10 days in Okinawa Prefecture Itinerary

10 days in Okinawa Prefecture Itinerary

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10 days in Okinawa Prefecture Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Ishigaki
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Nanjo
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Motobu-cho
— 3 nights
+3
ferry + foot + train + Fly:  10​h 45​min
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.
On the 9th (Sat), explore the fascinating underground world of Ishigaki Island Limestone Cave, then explore the activities along Kabira Bay, and then kick back and relax at Yonehara Beach. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Kondoi Beach, enjoy breathtaking views from Tamatorizaki Observatory, and then get outside with Cape Hirakubozaki.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Ishigaki online driving holiday planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Ishigaki is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone changes from Singapore Time to Japan Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Singapore in November, things will get a bit cooler in Ishigaki: highs are around 31°C and lows about 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Nanjo.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kondoi Beach
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Kabira Bay ©
Kabira Bay
Cape Hirakubozaki ©
Cape Hirakubozaki
Ishigaki Port Ritoh Terminal ©
Ishigaki Port Ritoh Terminal

4
nights
Nanjo

Nanjo ©
With a long Pacific coastline, Nanjo offers fantastic views of the ocean from high cliffs covered with lush greenery, as well as from its long sandy beaches.
You've now added Ojima Island to your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Nanjo: Umikaji Terrace (in Tomigusuku), The Tower of Himeyuri (in Itoman) and Nakagusuku Castle Ruins (in Kitanakagusuku-son). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Okinawa World Culture Kingdom Gyokusendo, appreciate the views at Valley of Gangala, take in the views from Nirai Bridge/Kanai Bridge, and walk around Cape Chinen Park.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Nanjo trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Ishigaki to Nanjo with the Route module. In November, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Motobu-cho.

Things to do in Nanjo

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tomigusuku, Itoman, Nakagusuku Castle Ruins, St. Clara Church
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Ojima Island ©
Ojima Island
Sefa-Utaki ©
Sefa-Utaki

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Diamond Beach, then take in the dramatic natural features at Cape Manzamo, then get in on the family fun at Nago Pineapple Park, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the views from Kouri Ohashi, then make a trip to Bise no Fukugi Tree Road, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Okichan Theater, and finally stroll through Okinawa Memorial Park Ocean Expo Park.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Motobu-cho travel planning app .

You can drive from Nanjo to Motobu-cho in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Nanjo in November since evenings lows in Motobu-cho dip to 20°C. On the 17th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Motobu-cho

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Nakijin-son, Onna-son, Nago Pineapple Park
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Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium ©
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium
Kouri Ohashi ©
Kouri Ohashi
Cape Manzamo ©
Cape Manzamo

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