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Green Olive Tours

Jerusalem 91002, Israel
+972 3-721-9540
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We did the Bethlehem & Ramallah one day tour and it was the best we've experienced so far during... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Vienna, Austria
via mobile
Bethleham and Ramallah tour Summer 2017

I've been traveling since I was born due most of the political reasons and today at the age of 70 I... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Toronto, Canada
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Green Olive Tours has departures from Ramallah, Bethlehem, Jerusalem, & Tel Aviv. The company is a cooperative of Israelis and Palestinians, and is a social enterprise focusing on cultural and people-to-people experiences in Palestine an Israel, visiting religious and historical sites, villages, refugee camps, and off-the–beaten track locations. Our guides are knowledgeable and illuminate the culture, politics and history of the Palestinian and Israeli people. Each day-trip is unique. You might find yourself having lunch with a Palestinian or Bedouin family one day, then meeting a Samaritan priest the next. We offer daily tours and multi-day experiences that include home stays in Bethlehem and Palestinian villages. Our tours benefit the local people.
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 19:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Jerusalem 91002, Israel
+972 3-721-9540

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We did the Bethlehem & Ramallah one day tour and it was the best we've experienced so far during all our travels on several continents. If you want to do this bear in mind: it's a political tour. It shows you the most important facettes...More

2  Thank michi3austria
Reviewed 6 days ago

I've been traveling since I was born due most of the political reasons and today at the age of 70 I still hearing the same problems meaning: Human rights deprived, your land is taken, you can not go back and visit your home etc. etc....More

2  Thank 486niki
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took the day tour to Bethlehem and Hebron. The visit included the Western Wall, Bansky Museum, Bethlehem, Nativity Church and Hebron. Our guide was fantastic, he had great knowledge of the area and the conflict. The experience was eye-opening and I would recommend it...More

2  Thank CSPCSP
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the Christmas Eve One Day tour. The Palestinian guides were very well educated, competent and spoke an excellent English. They explained us their version of the conflict and the sufferings of the Palestinian people. We visited the Wall, The Church of Nativity and...More

Thank Iordanka M
Fred S, General Manager at Green Olive Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Please note that last Christmas we did not have any booking facilities on TripAdvisor - so this person is mistaken and must have taken another company's tour. It should be noted that Christmas Eve is the busiest day of the year at the Church of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Both tours were amazing experiences. On the Gaza border tour, we drove around the Israeli side of the border and spoke to the people we found, including Israelis protesting the Gaza electricity cuts, Israeli youth going to school near the border, and a grandmother from...More

2  Thank Jeffrey L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour guide,Anas, was extremely well versed with the history and current affairs of the various sites. He was able to provide various perspectives on the issues faced by Israel and Palestine. This tour will expose you to the flip side on the conflict plaguing...More

1  Thank rislxn
Reviewed 18 June 2017

I used this company at the recommendation of a friend, and I chose to do the Bethlehem tour (since Christmas is my favorite holiday), and this included Bethlehem, a nearby refugee camp, and a visit to the separation wall. I happened to visit on Israeli...More

2  Thank markk612
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Tour was guide. I liked the guide. We visited church of the Nativity, manger square, the separation wall, refugee camp and the Banksy wall. All in all a good informative tour.

Thank DarrenMichelle1
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Green Olive Tours did an amazing job mixing visits to historic/religious sights with extremely interesting and challenging encounters with individuals on both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The guides were excellent and strongly committed to helping us understand the complex nature of the conflict. On...More

3  Thank bobandjoelle2017
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

We did a day trip to Ramallah and Bethlehem. We didn't mind that the guide Yamen was very biased but the problem was that it was very hard to follow his stories. Also we didn't get why we spent so much time in an ice...More

Thank Ron M
Fred S, Manager at Green Olive Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Ron - So sorry you were disappointed with the tour, but happy that our tour the following day was better. Regarding Yamen's bias. As a Palestinian living under a military Occupation, it's a bit difficult to find positive things to say about Israeli behaviour in...More

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18 April 2017|
Response from Fred S | Property representative |
Every Sunday and Wednesday. The cost is 260 shekels (about $68). The meeting place is the New Gate of the Old City of Jerusalem.
30 March 2016|
Response from Fred S | Property representative |
Which location in Israel are you intered in?
24 January 2016|
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Response from meegsbetravelling | Reviewed this property |
I have recently spent a couple of days in the West Bank and did not feel unsafe at any moment. If you are concerned, it can be helpful to use a tour guide. We booked 'Motasem Amro' through Green Olive Tours and he kept us... More