Visit Bethlehem biggest refugee camp and the home of basketball team’s national champion, Dheisheh Camp. Since its start in 1948, the camp remains a hub to many Palestinian national activities and such as national anniversaries and commemorations. At the entrance of the camp lies the biggest Palestinian monumental map, sculpted of stone. Get off the tourist path, and join a local guide to walk through the camp’s allies and let the generous people and graffiti tell you stories of the Palestinian history and resilience.

Major topics and stops covered in the tour:
The old gate and fence
The UNRWA mandates and services
Graffiti Art and Monuments in the camp
Family visit and discussion over coffee/tea


DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Bethlehem city center / Entrance of the camp
DEPARTURE TIME 11:00 [Please arrive at least 15 min in advance]
Local Guide
Transportation to starting point
DIFFICULTY/Duration EASY/Walking 3 hours
Minimum Participants 3

If you book this tour for less than the required minimum number of participants, your booking will be pending for other interested participants on the same date. Alternatively, you may upgrade your order to the minimum number of participants to ensure the availability and confirm the tour.

Additional information

Minimum participants3
Tour TypeCity Tours, Educational Tours, Reality Tours
DestinationsBethlehem, Refugee Camps

From Jerusalem: Take bus 231 from the bus station in front of Damascus Gate in East Jerusalem on Sultan Suleiman Street directly to Bab el-Zqaq in Bethlehem, about 1 Km from Manger Square (8 shekels | 40 mins).

From RamallahTake the collective taxi (orange 7-seater van called Servees) from the Main Station in Ramallah on Al-Nahda Street directly to Bethlehem’s Central Bus Station just under Manger Square & The Nativity Church (25 shekels | 45 mins). 

From JerichoTake the collective taxi (orange 7-seater van called Servees) from the Jericho city center’s Main Square [opposite of Tourist Information Center] directly to Bethlehem Central Bus Station on Manger Square street (25 shekels | 60 mins). 

From Nablus: Take the collective taxi (orange 7-seater van called Servees) from Nablus Central Bus Station on Rafidiya Street to the Ramallah Central Bus Station on al Nahda Street. Next, see “From Ramallah” (45 shekels | 2.5 hours).

From Hebron: Take the collective taxi (orange 7-seater van called Servees) from the Hebron Central Bus Station in Wadi Al Tufah Street directly to the Bethlehem Central Bus Station on Manger Square Street or to the Bab El-Zqaq intersection in Bethlehem (10 shekels | 40 mins).

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