5 days in Okinawa Prefecture Itinerary

5 days in Okinawa Prefecture Itinerary

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5 days in Okinawa Prefecture Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Ishigaki
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + train + bus:  5​h
2
Nago
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Naha
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h
End: Singapore

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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 14th (Mon): kick back and relax at Yonehara Beach, explore the activities along Kabira Bay, then take in panoramic vistas at Maesedake Observation Site, and finally pause for some photo ops at Yoko Gushiken Monument. On the next day, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, take in panoramic vistas at Tamatorizaki Observatory, and then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Hirakubozaki.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Ishigaki tour planning app .

Singapore, Singapore to Ishigaki is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time to Japan Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Singapore in October, expect nights in Ishigaki to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are little chillier, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Nago.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Outdoors Parks Adventure
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Cape Hirakubozaki ©
Cape Hirakubozaki
Kabira Bay ©
Kabira Bay
Ishigaki Port Ritoh Terminal ©
Ishigaki Port Ritoh Terminal

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.
On the 16th (Wed), take in the views from Kouri Ohashi, then meet the residents at Okichan Theater, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Akabaka Beach.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Nago trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Ishigaki to Nago by combination of flight and bus takes about 5 hours. In October in Nago, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Naha.

Things to do in Nago

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Beaches

Side Trips

Nakijin-son, Motobu-cho
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Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium ©
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium
Kouri Ohashi ©
Kouri Ohashi

1
night
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 17th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Kokusaidori, step into the grandiose world of Shurijo Castle, and then Head underground at Okinawa World Culture Kingdom Gyokusendo.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Naha sightseeing planner.

Traveling by bus from Nago to Naha takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Naha

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Okinawa World Culture Kingdom Gyokusendo
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Shurijo Castle ©
Shurijo Castle
Kokusaidori ©
Kokusaidori

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