9 days in Quepos & Alajuela Itinerary

9 days in Quepos & Alajuela Itinerary

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Quepos
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Alajuela
— 4 nights
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Quepos

— 3 nights
The tourist-oriented town of Quepos marks the entrance for many travelers looking to explore the nearby national park.
Visit Playa Manuel Antonio and Parque Nacional Marino Ballena for some beach relaxation. Get outdoors at Fishing Charters & Tours and Nature & Wildlife Tours.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Quepos trip itinerary builder app.

San Jose to Quepos is an approximately 3-hour bus ride. You can also drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Alajuela.

Things to do in Quepos

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 25 — 29:

Alajuela

— 4 nights
Get outdoors at Tabacon Hot Springs and La Fortuna Waterfall. Explore Alajuela's surroundings by going to La Fortuna de San Carlos (Off-Road Tours, Baldi Hot Springs, &more).

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Alajuela driving holiday app.

Traveling by flight from Quepos to Alajuela takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Alajuela

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 3: