Interbus is a tourist transportation network that offers shuttle and private services in Costa Rica that count with many routes. But for tourists there are a few routes that attract them more. If you are still thinking on where to go next, here are the 5 most popular Interbus routes and what to do in every destination to help you decide.
- Guápiles – Fortuna
If you are in Guápiles, having a little trip to Fortuna is a must. You can take the ride at midday and have a couple of nice days in Fortuna. From there you can access the Arenal Volcano National Park, which has the active Arenal volcano, that still has lava flows and several hot springs at its feet next to the Tabacón River, also with hot springs. In addition, you can also visit the inactive Chato volcano, which has a lake in its crater and trekking trails through the tropical jungle that will lead you to La Fortuna waterfall and its natural pool. A unique trip you can’t miss.
- Monteverde – Manuel Antonio
After spending some time in Monteverde’s mountains, you might like to visit Manuel Antonio’s beaches. There you can visit the Manuel Antonio National Park, on the Pacific coast and enjoy its white sand beaches and coral reefs. Besides, this park is recognized for its vast diversity of fauna and tropical plants, where you can see three-toed sloths and white-faced capuchin monkeys in addition to hundreds of species of birds.
- San José – Puerto Viejo
San José is the capital city of Costa Rica, most tourists arrive at its airport and then move to other destinations. If you are a surfer looking for the perfect waves or an adventurer looking for the natural sight of Costa Rica, you should jump to the next shuttle to Puerto Viejo, which is famous for its perfect surfing waves of Salsa Brava and beaches like Playa Negra. There, you can also visit The Jaguar Rescue Center and The Gandoca-Manzanillo National Wildlife Refuge.
- San José – Fortuna
Once again, if you are leaving from San José and looking for that first look of wild Costa Rica after landing, you might like to visit Fortuna, maybe after Guapiles, but that is up to you. As we mentioned above, in Fortuna you can visit the Arenal Volcano National Park and do some trekking trails through the tropical jungle to La Fortuna waterfall for a lifetime experience.
- Tamarindo – San José
Tamarindo is usually a nice destination to close your trip to Costa Rica. So, if your trip is coming to an end in Tamarindo you can’t forget to visit The mangrove-lined estuary of the Tamarindo Wildlife Refuge before going back to San José. There you can enjoy a metropolitan city, with plenty of restaurants to discover the native delicacies and visit some archeological museums.
Now that you know the 5 most popular interbus routes among tourist, where are you going next?