Mesmerizing Qatar- 06 Nights & 07 Days
Memorable Doha experience!
Trip Duration: 07 days.
Grade: Holiday visit.
Accommodation: 6 nights’ stay on hotel.
- Walking tour at Souq Waqif
- Skyscrapers of West-Bay
- Katara Cultural Village
- Pearl Qatar (Man-made Luxury Island)
- Dhow Cruise on Arabian Gulf
- Zekreet – West Coast of Qatar
- Camel Racing Track
- Sheikh Fasil Museum
- Dune Bashing (4WD)
- Visit to Inland Sea
- Lunch at Beach Front Camp (Desert)
Tour Package Include:
- Meal Plan: As per itinerary
- Doha City tour with Speaking Guide
- Souq Waqif Tour with Speaking Guide
- Sunset Dhow Cruise (Non A/C) on Arabian Gulf
- Full Day Desert Safari with visit to Inland Sea
- 02 Hours Layover at Beach Front Desert Camp (Swimming available optional)
- Lunch at Beach Front Desert Camp
- West Coast Tour with 4X4 car and English Speaking Diver cum guide
- Guided Tour at National Museum (French Guide)
- Full Day tour to North of Qatar with English Speaking Driver cum guide
- Traditional Qatari lunch at Farm House
- Visit to Camel Racing Track and FB Museum with French Speaking Guide
- Monument Entry FEE at MIA, NMoQ and FB Museum
- Mineral Water on board
- Transfers as per itinerary by chauffeur driven air conditioned Vehicle.
- Assistance at Airport
Tour Package Does Not Include:
- Camera fees & activity charges other than those listed in the itinerary inclusions
- Expenses of personal nature such as porterage, laundry, telephones, tipping etc.
- International/Domestic flight charges and Visa/Insurance charges, if any
- Any other items not covered under inclusions
Payment and Cancelation Policies
- 50% – On Confirmation of Tour
- 50% – 30 Days Prior to Arrival
- Between 45 – 30days Prior to Arrival 50% of the total cost of the tour
- Between 29-15 Days to Arrival 25% of the total cost of the tour
- Within 14 days to Arrival 100% of the total cost of the tour
DepartureHamad International Airport
Day 1: Arrival Hamad International Airport
On arrival meet with our representative and then travel to the hotel (standard check-in time 1500hrs) and check-in. It’s rare to see a great city in the making these days, but here's your chance as you cruise through Doha, which is threatening to eclipse Dubai as the Gulf's most dynamic city. You will stay overnight at the hotel (Bed and Breakfast)
Day 2: Art & Cultural
Time: 0900-1300Hrs Museum of Islamic Arts, Katara Cultural Village and Pear Qatar Have breakfast and set out to enjoy this guided sightseeing tour of some of the highlights of Doha city. Drive to Museum of Islamic Arts, the largest collection of Islamic art in the world, drawn from three continents, this fabulous museum is so rich in treasure that it rewards short, intense visits. Rising from its own purpose-built island, and set in an extensive landscape of lawns and ornamental trees off the Corniche, the museum is shaped like a postmodern fortress with minimal windows (to reduce energy use). The views across the water are splendid. Next is drive to Katara Cultural Village, an innovative interpretation of the region’s architectural heritage, this purpose-built development’s impressive theatres, galleries and performance venues stage a lively year-round program of concerts, shows and exhibitions. Visitors can also find other recreational attractions, including top class restaurants offering a variety of cuisines, and a spacious, well-maintained public beach with water sports. Visitors will also find much to enjoy over a stroll along the promenade, with its expansive views of Doha’s skyline, as well as a rich array of seaside food stalls and markets. Conclude the tour by visiting the Pearl of Qatar, a man-made island off the West Bay coast featuring Mediterranean-style yacht-lined marinas, upmarket residential towers, villas and internationally renowned hotels, as well as luxury shopping at top brand name boutiques and showrooms, and then drive back to hotel.FREE TIME 1300-1600HrsTime: 0900-1300Hrs
Meet your guide at the Lobby and drive Corniche to witness the mesmerizing sunset on a Dhow Boat (Non A.C) which cruises through the Arabian Gulf. These majestic wooden dhow boats were traditionally used for Pearling. You can enjoy the panoramic view of Doha city and the beautiful skyline of Doha City on board. Relax under the stars while cruising across tranquil waters of the Arabian Gulf.Museum of Islamic Arts, Katara Cultural Village and Pear Qatar Conclude the tour with visiting the traditional lively market - Souq Waqif (Doha's Lively Traditional Market) an authentic taste of traditional commerce, architecture and culture. The maze of small shops offers a dazzling array of Middle Eastern merchandise from spices and seasonal delicacies such as fresh dates and nuts, to perfumes, ornate jewellery, clothing, handicrafts and a treasure trove of souvenir bargains. Traditional music, art and cultural shows add to the ambience of this special place which also houses a comprehensive visitor center. The Souq is also home to a number of art galleries and a traditional falconry market. After the Souq Waqif Tour, you will get 1.5hrs FREE for Dinner, suggest restaurant – PARISA. Later back to hotel for overnight stay (Bed and Breakfast)
Day 3: Desert & BBQ
