4 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

4 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

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4 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
+2
Fly + bus + shuttle:  10​h 45​min
1
La Fortuna de San Carlos
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
San Jose
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
End: Atlanta

2
nights
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.
On the 8th (Sun), get outside with Salto and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Tabacon Hot Springs. Keep things going the next day: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then take in the exciting artwork at Onirica Art Gallery.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read La Fortuna de San Carlos trip itinerary builder website .

Atlanta, USA to La Fortuna de San Carlos is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Atlanta to La Fortuna de San Carlos due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Jose.

Things to do in La Fortuna de San Carlos

Outdoors Tours Spas
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Tabacon Hot Springs ©
Tabacon Hot Springs
River Rafting & Tubing
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

1
night
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 10th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Museo Nacional De Costa Rica and then steep yourself in history at Teatro Nacional Costa Rica.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the San Jose visit website .

Drive from La Fortuna de San Carlos to San Jose in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in San Jose are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Jose

Museums Nightlife Historic Sites
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Museo Nacional De Costa Rica ©
Museo Nacional De Costa Rica
Teatro Nacional Costa Rica ©
Teatro Nacional Costa Rica

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