zamami-son
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Naha
— 5 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Singapore

1
day
Hateruma-jima

Hateruma-jima ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Hateruma Post Office, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nishihama Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pemuchi Beach, then appreciate the history behind Monument of The Southernmost Part of Japn, and finally don't miss a visit to Cape Takanazaki.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Hateruma-jima visit planning site .

Singapore, Singapore to Hateruma-jima is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Hateruma-jima due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in November, expect Hateruma-jima to be a bit cooler, temps between 31°C and 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Iriomote-jima.

Things to do in Hateruma-jima

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Find places to stay Nov 27 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Nishihama Beach ©
Nishihama Beach

4
nights
Iriomote-jima

Iriomote-jima ©
Taketomicho Iriomote-Jima stands as the second largest island in Okinawa.
Iriomote-jima is known for nature, adventure, beaches, wildlife, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Outdoor Activities, identify plant and animal life at Nakama-river Protected Region, admire the sheer force of Pinaisara Falls, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Iriomote-jima trip itinerary website .

Explore your travel options from Hateruma-jima to Iriomote-jima with the Route module. In November in Iriomote-jima, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Ishigaki.

Things to do in Iriomote-jima

Parks Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay Nov 28 — Dec 2:
Highlights from your plan
Iriomote Island ©
Iriomote Island
Pinaisara Falls ©
Pinaisara Falls
Funauki Village ©
Funauki Village

4
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.
Ishigaki is known for nature, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Kabira Bay, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and take in panoramic vistas at Tamatorizaki Observatory.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Ishigaki holiday maker site .

Getting from Iriomote-jima to Ishigaki by ferry takes about an hour. In December, daily temperatures in Ishigaki can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Miyakojima.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Kondoi Beach
Find places to stay Dec 2 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Cape Hirakubozaki ©
Cape Hirakubozaki
Kabira Bay ©
Kabira Bay
Ishigaki Port Ritoh Terminal ©
Ishigaki Port Ritoh Terminal

4
nights
Miyakojima

Miyakojima ©
A city jurisdiction formed after the merger of several towns in 2005, Miyakojima spans six linked-up islands.
Miyakojima is known for beaches, nature, historic sites, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Yonaha Maehama Beach, don't miss a visit to Toomidai, take in the views from Ikema Ohashi Bridge, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Hora Gyoko no Hama Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Miyakojima trip planner.

You can fly from Ishigaki to Miyakojima in 2 hours. December in Miyakojima sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kumejima-cho.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Outdoors Parks Tours
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Yonaha Maehama Beach ©
Yonaha Maehama Beach
Irabu Ohashi ©
Irabu Ohashi
Hora Gyoko no Hama Beach ©
Hora Gyoko no Hama Beach

3
nights
Kumejima-cho

Kumejima-cho ©
The town of Kumejima-cho spans several islands, including the main island of the same name.
Kumejima-cho is known for nature, beaches, museums, historic sites, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Shichugama, head off the coast to Kumejima Island, get great views at Hiyajo Banta Cliff, and enjoy the sand and surf at Ala Beach.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kumejima-cho trip planner .

Getting from Miyakojima to Kumejima-cho by flight takes about 3 hours. December in Kumejima-cho sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Motobu-cho.

Things to do in Kumejima-cho

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Dec 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Hatenohama ©
Hatenohama
Kumejima Island ©
Kumejima Island
Shirugachi Bridge ©
Shirugachi Bridge

4
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Motobu-cho side-trips: Fukugawa Falls (in Nago) and Kouri Ohashi (in Nakijin-son). There's still lots to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, kick back and relax at Akabaka Beach, stroll around Okinawa Memorial Park Ocean Expo Park, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Motobu-cho journey builder site .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Kumejima-cho to Motobu-cho in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Kumejima-cho in December since evenings lows in Motobu-cho dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Zamami-son.

Things to do in Motobu-cho

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Nakijin-son, Nago
Find places to stay Dec 13 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium ©
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium
Kouri Ohashi ©
Kouri Ohashi
Scuba & Snorkeling

4
nights
Zamami-son

Zamami-son ©
The village of Zamami-son in the western Kerama Islands spans four of the islands in the group, one of which remains uninhabited.
Zamami-son is known for beaches, nature, wildlife, shopping, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, head off the coast to Zamami Island, look for all kinds of wild species at Toma, and enjoy breathtaking views from Takatsukiyama Observatory Deck.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Zamami-son journey builder app .

You can drive from Motobu-cho to Zamami-son in 3 hours. Traveling from Motobu-cho in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Zamami-son, with lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Naha.

Things to do in Zamami-son

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kerama Islands
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Kerama Islands ©
Kerama Islands
Furuzamami Beach ©
Furuzamami Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

5
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Naha side-trips: Okinawa Peace Memorial Park (in Itoman), American Village (in Chatan-cho) and Nanjo (Sefa-Utaki & Okinawa World Culture Kingdom Gyokusendo). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Shurijo Castle, meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, tour or see a game at Okinawa Karate Kaikan, and appreciate the history behind Heiwa no Ishiji.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Naha trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Zamami-son to Naha in 1.5 hours. December in Naha sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Naha

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Chatan-cho, Itoman, Nanjo, Cape Manzamo, Haebaru Town Museum
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Shurijo Castle ©
Shurijo Castle
Cape Manzamo ©
Cape Manzamo

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