With MBA's from St. Mary's and Stanford, and the vision of making travel to South America a truly comfortable experience, Nicholas Stanziano and David Rottblatt started SA Luxury Expeditions in 2010.
Coming together across 3 continents to unite expertise in destination consulting, logistics management, reservations, and accounting, our team is the brains and the brawn behind every expedition.
We work hard for our clients to make sure they have unforgettable South America Vacations, so hearing that this mission was accomplished is the 2nd best part of the job. The best is planning their return trip!
City-loving travelers will feel right at home in Buenos Aires, Argentina’s capital and largest city. Renowned for its tango dancing, fine wines, and cosmopolitan culture, a trip to Buenos Aires gives travelers a different taste of South American society.
Famous for its role in Darwin's theory of evolution, the Galapagos Islands feature marine and land species not found anywhere else in the world. Galapagos tours allow you to explore via cruise ship or nature lodges.
Surrounded by protected rainforest, Iguazu is a piece of tropical paradise complete with the most beautiful waterfall system in all of South America. Viewable from Argentina and Brazil alike, this natural wonder is an excellent connection point for multi-country South America vacations.
Hidden among the Peruvian Andes, never discovered by the Spanish, is the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu. During a Machu Picchu luxury tour, walk amongst the most impressive and well-preserved site of pre-Columbian America and let your breath be taken away.
The most dramatic of all South America’s landscapes, Patagonia is a massive expanse of wilderness covering the southern tip of the continent. Blue glaciers, icy fjords, barren steppes, and jagged mountains cover the region, daring you to face the elements.
A cool mix of city chic and tropical ease, Rio de Janeiro is nothing if not a vibrant and cultural city. During your Rio de Janeiro tour enjoy the famous Copacabana beach, summit Sugarloaf Mountain, and visit the city’s famous statue upon Corcovado hill.
Posted on Wednesday March 05, 2014
Don’t make the mistake of discounting Cusco as nothing more than the gateway to Machu Picchu. It’s one of the most important historical cities in South America, spanning as it does the history of no fewer than four civilizations. Pre-Incan civilization Cusco has long been favored for its strategic location in a valley at the [&hellip
Posted on Friday February 28, 2014
If, like me, you’ve ever wondered why Brazil is Portuguese-speaking and the rest of Latin America speaks Spanish, then you’ll be relieved to hear about a document signed in the Spanish town of Tordesillas way back in 1494. The Treaty decreed that a meridian 370 leagues (1362 statute miles) West of the Cape Verde Islands [&hellip
Posted on Monday February 24, 2014
If you know what you’re doing, Peru is a fantastic place to buy long-lasting gifts which will be appreciated and cherished by the people you give them to. If you shop in the touristy stores and markets, however, you’re highly likely to get ripped off. Follow this guide to avoid the embarrassment of spending hundreds [&hellip
Posted on Sunday September 29, 2013
We’ve had some pretty spectacular travel photos come in this month (you can see many of them on our page of SA Luxury Expeditions reviews). As a team, we’ve enjoyed browsing through them and finally decided to showcase three photos from Anil and Shwetha. This engaged couple (congratulations!) is a pair of resident physicians in [&hellip