8 days in Okinawa Prefecture Itinerary

8 days in Okinawa Prefecture Itinerary

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8 days in Okinawa Prefecture Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Ishigaki
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h
2
Miyakojima
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h
3
Nago
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Naha
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Singapore

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): look for gifts at Inafuku Shuhan Honten, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then enjoy breathtaking views from Tamatorizaki Observatory, and finally enjoy the sea views from Cape Hirakubozaki. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then explore the activities along Kabira Bay, and then take in panoramic vistas at Maesedake Observation Site.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Ishigaki route planning site .

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 April, things will get slightly colder in Ishigaki: highs are around 30°C and lows about 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Miyakojima.

Things to do in Ishigaki

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

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Miyakojima

Miyakojima ©
A city jurisdiction formed after the merger of several towns in 2005, Miyakojima spans six linked-up islands.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): snap pictures at Ikema Ohashi Bridge, snap pictures at Irabu Ohashi, kick back and relax at Yonaha Maehama Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Tomori Imugya Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Hora Gyoko no Hama Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, make a trip to East Henna Cape, go for a walk through Nishihenna Cape, then make a trip to Toomidai, then enjoy the sand and surf at Sunayama Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Boraga Limestone Cave.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Miyakojima trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Ishigaki to Miyakojima takes 2 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Miyakojima can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Nago.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Yonaha Maehama Beach ©
Yonaha Maehama Beach
Irabu Ohashi ©
Irabu Ohashi
Hora Gyoko no Hama Beach ©
Hora Gyoko no Hama Beach

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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 18th (Sat), observe the fascinating underwater world at Okichan Theater, observe the fascinating underwater world at Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, then get outside with Akabaka Beach, then take in the views from Kouri Ohashi, and finally see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Nago trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Miyakojima to Nago takes 4 hours. Traveling from Miyakojima in April, expect a bit cooler with lows of 20°C in Nago. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Naha.

Things to do in Nago

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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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 19th (Sun), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then don't miss a visit to Makishi Public Market, then get to know the fascinating history of Shurijo Castle, and finally make a trip to Kokusaidori. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Shrikinjocho Stone-Path Road, then make a trip to American Village, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cape Manzamo.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Naha trip planner .

Getting from Nago to Naha by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In April, daily temperatures in Naha can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Naha

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Onna-son, American Village
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Shurijo Castle ©
Shurijo Castle
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kokusaidori ©
Kokusaidori

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