Mesmerizing Qatar- 05 Nights & 06 Days
Memorable Doha experience!
Trip Duration: 06 days.
Grade: Holiday visit.
Accommodation: 5 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
- Al Shaqab Equestrian Centre
- Qatar National Library
- Education City Mosque
- Dune Bashing (4WD)
- Visit to Inland Sea
- Lunch at Beach Front Camp (Desert)
Tour Package Include:
- Accommodation on double sharing basis at mentioned hotels.
- Meal Plan: As per itinerary
- Half Day sightseeing with Russian speaking guide
- Sunset Dhow Cruise on Arabian Gulf
- Full Day Desert Safari
- Bedouin Lunch at Desert Camp
- Full Day tour to North of Qatar with Russian Speaking Guide
- Traditional Qatari lunch at Farm House
- 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: Doha & Dhow
Time: (1400-1900Hrs) Enjoy this guided sightseeing tour of some of the highlights of Doha city. 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.
Suggested timing : 1400-1500Hrs Visiting : Drive through West-Bay and Katara Continue your tour by driving to 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
Suggested timing : 1515-1545Hrs Visiting : Pearl Qatar Next, drive to Corniche to witness the mesmerizing sunset on a Dhow Boat 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.
Suggested timing : 1600-1700Hrs Visiting : Pearl 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. Wrap things up by going back to your hotel.
Suggested timing : 1715-1900Hrs Visiting : Souq Waqif
Day 3: Desert & BBQ
Doha – Sealine (70Kms/1.25Hrs) Start your day with breakfast and then 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. Suggested timing : 0900-1700Hrs Visiting : Camel Area (For Camel Ride, Photo with Falcon etc.), Photographic Dune, Inland Sea and Beach Front Desert Camp
Day 4: Nature & History
Time : 0830-1600 Al Thakhira – Farm House - Al Zubara – Doha Have breakfast and then drive towards the North of Qatar, Al Khor — one of the oldest towns in the country. Begin the day with visiting the Al Thakhira mangroves, a large area of vegetation attracting varied bird life, including flamingos and herons, which 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 5: Education City
Time : 0800-1300 Doha – Al Shaqab Equestrian Centre - Education City Mosque - Qatar National Library (QNL) Breakfast, drive towards the West of Doha - Education City. First visit the Al Shaqab Equestrian Centre which stands as an enduring tribute to the Arabian horses and the tradition of equestrian excellence that has co-evolved with this breed in Qatar. There you can range of equine disciplines and programs that Al Shaqab promotes ensures that the cultural legacy and appreciation of the Arabian breed are lovingly handed down in Qatar from generation to generation. Your personal guide at Al Shaqab will take you to the excellent facilities offered for the horses, from air conditioned schools through to rehabilitation and relaxation treatments (Horse Pool, Horse Spa etc.). You will also get chances to see these majestic Arabian horses up close and being able to take photos with them. Conclude your tour by visiting the oldest stable in Qatar, from the time of the Ottoman Empire
Continue your tour and drive through the Education City which is home to campus of international universities (Weill Cornell Medical College, Texas A&M, Carnegie Mellon University or Georgetown School), research institutes and state-of-the-art conference center. Later visit the Education City Mosque – which has the capacity to host 1,800 worshippers in its main prayer hall and another 1,000 in its exterior courtyard, it also serves as a community mosque for the surrounding Al Rayyan area. Conclude your tour by visiting Qatar National Library (QNL) is a modern facility that provides the people of Qatar with access to over one million books. In its role as a research library with a preeminent heritage collection, QNL fosters global insight into the history and culture of the Arabian Gulf region. Then it’s a drive back to the hotel for overnight stay. (Bed and Breakfast)
Day 6: Departure
Hamad International Airport Breakfast, tour ends with a departure transfer to Hamad International Airport.