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Motasem is the most excellent tour guide we have ever encountered!

My family and I took the Dead Sea Jericho tour, and from the first moment we were endeared to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Blancainthehouse
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San Francisco, California
Educational and real - love this company

This was our 2nd Green Olive tour in 2 years. We took the Hebron and Ramallah tour with Muhammed... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kathy W
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Long Beach, Mississippi
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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...more
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My family and I took the Dead Sea Jericho tour, and from the first moment we were endeared to Motasem our tour guide. Not only is he extremely knowledgeable, he engaged us with his personal stories, gave us the story behind the story, and took...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our 2nd Green Olive tour in 2 years. We took the Hebron and Ramallah tour with Muhammed and it was delightful. We also took another tour of Nablus to see Jacob’s Well. Those who choose a Green Oliver tour are generally looking for...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are going to travel to the West Bank, then it's worth it to get the Palestinian point of view. I did the Bethlehem/Hebron tour. I learned a lot, but it got to be "beating a dead horse" after a bit. It is very...More

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Fred S, General Manager at Green Olive Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the feedback. Not sure about the dead horses, but you did visit the Church of Nativity. Hebron's outdoor market, Abraham's tomb, a glass workshop where beautiful artefacts are fashioned from recycled glass - and your group had lunch in a Palestinian home. Most...More

Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

On Tuesday I took the standard tour which emphasized the Jewish struggle To regain a homeland while facing evil threats from arab neighbors. It was very ch exclude Palestinians informative and yet, just a few days after the border shootings in Gaza I felt it...More

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Fred S, General Manager at Green Olive Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Thanks for the review. I am glad you found the tours worthwhile. However we are neither pro-Palestinian or pro-Israeli. Our tours do promote human rights and democratic values in a region where they are sadly lacking. As an organisation we do not support any nationalist...More

Reviewed 6 June 2018

I and my girlfriend did the one-day Bethlehem and Ramallah tour. It was an absolutely fascinating experience. We learnt a great deal about the Palestinian experience, the realities and difficulties of day to day life, problems with travel in the West Bank, the impact of...More

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Fred S, General Manager at Green Olive Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2018

Malcolm - Thanks so much for the feedback. Do come again and visit. --- Fred Schlomka, CEO

Reviewed 1 June 2018

My wife and I visited Israel before Christmas and found it hard to get local guides to talk about the Palestinian perspective. This is why we chose Green Olive on this occasion to take us beyond the Wall to Bethlehem. What a great decision it...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2018

I've joined Green Olive Tours to Palestine Bethlehem and Hebron when I'm traveling in Israel. Our tour guide is originally from Palestine so he is able to share their truth stories of what difficulties they are facing right now. Though we are inability to change...More

Thank HOI WAN W
Fred S, General Manager at Green Olive Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2018

Thanks for your review. Do come and visit again. --- Fred Schlomka, CEO

Reviewed 25 May 2018

It was awesome. I learned SO MUCH I can't describe. The guide was really nice, articulate, and knowledgeable. Seeing what's going on over there rather than reading about it it SO EYE OPENING! After my trip over there I can now confidently say I am...More

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Fred S, General Manager at Green Olive Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2018

Thanks Betty - Do come again and take another of our tours. --- Fred Schlomka, CEO

Reviewed 23 May 2018

The process of enquiries and subsequent booking of a Tour package on-line was handled promptly and most efficiently by the Office in Beit Sahour. The issues I had mainly related to the Guides who conducted the daily Tours. My day tour of Bethlehem with Guide...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Having been on a tour with these guys last October when I was in Israel and thoroughly impressed, I booked some trips for this holiday. I went on 3 in all - one to Bethhlehem and Ramallah; one to Nablus and Jenin, and the Settlers...More

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Fred S, General Manager at Green Olive Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018

Thanks for the feedback. Looking forward to hosting you again. ----- Fred Schlomka, CEO

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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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laconnelly
18 April 2017|
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Every Sunday and Wednesday. The cost is 260 shekels (about $68). The meeting place is the New Gate of the Old City of Jerusalem.
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Which location in Israel are you intered in?
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