14 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

14 days in Costa Rica Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Costa Rica journey planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours
1
Monteverde
— 2 nights
2
La Fortuna de San Carlos
— 4 nights
3
Tortuguero
— 1 night
4
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
— 2 nights
5
Vara Blanca
— 2 nights

2
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.
Monteverde is known for adventure, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve, admire the natural beauty at Jardin de Orquideas San Bosco, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and meet the residents at The Bat Jungle.

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

Kharkiv, Ukraine to Monteverde is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Kharkiv to Monteverde due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to drive to La Fortuna de San Carlos.

Things to do in Monteverde

Parks · Wildlife · Tours
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve ©
Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve
Monteverde Orchid Garden ©
Monteverde Orchid Garden

4
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.
La Fortuna de San Carlos is known for nature, adventure, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, indulge in some personalized pampering at Tabacon Hot Springs, get interesting insight from Tours, and stroll through La Fortuna Waterfall.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the La Fortuna de San Carlos sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Monteverde to La Fortuna de San Carlos in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a shuttle. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Tortuguero.

Things to do in La Fortuna de San Carlos

Parks · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Tabacon Hot Springs ©
Tabacon Hot Springs
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

1
night
Tortuguero

Tortuguero ©
One of Costa Rica's least accessible destinations, Tortuguero sits within an eponymous national park and remains accessible only by plane or boat.
On the 26th (Mon), add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then explore the striking landscape of Tortuguero National Park.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Tortuguero trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from La Fortuna de San Carlos to Tortuguero in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can drive to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca.

Things to do in Tortuguero

Nature · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Tortuguero National Park ©
Tortuguero National Park
Kayaking & Canoeing

2
nights
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 27th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Nature Observatorio and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cahuita National Park and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Puerto Viejo de Talamanca using our trip planner.

You can drive from Tortuguero to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Vara Blanca.

Things to do in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Cahuita National Park, Nature Observatorio
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Cahuita National Park ©
Cahuita National Park
Nature Observatorio ©
Nature Observatorio

2
nights
Vara Blanca

Vara Blanca ©
A vacation in Vara Blanca, located in the heart of Costa Rica, offers excellent access to a number of attractions across the area.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Jardins da Cachoeira de La Paz and then admire the sheer force of La Paz Waterfall and Peace Lodge Gardens.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Vara Blanca online holiday planner.

Drive from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Vara Blanca in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. On the 30th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vara Blanca

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Souvenir Muy Tranquilo
Find places to stay Oct 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Souvenir Muy Tranquilo ©
Souvenir Muy Tranquilo

Similar plans

15 days in Costa Rica BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 17 days in Costa Rica BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 18 days in Costa Rica BY A USER FROM MALTA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 12 days in Costa Rica BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 15 days in Costa Rica BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, outdoors, beaches, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, beaches, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 15 days in Costa Rica BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Costa Rica & Panama City BY A USER FROM CANADA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 17 days in Panama & Costa Rica BY A USER FROM SWEDEN December, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 15 days in Costa Rica & Nicaragua BY A USER FROM HONG KONG SAR CHINA July, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 60 days in Caribbean, Mexico, Central America & South America BY A USER FROM FRANCE September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 60 days in Caribbean, Mexico, Central America & South America BY A USER FROM FRANCE September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 20 days in Costa Rica BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: April, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans