30 days in Okinawa Prefecture Itinerary

30 days in Okinawa Prefecture Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Miyakojima
— 4 nights
2
Kumejima-cho
— 3 nights
3
Motobu-cho
— 4 nights
4
Naha
— 4 nights
5
Zamami-son
— 3 nights
6
Iriomote-jima
— 3 nights
7
Ishigaki
— 5 nights

4
nights
Miyakojima

Miyakojima ©
A city jurisdiction formed after the merger of several towns in 2005, Miyakojima spans six linked-up islands.
Miyakojima is known for beaches, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Yonaha Maehama Beach, make a trip to East Henna Cape, snap pictures at Ikema Ohashi Bridge, and paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Miyakojima fast, fun, and easy.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Miyakojima is an approximately 33-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 12 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Rio de Janeiro in March, with highs in Miyakojima at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kumejima-cho.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Yonaha Maehama Beach ©
Yonaha Maehama Beach
Irabu Ohashi ©
Irabu Ohashi
Kayaking & Canoeing

3
nights
Kumejima-cho

Kumejima-cho ©
The town of Kumejima-cho spans several islands, including the main island of the same name.
Change things up with a short trip to Ojima Coast in Nanjo (about 5 hours away). And it doesn't end there: tee off at Kumejima Seaside Park Golf Club, snap pictures at Shirugachi Bridge, examine the collection at Kumejima Hotaru Kan, and head off the coast to Hatenohama.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kumejima-cho day trip app.

Getting from Miyakojima to Kumejima-cho by flight takes about 4.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Kumejima-cho are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Motobu-cho.

Things to do in Kumejima-cho

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Ojima Coast
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Hatenohama ©
Hatenohama
Kumejima Island ©
Kumejima Island
Shirugachi Bridge ©
Shirugachi Bridge

4
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Motobu-cho: Noho Ohashi (in Iheya-son), Izena-son (Mt. Izena Forest Park & Shirasagi Lookout) and Kouri Ohashi (in Nakijin-son). And it doesn't end there: observe the fascinating underwater world at Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, stroll around Busena Marine Park, go for a walk through Bise no Fukugi Tree Road, and admire the natural beauty at Tropical Dream Center.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Motobu-cho online tour planner.

Fly from Kumejima-cho to Motobu-cho in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Naha.

Things to do in Motobu-cho

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Nakijin-son, Nago, Izena-son, Iejima Beach Side Horse Park, Noho Ohashi
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Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium ©
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium
Kouri Ohashi ©
Kouri Ohashi
Bise no Fukugi Tree Road ©
Bise no Fukugi Tree Road

4
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: Heiwa no Ishiji (in Itoman), Onna-son (Scuba & Snorkeling & Cape Manzamo) and American Village (in Chatan-cho). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Shurijo Castle, steep yourself in history at Sefa-Utaki, make a trip to Shrikinjocho Stone-Path Road, and see the interesting displays at Haebaru Town Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Naha day trip planner.

Drive from Motobu-cho to Naha in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a ferry. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Zamami-son.

Things to do in Naha

Historic Sites Fun & Games Outdoors

Side Trips

Nanjo, Onna-son, Heiwa no Ishiji, Tomori no Ishibori Ufujishi, St. Clara Church
Find places to stay Mar 14 — 18:
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Shurijo Castle ©
Shurijo Castle
Kokusaidori ©
Kokusaidori
Cape Manzamo ©
Cape Manzamo

3
nights
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.
Zamami-son is known for beaches, nature, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Toma, head off the coast to Aka Island, take in panoramic vistas at Kaminohama Observatory, and take in the views from Aka Bridge.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Zamami-son trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Naha to Zamami-son takes 1.5 hours. March in Zamami-son sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Iriomote-jima.

Things to do in Zamami-son

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Shimajiri-gun
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Zamami Island ©
Zamami Island
Aka Beach ©
Aka Beach
Aka Island ©
Aka Island

3
nights
Iriomote-jima

Iriomote-jima ©
Taketomicho Iriomote-Jima stands as the second largest island in Okinawa.
Iriomote-jima is known for nature, adventure, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, head outdoors with Hoshisuna Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Nakama-river Protected Region, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Iriomote-jima online tour planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Zamami-son to Iriomote-jima. March in Iriomote-jima sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Ishigaki.

Things to do in Iriomote-jima

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Hoshisuna Beach ©
Hoshisuna Beach
Funauki Village ©
Funauki Village
Pinaisara Falls ©
Pinaisara Falls

5
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.
Ishigaki is known for nature, beaches, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Kabira Bay, walk around Kabira Park, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and get outside with Yonehara Beach.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Ishigaki day trip planning app.

Ride a ferry from Iriomote-jima to Ishigaki in 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Parks Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Kondoi Beach
Find places to stay Mar 24 — 29:
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Kabira Bay ©
Kabira Bay
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Ishigaki Port Ritoh Terminal ©
Ishigaki Port Ritoh Terminal

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