4 days in Okinawa Prefecture Itinerary

4 days in Okinawa Prefecture Itinerary

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4 days in Okinawa Prefecture Itinerary

Start: Hong Kong
car:  8​h
1
Motobu-cho
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Chatan-cho
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
3
Nanjo
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
4
Naha
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Hong Kong

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): snap pictures at Kouri Ohashi.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Motobu-cho trip tool .

Hong Kong, China to Motobu-cho is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Hong Kong Time (HKT) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, daytime highs in Motobu-cho are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive to Chatan-cho.

Things to do in Motobu-cho

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nakijin-son, Nago Pineapple Park
Highlights from your plan
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium ©
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium
Nago Pineapple Park ©
Nago Pineapple Park
Kouri Ohashi ©
Kouri Ohashi

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Onna Station Nakayukui Market.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Chatan-cho road trip tool .

Getting from Motobu-cho to Chatan-cho by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. August in Chatan-cho sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 30°C at night. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Nanjo.

Things to do in Chatan-cho

Shopping

Side Trip

Onna Station Nakayukui Market

few
hours
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 Okinawa World Culture Kingdom Gyokusendo. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): get great views at Kudakajima Yohaijo, then steep yourself in history at Sefa-Utaki, then make a trip to Sankakuiwa, and finally make a trip to Okinawa World Culture Kingdom Gyokusendo.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Nanjo trip builder .

You can drive from Chatan-cho to Nanjo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to drive to Naha.

Things to do in Nanjo

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Sefa-Utaki ©
Sefa-Utaki

1
night
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 5th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Naminoue-gu Shrine.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Naha online tour itinerary planner .

Naha is very close to Nanjo. In August, daytime highs in Naha are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 32°C. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Naha

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Naminoue-gu Shrine ©
Naminoue-gu Shrine

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