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Asheville Hiking Tours

Asheville, NC 28806
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We offer scenic Waterfall Tours, Firefly Tours, and Elk Tours in the mountains around Asheville, North Carolina. Our fun, friendly guides will inform you about the plants, wildlife, and history of the area. Our informative tours are a great way to see the BEST scenery outside of Asheville!
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Asheville, NC 28806
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Reviewed today

Guide was great. Incredibly friendly and thoughtful. Brought water and snacks and really cared if we had a good time. Perfect trip.

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Our tour with Jennifer was absolutely fabulous! She was extremely friendly, informative, and professional. We were able to learn many things about the forest as well as get to see several wild elk in their natural habitat. We definitely advise taking this tour!More

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Jennifer G, Owner at Asheville Hiking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded today

SO GLAD that you enjoyed the scenery and elk herds of our Appalachian Mountains! I really appreciated your good company and conversation - and even the fun ideas we shared! We look forward to hearing from you on your next visit to Asheville. The pleasure...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I booked the “2-hour Amazing Waterfall Tour” for my family of four and can’t recommend this tour enough. I was a little concerned with how my kids (ages 8 and 6) would do on the nearly 3-mile hike, but our tour guide Randy did an...More

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Jennifer G, Owner at Asheville Hiking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded today

We REALLY appreciate this kind review, and are so glad that you enjoyed your scenic waterfall adventure with Randy! We certainly strive to provide equally fun and engaging tours in our forests, especially for kids! We love hearing that we were able to share a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The perfect nature break. Breathtaking views of the mountains and the forest. Beautiful waterfalls, very moderate enjoyable short hikes, and knowledgeable and really nice guide. Was a great day out! Strongly recommend for anyone who can spend a day.More

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Jennifer G, Owner at Asheville Hiking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for letting us know that you enjoyed the mountain views, waterfalls, and hikes! We could not have asked for better company and hope you look us up again on your next visit to Asheville. The pleasure is all ours whenever we get the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Firefly Tour is a must do! How amazing that a vehicle full of strangers could feel like a road trip full of old friends in a few hours time! Jennifer was a wonderful guide! I learned so much about fireflies, my hometown & nature! Though...More

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Jennifer G, Owner at Asheville Hiking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for the wonderful review of our fun, intimate firefly tours! We had a blast showing you all the best of the night forest, and it certainly did feel like a road trip with friends. Please do not hesitate to contact us...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We began our vacation visit to Asheville with the Four Amazing Waterfalls Tour. It was perfectly conducted and the views were breathtaking. Our guides, Randy and Amanda, could not have been better--they were very knowledgeable, friendly, down to earth, passionate about the history of the...More

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Jennifer G, Owner at Asheville Hiking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We really appreciate the review, Denny! So glad that Asheville Hiking Tours stepped up to the occasion and fulfilled your waterfall adventure. Randy and Amanda had an excellent time showing you all around, and we only hope we get to take you on another journey...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2018

We recently took the Elk tour with Jennifer as our guide and it was so much fun. Jennifer is very knowledgeable about the local plant life and history of the area. She definitely made the trip fun. At first it seemed like we weren’t going...More

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Jennifer G, Owner at Asheville Hiking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

Thank you for the nice review of the Smoky Mountain Elk Tour!! You were such wonderful company to have along on this adventure. I enjoyed our good conversation and walk through the woods to find the bear corn! May you have safe travels and hope...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2018

This was a great way to be active and learn about Appalachia’s flora and fauna and how everything co-exists in different ecosystems along the mountain. I found the company while looking for recommendations for solo hikers and connected with Jennifer (who would be my guide...More

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Jennifer G, Owner at Asheville Hiking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

Nandita, you were such a delightful person to have along on the Waterfall Tour! I am glad you appreciated the informative aspect of our adventures, with stories about history and ecology! This always makes our job easy. It was fun hearing about your mobile lifestyle,...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

Looking for a backroads adventure in the mountains around Asheville? Check out Asheville Hiking Tours for waterfalls, wildlife, natural history, incredible scenery, and guides, who are passionate, friendly, and scholarly about the region Best of all, the company offers private tours--which can be customized to...More

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Jennifer G, Owner at Asheville Hiking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Dear Helen, thank you for the chance for us to provide a customized multi-day experience with mountain towns, hiking and waterfalls. We sincerely enjoyed sharing the natural and cultural beauty of Western North Carolina. It was our pleasure! Thank you so much for this nice...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2018

We really enjoyed our waterfall tour. Our tour guide Randy was great. He had a lot of history to share, knowledgeable on all the trees and plants. We look forward to booking another tour.

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Jennifer G, Owner at Asheville Hiking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Thank you so much Carole for the nice review, and we hope to see you on another tour sometime. Wishing you happy trails in your future from Asheville Hiking Tours!

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Papi777314
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Response from Jennifer G | Property representative |
It's best to check the website for the prices of each tour (waterfall, elk, or firefly tour) as they may change depending on the season. Private tour prices are also variable. (And thank you Yvonne for that nice answer... More
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