6 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

6 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

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San Jose
— 1 day
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La Fortuna de San Carlos
— 3 nights
3
Monteverde
— 2 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): view the masterpieces at Galeria Namu and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the San Jose vacation app.

London, UK to San Jose is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central Standard Time is minus 6 hours. Traveling from London in December, expect San Jose to be much warmer, temps between 30°C and 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can catch the shuttle to La Fortuna de San Carlos.

Things to do in San Jose

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Photography Tours
Galeria Namu ©
Galeria Namu

3
nights
La Fortuna de San Carlos

La Fortuna de San Carlos ©
Set against the backdrop of the imposing Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna de San Carlos offers visitors a chance to explore diverse natural landscapes and sample some delicious local produce.
La Fortuna de San Carlos is known for nature, adventure, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: indulge in some personalized pampering at Tabacon Hot Springs, witness a stunning natural landmark at Baldi Hot Springs, stroll through La Fortuna Waterfall, and get engrossed in the history at ChocoMuseo La Fortuna.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the La Fortuna de San Carlos attractions site.

Traveling by shuttle from San Jose to La Fortuna de San Carlos takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Monteverde.

Things to do in La Fortuna de San Carlos

Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 29:
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Tabacon Hot Springs ©
Tabacon Hot Springs
River Rafting & Tubing
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

2
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Monteverde

Monteverde ©
Monteverde is all about natural attractions, not surprising for an eco-tourism hotspot known for its cloud forests and rich diversity of animal life.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): stop by Monteverde Hummingbird Gallery and then stroll through Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Monteverde trip planner.

Drive from La Fortuna de San Carlos to Monteverde in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Monteverde, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 32°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Monteverde

Wildlife · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 29 — 31:
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Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve ©
Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve
Monteverde Hummingbird Gallery ©
Monteverde Hummingbird Gallery

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