Tours start in the quaint towns of Highlands and Cashiers, NC hidden jewels just 2 hours drive north of Atlanta surrounded by the Nantahala National Forest and situated atop a plateau.  Experience mother natures’ four seasons, explore scenic drives and hiking trails; stroll beneath Dry Falls, drive under Bridal Veil Falls or view Whitewater Falls –  the tallest east of the Rockies. Visit Highlands for the ultimate mountain experience and see why Southern Living chose Highlands a top 5 Small Town Getaway.

We specialize in private custom Nantahala National Forest scenic tours for individuals and small groups up to 15 guests.

We put your safety and comfort first each vehicle is equipped with all the necessary gear for the back country.  Your guide is an experienced certified wilderness first responder, and an expert in mountain driving.

Over the years we have scouted hundreds of miles of back country roads. We can take you to amazing pristine places with breathtaking beauty.

Overland Unlimited has a Federal Special Use Permit to operate in the National Forests as an official Outfitter and Guide Service.  In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture Policy Overland Unlimited is prohibited from discriminating on the bases of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

To book an adventure call:

864-373-4022  or email us at

for available dates.  

We are open 7 days a week, year round, all season.  Our Pinzgauer ( Mountain Horse, "Gennie" ) can carry up to 9 passengers comfortably on the roughest roads.