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Doha: Safari, Camel Ride, Sandboarding and Inland Sea Tour

1. Doha: Safari, Camel Ride, Sandboarding and Inland Sea Tour

Experience the thrill of dune bashing with this day trip from Doha. Ride in a 4x4 Land Cruiser, try sandboarding, and ride a camel. Stay hydrated with unlimited water and soft drinks. Visit the inland sea of Khor al Adaid to catch views of Saudi Arabia over the horizon.  Depart from Doha and journey across the picturesque desert terrain in a 4WD Land Cruiser with a professional guide and driver. Drive south for a stop at the alluring Sealine Beach and click photos of the location while your driver deflates the tires for desert dune bashing. At the beach, enjoy free time to experience a camel ride on the desert sands.   Then, it is time for dune bashing. Feel your adrenaline pumping as the vehicle moves up and down the golden dunes to give you an exhilarating experience. Get to witness a desert storm brewing in the air caused by the vehicle moving at high speed. After dune bashing, enjoy the thrill of sandboarding, another adventurous and popular activity that lets you slide down the dunes while standing with both feet strapped to a board. Once you are done sandboarding, head to the Inland Sea of Khor al Adaid which borders Saudi Arabia. Soak in the beauty of this unique natural wonder before heading back to Doha.

Doha: Sunset Desert Safari with Camel Ride and Sandboarding

2. Doha: Sunset Desert Safari with Camel Ride and Sandboarding

Explore the deserts around Doha on an exhilarating sunset safari. Ride across the dunes in a 4x4 vehicle, glide down the sand on a sandboard, take a relaxing camel ride, and admire a serene sunset. Your tour will begin when you are picked up from your hotel or other selected location in Doha. From here you will be driven straight to the desert in your comfortable air-conditioned vehicle. Start off with a goosebump-inducing dune bashing session, where you can marvel at the skills of your driver as he takes you up and down the dunes in an electrifying fashion. For once you can rest assured that speed doesn’t kill, but rather thrills, in the desert. After the bashing is done, it will be time for sandboarding, another popular activity in the desert. Simply strap both your feet to a board and surf along the dunes for some more thrills. Afterwards, it will be time for a complimentary camel ride, an activity not to miss, especially when in the desert. You then take a drive to the inland sea of Khor Al Adaid that borders Saudi Arabia. This is a beautiful and unique place, as the sea dovetails with the desert creating a sight that is rare to find. Once sunset comes around, you will be able to watch in awe the vivid coloration of this landscape as it becomes enhanced by the setting sun. You can take as many photos of this amazing scenery as you want, before heading back to your hotel or selected location.

Doha: Desert Adventure, Dune Bashing Safari and Camel Ride

3. Doha: Desert Adventure, Dune Bashing Safari and Camel Ride

Discover Doha's dessert landscapes on this guided tour in an air-conditioned 4x4 Land Cruiser. Enjoy hotel pickup and drop-off and try exhilarating activities like sandboarding, camel riding, and dune bashing for a full dessert experience.  Be picked up from your preferred location from the City of Doha for a thrilling desert safari. Drive out of town in a 4x4 air-conditioned land cruiser where you can enjoy the sights while driven across stunning landscape. The tire pressure of your land cruiser would be adjusted to make your off-road drive smooth once you reach the vast desert plains of Doha. Now get ready for the exciting session of dune bashing! Your excitement level will be at its peak as the land cruiser conquers the tallest sand dunes. You are free to try sandboarding, another popular desert sport, once you have thoroughly enjoyed bashing the dunes. Glide across the sand plains with the wooden board provided and become mesmerized at the boundless desert. Now it's time to relax after the day's adventures! You will experience a soothing camel ride to catch up with the best sights of this desert region. Rejuvenate yourself as the camel moves forward at an agile pace. Take epic photos with the backdrop of this beautiful landscape, and cherish you memories for a lifetime. You will be transported to your starting point once the tour services end.

Doha: Dhow Cruise with Corniche Walk

4. Doha: Dhow Cruise with Corniche Walk

Enjoy views of Doha in the glowing dusk of the sunset from a traditional dhow boat and take a walk along Corniche Road. The dhow is a traditional wooden sailboat historically used by merchants and fishermen, and more recently outfitted with the latest amenities for tourists to make their journey more comfortable. Sunset time in Doha is the perfect time to cruise the teal waters of the Arabic Gulf. View the city skyline from the sea and learn about Qatar’s historical relationship with the sea, from pearl diving to fishing, and trading with neighboring countries. Watch the sunset colors reflect on Doha's modern buildings and a fresh breeze will cool you down from the desert heat before walking along the Corniche.

