Best of the Best 2018 - 664
Clockwise from left:
Horses in Grand Teton
National Park; Borobudur
Indonesia; a night out at
a traditional Irish pub.
Sample the World
Top choices for Asian adventures, cowboy culture and intimate Irish tunes.
Wild Western United States
Dig into a bowl of lamb stew and a pint of
Guinness in Ireland's oldest pub (circa 1198)
while listening to spirited traditional tales
and folk tunes. This eight-day tour combines
top sites, including the Cliffs of Moher and
Blarney Castle, with intimate countryside
adventures. Watch sheepdogs at work and
take in a step dancing performance on the
Dingle Peninsula, find history entombed at
the Glasnevin Cemetery Museum and drink
in the Irish pub culture.
Explore a vast network of islands
by private jet. Begin in Yogyakarta,
wandering the thousand-year-old temple
complexes of Prambanan and Borobudur,
both UNESCO World Heritage Sites,
before hopping over to Borneo to meet
orangutans. Discover Sulawesi's Toraja
people, whose hanging graves, decorative
tombs and funerary practices reveal a
complex view of death. This tour also
includes three days cruising around Kelor
and Komodo islands.
Explore the lava tubes at Idaho's Craters
of the Moon National Monument before
making your way to Bend, Oregon to
kayak the sunny Deschutes River. This 15day tour of the Northwest stops in Glacier,
Yellowstone, Grand Teton, Crater Lake
and Mount Rainier national parks, as well
as diverse western burgs. Meet the selfproclaimed "prime minister" of Wallace,
Idaho, shop for boots in Jackson Hole and
sample microbrews in hipster Portland.
Your Virtuoso travel advisor can arrange these exceptional experiences and more.