24 days in Okinawa Prefecture Itinerary

24 days in Okinawa Prefecture Itinerary

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Naha
— 1 night
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Kumejima-cho
— 1 night
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Tomigusuku
— 1 night
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Nanjo
— Few hours
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Kunigami-son
— 1 night
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Motobu-cho
— 1 night
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Onna-son
— 3 nights
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Yomitan-son
— Few hours
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Kadena-cho
— 1 night
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Chatan-cho
— 2 nights
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Tokashiki-son
— 1 night
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Zamami-son
— Few hours
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Taketomi-jima
— 1 night
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Ishigaki
— 6 nights
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Miyakojima
— 3 nights
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Hateruma-jima
— 1 night

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Naha

Capital of the Ryukyu Kingdom

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.
You've added Honu Honu Divers, Scuba & Snorkeling, Naminoue Beach, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 20th (Fri), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then step into the grandiose world of Shurijo Castle, and then make a trip to Shrikinjocho Stone-Path Road. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sat): make a trip to Yachimun Street, make a trip to Kokusaidori, then don't miss a visit to Makishi Public Market, then discover the deep blue sea with Honu Honu Divers, and finally get outside with Naminoue Beach.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Naha online itinerary builder.

Tokyo to Naha is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. When traveling from Tokyo in November, plan for a bit warmer days in Naha, with highs around 29°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kumejima-cho.

Things to do in Naha

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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
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Shurijo Castle
4.1
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Honu Honu Divers
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Kumejima-cho

Kumejima-cho ©
The town of Kumejima-cho spans several islands, including the main island of the same name.
Hatenohama has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): head outdoors with Tsumugi Bridge, step off the mainland to explore Hatenohama, then see the vivid underwater world at Shichugama, and finally make a trip to Shirugachi Bridge.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kumejima-cho online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Naha to Kumejima-cho takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In November, daytime highs in Kumejima-cho are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Tomigusuku.

Things to do in Kumejima-cho

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches
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Island
Hatenohama
4.5

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Tomigusuku

Tomigusuku ©
Senagajima Island has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): head off the coast to Senagajima Island.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Tomigusuku trip website.

Fly from Kumejima-cho to Tomigusuku in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. November in Tomigusuku sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 24°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Mon) before leaving for Nanjo.

Things to do in Tomigusuku

Nature · Parks
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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Valley of Gangala. On the 23rd (Mon), step off the mainland to explore Komaka-jima, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Clara Church, then make a trip to Aburachigama, and finally admire the verdant scenery at Valley of Gangala.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Nanjo attractions planning site.

Nanjo is just a short distance from Tomigusuku. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in November, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Kunigami-son.

Things to do in Nanjo

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Island
Komaka-jima
3.7

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Kunigami-son

Kunigami-son ©
Although the village of Kunigami-son spreads across a large area, it remains sparsely populated, with lots of wild land protected from development.
You've now added Daisekirinzan to your itinerary. On the 24th (Tue), take some stellar pictures from Cape Hedo, identify plant and animal life at Daisekirinzan, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Yanbaru Kuina Lookout.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kunigami-son trip tool.

Drive from Nanjo to Kunigami-son in 2 hours. Traveling from Nanjo in November, expect a bit cooler with lows of 20°C in Kunigami-son. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Motobu-cho.

Things to do in Kunigami-son

Nature · Wildlife · Parks
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Mountain
Daisekirinzan
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Lookout
Cape Hedo
4.1

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Okichan Theater, Emerald Beach and Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium. Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Okichan Theater, then kick back and relax at Emerald Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Motobu Old Local Market.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Motobu-cho trip website.

Traveling by car from Kunigami-son to Motobu-cho takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in November, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Onna-son.

Things to do in Motobu-cho

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Beaches · Outdoors
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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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Onna Station Nakayukui Market, Dive Center Isles Okinawa, Scuba & Snorkeling, and other attractions. On the 26th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Manza Beach, then see some colorful creatures with Piranha Divers Okinawa, then take in the dramatic natural features at Cape Manzamo, and finally stop by Onna Station Nakayukui Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then see some colorful creatures with Dive Center Isles Okinawa, then explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Cave, and finally make a trip to Cape Maeda.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Onna-son online travel route planner.

You can drive from Motobu-cho to Onna-son in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in November, and nighttime lows around 20°C. On the 28th (Sat), you're off to Yomitan-son.

Things to do in Onna-son

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Piranha Divers Okinawa
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
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Geologic Formation
Cape Manzamo
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Yomitan-son

Yomitan-son ©
Yomitan-son, a village located on the western coast of central Okinawa Island, possesses cultural and natural attractions.
Cape Zampa has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): look for gifts at Yomitanzanyaki Kitagama and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Zampa.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Yomitan-son online vacation planner.