Doha: Desert Safari, Dune Bashing, & Camel Ride

5. Doha: Desert Safari, Dune Bashing, & Camel Ride

Depart Doha city center in the morning or afternoon and venture out to the surrounding desert for the start of a 4-hour safari tour. Experience the natural beauty of the area aboard an air-conditioned 4WD Land Cruiser. Get wonderful views of the desert sands and perfect photo opportunities as you drive up and down the dunes. See the famous inland sea on the border between Qatar and Saudi Arabia, and climb onto the back of a camel to experience the desert by traditional mode of transport and complete your thrilling day.

Doha: 5-Hour Desert Safari Package

6. Doha: 5-Hour Desert Safari Package

After being collected by your desert driver from Doha city/Hotel/airport/port by a 4x4 air-conditioned car, you will venture out of town to hit the desert. On the way you will have the chance to see Wakra city and the oil city of Messaid, whilst also having the chance to see the oil refineries along the way, including Sealine Beach and the desert gate. While your driver prepares the vehicle for your desert ride, you will enjoy a brief camel ride, hold a falcon and taste a local tea whilst relaxing in a Bedouin camel camp. You can also prepare yourself for the thrilling dune bashing that awaits you. The dune bashing journey will take you to the famous inland sea of Khawr al Udayd, including a couple of the best spots for photo opportunities where the sea meets the dunes. On the way back, you will stop for 30 minutes of quad biking, after which you will head back to Doha to be returned to your point of origin.

Doha: Desert Safari Dune Bashing, Sandboarding, & Camel Ride

7. Doha: Desert Safari Dune Bashing, Sandboarding, & Camel Ride

After being collected from the city of Doha, you will be driven out of town to begin your amazing 4-hour desert safari. This tour will cater to people who are looking to have a thrilling experience out in the desert in the southern part of Qatar. You will enjoy a short camel ride and taste authentic local tea, as you get ready for a thrilling off-road ride over the dunes. You will be able to see where the desert meets the beach, all from the highest dunes in the area. Additionally, you can join an optional sand-boarding activity. This tour will also provide a chance for you to take some amazing photographs too, as you will stop by the beach for the opportunity to dip your feet into the water of the Arabian Gulf. At the conclusion of your desert adventure, you will be returned back to your point of origin in Doha.

Qatar: Half-Day Guided Heritage Tour

8. Qatar: Half-Day Guided Heritage Tour

Begin your half-day tour with a drive by comfortable vehicle to discover the heritage of Qatar. Stop at the Umm Salal Fortress, built as a residence for Sheikh Jasim Bin Mohammed al Thani in the late 19th century. Next on the itinerary is Al Zubara, an important archaeological site with a fort that has been turned into a museum. The square-shaped fort features circular towers on three of its corners and a rectangular tower on the fourth. Continue to Al Ruwais to see the harbor and take a short break at Ruwais Beach to enjoy the sea breezes. On the way back to Doha, see Al Khor, a town known for its harbor and lovely beaches.

From Doha: Full-Day Desert Safari

9. From Doha: Full-Day Desert Safari

Embark on an electrifying ride over the desert sand dunes, following pickup direct from your Doha accommodation. Dip low in the deep trenches and rise high on the pinnacle of the dunes in this epic ride. Visit the inland sea, and enjoy the refreshing breeze. Experience the thrill of dune bashing with experienced drivers.  Stop for a photoshoot and view the beautiful dunes in contact with the sea. Arrive at a luxurious beachfront resort which features a spectacular view over the Arabian Gulf. Sit back and relax while as a chef prepares a memorable meal.

West Coast tour, Zekreet, Richard Serra Desert Sculpture

10. West Coast tour, Zekreet, Richard Serra Desert Sculpture

Get majestic views of the west coast of Qatar on a half-day tour from Doha. Following pickup at your hotel or the airport, make your way by air-conditioned 4WD vehicle to Film City, built for the Arabic TV series Sons of Wolves in the middle of the desert of the Zekreet peninsula. Marvel at the contemporary recreation of an ancient Arabic village, nestled behind a canyon. Continue around an umbrella-shaped stone hut nestled on a limestone hill, left behind from a TV production on the Ras Abrouq peninsula. Gaze in awe at the East-West/West-East desert sculpture by Richard Sierra in the Brouq nature reserve, and then get dropped off at a location of your choice back in Doha.

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What people are saying about Doha

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 837 reviews

I thoroughly enjoyed my day with Husain. He’s a good driver on the dunes and the desert is spectacular. But the best part for me is the visit to the resort. That’s a beautiful oasis with good food and very friendly Filipino staff (I didn’t get his name)

It was amazing! I love the camel ride , and also the sand bashing was OMG incredible, Hmoud Is the best driver and safari guide ! He took us perfect pictures , my Facebook page has a new one thanks to him ! I recommend this tour !

Hazem was the best guide that I’ve ever met! So gentil and best driver ever! I could repeat this tour 1000 times! His English is perfect too! Thank you so much, Hazem! Can’t wait to do that again!

Despite some communication issues about when I'd be picked up, this was a great experience. Hmoud was a great guide and provided a fun afternoon.

The drive arrive on time...even 15 minutes early..Good communication..