Transportation: Transportation on a private Asheville tour is provided with pick-up in downtown Asheville. Pick-up outside of Asheville is an option, with an additional fee.
Small Group Pricing: Group of 5 at $115/person, Group of 4 at $135/person, Group of 3 at $155/person, Group of 2 at $175/person. *Small group fee of $150 applied during peak summer and fall season. Pick-up outside of downtown Asheville available for additional fee (please call).
Groups of over 5 guests: Please contact us for a quote if you have a group larger than 5! Luxury passenger vans available. Transportation available for up to 65 guests. Multiple guides are provided for larger groups, so the group may be subdivided into ~20 guests, and an intimate experience in the outdoors is still possible. Reduced rates available for those groups who do not need transportation.
Tour time: Custom timing, but recommended start times are available on the calendar (usually 8:30 am to 9:00 am). Tours generally last 4.5 hours long, but shorter or longer custom tours available.
Popular Private Tour option: We often provide an extended version of our Waterfalls and Blue Ridge Parkway tour, with a more advanced mountaintop hike OR with swimming in our popular swimming holes and at the famous “Sliding Rock,” a 60-foot natural waterfall slide.
Difficulty: We offer a full spectrum of customized tours to meet the needs and desires of your group. The range of tour options includes: no hiking to longer hikes (such as a summit hike, series of waterfalls, mountaintop blueberry picking in August or Appalachian Trail hike)
Required footwear: Sturdy tennis shoes or hiking boots, rubber outsoles (recommended)
Recommended clothing: Rainwear (either rain jacket or poncho); multiple layers (for chilly mornings or high elevation destinations)
Recommended personal items: Water and snacks, Ziploc or dry bag (to protect items, such as small electronics, from rain), a bag to dispose of any potential litter items (such as food wrappers)
What’s provided: Hiking poles, a poncho in case of light rain, transportation for up to 5 guests with pick-up in downtown Asheville.
Tips: Never required but always appreciated!