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Gateway to the glacier: Choosing your El Calafate lodge

Gateway to the glacier: Choosing your El Calafate lodge

El Calafate is a gateway to the incredible Perito Moreno Glacier in Argentine Patagonia. In keeping with its status as a major tourist destination, the area boasts a broad selection of hotels, lodges and estancias that range from perfectly comfortable to ineffably luxurious; from seamlessly modern to ruggedly authentic.
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What sets our Peru treks apart

What sets our Peru treks apart

​​​​​​​SA Expeditions was born in the mountains around Cusco and our Peru trekking tours remain at the core of our DNA. Regardless of which trek you choose you’re guaranteed a standard of comfort, professionalism and cultural awareness that goes above and beyond.
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4 Santiago neighborhoods we love

4 Santiago neighborhoods we love

Visit these four neighborhoods in Santiago to sample Chilean cuisine, explore antiques markets and see how the locals live, work and play. Featuring everything from historical enclaves and artistic havens to glitzy business districts and upmarket ’burbs, Santiago is the complete package.
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Make the most of your Cusco free time

Make the most of your Cusco free time

​​​​​​​You’ll go on a guided tour of Korikancha, Sacsayhuaman and the cathedral, but Cusco – jewel of the Andes and gateway to Machu Picchu– warrants further exploration on your own.
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Accommodation in Uyuni: luxury Airstream campers versus salt hotels

Accommodation in Uyuni: luxury Airstream campers versus salt hotels

​​​​​​​You’ve decided you have to experience the mind-blowing Uyuni salt pans for yourself, but you can’t choose between staying in a luxurious airstream camper or a hotel built entirely out of salt. Let us assist in making your mind up…
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4 Spectacular Treks near Machu Picchu

4 Spectacular Treks near Machu Picchu

​​​​​​​The Inca Trail is the most famous trek to Machu Picchu but the Lares, Salkantay and Choquechaca treks all have some unique selling points. Read on to find out which one will be best for you.
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Choosing your San Pedro de Atacama hotel

Choosing your San Pedro de Atacama hotel

Chile’s bewitching desert getaway boasts an array of enchanting hotels. Read on to find out where you should rest your head in San Pedro de Atacama.
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Experience the otherworldly splendor of San Pedro de Atacama

Experience the otherworldly splendor of San Pedro de Atacama

San Pedro de Atacama, in the high-altitude desert of northern Chile, is like nowhere else on earth. Read on to find out how you can experience the region’s spectacular landscapes, magnificent night skies and fascinating wildlife for yourself.
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The ultimate Inca Trail packing list (also works for other Andean treks)

The ultimate Inca Trail packing list (also works for other Andean treks)

As a wise man once said, there's no such thing as bad weather, only inappropriate gear. Cold nights and damp days can turn the trek of a lifetime into a miserable march if you’re not well equipped. To make sure you’re as comfortable as possible during your Inca Trail trek to Machu Picchu, we've put together this handy list of everything you'll need to bring along. We won't go so far as to actually pack your bags, though!
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Dance the night away in Rio, Buenos Aires and Cusco

Dance the night away in Rio, Buenos Aires and Cusco

Everywhere you go in South America – from the steaming Andes to the towering Andes; bustling metropolises to tiny villages – you’ll hear music playing. And when there’s music, dancing is sure to follow. Read on to find out more about three of South America’s best dance destinations: Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro and Cusco.
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