7 days in Japan Itinerary

7 days in Japan Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Ishigaki
— 1 night
2
Chatan-cho
— 1 night
3
Nago
— 1 night
4
Nakijin-son
— 1 day
5
Nanjo
— 1 night
6
Naha
— 1 night

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): examine the collection at Taketomi Folk Art Museum and then get to know the fascinating history of Island Countryside Settlement. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, thenget engrossed in the history at Ishigaki Yaima Village, and then stop by Yurateiku Market.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Ishigaki day trip planning site.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Ishigaki is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time to Japan Standard Time is 7 hours. Traveling from Tel Aviv in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Ishigaki, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Chatan-cho.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Taketomi-jima
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Island Countryside Settlement ©
Island Countryside Settlement
Ishigaki Yaima Village ©
Ishigaki Yaima Village

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): browse the different shops at AEONMALL OKINAWA RYCOM, thenstop by Onna Station Nakayukui Market, thenview the masterpieces at Gallery Kiya, and finally see the vivid underwater world at Sunabe No.1.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Chatan-cho online route planner.

Traveling by flight from Ishigaki to Chatan-cho takes 3.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Chatan-cho are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Nago.

Things to do in Chatan-cho

Shopping Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

AEONMALL OKINAWA RYCOM, Onna Station Nakayukui Market, Gallery Kiya
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Onna Station Nakayukui Market ©
Onna Station Nakayukui Market
AEONMALL OKINAWA RYCOM ©
AEONMALL OKINAWA RYCOM

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night
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.
To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Nago day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Chatan-cho to Nago takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Nago sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. You will leave for Nakijin-son on the 5th (Mon).

Things to do in Nago

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

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Nakijin-son

Nakijin-son ©
Steeped in Ryukyuan history, Nakijin-son tourism centers around the ruins of an ancient stonewall castle.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, thenstroll through Okinawa Memorial Park Ocean Expo Park, and then contemplate the long history of Nakijin Castle Ruins.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Nakijin-son day trip site.

Nakijin-son is just a short distance from Nago. In October, daytime highs in Nakijin-son are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Nanjo.

Things to do in Nakijin-son

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Motobu-cho
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Nakijin Castle Ruins ©
Nakijin Castle Ruins
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium ©
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium
Okinawa Memorial Park Ocean Expo Park ©
Okinawa Memorial Park Ocean Expo Park

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): look for gifts at Ryukyushikki, Itoman, contemplate the long history of The Tower of Himeyuri, contemplate the long history of Okinawa Peace Memorial Park, thenexamine the collection at Okinawa Peace Memorial Hall, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Okannundo Temple, and finally admire the verdant scenery at Valley of Gangala.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Nanjo travel route site.

Drive from Nakijin-son to Nanjo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Naha.

Things to do in Nanjo

Historic Sites Shopping Nature

Side Trip

Itoman
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Okinawa Peace Memorial Park ©
Okinawa Peace Memorial Park
The Tower of Himeyuri ©
The Tower of Himeyuri
Okinawa Peace Memorial Hall ©
Okinawa Peace Memorial Hall

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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 7th (Wed): stop by Umichurara and then hunt for treasures at Umanchu Market.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Naha trip maker website.

Naha is very close to Nanjo. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Naha

Shopping

Side Trip

Umanchu Market
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Umanchu Market ©
Umanchu Market
Umichurara ©
Umichurara

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