The Best 10 Days in Costa Rica Itinerary Story

By Amanda Strube

Introduction

The Best 10 Days in Costa Rica Itinerary Story

This 10 days in Costa Rica itinerary will help you discover everything Costa Rica has...

Day 1

San José

San José is the capital city of Costa Rica and is also the most populated...

Day 1 - Stop 1

Finca Rosa Blanca Coffee Plantation

Coffee is one of Costa Rica's biggest exports and makes up a big part of...

Day 1 - Stop 2

La Salle Natural Science Museum

The La Salle Natural Science Museum is an excellent introduction to all the wildlife that...

Day 1 - Stop 3

Cerveza Tasting

Enjoy Costa Rican nightlife by spending the first evening on your Costa Rica 10 day...

Day 2

San José Continued

There are many fun and exciting adventures to be had just outside of San José...

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Day 2 - Stop 1

View from the Top

Get a bird's-eye view of the rainforest canopy by ziplining above the trees on a...

Day 2 - Stop 2

Museo Nacional de Costa Rica

If you want to learn more about Costa Rica, make sure you plan a trip...

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Day 3

Northern Caribbean Coast

The Caribbean side of Costa Rica tends to be less touristy, has a more laid-back...

Day 3 - Stop 1

Tortuguero National Park

Tortuguero National Park is only reachable by airplane or boat, but both are easy to...

Day 3 - Stop 2

Kayaking Adventure

Explore the Caribbean side from the water by kayaking! Kayaking offers a whole new perspective...

Day 3 - Stop 3

Tortuguero Turtle Nesting Tours

Tortuguero Tours offers many different tour options, but the most popular is definitely the night...

Day 4

Northern Costa Rica

The northern part of Costa Rica is home to the majestic Tenorio Volcano National Park...

Day 4 - Stop 1

Tenorio Volcano National Park Hike

If you've been wondering what to see in Costa Rica in 10 days, the Tenorio...

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Day 5

Santa Elena

Santa Elena is a small town located near the popular and inspiring Monteverde Cloud Forest...

Day 5 - Stop 1

Horseback Ride in the Cloud Forest

Horseback riding is a unique way to explore the Monteverde Cloud Forest. There are various...

Day 6

Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Preserve

One of the most popular and scenic places to visit in Costa Rica is Monteverde...

Day 6 - Stop 1

Quad and Adventure Tour

Take a muddy tour through the jungle on ATVs and try some other activities on...

Day 6 - Stop 2

Private Nighttime Tour

A private nighttime tour of the Monteverde Forest is a once-in-a-lifetime experience offered by local...

Day 7

Playa Negra

The next place on your itinerary for Costa Rica is Playa Negra. Located just south...

Day 7 - Stop 1

Learn to Surf

Playa Negra isn't just for experienced surfers. It is also a great place to learn...

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Day 7 - Stop 2

Tamarindo

Tamarindo is a great place to experience the vibrant and exciting nightlife of a Costa...

Day 8

Nicoya Peninsula

The Nicoya Peninsula is located on the Pacific side of Costa Rica and is known...

Day 8 - Stop 1

Santa Teresa and Mal Pais

Ideal for surfing and yoga, this area in the very south of the Nicoya Peninsula...

Day 8 - Stop 2

Yoga Class at Horizon Ocean View Hotel and Yoga Center

One of the most fun activities to include on your Costa Rica trip itinerary is...

Day 9

Montezuma

Montezuma is a beautiful area to visit -also in the Nicoya Peninsula region - and...

Day 9 - Stop 1

Montezuma Waterfall

The Montezuma Waterfall is a popular destination for tourists and locals, and it is no...

Day 10

Manuel Antonio

Manuel Antonio is home to a stunning national park and a lively restaurant. The local...

Day 10 - Stop 1

Manuel Antonio National Park

Manuel Antonio National Park is home to cheeky and cute rainforest animals, like monkeys and...

Day 10 - Stop 2

El Avion

El Avion is a creative and fun dining experience. This restaurant was created out of...

Conclusion

In Summary - Don't Miss Out on Costa Rica!

Costa Rica is a fun, beautiful country and one of the best places to visit...

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