8 days in San Jose Itinerary

8 days in San Jose Itinerary

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San Jose
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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 some cultural insight at National Museum (Museo Nacional) and Galeria Namu. Visiting Poas Volcano and River Rafting & Tubing will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Alajuela (Souvenir Museum & Zoo Ave), La Paz Waterfall Gardens (in Vara Blanca) and Cartago (Our Lady of the Angels Basilica (Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Los Angeles) & Ruins of the Church of Carthage). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Precolumbian Gold Museum, stroll through Toucan Rescue Ranch, experience rural life at Villa Vanilla / Rainforest Spices, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Metropolitan Church (Catedral Metropolitana).

To find photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our San Jose trip itinerary builder website .

If you are flying in from Greece, the closest major airports are Tobias Bolanos International Airport, Juan Santamaria International Airport and Limon International Airport. In March in San Jose, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Jose

#Parks, #Museums, #Nature

Side Trips

Cartago, Alajuela, Poas Volcano, La Paz Waterfall Gardens, Villa Vanilla / Rainforest Spices
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