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Green Olive Tours

Jerusalem, Israel
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About Green Olive Tours
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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Reviewed 3 days ago

The most fantastic trip I have ever taken. I'm normally not a fan if organised tours, but I was travelling alone and was unsure of how safe it would be, so I booked the Introduction to Palestine 5 day tour. It was incredible. The guides...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Maria S
FrederickSchlomka, General Manager at Green Olive Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Maria - So nice to have you along for the tour. Thanks for the glowing review. Do come again to visit. _____ Fred Schlomka, CEO

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Politically balanced. I took West Jerusalem tour with an Israeli citizen to provide a some balance. Also the other tours were not until Jew or Israeli necessarily but anti occupation and so they should be. The guides and drivers were honest about the trials and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank jazchisholm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked 2 tours - the Greater Jerusalem Tour and the Bethlehem and Ramallah Tour with Green Olive. I recommend both of them if you are interested in a very political tour that tries to give you more insights in the situation of Israelis and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank FabsFisch
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family (teenage daughters, wife) and I were very excited about our travel to Jerusalem. We booked with Green Olive for Jerusalem all day tour on the 23rd July. Our booking no was 0YA72294JA359882P. I have the invoice for the US$373.00 payment for the tour....More

Date of experience: July 2019
2  Thank Anup K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Originally only wanted the West Bank barrier Banksy tour. Few days before, not enough people signed up and I joined the longer tour to Hebron and Bethlehem. The tour was small- 6 of us and our driver. He was knowledgeable, pacing was great, it was...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank mikemike11218
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recomment to everybody the Green Olive Tour in Hebron and Ramallah: a first hand experience con what's happening on the other side of the wall, in the West Bank!

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Giuliano P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the best experience with Green Olive Tours during their Intro to Palestine tour. The staff was excellent, from the guides down to the organizers. The guides each day were extremely knowledgable about the ongoing conflict and Israeli occupation. I really appreciated the fresh...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Jordan W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Traveled with my teenager daughter to Jerusalem East, Ramallah, Bethleem, Hebron and Tel Aviv with Green Olive over 4 days. All tours with different guides from Israel, Palestine and New Zealand help get an insightful perspective on the region. We felt 100% safe in all...More

Date of experience: August 2019
2  Thank arnaudbZ4999IU
Reviewed August 13, 2019

A very confronting but worthwhile tour! Our tour guide Yamin (I hope that’s how it’s spelled!) was fantastic, very passionate, knowledgeable and engaging. He showed us around the confronting reality that is Hebron and Bethlehem, pointing out little details that gave the experience more meaning,...More

Date of experience: August 2019
2  Thank clairemorgan98
Reviewed August 6, 2019

My partner and I participated in a day tour to Hebron and Bethlehem where we were promised a balanced insight into the difficulties faced by Palestinians living in the area. The background material we were given to read before the tour was balanced and informative,...More

Date of experience: July 2019
2  Thank FeeCD
FrederickSchlomka, General Manager at Green Olive Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2019

Wow. This sounds like a completely different tour to the experience of the other people on these reviews. First let me say that i am very sorry that you did not have a fulfilling day. Your points 1, 2, and 3 are incorrect. It is...More

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Response from Baraswe | Reviewed this property |
We were two and paid for a third person, as three is the minimum number. It was like a private tour for less money ...
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Hi I didn’t find a really good one so best to ask a local guide what they recommend!
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Response from Peter965 | Reviewed this property |
A friend had used them before and recommended them . Guides were very good .
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