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Itinerary
Jewish and Arabic national movements have struggled to gain authority for their people in this region of the Middle East for many years. Hebron's population is split between Palestinians and Israelis that live in two separate sectors: H1, which is controlled by the Palestine National Authority and H2, by Israel.

Your tour into this region begins with meeting your guide, who takes you on public transport for about two hours to the city of Hebron, located in the heart of the Judean mountains.

Start on the Israeli side of Hebron with an Israeli-Jewish guide who will speak of the variety of tensions that exist from his people’s perspective. Take a bulletproof bus to the Tomb of the Patriarchs, the world's most ancient Jewish site and the second holiest place for the Jewish people, after Temple Mount in Jerusalem. Explore Jewish settlements and visit landmarks like Tel Rumeida, an agricultural and residential area believed to be the location of biblical Hebron and others.

Then, travel into the H1 sector to meet with a Palestinian guide for the second half of the tour. Enjoy an optional lunch at a Palestinian family’s home followed by a tour of the main part of the city. Talk with local residents about the difficulties of living in this volatile region and visit the Muslim side of the Tomb of the Patriarchs, also known as the Ibrahimi Mosque.

Your full-day (11 hour) tour concludes here with transportation back to Jerusalem.
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Abraham Tours
Overview
Gain a better understanding of the conflict between Israel and Palestine on this dual-guided, full-day tour of Hebron in the West Bank. The city is divided into two sectors: one is controlled by the Palestinian National Authority and the other by Israel. Explore both, first with an Israeli-Jewish guide, then with a Palestinian guide. Learn about the struggles in this Middle Eastern city. Visit the Tomb of the Patriarchs, the world's most ancient Jewish site, explore various neighborhoods, speak with locals and enjoy lunch at a Palestinian family’s home.
Highlights
  • Full-day Hebron tour from Jerusalem
  • Tour the Israeli and Palestinian sectors of Hebron, a major holy city in the West Bank
  • Hear both sides of Israeli–Palestinian conflict from two guides, an Israeli Jew and a Palestinian
  • Visit the major Jewish and Islamic sites including the Tomb of the Patriarchs
  • Speak with local residents and shop owners living in this divided city
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Excellent tour

I really recommend this tour, it is very intense in a positive way. You get a very good and lively insight of both sides. They consider the current situation same as all the history about the city. Really enjoyed it!!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
A day trip you can't miss

Everybody visiting Israel should take part in this tour. It offers an extraordinary insight in the actual situation of Hebron, with the aim of overcoming stereotypes and building bridges. Both Eliyyahu and Mohammad made a great job explaining their point of view of the situation...More

Thank Matteo A
Reviewed 21 May 2018
Most important trip of our time in Israel

We were advised to join this trip by a friend and are so grateful for that recommendation. The concept of the dual narrative tour is fantastic, and a rare sign in a country so troubled by division of how stopping and listening to both sides...More

Thank Stuart Y
Reviewed 9 May 2018
Fascinating Dual-Narrative tour

This tour starts and ends at the Abraham Hostel in Jerusalem. Half the day consists of spending time with an Israeli guide and half with a Palestinian guide who take you through the sites of H1 and H2. Both our guides were very knowledgable and...More

Thank India C
Reviewed 7 May 2018
Interesting and informative

The tour was really interesting, and having both an Israeli and a Palestinian to lead the tour helped having a broader prospective. Both were very well-prepared and open to discussion. On the way we also met lovely Palestinian women waving at us, and soldiers willing...More

Thank Lily B
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Hello Jay, I did this trip walking on two crutches. There are a lot of stairs and there is climbing and descending. But I could do it. (I'm 60). Another elder woman had difficulty catching her breath when climbing the... More
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