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Green Olive Tours

Jerusalem 91002, Israel
+972 3-721-9540
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Gaza Border Tour + Bethlehem/Hebron Tour

Both tours were amazing experiences. On the Gaza border tour, we drove around the Israeli side of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jeffrey L
Gaza tour- an eye-opener and a definite must go!

Our tour guide,Anas, was extremely well versed with the history and current affairs of the various... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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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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Jerusalem 91002, Israel
+972 3-721-9540

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Reviewed yesterday

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

1  Thank Jeffrey L
Reviewed 5 days 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 1 week ago

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

1  Thank markk612
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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

2  Thank bobandjoelle2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good service! They made our tour according to our wishes. Nice drivers and eccelent guide in the Tiberias region.

Thank Ingridreiselysten
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went on the 4 day Introduction to Palestine tour and stayed with a wonderful Palestinian family in Beit Sahour (just outside of Bethlehem). My host family was very gracious, the home was very comfortable and the meals were delicious. They were honest in their...More

Thank Kirk1957
Reviewed May 22, 2017

I took the day tour from Jerusalem to Bethlehem and Hebron. It was amazing. I've travelled to Israel several times, and this tour is one of the best things I've ever done. The guide was very good. The tour was well organized. All felt easy...More

1  Thank Clint A
Reviewed May 19, 2017

A revealing look at the Palestinian reality today in Greater Jerusalem, and some of the forces driving it. The tour seemed relatively even handed, the background information educational, especially the maps, and our guide knowledgeable, responsive to questions and committed to building a more complete...More

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What 2 days of the week are the guided tours through Yad Vasheem? Also what is the price? Where is the meeting place in Jerusalem?
April 18, 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.
Hi Helen thank you for informative review. I wonder if you can recommend non expensive accommodation in Isreal. We are 3 women going and we each would like a simple room ensuite I will definitely contact Green Olive Tours when we are there
March 30, 2016|
Response from Fred S | Property representative |
Which location in Israel are you intered in?
Are there currently any safety concerns about touring in the West Bank?
January 24, 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