8 days in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca & San Jose Itinerary

8 days in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca & San Jose Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Mumbai
+2
Fly + Bus + Shuttle:  37 h
1
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
— 2 nights
Bus:  4 h
2
San Jose
— 2 nights
Fly:  35 h
End: Mumbai

2
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.
On the 2nd (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Cahuita National Park. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Finca La Isla and then enjoy the sand and surf at Puerto Viejo Beach.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Puerto Viejo de Talamanca travel planner.

Mumbai, India to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca is an approximately 29- hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 11.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to San Jose.

Things to do in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Cahuita National Park
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Cahuita National Park ©
Cahuita National Park
Puerto Viejo Beach ©
Puerto Viejo Beach

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nights
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Jose: Jardins da Cachoeira de La Paz (in Vara Blanca) and Poas Volcano (in Poas Volcano National Park). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Pre-Columbian Gold Museum, browse the exhibits of Galeria Namu, get engrossed in the history at Museo Nacional De Costa Rica, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the San Jose holiday tool.

Take a bus from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to San Jose in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In December in San Jose, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Jose

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Jardins da Cachoeira de La Paz, Poas Volcano
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Poas Volcano
Poas Volcano
Pre-Columbian Gold Museum ©
Pre-Columbian Gold Museum
Museo Nacional De Costa Rica ©
Museo Nacional De Costa Rica

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