7 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

7 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

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7 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

San Antonio
Fly + bus + shuttle:  15​h
La Fortuna de San Carlos
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
Monteverde
— Few hours
Fly:  16​h
San Antonio

4
days
La Fortuna de San Carlos

The small city of La Fortuna de San Carlos is best known for the nearby Arenal volcano that looms in the background and dominates the vista.
Spend the 4th (Thu) among the fascinating landscape of Arenal Volcano (Volcan Arenal).

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our La Fortuna de San Carlos sightseeing planner.

San Antonio, USA to La Fortuna de San Carlos is an approximately 15-hour flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to drive to Monteverde.

Things to do in La Fortuna de San Carlos

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Arenal Volcano (Volcan Arenal)
Accommodations
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Tabacon Hot Springs
River Rafting & Tubing
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

1
day
Monteverde

If you're a nature lover, consider a vacation in Monteverde, an eco-tourism heaven nestled between two primary cloud forests in the Costa Rican Central Highlands.
On the 6th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Monteverde travel itinerary creator.

Traveling by car from La Fortuna de San Carlos to Monteverde takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Monteverde

Wildlife Parks
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