5 days in San Jose Itinerary

5 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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Multiplaza and Precolumbian Gold Museum. Escape the urban bustle at La Paz Waterfall Gardens and River Rafting & Tubing. Change things up with these side-trips from San Jose: Our Lady of the Angels Basilica (Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Los Angeles) (in Cartago), Chocolatería Sibú (in San Isidro) and Poas Volcano (in Poas Volcano National Park). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of National Museum (Museo Nacional), make a trip to Mercado Nacional de Artesanias, explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Costarricense, and hunt for treasures at Central Market (Mercado Central).

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the San Jose trip itinerary planner.

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. In September in San Jose, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 67°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Jose

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Poas Volcano, Jardins da Cachoeira de La Paz, Frogs Heaven, Chocolatería Sibú, Santuario Nacional Nuestra Senora de Los Angeles
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Pre-Columbian Gold Museum ©
Pre-Columbian Gold Museum
Poas Volcano
Poas Volcano
Museo Nacional De Costa Rica ©
Museo Nacional De Costa Rica

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