TEFL in Arequipa

COURSE DATES 

2020  
3rd February – 28th February ENROLL NOW
23rd March – 17th April ENROLL NOW
4th May – 29th May ENROLL NOW
22nd June – 17th July ENROLL NOW

** In order to ensure a personalised delivery of your course we have a maximum 12 trainees per group, so enroll early to secure your place. 

LOCATION

Arequipa is known as “La Cuidad Blanca” (The White City), thanks to its beautiful historical centre which is constructed from white volcanic rock. Lying in a valley surrounded by Andean mountains and dormant volcanoes, Arequipa is a gorgeous colonial city with a population of 860,000 inhabitants. It is Peru’s second-largest city and the second most popular tourist destination after Cusco. Despite being a cosmopolitan city, it still maintains a lovely, small-town feel. 

The city centre is a UNESCO World Heritage site and its proximity to the Colca Canyon, one of the deepest canyons in the world, guarantees a steady flow of international tourists all year long. 

COURSE LOCATION

Our TEFL Certificate course is held at Home Sweet Home, the Bed and Breakfast where our trainees also stay. This means it is super convenient and allows our trainees to concentrate on their studies without the stress of travelling to the course each day. Home Sweet Home is located in the historical city centre, four blocks from the Plaza de Armas with lots of restaurants, shops and bars within walking distance.

ACCOMMODATION

Our trainees stay at Home Sweet Home, a family-run Bed and Breakfast in the historical city centre of Arequipa for the month. Our course packages include a private room with a desk and a bathroom, hot water, Wi-Fi and breakfast daily (eggs, bread, butter, jam, fresh juice and seasonal fruit). 

TO SEE & DO

Home Sweet Home offers a variety of tours including the following:

  • Trekking in the Colca Canyon to see the giant condors
  • Hiking up the Misti and Chanchani volcanos
  • Whitewater rafting in the Rio Chili
  • Biking on the Pichu Pichu volcano
  • Trekking through the Valley of the Volcanos
  • Visiting the medicinal hot springs

CLIMATE

Arequipa boasts spring-like weather all year long, with an average of 300 days of sunshine per year. The climate of the city is predominantly dry in winter, autumn and spring due to the low atmospheric moisture. Throughout the year, temperatures do not exceed 25 °C (77 °F) and rarely drop below 10 °C (50 °F). 

GETTING TO AREQUIPA

Arequipa is an hour and a half flight from Lima and 17 hours by bus. Full details are provided in our Welcome Information Pack upon enrolment.