6 days in San Jose & Jaco Itinerary

6 days in San Jose & Jaco Itinerary

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6 days in San Jose & Jaco Itinerary

Start: San Jose
1
San Jose
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Jaco
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: San Jose

2
nights
San Jose

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.
Get outdoors at Poas Volcano and River Rafting & Tubing. When in San Jose, make a side trip to see La Paz Waterfall Gardens in Vara Blanca, approximately 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Precolumbian Gold Museum and get engrossed in the history at Jade Museum.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read San Jose trip planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to San Jose. In January, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Jaco.

Things to do in San Jose

#Nature, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trips

Poas Volcano, La Paz Waterfall Gardens
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La Paz Waterfall Gardens ©
La Paz Waterfall Gardens
Poas Volcano
Poas Volcano
River Rafting & Tubing

3
nights
Jaco

Jaco ©
A seaside resort town with plenty of entertaining distractions along its attractive coastline, Jaco has long been a major tourist destination on the central Pacific coast.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Jaco Beach and Palo Seco Beach. Get outdoors at Adrenaline & Extreme Tours and River Rafting & Tubing. It doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers and admire the sheer force of Catarata Bijagual.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Jaco trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from San Jose to Jaco in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Jaco

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trip

Palo Seco Beach
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Catarata Bijagual ©
Catarata Bijagual
Jaco Beach ©
Jaco Beach
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

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