Welcome to Qatar

As Qatar prepares to host the 2022 World Cup, there's a flurry of activity and controversy in the air – as the nation uses imported labourers for construction of roads, rail routes and stadiums for the future fans. The recent Saudi-led blockade of Qatar makes most onward Gulf travel from this once-popular stopover destination much more difficult.

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$63 Outdoor Activities

Private Half-Day Desert Safari from Doha

Get picked up from your hotel in Doha at either 9am or 2pm, depending which option you choose. Climb into the comfortable 4-wheel drive vehicle and travel along the coast, passing oil fields and towers, until you arrive in to Sealine. Here, air will be released from your vehicle's tires to enable it to drive smoothly over the soft sand of the magnificent dunes which lie ahead.Continue across the sand towards the Inland Sea, the natural border to Saudi Arabia, which offers breathtaking views and perfect photo opportunities. After a brief stop, carry on to Khor Al Adeid, one of only three places in the world where the desert meets the sea. Enjoy some light refreshments at a desert camp before heading back to Doha, where the tour ends.Please advise your preferred tour timing:   OPTION 1:  9AM - 1PM OPTION 2:  2PM - 6PM

$104 Cultural & Theme Tours

Historical Day Trip: North of Qatar from Doha

Welcome to Qatar’s history. Your tour guide will take you on a time travel starting at Al Khor’s harbor, the country's center for pearl diving and fishing in old times. Passing through Al Thakira, you will visit the mangroves and an ancient Mosque at Al-Jassasiya. The Zubara Fort is well known as an archaeological site and excavations are taking place there till today. You will also visit a traditional Qatari village in the North, with houses made of limestone and mud. Al Shamal is the north point of Qatar, from where you can see Bahrain on clear days. Enjoy the view before being transported back to your accommodation in Doha.

$113 Outdoor Activities

Full-day Private Qatar Desert Safari from Doha

Be picked up from your hotel in Doha and get the chance to enjoy the tranquillity of the desert and see the panoramic view of Khor Al Adeid (Inland Sea) that lies between the KSA and Qatar borders. Have fun at the inviting desert camp facing the pristine beach front with high quality amenities with an authentic Qatari Mejlis that is waiting for you to complete your experience. On your way home, you will be taken to Souk Al Wakra for 1 hour,  where you may buy a variety of perfumes, gold, spices & Arabic handicrafts. The Souk’s Development in Al Wakra is part of the Al Wakra Master Plan, which commenced seven years ago to turn Al Wakra into a waterfront destination and a vibrant city. You will be returned to your hotel.

$95 Outdoor Activities

Full-Day Private Qatar Desert Safari from Doha

A comfortable 4-wheel drive vehicle will take you from Doha, along the coastal route to Sealine passing the Oil fields and Towers in Mesaaid, where your vehicle will be prepared for the exciting journey ahead. Air will be released from the tires to enable them to drive smoothly over the soft sand of the magnificent dunes that lie ahead. This tour is an ideal photo opportunity, allowing you to capture the stunning panoramic views of spectacular sand dunes and the Inland Sea, while enjoying the a roller-coaster ride. This experience will truly overwhelm you as Khor Al Adeid is one of 3 unique places in the world, where the desert meets the sea in that extraordinary shape. The camp is an oasis of tranquillity located amidst the poetical dunes of the Arabian desert kissed by the blue waters of the Arabian Golf. An idyllic venue at the magical merging point of the sand and the sea. Enjoy a day at the Beach within the Desert. Ideal for holiday makers as well as for corporate escapes, the resort provides amenities and facilities to satisfy your every need and demand. Our sumptuous home-made BBQ meal makes your lay over to Qatar a delicious experience. The modern equipped tents provide shade & air condition. Shisha is available & Camel riding a lovely distraction. Get ready for sand boarding or just have a swim in the Gulf. Escape to the endless dunes of the Arabian desert and feel the spirit of Qatar’s beauty and nature.Please choose your preferred tour timing:   OPTION 1: 9AM - 5PM   OPTION 2: 2PM - 9PM

$50 Tours & Sightseeing

Doha Express Private City Tour

Your private driver/guide will collect you from your Doha hotel at either 9am or 2pm to start your city tour: please note there are no morning departures on Fridays. You'll travel in air-conditioned comfort with included water and soft drinks.Your first stop will be the Pearl. A remarkable artificial island created in the shape of an oyster, it's set the standard for luxury with its soft white sand beaches and upscale developments.Next, explore Katara, the beachfront cultural village that's home to an amphitheater, an opera house, art galleries, and a range of local and international restaurants.Get to grips with the world of Islamic arts and culture at the waterfront Museum of Islamic Arts. This stunning building is home to treasures including jewelry, ceramics, textiles, and glass, some dating all the way back to the time of the Prophet Muhammad.Finally, delve into the Souq Waqif, a traditional Arabian bazaar with a maze of alleyways. The cafes, restaurants, stalls, and stores are a captivating place to explore – or shop for souvenirs.Please advise your preferred time for your tour.OPTION 1:  9AM - 1PM OPTION 2:  2PM - 6PMExcept for Friday: 2PM - 6PM

$58 Cultural & Theme Tours

Private Guided Doha City Tour

You will be picked from your hotel and Drive around the Cornish and view the old Dhow Harbor.  Then you will Visit Qatar Museum of Islamic Art, which you can witness houses manuscripts, textiles, ceramics and other works, has emerged as one of the world's most encyclopedic collections of Islamic art. There after you visit the Katara culture village an the pearl artificial island. The last stop will be at the traditional old supermarket (Souq Waqif). Where you will enjoy the traditional architect visiting the falcon, spice, material and perfume, traditional hand craft shops and also shops stables for horses and camels.