Doha – Sealine (70Kms/1.25Hrs) Time: 0900-1600Hrs Full Day Desert Safari with BBQ Lunch Breakfast, Get ready for the desert adventure with our professional team of desert drivers. Pick & drop-off to your location of convenience within Doha city, each Land Cruiser fits 6 people. The first stop is at the tire deflate area (Camel Area) where you can experience camel riding in the desert (as per your preference), falcons, mules and other local fauna. Get a quick peek into the lives and style of local Qataris at the traditional Bedouin Tents. From the camel area, you will drive on the dunes, get ready to experience the adrenaline packed dune bashing experience in 4X4 Land cruisers with trained drivers. Stop at the top of the singing dunes for a panoramic view of the desert. It’s also called Photography dune. This getaway takes you all the way to the breath-taking Inland sea a.k.a Khor Al Adaid where the opposite side is Saudi Arabia. We encounter three borders at this point i-e UAE, Saudi Arabia & Qatar. Discover this UNESCO recognized natural reserve with its own ecosystem; this is one of the few places in the world where the sea encroaches deep into the heart of the desert.Then, drive to the beachfront Desert camp to enjoy Bedouin lunch from the camp. You will have a 02 hours’ layover at the camp, where you can also enjoy a swim in the sea or use the facilities in the camp. After that, travel back to the hotel. Lunch + (Bed and Breakfast) Suggested timing : 0900-1600Hrs Visiting : Camel Area (For Camel Ride, Photo with Falcon etc.), Photographic Dune, Inland Sea and Beach Front Desert Camp
Day 4: Richard Serra Sculptures
Zekreet (80Kms/1.2Hrs) Time: 0900-1300Hrs West Coat of Qatar Breakfast, we pick you up in our air conditioned 4x4 Land Cruiser and the skilled driver doubles up as your professional guide through this day trip. We then start on this journey through the Dukhan highway and Zekreet which also happens to be the birthplace of the Qatari Oil story. Enjoy the natural wonders of Zekreet as you explore the Ras Abrouq Rock Formations and the Zekreet beach. We also stop by at the Al Maha Arabian Oryx Sanctuary and the Richard Serra sculpture during this tour.National Museum of Qatar Time: 1400-1700HrsEnjoy this guided visit to the new National Museum of Qatar gives voice to the unique story of Qatar and its people from earliest times to the present day and onwards towards its future. Designed to be both immersive and experiential, visitors can expect to encounter a rich environment to explore. Organized in three “chapters” — Beginnings, Life in Qatar, and The Modern History of Qatar, each theme is presented across eleven highly individual galleries. Spread over 1.5km, visitors journey through an exciting mix of all-encompassing environments and compelling storytelling that will engage all the senses. Then it’s back to the hotel for an overnight stay. (Bed and Breakfast)
Day 5: Nature & History
115Kms/1.5Hrs Time : 0830-1600 Al Thakhira – Farm House - Al Zubara – Doha Have breakfast and drive towards North of Qatar, Al Khor one of the oldest towns in the country. Begin the day with vesting Al Thakhira mangroves, a large area of vegetation attracting varied bird life, including flamingos and herons, can be found just north of the seaside city of Al Khor, and present a large expanse of natural greenery in sharp contrast to the surrounding desert landscape. This area of vegetation with its own ecosystem is notable for attracting resident and migrating bird life, including flamingos and herons. towards Bu Ahmed’s solar operated farm. At the farm we arrange a guided tour for you to have an insight into one of the most sustainable and eco-friendly local ventures in the country. Enjoy a traditional lunch with your Qatari host while he regales you with experiences and stories from the history of the country. You may then enjoy a leisurely stroll at the farm and also do some fun vegetable picking. Later visit the Al Zubara fort- a Qatari military fortress built in 1938. It is also one of the first UNESCO Heritage sites in Qatar.On the way back visit Baladna Farm and the park - Qatar’s biggest and best-known dairy and meat producer is the only place in the country where you can experience life on a real working farm. Watch the cows being milked in the state-of-the-art milking parlor from the visitor hall and then try some farm-sourced meats at the excellent on-site restaurant. Kids will love the amusement park, where there's a petting zoo, horse riding, a high-wire obstacle course and a playground. Drive back to the hotel, and spend your night there. Traditional Lunch + (Bed and Breakfast)
Day 6: Camel Race
45Kms/1hr Time : 0700-1200Hrs Camel Racing Track & Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum Al Shahaniya Early breakfast, start on this journey by taking you to the Al Shahaniya Racetrack in the north-west of Doha. These exclusive races can be witnessed during scheduled times in the season between November to February. This traditional Qatari sport cannot be missed if you are here. After that, we then continue our heritage trip to the magnificent Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum. We promise you an unforgettable 2-hour experience here as you go back in time and lose yourself in the stateliness of one of the world’s biggest private art collections. Later drop you back to the Hotel. Note: Camel Racing Schedule can be cancelled/amended very last minute with-out any prior notification.
Day 7: Departure
Hamad International Airport Breakfast, tour ends with a departure transfer to Hamad International Airport.