3 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

3 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

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3 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

Start: San Jose
Drive:  2​h 15​min
1
Cartago
— Few hours
Drive:  7​h
2
Puerto Jimenez
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
End: San Jose

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Cartago

Cartago ©
Cartago is a city in Costa Rica, about 25km east of the capital, San José. Our Lady of the Angels Basilica (Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Los Angeles) has been added to your itinerary.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Cartago day trip site .

San Jose to Cartago is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi. May in Cartago sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C at night. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Puerto Jimenez.

Things to do in Cartago

#Historic Sites
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1
night
Puerto Jimenez

Puerto Jimenez ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Corcovado Info Center. On the 2nd (Wed), get all the information you need at Corcovado Info Center.

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You can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight from Cartago to Puerto Jimenez in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Cartago to Puerto Jimenez is 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Cartago in May: high temperatures in Puerto Jimenez hover around 36°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Jimenez

#Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Corcovado Info Center
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Osa Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Osa Wildlife Sanctuary

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