Peru’s Vibrant Trujillo

Peru’s Vibrant Trujillo, Trujillo, Peru (B)

Immerse yourself in culture whilst experiencing Trujillo’s incredibly fascinating archaeological sites – some of the best in Peru.

The semi-cama overnight bus leaves Huaraz at 9:30pm and takes around 8 hours to arrive in Trujillo at 5:30am – if all goes well.

Regardless of whether I’m upright in a seat or near-horizontal in a semi-cama seat, I rarely sleep on buses.

Perhaps it’s the violent swerving around mountainous terrain, the air-conditioning turned down to polar incubation levels, or the TV volume at ear-piercing decibels, but it is hard to get some sleep.

If you’re a beach bunny, you may find renown surfer village Huanchaco more suitable – it’s only 20 minutes from Trujillo.

Elegance, vibrant, culture, and a profusion of colonial buildings come to mind when describing Trujillo, the capital of northern Peru and one of my favourite cities in this country.

Love the vibe in Trujillo as it feels more genuine and surprisingly, lacks the volume of tourists that Cusco or Lima experience, which makes Trujillo a great city for relaxation. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Peru’s Vibrant Trujillo
Guide Location: Peru » Trujillo
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Nilla Palmer
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Archaeological Museum
  • Plaza de Armas
  • Cathedral Basilica of St. Mary
  • Chan Chan ruins
  • Huaca del Sol and Huaca de la Luna
  • Residential Munay Wasi