Okinawa Island Hopping

Estimated Price: ¥380,000 yen per person double occupancy, +20% for single occupancy

 

Suggested Activity Level: 7/10 

Trip Includes

  • 8 nights accommodation

  • All breakfasts and dinners

  • All activities, guiding, transportation and entry fees

  • Flights and ferries within Okinawa​

Trip Excludes

  • Airfare to/from Naha International Airport

  • Alcoholic Beverages and lunches

  • Travel insurance, medical coverage, etc.

activities

Hiking, Snorkeling, Kayaking

dates

​April - May, October - Novembe

location

Naha, Zamami, Ishigaki, Iriomote

SUGGESTED ITINERARY

 

Itineraries listed are recommended by Active Travel Japan but can be customized based on desired length and fitness level. Price listed is subject to change. Group sizes are a minimum of 4 and maximum of 10.

DAY 1 Arrival

● Arrival at Naha International Airport

● Transfer to Kunigami (45 min)

● Check in and dinner in local restaurant

● Accommodation: Hyatt Regency Seragaki Island

 

DAY 2 Hiking on the Main Island

● Breakfast in local restaurant

● Morning hike in Nago (various options available)

● Lunch

● Afternoon hike in Nago or Yambaru National Park (various options available)

● Dinner in local restaurant 

Accommodation: Hyatt Regency Seragaki Island

 

DAY 3 Naha - Zamami

● Breakfast in local restaurant

● Transfer to Itoman (1 hr) and visit Himeyuri Peace Museum

● Transfer to Shuri Castle (30 min)

● Lunch

● Ferry to Zamami Island (1 hr)

● Dinner in local restaurant

● Accommodation: TBD

 

Day 4 – Snorkeling

● Breakfast at the accommodation

● All day snorkeling tour of Zamami/Aka Islands

● Obento lunch

● Dinner in local restaurant

● Accommodation: TBD

 

Day 5 – Zamami - Ishigaki

● Breakfast at the accommodation

● Ferry to Naha (1 hr)

● Transfer to Naha Airport (15 min)

● Lunch​ in the airport

● Flight to Ishigaki Island (1 hr)

● Check into hotel and dinner in local restaurant

● Accommodation: TBD

 

Day 6 – Hiking in Ishigaki

● Breakfast at the accommodation

● Transfer to and hike Mt. Nosoko Mape (40 min), 1.5 hr round trip hike

● Lunch

● Transfer to Fukai Omotodake trail (30 min), and hike to the waterfall (2 hr round trip)

● Visit Kabirawan Bay for sunset views

● Dinner in local restaurant

● Accommodation: TBD

 

Day 7 – Ishigaki - Iriomote

● Breakfast at the accommodation

● Transfer to Iriomote Island (1 hr)

● Snorkeling & sea kayaking tour of Barasu Island

● Pineapple tasting

● Check in and dinner in the accommodation

● Accommodation: TBD

 

Day 8 – Pinasara Falls

● Breakfast at the accommodation

● Full day hiking/kayaking tour to Pinasara Falls

● Obento Lunch

● Dinner in the accommodation

● Accommodation: TBD

 

Day 9 – Departure

● Breakfast at the accommodation

● Ferry to Ishigaki Island (1 hr)

● Flight to Naha (1 hr)

​*Active Travel Japan recommends spending 1 night in Naha before proceeding to your onward destination the following day

PACKING LIST

  • ​Enough clothing for the entire tour (laundry facilities are limited)

  • Toiletries

  • Waterproof jacket or windbreaker

  • Waterproof hiking pants

  • Bathing suit

  • Water bottle

  • Worn-in waterproof hiking boots. Make sure you have worn them multiple times before the tour

  • Water shoes

  • Day pack/backpack and pack cover

  • Hat

  • Sunscreen

  • Sunglasses

  • ​Insect repellent

  • Hiking poles

Additional Items

  • Passport – Make sure it is not expired and that you do not need a visa to enter Japan! Bring a photocopy of your passport in case the original is lost or stolen

  • Credit Card – Most businesses in Japan accept major credit cards (there may be an international transaction fee)

  • Cash – For the places that don’t, bring at least $300 ~ $500 per person

  • Debit Card – Along with your PIN number for cash withdrawals. Post offices and 7-11s accept all major debit card companies

  • Important Documents – Bring a copy of your travel and medical insurance policies

  • Camera – Don’t forget the charger or extra batteries

  • ​Underwater camera if you have

  • Medication – Please inform us beforehand of allergies if there is anything we should know regarding your medications

  • ​Reading material - Sometimes there is no wifi or English TV stations

  • ​Snacks - If there is anything specific you want while hiking or walking

CANCELLATION

20% Transferable but Non-Refundable Deposit

60 ~ 31 Days Prior to Arrival: 70% Refund

30 ~ 4 Days Prior to Arrival: 50% refund

72 Hours or Less Prior to Arrival: 0% refund
 

PAYMENT

20% Deposit to Reserve Your Place

90 Days Prior to Departure: 40% Due

​30 Days Prior to Departure: 40% Balance Due

CONDITIONS

5 hours for making reservations, research, changes to the itinerary etc. is included in the price of a custom tour. After 5 hours, ¥5,000 per hour will be added to the tour price.

​Group sizes are between 4 and 10. A 30% and 50% surcharge will be added to custom tours with 3 and 2 people respectively

LIABILITY & INSURANCE

Traveling with Active Travel Japan involves potentially dangerous activities and therefore Active Travel Japan assumes no liability for any loss, theft, damage, personal injury or death resulting from participation in its tours. Active Travel Japan requires all travelers to sign a waiver form prior to participation, in addition to being covered under a medical insurance and travel insurance policy to both minimize the financial and medical associated with high risk activities.