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19, Nablus Road | Jerusalem Hotel, Jerusalem, Israel
+972 52-286-4205
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Very interesting

We took the Jerusalem and West Bank political tour, it was very interesting, we visited some areas... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
Alessandra B
via mobile
Being let down by Alternative Tours - can you trust them?

We booked a day trip to Jericho as advertised on the company's website, but ended up feeling quite... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2017
Frances E
Exeter, United Kingdom
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19, Nablus Road | Jerusalem Hotel, Jerusalem, Israel
Down Town West Jerusalem
+972 52-286-4205

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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We took the Jerusalem and West Bank political tour, it was very interesting, we visited some areas in the city, then we crossed the check point and came back. As per the title of the tour (“political”) don’t expect to see tourist sites. You will...More

Thank Alessandra B
Reviewed 14 November 2017

We booked a day trip to Jericho as advertised on the company's website, but ended up feeling quite disappointed. Our guide clearly knew little about Jericho, and dropped us off to do our own sightseeing in different spots. We didn't mind this so much, although...More

2  Thank Frances E
Reviewed 3 November 2017

With Abu Hassan I did both the Jerusalem political tour and the Hebron Political Tour. They are both very interesting, but if you have to choose take the Hebron one. I've seen with my eyes what I thought I could expect, but it's shocking when...More

Thank Roberto B
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We went with Abu Hassan om the political tour of Jerusalem and what an eye opener! He showed us what the other tours did not (even though we were in some of the exact same areas with the other tours). Truth is that you can...More

Thank miepj88
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Any trip to Jerusalem will be wonderful. There is so much history to absorb and retain. Keep your personal items close, travel with another if at all possible. Use your common sense and keep a positive attitude.

Thank Pat M
Reviewed 17 May 2017

While The owner of this tour company was very kind and helpful, his website information titled tour of Bethlehem under his Touristic Tours section is completely misleading. I read the Internet explanation listing that we would visit Christian sites such as the church of a...More

1  Thank foodpolice
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Spring 2016 Abu Hassan/Alternative Tours gave us a guided tour of Jerusalem and surroundings, including Ramallah, East Jerusalem, settlements etc. It was a true eyeopener and has made a real impact on us - also on our views and habits returning to Norway. Not only...More

Thank amhaarb
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Our recent trip was a real eye opener. Our guide (Hassan) gave us his personal insight into the daily struggles of Palestinian people set in an explicit political and social context. He was passionate and highly informative, though he had not much to say about...More

Thank AndyJo60
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Arranged to go on the refugee tour of Palestine. The advertised price on Alternatives website is 135 ILS per person. The night before the tour was due to take place we received an email informing us that the price had suddenly increased to 400 ILS...More

1  Thank Djp1989
Reviewed 14 November 2016

We had two tours with this company as they were based in the hotel we were using (The Jerusalem Hotel). The first was to Bethlehem, with a driver ( Mr Abu Ghaseem?) and a lady guide. Both were excellent - engaging, made us feel welcome...More

Thank rogeandout
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