60 days in Tokyo, Okinawa Prefecture & Onomichi Itinerary

60 days in Tokyo, Okinawa Prefecture & Onomichi Itinerary

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Tokyo
— 16 nights
Fly to Ishigaki, Ferry to Iriomote-jima
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Iriomote-jima
— 4 nights
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Ishigaki
— 7 nights
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Miyakojima
— 5 nights
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Kumejima-cho
— 2 nights
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Naha
— 6 nights
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Motobu-cho
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Zamami-son
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Tokyo

— 16 nights
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Explore Tokyo's surroundings by going to Kawasaki Daishi (in Kawasaki), Yokohama (Sankeien Gardens & Kishamichi Promenade) and Maihama (Tokyo DisneySea & Tokyo Disneyland). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, explore the world behind art at Tokyo National Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple, and have some family-friendly fun at Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Tokyo online trip itinerary planner.

London, UK to Tokyo is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Tokyo is 9 hours. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in February, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Iriomote-jima.

Things to do in Tokyo

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Iriomote-jima

— 4 nights
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: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, head off the coast to Iriomote Island, and take in the pleasant sights at Ruins of Amitory Village.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Iriomote-jima attractions planning app.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Tokyo to Iriomote-jima takes 7.5 hours. When traveling from Tokyo in March, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Iriomote-jima: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Ishigaki.

Things to do in Iriomote-jima

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Ishigaki

— 7 nights
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: contemplate the waterfront views at Kabira Bay, take in panoramic vistas at Tamatorizaki Observatory, stop by Yurateiku Market, and stroll around Banna Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Ishigaki trip planning site.

You can ride a ferry from Iriomote-jima to Ishigaki in 2 hours. In March, daytime highs in Ishigaki are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Miyakojima.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Miyakojima

— 5 nights
A city jurisdiction formed after the merger of several towns in 2005, Miyakojima spans six linked-up islands.
Miyakojima is known for beaches, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Irabu Ohashi, get outside with Toguchi no Hama, make a trip to Ikema Ohashi Bridge, and step off the mainland to explore Shimojiiima Island.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Miyakojima trip planner.

You can fly from Ishigaki to Miyakojima in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in March, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kumejima-cho.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Kumejima-cho

— 2 nights
The town of Kumejima-cho spans several islands, including the main island of the same name.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): head off the coast to Kumejima Island, wander the wide-open spaces of Kumejima Uma Bokujo, see the interesting displays at Kumejima Hotaru Kan, then play a few rounds at Kumejima Seaside Park Golf Club, then walk around Kumejima Nature Park Tonnahaenchi, and finally cruise along Tsumugi Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Shichugama, get outside with Hatenohama, then take in the dramatic natural features at Kumejimacho Oshima Tatamiishi, then don't miss a visit to Shirugachi Bridge, and finally head off the coast to Ojima Island.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kumejima-cho tour planner.

You can fly from Miyakojima to Kumejima-cho in 4.5 hours. In March in Kumejima-cho, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Naha.

Things to do in Kumejima-cho

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Naha

— 6 nights

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Naha: Blue Sky (in Nakagusuku-son), Itoman (The Tower of Himeyuri, Okinawa Peace Memorial Park, &more) and American Village (in Chatan-cho). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Shurijo Castle, explore the striking landscape at Cape Manzamo, get a new perspective on nature at Okinawa Prefectural Museum and Art Museum, and don't miss a visit to Shrikinjocho Stone-Path Road.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Naha road trip website.

Fly from Kumejima-cho to Naha in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. March in Naha sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Motobu-cho.

Things to do in Naha

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Motobu-cho

— 3 nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ishiyama Viewing Platform (in Ogimi-son), Ginoza Roadside Station (in Ginoza-son) and Nakijin-son (Kouri Ohashi & Kouri Ocean Tower). The adventure continues: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, stroll around Okinawa Memorial Park Ocean Expo Park, admire the natural beauty at Tropical Dream Center, and experience rural life at Aiai Farm.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Motobu-cho trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Naha to Motobu-cho takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Naha in March, Motobu-cho is little chillier at night with lows of 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Zamami-son.

Things to do in Motobu-cho

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Zamami-son

— 3 nights
The village of Zamami-son in the western Kerama Islands spans four of the islands in the group, one of which remains uninhabited.
Zamami-son is known for beaches, nature, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Toma, enjoy breathtaking views from Unajinosachi Observatory, take in the views from Aka Bridge, and head off the coast to Kerama Islands.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Zamami-son trip planner.

Getting from Motobu-cho to Zamami-son by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in March, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel to Onomichi.

Things to do in Zamami-son

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Onomichi

— 12 nights
A port city next to the inland sea, Onomichi maintains a small-town feel and a domestic reputation for well-preserved landmarks, quiet streets, and traditions.
Explore Onomichi's surroundings by going to Matsuyama (Shinrokaku, Thermal Spas, &more), Matsue (Sanin Godo Bank Honten Observation Deck, Matsue Castle, &more) and Saijo (Maegamiji Temple, The Central Shrine of Ishizuchi Jinja, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Izumo Taisha Shrine, take an in-depth tour of Shimane Museum of Ancient Izumo, stroll around Senkoji & Senkoji Park, and contemplate the long history of Site of Tonaru Storehouse.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Onomichi trip itinerary planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Zamami-son to Onomichi. While traveling from Zamami-son, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Onomichi, ranging from highs of 13°C to lows of 4°C. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Onomichi

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Okinawa Prefecture travel guide

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Landmarks · Beaches · Aquariums
Okinawa Prefecture is the southernmost prefecture of Japan. It comprises hundreds of the Ryukyu Islands in a chain over long. The Ryukyus extend southwest from Kyushu (the southwesternmost of Japan's four main islands) to Taiwan. The Okinawa Prefecture encompasses the southern two thirds of that chain. Naha, Okinawa's capital, is located in the southern part of Okinawa Island.Although Okinawa comprises just 0.6 percent of Japan's total land mass, about 75 percent of all U.S. military installations stationed in Japan are assigned in Okinawa. Currently about 26,000 of the U.S. troops deployed in Japan are based in the prefecture.

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