Discover “Tupac Amaru tour”, in one day, and admire the history behind the walls.
This new route includes the house of José Gabriel Condorcanqui, well known as Túpac Amaru, descendant of Inca nobility; and also the Q'eswachaca bridge, deemed the last vestige that still remains in the memory of their population.
This historical event results important because it was carried out when the Spanish crown used to abuse of indigenous people. So, this was the social justice movement most relevant of Peru, furthermore, it succeeded before the French and North American Revolution.
In 1780, broke out the rebellion because of the exploitation of Inca descendants in the mines and production centers. The first step was to execute the detested Tinta corregidor, and gain more people.
Subsequently, with the sympathy and the adhesion of people, it was possible to win Sangarará battle on November 18, 1780. In the same month, Túpac Amaru sent his pronouncement with the reasons of the uprising against the colonial regime.
After these facts, the viceroy Agustín de Jáuregui, sent to José Antonio de Areche to Cusco in order to combat the rebels; that is why, on January 1781, with reinforcements sent from Lima, they decided to attack Lima
The battles of Checacupe and Combapata made retreat of the rebel forces, ending with the Tupac Amaru and family boarding. To continue, Areche started to torture with cruelty to all of them.
On May 18th, 1781, the forces of Areche transported the rebels to the Time Square of Cusco, for killing them, and quarter to Tupac Amaru. After that, the Spaniards distributed their body parts in many places as a chastisement for all the population.
However, the fight spirit continued between the followers, headed by Diego Cristóbal (Tupac Amaru's cousin), they resist until 1782.
This is located in Canas Province, Q'ehue district. The size of this bridge is 28 m. of length and 1.20 m. of breadth. The inherited knowledge for its construction was declared Intangible Cultural heritage.
For some time now, each second week of July, the communities of Q'ehue district join 1000 locals for starting the offerings in honor of “Pachamama” and Apus, so they could begin the building of this bridge.
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Our transport is 100% tourist with air conditioning, first aid equipment.
Reservations are canceled 48 hours in advance, otherwise No Show is charged
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