5 days in Okinawa Prefecture Itinerary

5 days in Okinawa Prefecture Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Okinawa Prefecture tour itinerary planner

Make it your trip
— 1 day
— 1 night
Fly to Okinawa, Bus to Onna-son
— 2 nights
Bus to Okinawa, Fly to Singapore



— 1 day
A city jurisdiction formed after the merger of several towns in 2005, Miyakojima spans six linked-up islands.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Sunayama Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Yonaha Maehama Beach, and then experience rural life at Maipari Miyakojima Island Tropical Fruit Park.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Miyakojima trip maker.

Singapore, Singapore to Miyakojima is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Japan Standard Time (JST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in November: high temperatures in Miyakojima hover around 30°C and lows are around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Ishigaki.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks
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— 1 night
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Kabira Bay, explore the fascinating underground world of Ishigaki Island Limestone Cave, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kondoi Beach, and finally look for gifts at Yurateiku Market.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Ishigaki road trip planner.

You can fly from Miyakojima to Ishigaki in 2.5 hours. In November in Ishigaki, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Onna-son.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Parks · Beaches · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

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— 2 nights
Located on the coast in the middle of the island, Onna-son has become known for its beaches and seaside economy.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): stop by Yachimun no Sato, then buy something for everyone on your list at AEONMALL OKINAWA RYCOM, and then explore the striking landscape at Cape Manzamo. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Shurijo Castle, shop like a local with Shijo Hondori, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Ashibina Outlet Mall.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Onna-son tour builder tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Ishigaki to Onna-son takes 5 hours. Traveling from Ishigaki in November, expect little chillier with lows of 20°C in Onna-son. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Onna-son

Shopping · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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Okinawa Prefecture travel guide

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.