10 days in Okinawa Prefecture Itinerary

10 days in Okinawa Prefecture Itinerary

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10 days in Okinawa Prefecture Itinerary

Start: Buenos Aires
Fly:  35​h
1
Ishigaki
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
2
Onna-son
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Miyakojima
— 3 nights
Fly:  33​h
End: Buenos Aires

1
night
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 7th (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Nei Museum of Art and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kondoi Beach. On the next day, take in panoramic vistas at Tamatorizaki Observatory, kick back and relax at Yonehara Beach, then get engrossed in the history at Ishigaki Yaima Village, and finally stop by Yurateiku Market.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Ishigaki trip itinerary site .

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Ishigaki is an approximately 35-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Argentine Time to Japan Standard Time is 12 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Buenos Aires in April, with highs in Ishigaki at 30°C and lows at 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Onna-son.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Kondoi Beach
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Kondoi Beach ©
Kondoi Beach
Ishigaki Yaima Village ©
Ishigaki Yaima Village
Yonehara Beach ©
Yonehara Beach

3
nights
Onna-son

Onna-son ©
Located on the coast in the middle of the island, Onna-son has become known for its beaches and seaside economy.
Get some cultural insight at Nakagusuku Castle Ruins and Okinawa Peace Memorial Park. Head to AEONMALL OKINAWA RYCOM and Gallery Kiyafor some retail therapy. Explore Onna-son's surroundings by going to Okinawa Memorial Park Ocean Expo Park (in Motobu-cho), Nakijin Castle Ruins (in Nakijin-son) and Sankakuiwa (in Nanjo). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Zakimi Castle Ruins, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, steep yourself in history at Katsuren Castle Ruins, and look for gifts at Onna Station Nakayukui Market.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Onna-son trip planner.

Getting from Ishigaki to Onna-son by combination of flight and bus takes about 5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Ishigaki in April since evenings lows in Onna-son dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Miyakojima.

Things to do in Onna-son

Historic Sites Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Yomitan-son, Kitanakagusuku-son, Okinawa Memorial Park Ocean Expo Park, Nakijin Castle Ruins, Katsuren Castle Ruins
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Nakijin Castle Ruins ©
Nakijin Castle Ruins
Nakagusuku Castle Ruins ©
Nakagusuku Castle Ruins
Zakimi Castle Ruins ©
Zakimi Castle Ruins

3
nights
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 12th (Sun): kick back and relax at Aragusuku Beach, enjoy the sea views from Higashi Hennazaki Lighthouse, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Nagamahama Beach Coast. On the next day, kick back and relax at Toguchi no Hama, then explore the gorgeous colors at Yabiji, and then snap pictures at Ikema Ohashi Bridge.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Miyakojima online visit planner .

Getting from Onna-son to Miyakojima by combination of bus and flight takes about 3.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Miyakojima are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Nagamahama Beach Coast ©
Nagamahama Beach Coast
Yabiji
Yabiji
Toguchi no Hama
Toguchi no Hama

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