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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: Desert Safari, Dune Bashing Camel Ride & Sandboarding

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

Depart Doha city center in the morning or afternoon and venture out to the surrounding desert for the start of a safari tour. Experience the natural beauty of the area aboard an air-conditioned 4WD Land Cruiser. Get beautiful 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 the traditional mode of transport and complete your exciting day.

Doha: Desert Safari Dune Bashing and Inland Sea Day Trip

3. Doha: Desert Safari Dune Bashing and Inland Sea Day Trip

Escape the city and explore the beauty of the desert on this day trip with hotel pickup and drop-off in Doha. Be the guests of local Bedouins and get up close and personal with the camels and falcons. Expereince the thrill of riding through the sand dunes in a 4WD Toyota.  Hop aboard a climate-controlled vehicle that picks you up at your doorstep in Doha and be whisked away to the desert. Meet your Bedouin hosts and discover traditional animals like falcons and camels. Ride on a camel for an additional fee.  Blast thorugh the sand dunes in a high-powered 4WD Toyota. Stop to take a photo from the top of a dune. Go all the way to Saudi-Arabia Border where you can stand on the edge of the famed Inland Sea. Return to your accommodation in Doha at the end of your tour. 

Doha: 24-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Ticket with Audio Guide

4. Doha: 24-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Ticket with Audio Guide

Enjoy the city of Doha at your own pace with our Hop On Hop off Sightseeing Tour. Visit some of the city’s major attractions such as Souq Waqif, Katara Cultural Village, the Pearl Qatar and Museum of Islamic Art. The Hop On Hop Off ticket is valid for 24 hours once the ticket is redeemed with unlimited rides around the city. You can hop on at our main branded bus stops at all major city attractions and at kiosks located at Souq Waqif, Sheraton Park and Katara Cultural Village. When you purchase this tour, you will receive free access to our night tour which is a one-hour relaxing drive around the city where you will see beautiful landmarks. Multi-language audio guides are available on board the vehicles.

Doha: Sunset Desert Safari with Camel Ride and Sandboarding

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

Explore the desert 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 over the dunes. Be picked up from your hotel or other selected location in Doha. Drive straight to the desert in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle. Start off with a thrilling dune bashing session, where your driver over dunes in an electrifying ride. Try sandboarding, another popular desert activity. Strap both your feet to a board and surf along the dunes for some more adrenaline-inducing moments. Afterwards, board a camel for a unique desert experience. Travel to the inland sea of Khor Al Adaid that borders Saudi Arabia. Witness the glow of the sunset as it shines on this area where the sea dovetails with the desert creating a sight that is rare to find. Take as many photos of this amazing scenery as you want, before heading back to your hotel or selected location.

Doha: Desert Tour, Camels, Sand Surfing & Falcon Experience

6. Doha: Desert Tour, Camels, Sand Surfing & Falcon Experience

Discover the desert around Doha on a guided tour in an air-conditioned 4x4 Land Cruiser. Try exhilarating activities like sandboarding, camel riding and dune bashing for a full desert experience.  Get picked up from a location of your choice in Doha and embark on a thrilling desert safari. Drive out of town in a 4x4 air-conditioned land cruiser. The tire pressure of your land cruiser will be adjusted to make your off-road drive smooth once you reach the vast desert plains of Doha. Enjoy an exciting dune bashing session as the land cruiser climbs up the tallest sand dunes. Try sandboarding, another popular desert sport, once you have thoroughly enjoyed bashing the dunes. Feel the thrill as you glide across the sand on a wooden board. Next, slow things down with a relaxing camel ride, which will give you a chance to take in the desert scenery. Take epic photos with the backdrop of this beautiful landscape. You will be transported to your starting point at the end of the tour.

Doha: Sunrise Desert Safari with Dune Bashing and Inland Sea

7. Doha: Sunrise Desert Safari with Dune Bashing and Inland Sea

Time for an adventure of a lifetime on a private jeep tour in the desert surrounding Qatar. Ride the sand dunes as the sun rises over the desert, and visit a traditional Bedouin camp. Complete your desert safari with a visit to the Inland Sea on the Saudi border. Prepare for an early start to see the sunrise over the sand dunes of Qatar. Climb aboard your jeep and embark on your desert adventure, bouncing over the famous sand dunes. Enjoy being a guest of local Bedouins and get up close and personal with camels and falcons. Learn about the Bedouin camp, a traditional Arabic-style camp, and about the Bedouin way of life. At the Bedouin camp, you have the option to enjoy a guided camel ride in the desert. Travel in the style of desert nomads for thousands of years, riding on the back of a quirky camel. Continue dune bashing all the way to the Inland Sea, on the border with Saudi Arabia. The inlet is a nature reserve and has its very own ecosystem with unique flora and fauna.

