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Doha: City Tour and Dhow Boat Cruise

1. Doha: City Tour and Dhow Boat Cruise

Discover the charm of Doha city on this guided tour. Visit the main attractions and experience the modern and the traditional mix in this fascinating city. Start your tour with a pickup from your accommodation. Jump in the car, sit back, relax, and enjoy the panoramic drive along Doha Corniche, with time for a photo stop. Explore the West Bay area, and see the Pearl-Qatar artificial island and Katara Culture Village. Visit the Souq Waqif market, stroll around the colorful alleys, window-shop or enjoy shisha with friends and family. Have the option to buy traditional garments, spices, handicrafts, and souvenirs. Finally, finish your tour with a cruise on board a traditional dhow boat. See the glitz and glamour of Doha city from the water.

Doha: Private Night City Tour

2. Doha: Private Night City Tour

This tour is ideal for those who are in Doha city for a short visit and travelers who have a flight stop at Doha Airport and don't want to waste time waiting at the airport for their next flight. Travel with your expert tour guide through some of the city's top attractions, making stops for photos. Visit the Pearl, an artificial island located offshore of Doha's West Bay Lagoon area, known as the first land in Qatar to be available for freehold ownership by foreign nationals. Later you will visit Katara Cultural Village, located on the eastern coast between West Bay and the Pearl. Katara was born out of a vision to position the State of Qatar as a cultural beacon of art. The last stop will be at the traditional old supermarket (Souq Waqif). Here you will enjoy visiting the falcon shops, and you can admire the spices, materials, perfumes, and conventional handcraft shops.

From Doha Airport: Qatar Transit Tour

3. From Doha Airport: Qatar Transit Tour

Make good use of transit through Hamad International Airport and get the perfect introduction to the beautiful city of Doha. Drive along the 7-kilometer Corniche road to admire the old part of the city and the unique buildings of West Bay. Next, visit an extraordinary artificial island created in the shape of an oyster, representing Qatar's roots. Move on to the cultural center of the Katara, home to a theater, opera house, galleries, and restaurants from different countries on the Arabian Peninsula. Learn more about the heritage and traditions of Qatar, and hear about the international, regional, and local festivals, workshops, performances, and exhibitions held at the heritage site. Fall in love with the lively Souq Waqif bazaar, a showpiece of the nation's traditional architecture, handicrafts, and folk art. Get dropped off at the airport in time for your onward flight.

Doha: Katara Cultural Village Tour

4. Doha: Katara Cultural Village Tour

Start your day of cultural exploration with a visit to three of the city's most famous projects: The Pearl-Qatar, Porto Arabia Boardwalk and Marina. These three major landmarks are a must-see when visiting the city of Doha, and your informative guide will provide you with interesting information about the origin and history of these locations.  Continue on your tour to the Katara Culture and Heritage Village. This major landmark was built to epitomise Qatar's rich and long held tradition of architecture. The entire Katara complex is built in a fusion of oriental and retro-romantic style, providing a beautiful contrast from most of Doha’s charming new cultural buildings, elsewhere in the city. Labeled as the Valley of Cultures, Katara Cultural Village is an exciting place to visit for everyone, especially for those fascinated with traditions, theatre, art and architecture.

Doha: The Pearl-Qatar Food Tour & Boat Ride

5. Doha: The Pearl-Qatar Food Tour & Boat Ride

Explore the culinary hotspots on the Pearl-Qatar and discover several international cuisines in this multicultural part of Doha. Go on a memorable journey between 3 different quarters on the island — from the picturesque canals of Qanat Quartier to the luxurious marina walk of Porto Arabia to the busy centre of Medina Centrale — and enjoy plenty of Instagram-worthy photo spots. Start from Qanat Quartier where you will enjoy 2 food stops and take a photo from the top of the Replica Rialto Bridge. Then, take a scenic boat ride to Porto Arabia. There, see the luxury yachts and stop for 2 more food items. After that, cross to Medina Centrale and walk around the lively center of the Pearl. Again, enjoy 2 food stops before ending your tour with Arabic coffee.

Doha: Half-Day City Sightseeing Guided Tour

6. Doha: Half-Day City Sightseeing Guided Tour

Get picked up by your guide from your desired location within the city and set out on a half-day tour of Doha. Explore and discover the most iconic sites and cultural monuments. Visit the Corniche promenade and take pictures of the beautiful West Bay skyline. Discover Katara Cultural Village and The Pearl Qatar. Experience Doha's culture and history as you explore Souq Waqif, a heritage market where you can buy traditional handicrafts, jewelry, spices, and souvenirs. After your half day of sightseeing in Doha, your driver will drop you off at your accommodations.

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What people are saying about The Pearl-Qatar

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 232 reviews

Contacto previo por whatsapp con el prestador del servicio para últimas noticias y coordinación de la recogida. Circuito muy completo, vehiculo bueno y equipado, buena información del guia incluyendo servicios adicionales: agua, parada para un te, información complementaria por whatsapp, ... Previous contact by whatsapp with the service provider for latest news and pick up coordination. Very complete circuit, good and equipped vehicle, good information from the guide including additional services: water, stop for a tea, complementary information by whatsapp, ...

Quando decidimos fazer escala no Qatar, sabiamos que seria interessante, mas jamais imaginamos o que nos esperava! adoramos especialmente a companhia do Sr. Amir que com muita elegancia e gentileza nos mostrou um pouco dessa deslumbrante cidade. when we decided to make a stopover in Qatar, we knew it would be interesting, but we never imagined what awaited us! We especially loved the company of Mr. Amir who with great elegance and kindness showed us a little bit of this stunning city.

I enjoyed my tour with Faisal. He’s a knowledgeable guide, good driver, and a pleasant personality. He was a good adviser at the souq

A fantastic way to see the city in a short period of time. Also a nice way to avoid sitting in the airport for a long layover.

Golphin was an excellent tour guide! He was very friendly and knowledgeable about Doha / Qatar. Really enjoyed this tour!