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Santorini Highlights Private Bus Tour

A private bus tour is a special way of exploring Santorini both as a solo traveler and when traveling with family or friends. It offers the perfect combination of sightseeing and learning about the beautiful island from highly knowledgeable and experienced tour guides.

On this private tour, you’ll be picked up from the airport, port, or your hotel and escorted to the most popular attractions in Santorini Island by a luxury minivan or minibus. On this five-hour tour, a personal driver or local guide will accompany you as a guide.

Your guide will await you in Santorini for starting your private sightseeing tour. They will discuss the whole itinerary with you. You may request a change in the schedule if need be. Typically, your guide will suggest you explore Prophet Elias Mountain first, which is the highest point of the island. There, you will learn the history and interesting facts about Prophet Elias Monastery along with enjoying scenic views of the island from the top.

The next destination will be the Akrotiri Excavations where you will witness a well-preserved prehistoric settlement in the Aegean. If you’re a history lover or just someone who admires ancient structures and monuments, you’ll have a great time here. Not far away from there lies the Red Beach. You will be allowed to take as many pictures of the scenery or yourself as you want.

This will be followed by a rather short stop at Perivolos Beach where you can simply unwind and relax on the black sand by the serene waters. The local guide will then drive you to Oia while stopping at one of the famous wineries of Santorini along the way. You can taste and savor the flavor of the local products, including Visanto wine. From there, you will be taken to the Blue Dome Church in Firostefani, which offers breathtaking views of the volcano.

Finally, you will arrive at the northern side of Oia where you can enjoy a wholesome lunch while taking in the exquisite beauty of the island. You can also shop around for some local souvenirs to gift to your loved ones back home or decorate in your room as a keepsake. This will mark the end of your private tour. From there, you will be transferred back to your hotel, port, or airport for your departure.

Quick Info
5 hours
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Private: Only you & your group
English, French, Italian or Spanish tour assistant
Easy cancellation
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Schedule & Pricing
Departure time: Please advise your preferred departure time or the arrival time of your cruise ship upon booking.
Transportation: Free hotel pickup and drop-off
Return details: Return to original departure point
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Tour Details
Inclusions
  • Pick up from and to your hotel or other destination of choice
  • Professional coach driver
  • All taxes
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary on the spot, to include additional stops for shopping or relaxing
  • Local guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
What to bring
  • Digital Camera
  • Sunscreen
Exclusions
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance Fees for Akrotiri (12€ approximately)
Additional info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved
  • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
Tour Itinerary
1

Prophet Elias Mountain

You will learn the history and interesting facts about Prophet Elias Monastery along with enjoying scenic views of the island from the top. SEE MORE
2

Akrotiri Excavations

Akrotiri excavations is one of the most important archaeological sights in Greece. It’s a prehistoric town which was built 2000 BC and which was buried under pumice stones and volcanic ashes during a great volcanic eruption, in 1612-1613 BC. The Aegean Pompeii according to the archaeologists. SEE MORE
3

Red Beach

Red beach is one of the most scenic and interesting beaches on the island, located near Akrotiri village. The reason for its popularity is its colour! SEE MORE
4

Perivolos Beach

You can simply unwind and relax on the black sand by the serene waters. SEE MORE
5

Santorini Winery

You can taste and savor the flavor of the local products, including Visanto wine. SEE MORE
6

Firostefani

You will visit the Blue Dome Church in Firostefani, which offers breathtaking views of the volcano. SEE MORE
7

Oia

You will admire many old blue-roofed traditional churches, old houses, traditional coffee shops. SEE MORE
Reviews by real customers for NST Travel
4.8
Excellent based on 11 reviews
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Camilo R. Romania, 28 Sep 2020
Awsome over view

A great experience!, A great experience!

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Adam Octavian D. United Kingdom, 13 Sep 2020
Great tour

Our guide Armani was so kind and helpful . I loved this tour - great balance of places to go and then time to relax at the beach and also at the end of the day to watch the sunset , Well organized!, Excellent!

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Austin M. United Kingdom, 11 Sep 2020
Interesting and informative

A great experience!, Well organized!, Our guide was awesome!

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Maysoun W. United Kingdom, 6 Sep 2020
Great way to explore Santorini!

I really enjoyed this tour! Our guide Amani was very informative and she was engaging and gave us great information about the history of Santorini and the villages we stopped by. It’s a great way to cover a lot of ground from the comfort of a big coach and decide where you would like to go later to explore more. It was very well organised, everything ran on time like clock work and I would recommend this tour and Amani!!, Our guide was awesome!, Excellent!, A great experience!

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Good to Know

Voucher

Once your booking is complete, you will receive the voucher, which includes the meeting point, pickup time and tour operator’s contact information, at your email address. You need to have it with you, in paper form or in digital form.

Cancellation

If you cancel at least 3 day(s) in advance of the scheduled date, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled date, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

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