Doha: Souq Waqif, Katara, and Pearl-Qatar Island Guided Tour

8. Doha: Souq Waqif, Katara, and Pearl-Qatar Island Guided Tour

Dive into the city of Doha on a guided sightseeing adventure. Enjoy the convenience of hotel pickup and drop-off within the city. Stop outside top attractions like the National Museum Of Qatar and the Dhow Harbor. Hop aboard a climate-controlled vehicle that picks you up at your doorstep in Doha and be whisked away. Soak up the sights in Corniche and West Bay on your way to the National Museum Of Qatar. Purchase a ticket for a deep dive into Qatar's rich heritage and culture.  Capture some pictures to share of the traditional wooden boats in Dhow Harbor. Travel to the Souq Waqif, where you can hunt for bargains at the colorful and glitzy shops. Breathe in the spice-scented air before heading to the Katara cultural village.  Stroll through the numerous art galleries, workshop spaces, exhibition areas, and performance arenas in Katara. Explore the Pearl-Qatar, an artificial island spanning nearly four square kilometers. Marvel at postcard-perfect views and majestic skyscrapers before returning to your hotel. 

Doha: City Highlights Guided Tour with Dhow Cruise

9. Doha: City Highlights Guided Tour with Dhow Cruise

Perfect tour for short time visitors of Qatar, This 4 hours guided tour will give you full explanation and exploration chance of Culture, History and new Developments of the country, Visit several attractions like: Souq Waqif traditional and heritage market with Falcon market, Spices, Food, Textiles, Souvenir and many other items will open your 6 sense while walking in the Market, Stop at Doha corniche is the best opportunity for admiring of Doha skyline and capturing in your camera for your Doha visit memories, Katara cultural village walking will give you more idea about culture and history of Qatar and international activities, it gives more insight with Several public arts, Amphitheater, Beautiful Mosque and several restaurants with different cuisine. Moving on to next stop The Pearl island, The man-made island With luxury showrooms apartments and villas, the best place for photos Lusail city is newly built city which also known as one of the high-tech cities in the region with luxury skyscrapers, underground tram connected with Doha rail, Luxury malls and many other islands for fun. Last But Not the least-Ride on traditional Dhow ( Wooden Boat ), Admire Beauty Of Doha Skyline While sailing On Persian Gulf.

Doha: Desert Adventure Quad Bike Safari

10. Doha: Desert Adventure Quad Bike Safari

Meet your Safari Captain when you get picked up from your hotel or selected location in Doha. Embark on an exciting adventure together into the desert. Once you reach your destination, begin the tour with a thrilling quad bike ride. Experience an off-road safari during the 45-minute session and get some amazing photographs along the way.  Discover the desert from a new perspective as you glide across the dunes on the quad bike and feel the rush of adrenaline and the wind in your hair. At the end of your adventure, get dropped off back at your selected location or hotel in Doha by your safari captain.

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We had an absolutely fantastic experience. Our guide, Ash, came to get all seven of us in one vehicle, and gave us an incredible, hair-raising ride around the dunes! It was even better to have everyone together than to be split up into smaller groups. Ash is a very experienced driver, 16 years between Dubai and Doha, and handled the car with ease and agility. He also happens to be a great photographer, and gave photography lessons which left us with some really memorable photos to take home! We sand boarded down the dunes, rode camels, pet falcons, had a lovely walk and little picnic by the sea, all was really really special and wonderful. Our immense thanks to our guide for giving us a great day, and for quickly noticing a desert fox! Giving us an extra special rare sighting for the day!

Our guide was very good, despite the rainy weather he made my trip unforgettable. Olafur Eliasson’s installation was stunning! Keep in mind that you need to walk to see it. It would be better to mention it in tour details. But it worth it!!! This memories will be with me all my life.

We loved every minute! Ash was the most fantastic driver even though we all thought he was going to roll the truck down the dunes! Ash is quite an excellent photographer also, so we have some beautiful images to remember the tour. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!

Our guide was Bassey, very nice and knowledgeable young man. the food wS great, good portions and learned a lot about Qatar, food, dessert, coffee and tea. would definitely recommend the tour.

He is the best driver and the best guide. We spent around 5 hours and had a great time! If I do this tour again, I wish I will meet him again!