13 days in Nago, Okinawa City & Naha Itinerary

13 days in Nago, Okinawa City & Naha Itinerary

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13 days in Nago, Okinawa City & Naha Itinerary

Start: Naha
bus:  1​h 30​min
1
Nago
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Okinawa City
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Naha
— 5 nights
End: Naha

4
nights
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.
You've now added Cape Hedo to your itinerary. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Kouri Beach and Sesoko Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Daisekirinzan and Kouri Island. Venture out of the city with trips to Nakijin Castle Ruins (in Nakijin-son) and Motobu-cho (Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, Okichan Theater, & more). There's more to do: look for gifts at Yaedake Bakery.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Nago trip planner .

Naha to Nago is an approximately 1.5-hour bus ride. You can also drive. Traveling from Naha in February, Nago is a bit cooler at night with lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Okinawa City.

Things to do in Nago

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Motobu-cho, Nakijin-son, Kunigami-son, Kouri Island
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Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium ©
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium
Nakijin Castle Ruins ©
Nakijin Castle Ruins
Kouri Beach ©
Kouri Beach

3
nights
Okinawa City

Okinawa City ©
Okinawa is the second-largest city in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan, following Naha, the capital city. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): stop by Onna Station Nakayukui Market, get to know the fascinating history of Zakimi Castle Ruins, and then buy something for everyone on your list at AEONMALL OKINAWA RYCOM. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Katsuren Castle Ruins and then explore the historical opulence of Nakagusuku Castle Ruins.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Okinawa City trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Nago to Okinawa City in an hour. On the 9th (Sun), you're off toNaha.

Things to do in Okinawa City

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Kitanakagusuku-son, Zakimi Castle Ruins, Katsuren Castle Ruins, Onna Station Nakayukui Market
Highlights from your plan
Katsuren Castle Ruins ©
Katsuren Castle Ruins
Nakagusuku Castle Ruins ©
Nakagusuku Castle Ruins
Zakimi Castle Ruins ©
Zakimi Castle Ruins

5
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cape Chinen Park as well as Street Kart Okinawa. Head to Shijo Hondori and Ashibina Outlet Mallfor some retail therapy. Visit Shurijo Castle and Tamaudoun Site for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Naha side-trips: Nanjo (Okinawa World Culture Kingdom Gyokusendo & Sefa-Utaki). There's still lots to do: appreciate the views at Valley of Gangala, don't miss a visit to Kokusaidori, get a taste of the local shopping with Umikaji Terrace, and step off the mainland to explore Senagajima Island.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Naha trip site .

Naha is just a short distance from Okinawa City. In February, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Naha

Shopping Parks Nature

Side Trips

Nanjo, Tomigusuku
Highlights from your plan
Shurijo Castle ©
Shurijo Castle
Sefa-Utaki ©
Sefa-Utaki

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