How to arrive and leave Las Juntas de Abangares

How to arrive and leave Las Juntas de Abangares

By Bus

There are services from Cañas to Juntas at 9:30 a.m and 2:50 p.m. From the Puntarenas Terminal, in San José, departing at 11:00 a.m and 5:00 p.m; also at 5:00 p.m a bus leaves for Santa Elena. There are no direct services to the Eco-museum, but you can take a 4×4 taxi. From Juntas, the departures to San José are 6:00 a.m and 11:00 a.m; to Cañas,06:30 a.m and 12:30 m.d, the journey to Monteverde and Santa Elena 2:30 p.m.

Car

27 Km to the south of Cañas, via the Interamerican, there is a turn off with a sign that says “Las Juntas a 6 Km”. There is a restaurant called La Irma. The road is asphalt up until a few kilometers after Juntas. To get to the Eco-museum, you will need to follow the road for 100 m. passing by the Central Park, from there you need to take a left turn, and cross the bridge, passing by El Caballo Blanco, to the left and then take a right turn at the sign that says “Eco-museum 4 Km”.  Two Km after Las Juntas, the road divides when it gets to La Sierra: the left road goes to Monteverde, 30 Km away, it is not often used by tourists although all of them are transitable if you have a 4X4, the first few kilometers are asphalt, the turnoff to the right route leads to the Eco-Museum, 3 Km away.