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 Monday July 28, 2014
Many visitors to Peru make the mistake of thinking that the Incas were the only pre-Colombian civilisation of any significance. In fact, Peru is home to scores of Pre-Incan civilisations (some date back as far as 3500 BC) which were responsible for the cultivation of potatoes and beans and the domestication of llamas an alpacas, [&hellip
Posted on Friday July 25, 2014
Anyone who’s got friends from Argentina, Uruguay or Paraguay will know a little bit about mate (or terere as it is known in Paraguay) but nothing can prepare visitors for just how popular this herbal drink is in the southern part of South America. This blog will take you through the basics, including how to [&hellip
Posted on Monday July 21, 2014
Last time round we looked at how the Inca Empire reached its peak during the reign of Huayna Capac, this week we examine the disaster that was to immediately follow his death in 1527. As was expected of an Inca ruler, Huayna Capac fathered many children by scores of different women. Some of these children [&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