Private Daytime or Evening Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour of Historic Charleston

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Charleston, USA

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Discover the charming atmosphere of Charleston on this Private Small Group Narrated 1-hour Horse & Carriage ride. Tour the historic streets of the old walled city and enjoy the intimacy of the vis-a-vis carriage as you pass by notable and picturesque houses, gardens, mansions, churches, and parks. Hear the fascinating stories of Charleston as you pass by top sites such as City Market or Rainbow Row and learn about buildings, history, architecture, flora and the people that make up the “Holy City."

Please select (1) during checkout for the group pricing per carriage. Each carriage can accommodate 1-4 people per group.


  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
  • Romantic experience, perfect for couples
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Choice of several departures throughout the day



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47 reviews

Average 4.45 out of 5 stars based on 47 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

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Michelle J, Mar 2023 Verified
Very informative and interesting. A great way to see the city, even in the sprinkling rain. Driver was enthusiastic and had lots of tidbits about the city, architecture, cultures, churches, and even some restaurant recommendations.
davidpG214IA, Dec 2022 Verified
We had a great tour! The guide new all about Charleston and gave us info on how they treat the horses also. We did a private tour and we enjoyed it very much.
Nathan_M, Nov 2022 Verified
We took the private carriage ride and it was absolutely perfect! Our guid was amazing, knowledgeable, and funny! Highly recommend!
David M, Oct 2022 Verified
The private carriage ride is a great way to get acquainted with Charleston. The horses are cared for very well. Staff is friendly and were accommodating when I had to change my schedule.
Steve S, Oct 2022 Verified
We took a private 1-hour carriage tour as the first thing on our visit to Charleston, and it was one of the highlights of the trip. Our guide Sara was excellent and very knowledgeable about the area and really pleasant to talk with. It was a great introduction to this beautiful city, and a great way to kick off our explorations.
kasey l, Oct 2022 Verified
We really enjoyed our carriage ride with Palmetto Carriage Tours. Our tour guide was knowledgeable and funny, definitely made it memorable. We would absolutely recommend!
Colleen P, Sep 2022 Verified
We took a private daytime carriage ride and Sarah was our guide. Sarah did an amazing job at explaining everything we toured and what a wonderful experience it was! I would do this again and again!!! very worth the time and $$$
danijelapope, Jul 2022 Verified
We thoroughly enjoyed our experience doing a private carriage tour. The communication after booking was timely and efficient. Our guide was AMAZING, Jaysen is Charleston born, knowledgeable courteous and very easy going. We highly recommend you ask for him for private tour! Learned so much from him about the city and carriage rides… will let you find out these fun facts upon your ride. The carriage was very clean and horse great! Highly recommend this place.
Lawrence N, Jul 2022 Verified
We did a carriage ride for 2 for our anniversary. Our guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. It was a great way to see the area and learn about all the history and amazing homes. This company was very organized and efficient and the horses are very well taken care of.
Alicja_W, Jul 2022 Verified
Wonderful experience. Very knowledgeable driver. Highly recommend private tour! Our family really enjoyed it.

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