10 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

10 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

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10 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

Start: Quebec City
Fly + Drive:  23​h 30​min
1
Hone Creek
— 1 day
Drive:  30​min
2
Manzanillo
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
3
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
— 4 nights
Drive:  30​min
4
Cahuita
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
5
Puerto Limon
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Quebec City

1
day
Hone Creek

Hone Creek ©
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): look for gifts at Talamanca Family Art and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Hone Creek holiday planner.

Quebec City, Canada to Hone Creek is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. While traveling from Quebec City, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Hone Creek, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 34°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Manzanillo.

Things to do in Hone Creek

Shopping
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Talamanca Family Art ©
Talamanca Family Art

1
night
Manzanillo

Manzanillo ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Gandoca - Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge and then identify plant and animal life at Nature Observatorio.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Manzanillo travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Hone Creek to Manzanillo in an hour. September in Manzanillo sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 34°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca.

Things to do in Manzanillo

Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Gandoca - Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge
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Nature Observatorio ©
Nature Observatorio
Gandoca - Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge ©

4
nights
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

Puerto Viejo de Talamanca ©
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.
Spend the 6th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Puerto Viejo Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Cocles, and admire the natural beauty at Finca La Isla.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Puerto Viejo de Talamanca holiday planner.

Puerto Viejo de Talamanca is very close to Manzanillo. In September, daily temperatures in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to Cahuita.

Things to do in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Puerto Viejo Beach ©
Puerto Viejo Beach
Playa Cocles ©
Playa Cocles

1
night
Cahuita

Cahuita ©
With its dusty streets and simple (read affordable) lodgings, Cahuita bustles as a hub of backpacker tourism in southeastern Costa Rica.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cahuita National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Sloth Sanctuary of Costa Rica, identify plant and animal life at Tree of Life Wildlife Rescue Center and Botanical Gardens, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Alma Verde - Cahuita Healing Garden.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Cahuita tour planner.

Cahuita is very close to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca. September in Cahuita sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 34°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to Puerto Limon.

Things to do in Cahuita

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Cahuita National Park ©
Cahuita National Park
Sloth Sanctuary of Costa Rica ©
Sloth Sanctuary of Costa Rica

1
night
Puerto Limon

Puerto Limon
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour and then stroll through The Buttercup Center.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Puerto Limon sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Cahuita to Puerto Limon in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cahuita to Puerto Limon. Traveling from Cahuita in September, expect little chillier with lows of 26°C in Puerto Limon. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Limon

Parks Zoos & Aquariums

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