4 days in Okinawa Prefecture Itinerary

4 days in Okinawa Prefecture Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Naha
— 1 night
2
Motobu-cho
— 1 night
3
Ishigaki
— 1 night

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Kokusaidori and then don't miss a visit to Makishi Public Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, make a trip to Shrikinjocho Stone-Path Road, thenexplore the historical opulence of Shurijo Castle, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sakimoto Shuzo Distillers.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Naha trip planner.

Tokyo to Naha is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Naha when traveling from Tokyo in July, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Motobu-cho.

Things to do in Naha

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
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Shurijo Castle ©
Shurijo Castle
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kokusaidori ©
Kokusaidori

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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.
On the 22nd (Wed), kick back and relax at Minna Beach, step off the mainland to explore Minnajima Island, thenhead outdoors with Bisezaki, thenobserve the fascinating underwater world at Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Okichan Theater.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Motobu-cho trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Naha to Motobu-cho takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a ferry. In July, daytime highs in Motobu-cho are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Ishigaki.

Things to do in Motobu-cho

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
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Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium ©
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium
Minnajima Island ©
Minnajima Island
Bisezaki ©
Bisezaki

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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 23rd (Thu), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, enjoy breathtaking views from Maesedake Observation Site, thenbrush up on your knowledge of spirits at Takamine Distillers, thenexplore the activities along Kabira Bay, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Yonehara Beach.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Ishigaki road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Motobu-cho to Ishigaki takes 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Spas Parks Nature
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Spas
Kabira Bay ©
Kabira Bay
Yonehara Beach ©
Yonehara Beach

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