9 days in Okinawa Prefecture Itinerary

9 days in Okinawa Prefecture Itinerary

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Motobu-cho
— 1 day
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Naha
— 2 nights
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Iriomote-jima
— 1 night
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Ishigaki
— 3 nights
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Zamami-son
— 1 night
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Tokashiki-son
— 1 night

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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 10th (Mon): get outside with Minna Beach, step off the mainland to explore Minnajima Island, then get outside with Bisezaki, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Okichan Theater.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Motobu-cho trip planner.

Okinawa City to Motobu-cho is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Naha.

Things to do in Motobu-cho

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 11:
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Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium ©
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium
Minnajima Island ©
Minnajima Island
Minna Beach ©
Minna Beach

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Naha

Naha ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): Head underground at Blue Cave, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then learn more about the world around you at Okinawa Prefectural Museum and Art Museum, and finally make a trip to Kokusaidori. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): push the limits with Street Kart Okinawa, then get to know the fascinating history of Shurijo Castle, and then learn and have fun at Taste of Okinawa Cooking Experience.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Naha tour planning website.

Traveling by car from Motobu-cho to Naha takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Naha can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Iriomote-jima.

Things to do in Naha

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Classes

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 10 — 12:
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Shurijo Castle ©
Shurijo Castle
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kokusaidori ©
Kokusaidori

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Iriomote-jima

Iriomote-jima ©
Taketomicho Iriomote-Jima stands as the second largest island in Okinawa.
On the 13th (Thu), get interesting insight from Tours, admire the sheer force of Pinaisara Falls, and then head off the coast to Iriomote Island.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Iriomote-jima road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Naha to Iriomote-jima takes 6 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Iriomote-jima can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Ishigaki.

Things to do in Iriomote-jima

Tours · Outdoors · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 13:
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Iriomote Island ©
Iriomote Island
Pinaisara Falls ©
Pinaisara Falls

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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.
Ishigaki is known for nature, historic sites, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with Prime Scuba Ishigaki Diving Center - Day Tour, enjoy breathtaking views from Maesedake Observation Site, get outside with Yonehara Beach, and visit a coastal fixture at Cape Hirakubozaki.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Ishigaki trip itinerary planning website.

You can ride a ferry from Iriomote-jima to Ishigaki in 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Ishigaki can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Zamami-son.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Prime Scuba Ishigaki Diving Center - Day Tour ©
Kabira Bay ©
Kabira Bay
Yonehara Beach ©
Yonehara Beach

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): enjoy breathtaking views from Ajanamutu Viewing Platform, enjoy the sand and surf at Aka Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Nishibama Beach, step off the mainland to explore Gahi Island, then enjoy the sand and surf at Gahijima Sand Dune, and finally get outside with Ama Beach.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Zamami-son trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ishigaki to Zamami-son. In August in Zamami-son, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Tokashiki-son.

Things to do in Zamami-son

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Nishibama Beach
Nishibama Beach
Ama Beach ©
Ama Beach

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Tokashiki-son

Tokashiki-son ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): kick back and relax at Tokashiku Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Aharen Beach, step off the mainland to explore Hanari Island, don't miss a visit to Aharen Observatory, then head off the coast to Kerama Islands, and finally head off the coast to Tokashiki-jima Island.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Tokashiki-son online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Zamami-son to Tokashiki-son takes 3.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Tokashiki-son

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 17 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Aharen Beach ©
Aharen Beach
Tokashiku Beach
Tokashiku Beach
Kerama Islands ©
Kerama Islands

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