Camel Racing Track & Sheikh Faisal Museum Tour

from QR 175

Book now to explore the traditional Camel racing sport followed by a museum tour.


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  • Activity Level Leisurely
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  • Group Size Medium Group
    30

All about the Camel Racing Track & Sheikh Faisal Museum Tour.

We have put together the perfect 5-hour itinerary for all heritage enthusiasts. Join us now for a day exploring one of the oldest Arabic sports at Al Shahaniya’s camel racing track. Also explore the heritage of the country and its contemporary finesse at one of the world’s largest private museums- the Sheikh Faisal Museum.

Highlights:

  • Pick Up and drop to your location of convenience within Doha city in 4×4 Land Cruiser’s.
  • One hour drive to Al Shahaniya Racetrack to witness a sport which traces its historical roots to more than 1,000 years ago.
  • Watch 3 races, 15 minutes each while you zoom alongside the sprinting camel’s in our 4x4’s with a trained driver.
  • Meet one of the camel owners who gives a quick guided tour about the history of this sport as well as the different kinds of camels and their daily feeding & grooming routines.
  • Traverse through the 530,000 square metre of the Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum. This heritage venue is one of the biggest private museums in the world and takes you through the Jurassic age to the early Islamic period and up to the present day, across a wide range of themes. A must see for motor heads as the museum also houses its very own car museum with a magnificent collection of vintage cars.

Itinerary:

Meeting Point: Pick up from your location within Doha city in 4X4 Land Cruisers.

Duration: 5 hours

Start time:

  • Morning Trip: 8AM – 1PM
  • Sunset Trip: 1PM – 6PM

Travel time:

  • Enroute camel racing track
  • 3 races – Each 15 mins
  • Meet one of the camel owners to have a quick guided tour about the history of camel racing as well as insight into the lives of the majestic camels
  • Visit Sheikh Faisal Museum
  • Back to Doha

This 5 hour tour is an absolute must-see attraction for any tourist visiting Qatar. We pick you up in our air conditioned 4×4 Land Cruiser and the skilled driver doubles up as your professional guide through this day trip. Pick Up can be arranged from your preferred location within Doha city. We start on this journey by taking you to the Al Shahaniya Racetrack in the north of Qatar. These exclusive races can be witnessed during scheduled times in the season between November to February. You will witness three exciting races at the track which are 15 minutes each. This traditional Qatari sport cannot be missed if you are here. You may relax at the spectator area while sipping on traditional Arabic tea or coffee while the race unfolds. We also introduce you to one of the camel owners who gives you a quick guided tour about the history of camel racing as well as insight into the lives of the majestic camels. After an hour here, 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. This museum owned by one of Qatar’s royalties in indeed the best place to relax and devour the overwhelming culture and beauty while you sip on traditional karak or kahwa. This five hour guided tour ends with a convenient drop off to your preferred location within Doha city.

Bring on Board:

  • Bring along sunscreen, sunglasses and comfortable shoes as you will spend the day exploring. You may also carry snacks and beverages for the day long trip while we provide bottled water.
  • Don’t forget your camera to capture this memory for a lifetime.

Cut off Time: 12 Hours

Cancellation and No show policy

48 Hour prior to arrival : No Charge applies

48 to 24 hours prior to arrival : 50% of the total booking cost

Less than 24 hours & No show : 100% of the total booking cost

Tour Amendment Policy

48 Hour prior to arrival : No Charge applies

48 to 24 hours prior to arrival : 25% of the total booking cost

24 to 12 hours : 50% of the total booking cost

Less than 12 hours : 100% of the total booking cost

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • Professional Driver
  • Tour guide available on request
  • Water/soft drinks
  • Insurance
  • Pick & Drop off
Whats not included in this tour.Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Tickets to Museum
  • Meals