Top Five Things To Do In Qatar
Wednesday 28 November 2018
Qatar is an incredible stopover for twin centre itineraries, but also as an iconic destination in its own right. Whether your customers are looking for ways to spend the day in the city of Doha, or venture into the desert, discover our top five things to do in Qatar.
TOP 5 THINGS TO DO IN QATAR
1. Soak up the Souq Waqif (Standing Market)
Weave your way through this labyrinth of locals, bustling and brimming with traditional wares, gifts and spices. A truly Qatari experience, The Souq Waqif is a popular spot for locals and visitors alike, who all come to enjoy the kaleidoscope of cuisines on offer.
2. Be mesmerised by the Museum of Islamic Art
Discover a world-class collection of art spanning 1,400 years and over three continents. The beauty of the building is worth a visit in itself, which boasts outstanding views across the city. There is a great collection of art on offer and interactive experiences, all free of charge.
3. Uncover a UNESCO World Heritage Site
The Al Zubarah UNESCO World Heritage Site is a wonder to discover. Once a thriving port bustling with fishermen and merchants, it was known for global trade and pearl fishing. See the remains of the the town that date back to the 1760s and be amazed at over 60 hectares of archaeological works.
4. Dive into the desert with a dune bashing excursion
A trip to Qatar would not be complete without a trip to the desert. Experience the roller coaster of adrenaline as you dive and drift over the dunes. It's an incredible way to see the Qatari landscapes, including the unbelievable inland sea, Khor Al Adaid.
5. See the city from the sea
Get a different view of the skyline from a traditional Dhow boat. A simply serene experience, with relaxing music and a fresh BBQ lunch served up by the chef on board.This is a great way to spend the evening, as the sun sets over the city.
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