8D7N OKINAWA & TOKYO RETREAT

Please note that the following itinerary is an example, as all of our journeys are custom-made.

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Day 1  SINGAPORE – NAHA                      

Depart for Okinawa, home to crystal blue seas, white sand beaches and colorful marine life. Consists of 160 islands of various size scattered across a vast area of ocean. The temperature in winter is about the same as that of springtime in Tokyo and Osaka, making it warm and comfortable throughout the year.

Transfer to Naha hotel and check-in.

Accommodation: 5* Novotel Okinawa Naha or similar

Day 2  NAHA – ONNA                    

Naminoue Shrine that sits atop a high bluff, overlooking Naminoue Beach and the ocean. Make a stop at Tomari Iyumachi Fish Market where you can get to purchase same-day-fresh seafood and other marine products such as mozuku seaweed at a steal. Next, go all out and embark on a last-minute shopping spree at Ashibina outlet mall that boasts a plethora of domestic and imported brands at a steal. Enjoy a breathtaking sunset view at Cape Zanpa before we wrap up the day.

Accommodation: 5* Hotel Nikko Alivila or similar

Day 3  ONNA – NAGO – ONNA    

Situated on the northwest Okinawa coast, not far from the picturesque beaches of Onna Village nested Cape Manzamo, an up heaved outcropping of fossilized coral that stands overlook the East China Sea. Resembles an elephant's trunk, it is particularly known for a distinctive formation that results from wave erosion. Later, tuck into a delectable Okinawan Cuisine lunch showcasing the best of Okinanwan cuisine before visiting Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium. Located at the same site where the International Ocean Exposition was held in 1975, the park houses the world’s 2nd-largest aquarium and a dolphin theatre today where you can enjoy a dolphin show. Next stop: Nago Pineapple Park, an attraction dedicated to the tangy, thorny-crowned tropical fruit. Learn more about the history and cultivation process of this fruit and hop on board an adorable pineapple-shaped shuttle bus to tour its grounds, including lush tropical garden filled with semitropical plants. Get to understand the production and process of fruity pineapple wine too! Do not forget to pick up delicious confectionaries and more at its souvenir shop.

Accommodation: 5* Hotel Nikko Alivila or similar

Day 4  ONNA – NAHA                    

Experience and enjoy fascinating underwater world without getting wet at Busena Marine Park, home to myriad tropical fish and amazing coral reefs. Watch the underwater world four meters below sea level from the underwater observatory with 24 windows giving a 360-degree view. Next, take a whale-shaped glass-bottom boat ride for up close-up encounter with wondrous aquatic life, the world of vividly colourful tropical fish and coral reefs are almost within reach from this boat. Learn how Okinawa’s No 1 local beer is brewed at Orion Happy Park Beer Factory and get to taste the fresh Orion beer. Shopaholics rejoice as we kick-start the day at AEON Mall Okinawa Rycom. With over 200 specialty stores selling anything from fashion to sports, household and luxury goods, feel free to release the shopaholic in you and let those purse strings come loose! Thereafter, take a leisure drive back to Naha.

Accommodation: 5* Novotel Okinawa Naha or similar

Day 5  NAHA            

This morning, proceed to Shurijo Castle. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, nested on a top hill. Pierced by several large gates and ornately decorated of vermilion color. It was the official residence of Ryuku monarchs till 1879. Next, step into Okinawa World (Traditional Ryuku wearing experience, 15minutes), a theme park presenting the local history, culture and nature in one location. There are rows of shops and houses reproduced in traditional Okinawan style, also in the crafts village there are art museum and studios for making Bingata Dyed and woven textiles and a glass factory where you can experience DIY glass at your own expense. Within, take a stroll thru Gyokusendo Cave, the longest limestone cave in the Orient of which just 890m is open to the public, the actual length of the cave is about 5km. Proceed on to Awamori Chuko Factory to learn the distillation process of shochu and get to taste the fresh brew. Proceed to Umikaji Terrace which is an island 15minutes from airport, it offers the latest shopping complex and attracts many couple for wedding photoshoot.

Accommodation: 5* Novotel Okinawa Naha or similar

 

Day 6  NAHA – TOKYO       

Proceed to the airport for your flight to Tokyo. Upon arrival, transfer by limousine bus to hotel. Check-in hotel.

Accommodation: 5* Grand Hyatt Tokyo or similar

 

Day 7  TOKYO           (Free day)      

It’s a free day for you.

Accommodation: 5* Grand Hyatt Tokyo or similar

 

Day 8  TOKYO – Singapore

Check out hotel, transfer to airport for your flight back home.

 

 

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Please note: This itinerary is designed to give you an idea of what to expect on the tour but is not set in stone. What we actually do on a given day is flexible and can be tailored based on the interests of the group.


This itinerary and its package inclusions might be changed later in time, subject to availability.

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