14 days in Okinawa Prefecture Itinerary

14 days in Okinawa Prefecture Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Okinawa Prefecture planner

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

14 days in Okinawa Prefecture Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Ishigaki
— 3 nights
Travel:  2​h 30​min
2
Hateruma-jima
— 1 night
Travel:  5​h 30​min
3
Iriomote-jima
— 2 nights
ferry:  4​h
4
Miyakojima
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Kumejima-cho
— 1 night
+2
Fly + train + bus:  4​h 30​min
6
Motobu-cho
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
7
Naha
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Singapore

3
nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Yonehara Beach and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Kondoi Beach, get outside with Cape Hirakubozaki, take in panoramic vistas at Tamatorizaki Observatory, and take in the waterfront at Nishi Pier.

Plan a Ishigaki trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Singapore, Singapore to Ishigaki is an approximately 11-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Ishigaki. In August, daily temperatures in Ishigaki can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Hateruma-jima.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Taketomi-cho
Find places to stay Aug 2 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Kondoi Beach ©
Kondoi Beach
Yonehara Beach ©
Yonehara Beach
Tamatorizaki Observatory ©
Tamatorizaki Observatory

1
night
Hateruma-jima

Hateruma-jima ©
On the 6th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Pemuchi Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Nishihama Beach, don't miss a visit to Hateruma Post Office, then pause for some photo ops at Monument of The Southernmost Part of Japn, and finally don't miss a visit to Cape Takanazaki.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Hateruma-jima online itinerary planner .

You can drive from Ishigaki to Hateruma-jima in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Iriomote-jima.

Things to do in Hateruma-jima

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Aug 5 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Nishihama Beach ©
Nishihama Beach

2
nights
Iriomote-jima

Iriomote-jima ©
Taketomicho Iriomote-Jima stands as the second largest island in Okinawa.
On the 7th (Wed), get outside with Outdoor Activities and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Pinaisara Falls, head off the coast to Iriomote Island, then admire the sheer force of Mizuochi Falls, and finally stroll through Funauki Village.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Iriomote-jima trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hateruma-jima to Iriomote-jima. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to Miyakojima.

Things to do in Iriomote-jima

Tours Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Iriomote Island ©
Iriomote Island
Pinaisara Falls ©
Pinaisara Falls
Funauki Village ©
Funauki Village

2
nights
Miyakojima

Miyakojima ©
A city jurisdiction formed after the merger of several towns in 2005, Miyakojima spans six linked-up islands.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): make a trip to Ikema Ohashi Bridge, then make a trip to East Henna Cape, then kick back and relax at Aragusuku Beach, and finally snap pictures at Kurima Bridge. On your second day here, snap pictures at Irabu Bridge, then head off the coast to Irabu-jima Island, then take some stellar pictures from Shimojishima Airport RW17 End, and finally step off the mainland to explore Shimojiiima Island.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Miyakojima trip itinerary maker tool .

You can ride a ferry from Iriomote-jima to Miyakojima in 4 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Kumejima-cho.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Aragusuku Beach ©
Aragusuku Beach
Ikema Ohashi Bridge ©
Ikema Ohashi Bridge
Irabu-jima Island ©
Irabu-jima Island

1
night
Kumejima-cho

Kumejima-cho ©
The town of Kumejima-cho spans several islands, including the main island of the same name.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): step off the mainland to explore Kumejima Island, kick back and relax at Hatenohama, then take a memorable drive along Tsumugi Bridge, and finally examine the collection at Kumejima Hotaru Kan.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kumejima-cho trip planner.

Getting from Miyakojima to Kumejima-cho by flight takes about 3.5 hours. August in Kumejima-cho sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 31°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Motobu-cho.

Things to do in Kumejima-cho

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Hatenohama ©
Hatenohama
Kumejima Island ©
Kumejima Island

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): go for a walk through Bise no Fukugi Tree Road, observe the fascinating underwater world at Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Okichan Theater. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Okuma Beach, then don't miss a visit to Nakijin Castle Ruins, and then stroll around Okinawa Memorial Park Ocean Expo Park.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Motobu-cho tour itinerary builder site .

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Kumejima-cho to Motobu-cho in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can catcht the bus to Naha.

Things to do in Motobu-cho

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trips

Okuma Beach, Nakijin Castle Ruins
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium ©
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium
Bise no Fukugi Tree Road ©
Bise no Fukugi Tree Road
Nakijin Castle Ruins ©
Nakijin Castle Ruins

2
nights
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.
On the 14th (Wed), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, look for gifts at Onna Station Nakayukui Market, and then don't miss a visit to Cape Maeda. On the 15th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Makishi Public Market, then step into the grandiose world of Shurijo Castle, then appreciate the history behind Tomori no Ishibori Ufujishi, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Okinawa Peace Memorial Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Naha tour itinerary builder site .

Take a bus from Motobu-cho to Naha in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Naha

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Onna-son, Tomori no Ishibori Ufujishi, Okinawa Peace Memorial Park
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Shurijo Castle ©
Shurijo Castle
Scuba & Snorkeling
Cape Maeda ©
Cape Maeda

Similar Plans

6 days in Okinawa Prefecture BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Okinawa Prefecture BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA January, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 4 days in Okinawa Prefecture BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Okinawa Prefecture BY A USER FROM HONG KONG September, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 4 days in Okinawa Prefecture BY A USER FROM JAPAN June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Okinawa Prefecture BY A USER FROM JAPAN June, outdoors, romantic, beaches, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, outdoors, romantic, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 5 days in Okinawa Prefecture BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE June, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Okinawa Prefecture BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Japan BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Okinawa Prefecture BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE August, popular sights PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 21 days in Japan BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM March, popular sights PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 20 days in Japan BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM March, popular sights PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans