9 days in Monteverde, La Fortuna de San Carlos & Manuel Antonio Itinerary

9 days in Monteverde, La Fortuna de San Carlos & Manuel Antonio Itinerary

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9 days in Monteverde, La Fortuna de San Carlos & Manuel Antonio Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly + shuttle:  11​h
1
Monteverde
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
La Fortuna de San Carlos
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Manuel Antonio
— 2 nights
+2
bus + shuttle + Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: New York City

2
nights
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.
On the 9th (Thu), stop by Hummingbird Gallery and then look for all kinds of wild species at Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Monteverde trip simple and quick.

New York City, USA to Monteverde is an approximately 11-hour combination of bus, flight, and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Monteverde. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to La Fortuna de San Carlos.

Things to do in Monteverde

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Shopping
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Hummingbird Gallery ©
Hummingbird Gallery

4
nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Tabacon Hot Springs and Arenal Volcano (Volcan Arenal). There's lots more to do: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, take a memorable tour with Tours, view the masterpieces at Onirica Art Gallery, and take in the natural beauty of Baldi Hot Springs.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our La Fortuna de San Carlos online visit planner

Drive from Monteverde to La Fortuna de San Carlos in 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Manuel Antonio.

Things to do in La Fortuna de San Carlos

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Arenal Volcano (Volcan Arenal)
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River Rafting & Tubing
Tabacon Hot Springs ©
Tabacon Hot Springs
Arenal Volcano (Volcan Arenal)
Arenal Volcano (Volcan Arenal)

2
nights
Manuel Antonio

Manuel Antonio ©
The rainforest meets the sea at Manuel Antonio National Park, a small but scenic natural preserve on the west coast of Costa Rica.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): kick back and relax at Playa Biesanz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Manuel Antonio and then take in the dramatic scenery at Mulguri Adventure.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Manuel Antonio road trip planning tool

You can drive from La Fortuna de San Carlos to Manuel Antonio in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In November in Manuel Antonio, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 66°F at night. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Manuel Antonio

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Playa Manuel Antonio ©
Playa Manuel Antonio
Playa Biesanz ©
Playa Biesanz
Mulguri Adventure ©
Mulguri Adventure

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