Free Activities in Trujillo
Program participants have the option of gym membership, yoga or salsa classes included.
Body Tech is a huge and modern gym, just a 5 minute walk from our center and is fully equipped with weight machines, free weights, aerobics classes, spinning, Pilates and a sauna. Open 5 am to 11 pm.
This is the most popular option as they also have dance classes and yoga classes available at no extra charge.
Trujillo Yoga is a 10 minute walk from our center. Here you can learn and practice Hatha Yoga 2 times per week after your medical Spanish program
Salsa Madrid Dance School is again just 5 minutes walk from our center. Your dance program there includes one hour classes, 3 times per week.
Each week we also include free activities as part of our language program. Activities include making a local dish, preparing cocktails or visiting local places of interest.
More to do & learn
Whilst in Trujillo your day will be pretty full. However, you may still find time to take advantage of the many opportunities available to you.
Combine your elective with surfing 20 minutes from Trujillo is Huanchaco, a seaside resort and surfing mecca, recognized as a World Surfing Reserve. Here several surfing schools offer classes and equipment hire. 60 minutes north of Trujillo is Chicama with the longest surfeable wave in the world!
If you like the idea of surfing but prefer to stay dry you could try Sandboarding at Conanche. Here, 20 minutes from Trujillo you can fly down the huge dunes without getting wet.
Trujillo is one of the Archaeological capitals of the world boasting both the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Chan Chan, and also The Temples of the Sun and Moon, one of the 10 most important archaeological sites in the world.
In Trujillo you also have the opportunity to learn or practice something new, and at a great price. Options include Yoga and music lessons.
Different day trip options include visiting the mountain town of Otuzco, the wine growing area of Cascas and the Archaeological site, El Brujo.
Each month most participants use one or two weekends to explore beyond Trujillo to see more of Peru. Some of the most popular weekend trip options are:
Cusco/Machu Picchu can be reached with direct flights from Trujillo for a long weekend. Many participants choose to give themselves a few extra days here at the end of their program in Trujillo
Hauaraz in the Andes offers great Trekking among beautiful glaciers and boasts the highest mountains in Peru.
Mancora and the surrounding area have the best beaches in Peru.
Cajamarca is a charming colonial city in the Andes with beautiful countryside and lots to do.