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Blue Ridge Parkway Waterfalls Hiking Tour with Transportation from Asheville

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Asheville, United States
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icon5 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Hike the best of the Blue Ridge Parkway on this guided day trip to three scenic waterfalls from Asheville. Take in views of the mountains as you tour the classic road in a comfortable van and hear stories about the area’s natural history and culture from your local guide. Watch for blooming laurels and rhododendron as you walk the easy to moderate trails through lush oak and hickory forests. Enjoy light refreshments along the way with plenty of time to relax by the falls before returning to Asheville.
  • Hike along the Blue Ridge Parkway on a tour from Asheville
  • Observe the flora and fauna of North Carolina
  • A maximum of seven hikers makes for a personalized experience
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
Driver/guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off within 3-miles of city center
Drink and snack
Gratuities
A meeting place and time for pickup can be arranged if you are more than 3 miles from city center

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Sweet Pea Hostel, Bon Paul & Sharkeys Hostel, Asheville Hostel & Guest House. We also pick area Bed & Breakfast locations within 3 miles of city center.

We pick up within 3 miles of city center. If you are out side that area we can meet at The Asheville Visitor Center ,36 Montford Avenue, Asheville NC 28801. ( safe parking)

Departure Time

8:00 AM
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum of 2 people per booking required
  • Maximum of 7 people per tour
  • Not suitable for participants who have had a knee or hip replacement within the last year
  • Not recommended for participants with back problems, heart complaints, or other serious medical conditions
  • Hike is at a comfortable pace for approximately 3.0 miles about 1 1/2 miles per hour for hiking portion of the tour
  • Operates in most weather conditions; please dress appropriately
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Tumblestone Tours & Transportation LLC

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Blue Ridge Parkway Waterfalls Hiking Tour with Transportation from Asheville?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers.

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  • "Definitely a must if you want to walk in the beautiful outdoors near Asheville" See review
  • "Not too difficult and loved every minute of it, highly recommend." See review
  • "If Keith would consider some other ventures for those of us whom are novice and somewhat unsure about driving - he'd make a great and fun travel guide - hope to see some in the future!" See review

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Blue Ridge Hiking Experience
waterfalls
, Oct 2020
Blue Ridge Waterfalls hike and extensive review of the area was fantastic. Keith was so well adversed knowing the area well. Very informative and caring for his 4 passengers. Also had some snacks and adhered to social distancing, requiring masks and made sure at all times we were cared for. Picked us up on time and made sure we were back to our hotel location always making sure we were OK and did we have any additional questions.
icon Response from Host , Oct 2020
It was a real pleasure to meet you both and thank you for taking a moment to write a review. It was a fun day with the fall colors popping out.
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Great Waterfall Hike
PTCEV
, Oct 2020
Keith was knowledgeable &passionate about the beautiful natural setting he led us through. Although we are “seniors”, we were able to keep a good pace with his guidance to 3 separate waterfalls
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Fantastic
Lucy_A
, Mar 2020
Amazing tour! Not too difficult and loved every minute of it, highly recommend. Kieth was a very knowledgeable guide.
icon Response from Host , Mar 2020
Thank you very much for your comments and your time in writing them. It was good to meet you. We appreciate you taking the waterfall tour and hope to see you again in the future. Stay safe.
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Well worthwhile
Fearless62937986312
, Oct 2019
Keith,our guide, is very knowledgeable and explained much of the history as we drove through the autumn colours of the Parkway. The various waterfalls are spectacular and Keith was very attentive to the various needs of his guests and patient with us..
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BlueRidge Tour & Hike
Melissa B
, Aug 2019
Great tour and hike. Keith is very knowledgeable about the area. We learned a lot and it was entertaining at the same time.
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Great trip!
Scenic45129834201
, Jul 2019
We really enjoyed this trip. Keith was the best and very informative, prompt and professional. My husband and I had a great time viewing the beautiful waterfalls and the hike was fun! Highly recommend
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Relaxing hike thru nature
Meander65447322980
, Jun 2019
Keith is a very good tour guide. The day I went was a beautiful clear sky. I saw three waterfall and a nice scenic drive alone the blue ridge parkway. It gave informative information about the area. I wish it was a longer. I was very satisfied with the tour. I have hike befor and walk everyday on a trail so I was prepared.
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A Great Experience!
Joseph K
, May 2019
Our guide Keith was extremely knowledgeable and friendly. He knew the places to take us, and was always concerned about the whether the pace was good for us. I would highly recommend this tour and Keith.
icon Response from Host , May 2019
Thank you for your kind words and we are glad that you enjoyed experience.
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You have to go
Go32720870099
, Apr 2019
Loved this hike. We saw so much. Plus our guide made sure we heard the history of the area. He kept the pace good for everyone too. Definitely a must if you want to walk in the beautiful outdoors near Asheville
icon Response from Host , May 2019
Thank you very much! We do see a lot of beautiful sights and there is so many rich stories that come from our area. We appreciate you joining the tour and taking a moment to share your experience.
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Waterfall tour with Keith
NorthStar41660611387
, Apr 2019
We had an amazing experience with our tour guide he was so informative about the history of Asheville and The Vanderbilts. We were visiting from Florida ( elevation sea level) and not hikers, he was more than patient as we hiked up to 4000’ plus, not an easy journey for senior citizens. I would HIGHLY recommend Keith he did above and beyond our expectations and we had a wonderful time. NC is absolutely beautiful and we are blessed to have such an amazing guide.
icon Response from Host , May 2019
So glad that you enjoyed yourself and thanks for sharing your experience. It is very beautiful here and we consider ourselves lucky to live here. We greatly appreciate your recommendation and your taking the waterfall tour. We hope to see you again.

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