In Your Free Time

As a touristic place, Trujillo has several locations to visit and enjoy. From ancient constructions such as Chan Chan or Huaca del Sol y la Luna to wonderful beaches such as Huanchaco or Puerto Chicama where surf is very popular, Chicama has the longest left wave in the world.

Trujillo's city centre is also a very beautiful place due to its colonial buildings and architectural constructions including La Plaza de Armas, the biggest one in Peru. In the city centre, there are also nice restaurants, shops, bars and cafes. Trujillo has 2 big malls where you can buy almost anything that you want as food, clothing, etc...

If you want to buy cheaper products, there are several traditional markets that you can go to. Huanchaco, the most popular and touristic beach in Trujillo, offers fantastic sunsets and landscapes, great waves to practice surf, beach volleyball and other sports.
At night, Huanchaco turns out to be the best place for partying in town, with nice bars where you can learn to dance Salsa, Bachata and Reggaeton while you hang out with friends and meet friendly people. Trujillo is the third biggest city in Peru and has plenty more attractions to enjoy...

As it is in a strategical location, it is very easy and cheap to travel around. Within the city the main transportation mean are buses and taxis, the buses cost 1sol which is around 0.30 US dollar and taxis cost between 5 and 10 soles (1.52 - 3.04 US dollar) according to the distance. Do not miss the opportunity to enjoy the semi tropical weather of Trujillo and have an amazing experience volunteering with us!