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An orientation tour to get acquainted with Doha, a rapidly growing city with an immense futuristic world class development programwhile retaining its old world charms. Marvel at modern skyscrapers incorporating multi-faceted traditional architectural elements.
There is so much to see of Qatar beyond the city. You'll head out of Doha to see Qatar's history in its Northern areas, starting with a visit to the Al- Khor Harbor, a former rich center for the local pearl and fishing industries. It continues to be a busy port full of fishermen hard at work. Next stop is at Al Thakira is your next stop, and this beautiful expanse of natural greenery, full of mangroves and glorious waterways. It's a lovely paradise in the middle of the desert.You then head to the Zubarah Fort, which is a historic military fort that hold numerous artifacts as well as a site of significance in Qatari culture.
Journey north from Doha on a privately guided 6-hour tour, and discover Qatar’s historical highlights. Head for Al Khor, an important former pearl diving and fishing center; gaze at the lush, mangrove island at Al Thakira; and admire the historical Al Jassasiya mosque, Qatar’s oldest. Drive to Al Ruis, the country's northernmost tip, and learn about life and culture in Qatar before the oil boom as you absorb the sea views toward Bahrain. Lastly, stop at Al-Zubarah fortress, a sand-colored, four-towered fort standing lonely guard in the desert. Lunch included.
Spend approximately four hours with your guide exploring this rapidly expanding city. Start with contemporary landmarks, like the Pearl-Qatar, the Porto Arabia boardwalk and marina, and see the impressive architecture of the skyscrapers that dot the sky. Next, see how history has been preserved at the Souq Waqif, the Katara heritage site, and the imposing State Grand Mosque.
Escape the city and discover less-trodden landscapes along Qatar’s stunning, rugged west coast. On this private guided tour, you’ll travel between locations by chauffeured vehicle, getting a peek at under-the-radar landmarks like centuries-old Zekreet Fort, a picturesque desert set used in film and TV productions, and a world-class artwork by sculptor Richard Serra.
On this after-hours Doha tour, you’ll beat the heat with an in-depth evening visit to the bustling capital. Tick off the city’s top highlights—the ideal introduction for first-time visitors. Learn about traditional Qatari culture at the cultural village of Katara, admire the waterfront at the old dhow port, and browse falcon shops and spice stalls in the city’s souks. Upgrade to include a tasty local meal.
Discover Doha’s most important heritage sites on this cultural-themed private guided tour. Immerse yourself in the city’s main faith with visits to the National Mosque of Qatar and Al-Fanar Islamic Cultural Center. You’ll also learn the stories behind the oldest section of the capital, where well-preserved houses still remain, topped off by a look at the rich artifacts on display at the Museum of Islamic Arts.
From Doha on the East Coast, travel to the western edge of Qatar. This tour gives you the opportunity to get away from the city and explore the desert. You may see oryx in their natural habitat on your way past the many oil wells in the area. Visit the mysterious Film City, a recreation of an ancient Arab town, and see Richard Serra’s East West/West East sculpture.
Discover and be enlightened with the 3 jewels of Qatar’s Cultural crown. Msheireb Museum , MIA - Museum of Islamic Arts and the most visited Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum.Adult Admission Fee per Museum - US$14Children are Free of ChargeMuseum with Entrance Fee:Museum of Isalamic ArtNational Museum of QatarMathaf: Arab Museum of Modern ArtSheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum
Our chauffeur guide will pick you up from any pick up point within Doha. Your first stop will be at the old Dhow Harbour, where hundreds of traditional wooden boats are docked. From afar, you will see the beautiful West Bay skyline which comes close to other famous skylines. From there, you will proceed to Museum of Islamic Art, an architectural gem housing one of the world’s most comprehensive collections of Islamic Art. Thereafter, you will visit the gold souq, where you can enjoy taking a walk and looking around the glittering shops that offer jewellery with glorious designs and amazing craftsmanship. Just a few minutes away is your next stop called Souq Wagif, a heritage market where you can shop, dine and explore. Here you will find lots of shops selling spices, fabrics, perfumes, traditional handicraft products and souvenirs as well as a stable for Arabian horses and camels. Next, you will head to The Pearl — a luxurious man-made island featuring Mediterranean-style marinas,
The ideal option for first-time visitors to Doha, this private, half-day tour gives a picturesque, history-packed overview of Qatar’s vibrant capital. Highlights include a first-hand peek at treasures from the Islamic world at the Qatar Museum of Islamic Art, a visit to the heritage-rich commercial district of Katara Cultural Village, and a shopping stop in a traditional souk.
Delve into the rich cultural and camel- and horse-racing heritage of Qatar on a 4-hour tour from Doha, with a knowledgeable driver-guide. Explore the historical Qatari artifacts at the Sheikh Faisal Museum, including Islamic art, coinage and vintage cars; and visit Doha’s camel race track to watch the extraordinary robotic jockeys as they put the steeds through their paces. Finally, visit the prestigious Equestrian Club to view some of its priceless royal and internationally owned thoroughbreds and glossy Arabian steeds in training.
Arrival and Departure transfer with Meet and Greet Assistance and exploring the most iconic highlands of Doha city.On my tour you will get to know not only past but present and predicted future of this unique country.We will immerse ourselves in the culture and discuss life in the middle east. If we meet during your transfer I guarantee that 4 hours of the guided tour with me, will put a shadow of the vacations you are coming back from;)
Discover Qatar’s vibrant culture and traditions at the Katara Cultural Village. This tour will guide you through the village designed with traditional Qatari architecture in mind. It houses many arts and cultural associations, as well as an assortment of galleries, a theater, gardens, two masjids (mosques), a beach area, and the grand amphitheater that marries classic Greek with Islamic architecture.
Discover Souq Waqif on this guided tour. The standing market has been a part of Qatari commerce since long before the city began its rapid growth into the metropolitan center it is today. The souq is still an important spot for locals and visitors to find handicrafts, spices, clothing, jewelry, art, pets, even falcons for hunting.
Learn more about Qatar’s investments in sports and education during this private visit to the Qatar Foundation. Visit Education City, the Visitors Center, and QNCC to learn about pre-university education, see a grand international collection of modern and contemporary art at the Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, and drive past Khalifa Stadium where the 2022 FIFA World Cup is to be held.
With our walking tours, you’ll skip the mundane historical tours and discover the city through a local’s eyes. Experience a tour that will transform the way you travel to make it as much about the people you meet, as it is the places you see. Our local guides (Lokafyers) are passionate about their city and eager to share their knowledge and perspective. Since Lokafyers are not professional guides and tour occasionally, they provide an experience that’s authentic and personal, like a friend showing you around their city. By the end of the tour, you'll feel comfortable navigating the city and confident that you have all the information you need to make the most of your stay.
This is the best option if you would like to visit the major museums in Qatar, you will learn about Qatar history and culture by visiting Qatar national museum, Msheireb museums and learn about other Muslim countries history by visiting the museum of Islamic art.
Your tour guide will start your tour from Falcon Souq, walking you through the Arabian horses and camels, then to the Rayan Theater, the textiles market, the antiques market, the main walking street of the souq, along with a visit to Gold Souq and Pets souq.