8 days in San Jose Itinerary

8 days in San Jose Itinerary

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Museo de Ciencias Naturales La Salle. Popular historic sites such as Santuario Nacional Nuestra Senora de Los Angeles and Ruins of Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de la Limpia Concepcion are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Guayabo National Park and Monument and Metropolitan Church (Catedral Metropolitana). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Jose: Poas Volcano (in Poas Volcano National Park), Herradura (River Rafting & Tubing & Vista Los Suenos Horseback Riding) and Jardins da Cachoeira de La Paz (in Vara Blanca). The adventure continues: have fun and explore at Museo de los Ninos, take an in-depth tour of Juan Santamaria Historical Cultural Museum, identify plant and animal life at Dave & Dave's Costa Rica Nature Park, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art and Design.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the San Jose route website .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Tobias Bolanos International Airport, Juan Santamaria International Airport and Limon International Airport. February in San Jose sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Jose

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Herradura, Bambu, Santuario Nacional Nuestra Senora de Los Angeles, Guayabo National Monument, Jardins da Cachoeira de La Paz
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Museo de Ciencias Naturales La Salle ©
Museo de Ciencias Naturales La Salle
Poas Volcano
Poas Volcano

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