Yomitan-son is very close to Onna-son. In November, daytime highs in Yomitan-son are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. On the 28th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Kadena-cho.

Things to do in Yomitan-son

Nature · Parks · Shopping · Museums
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Geologic Formation
Cape Zampa
4.0

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Kadena-cho

Your day by day itinerary now includes Aloha Divers Okinawa as well as Scuba & Snorkeling.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Kadena-cho travel route app.

Kadena-cho is just a short distance from Yomitan-son. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in November, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Chatan-cho.

Things to do in Kadena-cho

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Adventure
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
5.0

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Chatan-cho

Chatan-cho ©
Known for its American military bases, Chatan-cho has lacked the tourism appeal of other towns on the island, yet offers a pleasant beach getaway.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Okinawa 39ers, Sunset Beach and English Empire Divers. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): stop by Kaboten no Mise Nakasone, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Terme VILLA Chula-u, then head outdoors with Sunset Beach, and finally have unforgettable encounters with English Empire Divers. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see some colorful creatures with Okinawa 39ers.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Chatan-cho itinerary planner.

Chatan-cho is just a short distance from Kadena-cho. In November, daytime highs in Chatan-cho are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Tokashiki-son.

Things to do in Chatan-cho

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Baths

Side Trips

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Beach
Sunset Beach
3.2

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Tokashiki-son

Tokashiki-son ©
Your day by day itinerary now includes Aharen Beach. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): step off the mainland to explore Hanari Island, make a trip to Aharen Observatory, then kick back and relax at Aharen Beach, and finally look for gifts at Shingaki Shoten.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Tokashiki-son online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Chatan-cho to Tokashiki-son takes 2.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Tokashiki-son when traveling from Chatan-cho in December, with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Zamami-son.

Things to do in Tokashiki-son

Parks · Shopping · Beaches · Nature
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Beach
Aharen Beach
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Zamami-son

Zamami-son
The village of Zamami-son in the western Kerama Islands spans four of the islands in the group, one of which remains uninhabited.
To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Zamami-son trip maker website.

Drive from Tokashiki-son to Zamami-son in 3.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Zamami-son can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. You will leave for Taketomi-jima on the 2nd (Wed).

Things to do in Zamami-son

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

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Taketomi-jima

Taketomi-jima ©
A tiny island in the Yae-yama archipelago, Taketomi-jima enjoys popularity as a beach getaway, best known for its stretches of "star sand"--sand made up of tiny star-shaped exoskeletons of ancient fossils.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Kaiji Beach as well as Kondoi Beach. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): make a trip to Taketomi Post Office, enjoy the sand and surf at Kaiji Beach, then kick back and relax at Kondoi Beach, then take in the waterfront at Nishi Pier, and finally make a trip to Nagomi Tower.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Taketomi-jima trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Zamami-son to Taketomi-jima. In December in Taketomi-jima, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to Ishigaki.

Things to do in Taketomi-jima

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

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Beach
Kondoi Beach
4.5
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Pier / Boardwalk
Nishi Pier
4.2
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Landmark
Nagomi Tower
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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Ishigakijima Adventure Pipi, Scuba & Snorkeling, Ishigaki Island Limestone Cave, and other attractions you added. And it doesn't end there: stop by Ibaruma Farm Fruits Chokubaijo, don't miss a visit to Euglena Mall, stroll around Kabira Park, and get outside with Mt.Omotodake.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Ishigaki journey planner.

Ride a ferry from Taketomi-jima to Ishigaki in an hour. In December, daytime highs in Ishigaki are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Miyakojima.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
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Water Body
Kabira Bay
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
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Miyakojima

Miyakojima ©
A city jurisdiction formed after the merger of several towns in 2005, Miyakojima spans six linked-up islands.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Toriike Pond, Irabu-jima Island, Shimojiiima Island, and other attractions you added. The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from Shimojishima Airport RW17 End, relax in the rural setting at Farm Shop Utopia Farm Miyakojima, take in the views from Ikema Ohashi Bridge, and stroll around Hika Road Park.

Discover how to plan a Miyakojima trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Fly from Ishigaki to Miyakojima in 2.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Miyakojima are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Hateruma-jima.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
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Hateruma-jima

Hateruma-jima ©
You've now added Nishihama Beach to your itinerary. On the 13th (Sun), appreciate the history behind Monument of The Southernmost Part of Japan, enjoy the sand and surf at Pemuchi Beach, then take a leisurely stroll along Hateruma Port, then enjoy the sand and surf at Nishihama Beach, and finally make a trip to Hateruma Post Office.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Hateruma-jima trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Miyakojima to Hateruma-jima. In December, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hateruma-jima

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks
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Pier / Boardwalk
Hateruma Port
3.6

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