5 days in San Jose Itinerary

5 days in San Jose Itinerary

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Poas Volcano and Toucan Rescue Ranch. National Museum (Museo Nacional) and Galeria Namu are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore San Jose's surroundings by going to La Paz Waterfall Gardens (in Vara Blanca), Our Lady of the Angels Basilica (Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Los Angeles) (in Cartago) and El Toledo Coffee Tour (in Atenas). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Precolumbian Gold Museum, make a trip to Mercado Nacional de Artesanias, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolitan Church (Catedral Metropolitana), and take an in-depth tour of Jade Museum.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read San Jose day trip planning tool .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Tobias Bolanos International Airport, Juan Santamaria International Airport and Limon International Airport. In March, daytime highs in San Jose are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Jose

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Side Trips

La Paz Waterfall Gardens, El Toledo Coffee Tour, Our Lady of the Angels Basilica (Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Los Angeles), Poas Volcano, Toucan Rescue Ranch
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