7 days in Okinawa Prefecture Itinerary

7 days in Okinawa Prefecture Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tokyo
Fly:  4 h 45 min
1
Naha
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Zamami-son
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4 h
3
Ishigaki
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h
4
Miyakojima
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
End: Tokyo

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Naha: Motobu-cho (Emerald Beach, Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, &more) and Onna-son (Scuba & Snorkeling, Cape Manzamo, &more). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Shurijo Castle and make a trip to Makishi Public Market.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Naha online trip builder.

Tokyo to Naha is an approximately 5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, taxi, and flight. In June, Naha is somewhat warmer than Tokyo - with highs of 34°C and lows of 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Zamami-son.

Things to do in Naha

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Motobu-cho, Onna-son
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Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium ©
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium
Scuba & Snorkeling
Cape Manzamo ©
Cape Manzamo

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): head off the coast to Gahi Island, head outdoors with Gahijima Sand Dune, enjoy the sand and surf at Furuzamami Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at Toma, and finally step off the mainland to explore Zamami Island.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Zamami-son vacation planner.

Getting from Naha to Zamami-son by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Ishigaki.

Things to do in Zamami-son

Parks Nature Beaches
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Zamami Island ©
Zamami Island
Furuzamami Beach ©
Furuzamami Beach

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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.
On the 5th (Fri), Head underground at Ishigaki Island Limestone Cave, get outside with Yonehara Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Sukuji Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Kabira Bay, then walk around Kabira Park, and finally take an in-depth tour of Ishigaki Yaima Village. On the next day, find your balance on the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area, enjoy breathtaking views from Tamatorizaki Observatory, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Hirakubozaki, then make a trip to Euglena Mall, and finally visit Ishigaki Port Ritoh Terminal.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Ishigaki online visit planner.

Explore your travel options from Zamami-son to Ishigaki with the Route module. In June, daytime highs in Ishigaki are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Miyakojima.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Kabira Bay ©
Kabira Bay
Yonehara Beach ©
Yonehara Beach

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Miyakojima

Miyakojima ©
A city jurisdiction formed after the merger of several towns in 2005, Miyakojima spans six linked-up islands.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): see the vivid underwater world at Yabiji, take in the views from Irabu Ohashi, get outside with Sunayama Beach, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then kick back and relax at Yonaha Maehama Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Nagamahama Beach Coast.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Miyakojima tour planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Ishigaki to Miyakojima takes 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Miyakojima can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Yonaha Maehama Beach ©
Yonaha Maehama Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing
Sunayama Beach ©
Sunayama Beach

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