7 days in Okinawa Prefecture Itinerary

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Miyakojima — 1 night

A city jurisdiction formed after the merger of several towns in 2005, Miyakojima spans six linked-up islands.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): get outside with Sunayama Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Yonaha Maehama Beach, then snap pictures at Irabu Ohashi, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Toriike Pond. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Tomori Imugya Beach, then kick back and relax at Hora Gyoko no Hama Beach, and then kick back and relax at Aragusuku Beach.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Miyakojima trip itinerary planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Miyakojima is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 1 hour. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Singapore in November; daily highs in Miyakojima reach 30°C and lows reach 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Ishigaki.
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Ishigaki — 2 nights

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 14th (Wed): stop by Yurateiku Market, explore the activities along Kabira Bay, and then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Hirakubozaki. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Yonehara Beach, then kick back and relax at Kondoi Beach, then visit Ishigaki Port Ritoh Terminal, and finally pause for some photo ops at Yoko Gushiken Monument.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Ishigaki attractions planner.

Getting from Miyakojima to Ishigaki by flight takes about 2.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Ishigaki can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Onna-son.
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Onna-son — 2 nights

Located on the coast in the middle of the island, Onna-son has become known for its beaches and seaside economy.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Cape Manzamo, then buy something for everyone on your list at AEONMALL OKINAWA RYCOM, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Shurijo Castle. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Yachimun no Sato, shop like a local with Shijo Hondori, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Ashibina Outlet Mall.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Onna-son trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Ishigaki to Onna-son in 5 hours. Traveling from Ishigaki in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Onna-son, with lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.
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Okinawa Prefecture travel guide

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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.