60 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

60 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

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Fly to San Jose, Taxi to Monteverde
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Monteverde
— 6 nights
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Playas del Coco
— 6 nights
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Tamarindo
— 6 nights
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Playa Samara
— 6 nights
Drive
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Uvita
— 5 nights
Drive
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Manuel Antonio
— 6 nights
Drive
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San Jose
— 6 nights
Drive
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Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
— 5 nights
Drive
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Tortuguero
— 1 night
Drive
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La Fortuna de San Carlos
— 11 nights
Shuttle to San Jose, Fly to Mumbai

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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.
Monteverde is known for adventure, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve, take in nature's colorful creations at Monteverde Butterfly Garden (Jardin de Mariposas), look for gifts at Monteverde Hummingbird Gallery, and snap pictures at Santa Elena Skywalk.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Monteverde online travel route builder.

Mumbai, India to Monteverde is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Monteverde is minus 11.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Playas del Coco.

Things to do in Monteverde

Parks · Wildlife · Tours · Historic Sites
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Must see
Zipline
4.2

6
nights
Playas del Coco

Coco Beach

A long-established beach community, Playas del Coco has developed a reputation as a favored spot for young travelers and locals to let loose by the sea.
Explore Playas del Coco's surroundings by going to Liberia (Tio Leo Coffee Tour & Souvenirs La gran Nicoya), Hacienda El Viejo Wetlands (in Area de Conservacion Guanacaste) and Cataratas Llanos de Cortes (in Bagaces). Spend the 10th (Fri) exploring nature at Palo Verde National Park. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape of Rincon de La Vieja National Park, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Hermosa.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Playas del Coco road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Monteverde to Playas del Coco takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Tamarindo.

Things to do in Playas del Coco

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

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Tamarindo

Surfing remains the main reason to take a trip to Tamarindo, as the beachside town is mostly known for its excellent waves.
Explore Tamarindo's surroundings by going to Playa Conchal (Playa Conchal & Garra de Leon Golf Course). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Tamarindo Beach, push the limits with an extreme tour, get a taste of life in the country at Pura Aventura, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Tamarindo road trip planning site.

You can drive from Playas del Coco to Tamarindo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Playa Samara.

Things to do in Tamarindo

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Pura Aventura ©
Must see
Pura Aventura
4.8

6
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Playa Samara

A beach town with just enough development to be comfortable for families accustomed to the trappings of modern life, Playa Samara has the resorts you'd expect to find in such a scenic area, but they don't hinder the relaxing atmosphere.
Get out of town with these interesting Playa Samara side-trips: Jungle Butterfly Farm (in Nandayure), Barra Honda National Park (in Nicoya) and Nosara (Nosara Refuge for Wildlife, Playa Guiones, &more). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Samara Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Buena Vista, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Playa Samara trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tamarindo to Playa Samara takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Uvita.

Things to do in Playa Samara

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Samara Beach ©
Beach
Samara Beach
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Uvita

Ideal for visitors looking to escape Costa Rica's busy beaches, Uvita offers a serene atmosphere and plenty of uncrowded sand for a leisurely vacation.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Uvita: Kokopelli (in Sierpe) and Horseback Riding Tours (in Dominical). There's lots more to do: ride a horse along Rancho La Merced National Wildlife Refuge, take in the dramatic scenery at Uvita Waterfall, enjoy the sand and surf at Uvita Beach, and view the masterpieces at Magic Ananda.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, use the Uvita trip tool.

You can drive from Playa Samara to Uvita in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of car and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Manuel Antonio.

Things to do in Uvita

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Jaco (Costa Rica SUP'ers, Canyoning & Rappelling Tours, &more). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Manuel Antonio, get interesting insight from Tours, kick back and relax at Playa Biesanz, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Manuel Antonio route builder site.

Traveling by car from Uvita to Manuel Antonio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to San Jose.

Things to do in Manuel Antonio

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Zipline
Zipline
4.7

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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.
Explore San Jose's surroundings by going to Jardins da Cachoeira de La Paz (in Vara Blanca), Poas Volcano (in Poas Volcano National Park) and Hacienda Alsacia Starbucks Coffee Farm (in Alajuela). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the geological forces at Irazu Volcano National Park, stroll through Toucan Rescue Ranch, get engrossed in the history at Museo Nacional De Costa Rica, and see the interesting displays at Pre-Columbian Gold Museum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read San Jose road trip website.

You can drive from Manuel Antonio to San Jose in 3 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in San Jose are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca.

Things to do in San Jose

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Poas Volcano
Volcano
Poas Volcano
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Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

Walaba

Puerto Viejo de Talamanca offers a wealth of entertainment by the sea, attracting a lively international crowd of revelers while maintaining a bright and breezy coastal charm with a local feel.
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca is known for wildlife, beaches, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cahuita National Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Puerto Viejo Beach, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and have some family-friendly fun at Yesland Mini Golf.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Puerto Viejo de Talamanca online route builder.

Drive from San Jose to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Tortuguero.

Things to do in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Cahuita National Park ©
National Park
Cahuita National Park
4.8

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Tortuguero

Costa Rica's Amazon

One of Costa Rica's least accessible destinations, Tortuguero sits within an eponymous national park and remains accessible only by plane or boat.
On the 18th (Mon), paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Tortuguero National Park, and then get a new perspective on nature at Sea Turtle Conservancy.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Tortuguero route planner.

Traveling by car from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Tortuguero takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Tortuguero are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to La Fortuna de San Carlos.

Things to do in Tortuguero

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your trip
Tortuguero National Park ©
National Park
Tortuguero National Park
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Kayaking / Canoeing
Kayaking & Canoeing
4.5
Sea Turtle Conservancy ©
Natural History Museum
Sea Turtle Conservancy
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11
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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.
Go for a jaunt from La Fortuna de San Carlos to Tenorio Volcano National Park to see Rio Celeste about 1h 25 min away. And it doesn't end there: take in the natural beauty of Tabacon Hot Springs, get impressive views of Arenal Volcano, take in the dramatic scenery at La Fortuna Waterfall, and snap pictures at Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the La Fortuna de San Carlos online travel route planner.

You can drive from Tortuguero to La Fortuna de San Carlos in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in La Fortuna de San Carlos

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Tabacon Hot Springs ©
Must see
Tabacon Hot Springs
4.4

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