15 days in Okinawa Prefecture Itinerary

15 days in Okinawa Prefecture Itinerary

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Motobu-cho
— 2 nights
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Naha
— 2 nights
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Miyakojima
— 2 nights
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Iriomote-jima
— 3 nights
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Ishigaki
— 4 nights

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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Kouri Ohashi in Nakijin-son (about 30 minutes away). The adventure continues: observe the fascinating underwater world at Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, tour the pleasant surroundings at Okinawa Memorial Park Ocean Expo Park, identify plant and animal life at USS Emmons, and see the vivid underwater world at Sesoko Labyrinth.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Motobu-cho itinerary tool.

Glasgow, UK to Motobu-cho is an approximately 23-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Glasgow to Motobu-cho due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Glasgow in November; daily highs in Motobu-cho reach 28°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Naha.

Things to do in Motobu-cho

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Nakijin-son
Highlights from your plan
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium ©
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium
Kouri Ohashi ©
Kouri Ohashi
Bisezaki ©
Bisezaki

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): make a trip to Kokusaidori, make a trip to Makishi Public Market, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sakimoto Shuzo Distillers, then explore the historical opulence of Shurijo Castle, and finally learn and have fun at Taste of Okinawa Cooking Experience. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Cape Manzamo, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then don't miss a visit to American Village.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Naha online sightseeing planner.

Drive from Motobu-cho to Naha in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Motobu-cho in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Naha, with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Miyakojima.

Things to do in Naha

Tours · Outdoors · Classes

Side Trips

Onna-son, American Village
Highlights from your plan
Shurijo Castle ©
Shurijo Castle
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kokusaidori ©
Kokusaidori

2
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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 6th (Sat): head outdoors with Sunayama Beach, make a trip to Soedo Sagaribana, get outside with Yonaha Maehama Beach, then identify plant and animal life at Yabiji, then take in the views from Irabu Ohashi, and finally snap pictures at Ikema Ohashi Bridge. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Aragusuku Beach, then make a trip to East Henna Cape, then kick back and relax at Hora Gyoko no Hama Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Tomori Imugya Beach.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Miyakojima online day trip planner.

Getting from Naha to Miyakojima by flight takes about 2.5 hours. In November in Miyakojima, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Iriomote-jima.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Yonaha Maehama Beach ©
Yonaha Maehama Beach
Irabu Ohashi ©
Irabu Ohashi
Ikema Ohashi Bridge ©
Ikema Ohashi Bridge

3
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Iriomote-jima

Iriomote-jima ©
Taketomicho Iriomote-Jima stands as the second largest island in Okinawa.
Iriomote-jima is known for nature, adventure, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a memorable tour with Tours, take in the dramatic scenery at Nara no Taki Falls, identify plant and animal life at Funauki Village, and kick back and relax at Ida no Hama Beach.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Iriomote-jima road trip tool.

Getting from Miyakojima to Iriomote-jima by combination of flight and ferry takes about 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in November, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Ishigaki.

Things to do in Iriomote-jima

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Pinaisara Falls ©
Pinaisara Falls
Iriomote Island ©
Iriomote Island
Hoshisuna Beach ©
Hoshisuna Beach

4
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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.
Ishigaki is known for nature, historic sites, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see what's hidden on the seafloor at Prime Scuba Ishigaki Diving Center - Day Tour, kick back and relax at Yonehara Beach, get great views at Cape Ongazaki, and contemplate the waterfront views at Kabira Bay.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Ishigaki tour itinerary planning website.

Traveling by ferry from Iriomote-jima to Ishigaki takes 2 hours. November in Ishigaki sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Prime Scuba Ishigaki Diving Center - Day Tour ©
Kabira Bay ©
Kabira Bay
Yonehara Beach ©
Yonehara Beach

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