7 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

7 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

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La Fortuna de San Carlos
— 3 nights
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Monteverde
— 1 night
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Manuel Antonio
— 1 night
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San Jose
— 1 night

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La Fortuna de San Carlos

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.
La Fortuna de San Carlos is known for nature, adventure, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the natural beauty of Tabacon Hot Springs, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, browse the exhibits of Galeria Estudio, and let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

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Toronto, Canada to La Fortuna de San Carlos is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Toronto to La Fortuna de San Carlos due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Monteverde.

Things to do in La Fortuna de San Carlos

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors
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Tabacon Hot Springs
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): look for gifts at Monteverde Hummingbird Gallery and then stroll through Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Monteverde travel planner.

Drive from La Fortuna de San Carlos to Monteverde in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Monteverde are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can drive to Manuel Antonio.

Things to do in Monteverde

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Monteverde Hummingbird Gallery
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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.
On the 26th (Sat), kick back and relax at Playa Manuel Antonio, then get interesting insight from Tours, and then stroll around Parque Nahomi.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Manuel Antonio driving holiday website.

You can drive from Monteverde to Manuel Antonio in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to San Jose.

Things to do in Manuel Antonio

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

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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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at Riish and Toosh Afro Costa Rican Paintings and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

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You can drive from Manuel Antonio to San Jose in 3 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in San Jose can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Jose

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Photography Tour
Photography Tours
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