6 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

6 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

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Tamarindo
— 1 day
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Monteverde
— 1 night
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La Fortuna de San Carlos
— 1 night
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San Jose
— Few hours

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Tamarindo

Tamarindo ©
Surfing remains the main reason to take a trip to Tamarindo, as the beachside town is mostly known for its excellent waves.
On the 15th (Wed), get a taste of life in the country at Pura Aventura, kick back and relax at Tamarindo Beach, and then paddle through the water with SiSiSi Transfers & Tours Costa Rica.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Tamarindo itinerary planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Tamarindo is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Tamarindo is minus 16 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Monteverde.

Things to do in Tamarindo

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife
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SiSiSi Transfers & Tours Costa Rica ©
SiSiSi Transfers & Tours Costa Rica
Tamarindo Beach ©
Tamarindo Beach
Pura Aventura ©
Pura Aventura

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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 16th (Thu), look for gifts at Monteverde Hummingbird Gallery and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Monteverde itinerary app.

You can drive from Tamarindo to Monteverde in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a shuttle. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to La Fortuna de San Carlos.

Things to do in Monteverde

Wildlife · Parks · Shopping
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Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve ©
Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve
Monteverde Hummingbird Gallery ©
Monteverde Hummingbird Gallery

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our La Fortuna de San Carlos online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Monteverde to La Fortuna de San Carlos in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to San Jose.

Things to do in La Fortuna de San Carlos

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River Rafting & Tubing

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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Galeria Namu.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the San Jose attractions site.

Traveling by shuttle from La Fortuna de San Carlos to San Jose takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Jose

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Galeria Namu ©
Galeria Namu

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