15 days in Jamaica & San Jose Itinerary

15 days in Jamaica & San Jose Itinerary

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15 days in Jamaica & San Jose Itinerary

Start: Santiago, Chile
Fly:  19​h 15​min
1
Kingston, Jamaica
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Ocho Rios, Jamaica
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
3
Montego Bay, Jamaica
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Negril, Jamaica
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  11​h
5
San Jose, Costa Rica
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Santiago, Chile

1
night
Kingston, Jamaica

Kingston ©
The country's capital, Kingston offers all the excitement of a lively and storied city, while also housing the services and facilities travelers need to get around and see the rest of the island.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): appreciate the history behind Devon House, then contemplate the long history of Bob Marley Museum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Emancipation Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kingston day trip app .

Santiago, Chile to Kingston is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Chile Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect much hotter evenings in Kingston when traveling from Santiago in March, with lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Ocho Rios.

Things to do in Kingston

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Devon House ©
Devon House
Bob Marley Museum ©
Bob Marley Museum
Emancipation Park ©
Emancipation Park

2
nights
Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Ocho Rios ©
A trip to Ocho Rios, the tourist hub of Saint Ann Parish, offers travelers a staggering amount of activities and cultural attractions.
Visiting Dunn's River Falls and Park and Blue Hole will get you outdoors. Bob Marley's Mausoleum and Nine Miles will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: get interesting insight from Tours, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, enjoy the sand and surf at James Bond Beach, and contemplate the waterfront views at White River.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Ocho Rios trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kingston to Ocho Rios takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can take a bus to Montego Bay.

Things to do in Ocho Rios

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Nine Miles, Bob Marley's Mausoleum
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Dunn's River Falls and Park ©
Dunn's River Falls and Park
Bob Marley's Mausoleum ©
Bob Marley's Mausoleum
Blue Hole ©
Blue Hole

4
nights
Montego Bay, Jamaica

Montego Bay ©
The second largest city in Jamaica, Montego Bay boasts an international airport and a major cruise-line terminal, so it regularly receives a big influx of visitors to the island.
Do your shopping at White Witch Golf Course and Tropicana Jewelers. Get in touch with nature at Doctor's Cave Beach and Nature & Wildlife Tours. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Rose Hall Great House, play a few rounds at Cinnamon Hill Golf Course, and take some stellar pictures from Ahhh...Ras Natango Gallery and Garden.

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Traveling by bus from Ocho Rios to Montego Bay takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, daytime highs in Montego Bay are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to Negril.

Things to do in Montego Bay

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Rose Hall Great House ©
Rose Hall Great House
Doctor's Cave Beach ©
Doctor's Cave Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
Negril, Jamaica

Negril ©
Once Jamaica's hidden gem, Negril has significantly expanded its infrastructure without losing its casual way of life.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Seven Mile Beach and then kick back and relax at Bloody Bay. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Negril Cliffs and then admire the sheer force of Mayfield Falls.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Negril online trip maker .

You can drive from Montego Bay to Negril in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Negril are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Jose.

Things to do in Negril

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Original Mayfield Falls Jamaica
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Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Original Mayfield Falls Jamaica
Original Mayfield Falls Jamaica
Bloody Bay ©
Bloody Bay

3
nights
San Jose, Costa Rica

San Jose
A trip to San Jose, the capital, commercial center, and cultural hub of Costa Rica, gives you a chance to experience the lively atmosphere and rich cultural past of this vibrant country.
Galeria Namu and Jade Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Precolumbian Gold Museum and National Museum (Museo Nacional) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting San Jose side-trips: La Paz Waterfall Gardens (in Vara Blanca) and Poas Volcano (in Poas Volcano National Park). There's more to do: explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Costarricense and look for gifts at Chieton Moren.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read San Jose day trip planning website .

Getting from Negril to San Jose by combination of bus and flight takes about 11 hours. Traveling from Negril to San Jose, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Negril in March, with highs in San Jose at 31°C and lows at 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Jose

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Poas Volcano, La Paz Waterfall Gardens
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Poas Volcano
Poas Volcano
La Paz Waterfall Gardens ©
La Paz Waterfall Gardens
National Museum (Museo Nacional) ©
National Museum (Museo Nacional)

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