Alajuela Trip Planner

Plan a trip to Alajuela and know your trip budget

How to plan a trip to Alajuela

Regarded as one of the best places to begin your Costa Rican foray, Alajuela is the most popular city of Costa Rica after San Jose, of course. The San Jose International Airport is in fact closer to Alajuela than San Jose, making it one of the first destinations travelers visit. A quaint little town, Alajuela is a world apart from the rest of the C
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How much does it cost to travel to Alajuela

Plan your trip to Alajuela with an estimated budget for your travel. The average daily cost of food in Alajuela is USD 39.54 per person. For a family of four, the cost of eating out is USD 158.16. For accommodation, be ready to spend around USD 38 for a budget accommodation and USD 40 for a luxury hotel, per day, per person. For detailed Alajuela trip cost calculator, use Alajuela Trip Planner.

  • Average Price of a Luxury Trip in Alajuela

  • Average Daily Cost* USD 152 Per Person
  • Cost for One Week USD 1064 Per Person
  • Cost for Two Weeks USD 2128 Per Person
  • Cost for One Month USD 4560 Per Person
  • Average Price of a Mid-Range Trip in Alajuela

  • Average Daily Cost* USD 135 Per Person
  • Cost for One Week USD 945 Per Person
  • Cost for Two Weeks USD 1890 Per Person
  • Cost for One Month USD 4050 Per Person
  • Average Price of a Budget Trip in Alajuela

  • Average Daily Cost* USD 56 Per Person
  • Cost for One Week USD 392 Per Person
  • Cost for Two Weeks USD 784 Per Person
  • Cost for One Month USD 1680 Per Person

*Based on Food, Accommodation & Transportation

How much will it cost once you're in Alajuela

Food & Drinks
  • 3-Course meal (mid-range) USD 15.81
  • Fast food Combo meal USD 6.85
  • Coffee (Cappuccino regular) USD 2.37
  • Bottle of Water (1.5 L) USD 1.93
  • Soft Drinks (Coke/Pepsi, 0.33 L) USD 1.41
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 L) USD 1.64
Accommodation & Transportation
  • Budget Accommodation USD 38
  • Luxury Accommodation USD 40
  • Taxi Start (Standard Tariff) USD 1.12
  • Taxi per km (Standard Tariff) USD 1.13
  • Fuel (1 L) USD 1.03

Planning a trip to Alajuela, Costa Rica

Planning a trip to Alajuela in Costa Rica is no simple job. With so many attractions to see, one is bound to get baffled. Drafting a Alajuela itinerary is one way to have a well-organized trip. If you are reading this, then you have landed at the right place, since Triphobo will not only present you an off-the-shelf itinerary, but will also let you customize it.

While planning your trip to Alajuela, Costa Rica, Triphobo lets you know the estimated budget. This includes your transportation cost, accommodation cost, and other expenses. As you plan your trip to Alajuela, Costa Rica, you can select the mode of transport and book it. In case you have already booked your transport, just add it to the itinerary. The estimated budget will be adjusted according to the changes you make to your Alajuela, Costa Rica itinerary.

As you plan the itinerary, you can book accommodation in Alajuela, Costa Rica using TripHobo. This booking is possible through, airbnb, agoda, HotelsCombined,, and cleartrip. You are provided the best deals that are near to the attractions in Alajuela, Costa Rica. If you have prebooked your accommodation, you only have to add it to the Alajuela, Costa Rica trip plan.

Alajuela, Costa Rica has a plethora of attractions like Arenal Volcano National Park, Doka Estate, Zoo Ave. Through ‘Add Activities’, you are presented the best tours, places, and restaurants to visit in Alajuela, Costa Rica. Here, you will see the operational timings of the attraction as well as their admission cost. As you add these attractions to the days, Triphobo also provides the default time required to travel from one place to another by driving. If you are commuting by any other mode like trains, subways, or buses, you can make the change. You can even block some time where you won’t be able to add any activity. After all, one is entitled to some personal time during an exhaustive trip.

Through group planning, Triphobo allows you to share your itinerary with your travelling companions. Invite them to view the Alajuela, Costa Rica itinerary and boast to them about your trip planning skills. Use our app, and you will be able to chat with your co-travellers about making any changes to the plan.

After completing your plan, you can view it to get a comprehensive look of your Alajuela, Costa Rica trip.

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