Summer Fun in Okinawa Japan 7D5N
Mangrove Canoeing Experience, Scuba Diving / Snorkeling, Shisa Painting
Sightseeing & Shopping Experience:
Cape Manzamo, Churaumi Aquarium, Kouri Island, Zakimijo Castle site & Pottery Village, Road Station at Kadena, Stroll at Kokusai Street & Heiwa Street (with local guide), Okinawa World-Gyokusendo Cave, Underground Former Japanese Navy Headquarters Office, Shopping at IIAS Toyosaki, Shirijo Castle Park (with local guide), Zuicen Awamori Brewery, Naminoue Shrine, shopping at PARCO, Dinner at Ryukyu Cuisine restaurant with Classical dance performance
3K 791 SIN-OKA 0200-0810
** Meal on Board included **
Upon arrival at Naha Airport, coach transfer to Cape Manzamo (万座毛). A spectacular view of the East China Sea can be observed from the top of the cliffs, where the vegetation along here has been designated a Prefectural Natural Treasure. After that, proceed to a local restaurant for lunch. After lunch, visit Okinawa Aquarium (沖縄美ら海水族館). With its enormous capacity, a gigantic tank called The Kuroshio Sea tanks houses the largest fish in the world, the whale shark, and the world’s first successfully bred-in-capacity manta can also be seen. Thereafter, head to Kouri Island (古宇利岛). It is located in the ocean north of Motobu Peninsula and is connected by Kouri Bridge. The Kouri Ocean Tower, at a height of 82 meters above sea level is in a great location to overlook Kouri Bridge. Finally, transfer back to Onna city and enjoy your dinner at a local restaurant.
This morning, have fun kayaking amongst the mangroves on the Hija River, Kadena town. After that, proceed to a local restaurant for lunch. After lunch, continue your journey to Zakimijo castle site and Pottery Village. Zakimijo Castle was built around 1420, with the purpose of keeping an eye on the powers opposed to the King. Even though small in size, it features the most sophisticated and beautiful stone-built wall and gate among all castles in Okinawa. Yachimun no Sato (Yomitan Pottery Village), famous for pottery and even called a pottery mecca. This little village is comprised of a series of small houses, kilns and shops that sprawl over a small hill in Yomitan. There are about 45 practicing potters and glass artists who work in this little district. Finally, proceed to hotel for check in. Tonight, enjoy your dinner at the hotel restaurant.
After breakfast, start your day with Scuba Diving / Snorkeling. After that, proceed to a local restaurant for lunch [Set Lunch]. After lunch, visit Road Station Kadena, situated in the Kadena district of Okinawa features a viewing platform which gives a panoramic views of the US Kadena airforce base. Thereafter, transfer to Naha city for the hotel check in. Tonight, enjoy strolling at Kokusai Street (国際通り) & Heiwa Street with local tour guide. Your dinner will be served at a local restaurant.
After breakfast, proceed to Okinawa World (沖縄ワールド), one of the most popular destinations in Okinawa Main Island. This culturally-based theme park allows you to experience almost all the important aspects of Okinawa culture. Move on to Gyokusendo Cave (玉泉洞). There are over a million stalactites in the cave, which is the largest number in Japan. Move on to experience Shisa Painting at Murasakimura. Shisa is a traditional Ryukyu decoration, often in pairs, resembling a cross between a lion and a dog from Okinawan mythology. Proceed to a local restaurant for lunch.
After breakfast, let’s head to Shurijo Castle Park (首里城) * with local guide. Designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is a landmark that symbolizes the prosperity of Ryukyu Dynasty. This afternoon, your lunch will be served at a local restaurant. Next, continue your journey to Zuisen Awamori Brewery. Awamori is an alcoholic beverage indigenous and unique to Okinawa, Japan. Similar to Shochu but distilled by unique manufacturing, added with black koji mold which gives its unique flavor. Taste it! Thereafter, visit Naminoue Shrine (波上宮), the most important shrine on Okinawa Island dedicated to nirai kanai (world of gods), the source of all life in Okinawan mythology and to the sea. Next, enjoy your shopping at PARCO. Tonight, enjoy your dinner at Ryukyu Cuisine restaurant with classical dance performance.
3K 792 OKA-SIN 0910-1320
** Meal on Board included **
This morning, boxed breakfast will be served. Bid farewell to Okinawa as we proceed to the airport to take a flight back to Singapore.
*All the photos are for illustration purposes only
* The itinerary is subject to change due to weather condition
* Meals indicated are for reference only and subject to change
* Flight schedule is subject to change
Tax & Fuel Surcharge: $S 100* (Subject to changes)
10:30 - 20:00 (Mon to Sat)
10:30 - 19:00 (Sun & PH)