9 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

9 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City
+4
Subway + Train + Fly + Bus + Taxi:  11 h
1
Monteverde
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
La Fortuna de San Carlos
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Herradura
— Few hours
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  13 h 15 min
End: New York City

3
nights
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.
On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Monteverde Hummingbird Gallery and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve.

Plan trip to Monteverde with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

New York City, USA to Monteverde is an approximately 11- hour combination of subway, train, flight, bus, and taxi. You can also do a combination of train, flight, bus, and taxi; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to La Fortuna de San Carlos.

Things to do in Monteverde

Parks Wildlife Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve ©
Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve
Santa Elena Skywalk ©
Santa Elena Skywalk

4
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.
La Fortuna de San Carlos is known for nature, adventure, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: relax and rejuvenate at Tabacon Hot Springs, look for all kinds of wild species at Arenal Natura Ecological Park, explore the striking landscape of Arenal Volcano, and relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the La Fortuna de San Carlos trip planner.

You can drive from Monteverde to La Fortuna de San Carlos in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a shuttle. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Herradura.

Things to do in La Fortuna de San Carlos

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Arenal Volcano
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Tabacon Hot Springs ©
Tabacon Hot Springs
River Rafting & Tubing
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

few
hours
Herradura

Herradura ©
On the 19th (Thu), take a memorable excursion with Piko Travel and then look for gifts at Jimmy T's Provisions.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Herradura travel planner.

Traveling by car from La Fortuna de San Carlos to Herradura takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Herradura

Wildlife Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Jimmy T's Provisions ©
Jimmy T's Provisions

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