9 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

9 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

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9 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

Start: Mexico City
Fly:  6​h 15​min
San Jose
— 7 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Mexico City

7
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 a sense of the local culture at Multiplaza and Our Lady of the Angels Basilica (Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Los Angeles). Get some historical perspective at Guayabo National Park and Monument and Metropolitan Church (Catedral Metropolitana). Explore San Jose's surroundings by going to Playa Junquillal (in Paraiso), Vara Blanca (La Paz Waterfall & La Paz Waterfall Gardens) and Jardin Botanico Lankester (in Cartago). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at National Museum (Museo Nacional), get impressive views of Poas Volcano, explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Costarricense, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Parque La Sabana.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the San Jose trip itinerary maker site .

Mexico City, Mexico to San Jose is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Mexico City in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in San Jose, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Jose

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Cartago, Multiplaza, Guayabo National Park and Monument, La Paz Waterfall Gardens, Poas Volcano
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Poas Volcano
Poas Volcano
National Museum (Museo Nacional) ©
National Museum (Museo Nacional)
La Paz Waterfall Gardens ©
La Paz Waterfall Gardens

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