9 days in La Fortuna de San Carlos & Quepos Itinerary

9 days in La Fortuna de San Carlos & Quepos Itinerary

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9 days in La Fortuna de San Carlos & Quepos Itinerary

Start: Orlando, Florida
Fly:  9 h 15 min
1
La Fortuna de San Carlos
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
2
Quepos
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h 15 min
End: Orlando, Florida

5
nights
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.
Explore La Fortuna de San Carlos' surroundings by going to Poas Volcano (in Poas Volcano National Park) and Dave & Dave's Costa Rica Nature Park (in La Virgen). There's much more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Tabacon Hot Springs, get impressive views of Arenal Volcano, hike along Arenal Natura Ecological Park, and head outdoors with Salto.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the La Fortuna de San Carlos trip itinerary maker app .

Orlando, USA to La Fortuna de San Carlos is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Orlando to La Fortuna de San Carlos due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Quepos.

Things to do in La Fortuna de San Carlos

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Poas Volcano, Dave & Dave's Costa Rica Nature Park, Arenal Volcano
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River Rafting & Tubing
Tabacon Hot Springs ©
Tabacon Hot Springs
Arenal Volcano
Arenal Volcano

3
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Quepos

Quepos ©
The tourist-oriented town of Quepos marks the entrance for many travelers looking to explore the nearby national park.
On the 17th (Tue), get interesting insight from Tours, kick back and relax at Playa Manuel Antonio, and then stroll around Parque Nahomi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Quepos road trip tool .

Traveling by car from La Fortuna de San Carlos to Quepos takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Quepos

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Zipline, Playa Manuel Antonio
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Playa Manuel Antonio ©
Playa Manuel Antonio
Zipline
River Rafting & Tubing

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