The southernmost island of Japan, one of the most popular beach resorts in the whole of Japan, famous for its emerald blue seas and white sand beaches. Great destination for beach lovers. Don’t like to self drive? Enjoy the sights of this beautiful island through our joint in basis trip available for departure from just 1 person or more. Or greater flexibility with your very own private customized private program with your personal driver/guide. Contact us for more info.
5D4N OKINAWA JOINT IN BASIS TOUR
DAY 01 ARRIVAL OKINAWA
Arrive Okinawa . Welcome by driver carrying signage with the guest or representative name.
Transfer to city hotel by taxi or van taxi.
DAY 02 TOUR A - NORTH OKINAWA TOUR : PINEAPPLE PARK / KOURI ISLAND / WARUMI BRIDGE / OCEAN EXPO PARK-CHURAMI AQUARIUM
Breakfast at the hotel . Tour A ( North Okinawa Tour ) -SIC bus pick-up at designated boarding point
Nago Pineapple Park ( including Pineapple Cart Ride) ** about 50 minutes. Nago Pineapple Park is a pineapple theme-park tropical fruits located in Nago on the main island of Okinawa. Using an automatically driven-cart , you can view the pineapple farm and other tropical plants. Taste or purchase the Okinawa original products available inside the shop. ( Tour Time : about 50 minutes)
Kouri Island ( Pass Kouri Bridge and stroll at Kouri Beach) ** about 30 minutes. Kouri Island is located in the ocean north of Motobu Peninsula and is connected by Kouri Bridge. It has become popular as an island easily accessible by car and bus. The bus will pass by Kouri Bridge-the longest open-road bridge in Japan. Warumi Bridge ( View from the bus window). Kouri Island is located in the ocean north of Motobu Peninsula and is connected by Kouri Bridge. It has become popular as an island easily accessible by car and bus. The bus will pass by Kouri Bridge-the longest open-road bridge in Japan.
Ocean Expo Park ( Churaumi Aquarium entrance included) ** about 3 hours. Located in the large Ocean Expo Park Churaumi Aquarium is one of the largest aquarium in the world. Although they have a huge variety of sea life, they are most famous for their giant whale sharks and manta rays who are housed in the massive Kuroshio Tank.Free 20 mins dolphin show ( scheduled at 1:00 and 2:30 pm ) . Options to see Tropical Dream Center ( admission fee applies) and Okinawa village, reproduction of old houses during Ryukyu Kingdom period.
** Lunch not included - at own expense . There are restaurants in the Ocean Expo Park.
Okashi Goten Onna ( Free benimo purple yam tart ) ** about 30min. Okashi Goten is where you can find and purchase the finest locally produced purple yam and Okinawa sweets. Enjoy shopping local foods and souvenirs.
Cape Manza ** about 20 minutes. Cape Manza is a place noted for its superb views located in Onna Village. The limestone cliff has popular spot, a rock shapep like an elepant’s trunk which was formed when a coral reef rose.
END OF THE TOUR A ( North Okinawa ). Seat in coach bus drop-off at designated point
DAY 03 TOUR D - SOUTH OKINAWA TOUR: SHURI CASTLE / NIRAI KANAI BRIDGE / CAPE CHINEN PARK & GANJU ROADSIDE STATION / OKINAWA WORLD - LIMESTONE CAVE / RYUKYU GLASS VILLAGE /
Breakfast at the hotel . Commence Tour D ( South Okinawa Tour ). Seat In coach bus pick-up at designated boarding point.
Shuri Castle ( Shuri Castle Seiden admission included ) ** about 1 hour. Shuri is the name of the former capital of the Ryukyu Kingdom. The castle served as the residence of the Ryukyu kings for several centuries until Okinawa became a Japanese prefecture in 1879. It was originally built in the late 1300s and played and integral role in the political unification of the island.
Nirai Kanai Bridge ( View from the bus window ). A U-shaped bridge in Nanjo City which will make you feel like it is connected to the sea and sky. It offers a spectacular view of Kudaka island surfacing on Pacific Ocean. The Nirai Kanai Bridge is actually a combination of two bridges: the Nirai Bridge and the Kanai Bridge.
Cape Chinen Park and Ganju Roadside Station ** about 30 minutes. Located in the southern area of main island of Okinawa, this cape is surrounded by the sea on three sides. There is a viewing platform where you can enjoy the amazing beauty of nature. Purchase local souvenirs at Ganju Roadside Station next to Cape Chinen Park.
Okinawa World ** about 3 hours . Okinawa World is a big theme park that focuses on traditional Okinawan culture. Starting with the most beautiful limestone cave in the east, you can see the old houses designated as cultural property. Do not miss the exciting traditional drum 25 min. show ( 12:30 and 2:30 pm free of charge ). Lunch on your own at different restaurants available at Okinawa World.
Ryukyu Glass Village ** about 30 minutes. Ryukyu Glass Village is the largest glass factory in Okinawa. . A gallery, hands-on workshops and an outlet shop are situated on the premises, and numerous glassworks are exhibited for purchase.
Ashibina Outlet Mall ** about 1 hour and 30 minutes. The first outlet mall to thit the islands, Ashibina is a must-shop for international visitors. The outlet mall has 70 worldwide brands at discount prices doe cosmopolitan travelers ( some stores include Coach,Tumi,Adidas , and Nike ).
END OF THE TOUR A ( South Okinawa ). Seat in coach bus drop-off at designated point.
DAY 04 FREE DAY
Breakfast at the hotel . FREE TIME / EXPLORE OKINAWA
DAY 05 DEPARTURE OKINAWA
Breakfast at the hotel . Hotel check-out. Pick-up at the hotel by taxi driver and transfer to Naha International Airport.
END OF THE TOUR