Doha Activities for couples

Our most recommended Doha Activities for couples

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 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 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: The Pearl-Qatar Food Tour & Boat Ride

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

Explore the culinary hotspots on the Pearl-Qatar on a food tour and cruise. Discover international cuisines in this multicultural part of Doha with several tastings. Visit 3 different quarters on the island, including Qanat Quartier, Porto Arabia, and Medina Centrale. Prepare your taste buds for a flavorful journey from the picturesque canals of Qanat Quartier to the luxurious marina walk of Porto Arabia to the busy center of Medina Centrale, with plenty of Instagram-worthy photo spots along the way. Starting from Qanat Quartier, enjoy one food stop and take a photo from the top of the Replica Rialto Bridge. Then, take a boat ride to Porto Arabia. Once there, admire the luxury yachts and stop for two more food and drink items. After that, cross to Medina Centrale and walk around the lively center of the Pearl. Make two more food stops before ending your tour with Arabic coffee.

Doha: Dhow Cruise and Corniche Walk

5. Doha: Dhow Cruise and 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: Private Night City Tour

6. 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

7. 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: Transfer to Villaggio Mall or City Centre Mall

8. Doha: Transfer to Villaggio Mall or City Centre Mall

Be picked up at the airport, port, or your hotel and be driven to either Villaggio Mall or City Center Doha Mall. Villaggio Mall is a Venetian-styled mall with an astonishing range of shopping, dining, and entertainment venues. City Centre Mall provides a wide variety of famous international, regional and local retail brands and services, spread across the five floors. City Center Doha has a range of family-oriented activities. Including a 14 screen cinema complex, a bowling alley, an ice rink, 38 restaurants, and a family entertainment center.

Sunrise Desert Safari with Camel Ride and Sand Boarding

9. Sunrise Desert Safari with Camel Ride and Sand Boarding

This sunrise desert safari in Qatar starts when you are picked you up from your location and take you to the desert south of Qatar in air-conditioned 4x4 Toyota Land Cruiser. When you reach the Desert, you will start with a unique experience, you will feel the rush of adrenaline all over your body when 4x4 starts its way around the dunes and that is the time to enjoy the real adventure of dune bashing. After having fun, you will stop to enjoy the beautiful sunrise scene at the inland sea, its calm and peaceful atmosphere, the sunrise view is a unique and romantic experience to start your day with. You will be provided with a sandboard to enjoy sliding down from the sand dunes, on your way back to Qatar you will stop to experience the camel riding and relax in a traditional tent drinking the Arabic tea. Finally, your professional tour guide will take you back to the same location that you were picked up from.

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What people are saying about Doha

Our experience with them has been wonderful, our guide (Sadiq) speaks perfect English, and has an exquisite treatment that has made our visit to Doha so nice. He knows perfectly both the country and the culture, has a very notorious ease in the treatment, and has made our stay something extraordinary. Sadiq has been punctual, generous in the time that has exceeded even the corded without charging a penny more even though we offered it and at all times has been attentive in the service. We fully recommend him and wish him every success in his life on behalf of Yanira and myself. We will always have a beautiful memory of this city and the kind guide who accompanied us on this trip.

Really good trip with an excellent driver. The camel ride is short and touristy, but quite fun. The drive and the pictures are all worth it. Sand surfing was also a highlight. However, you should be aware that you can end up sitting in the back of a 7-seater car. My mate and I were picked up last and therefore ended up at the back. There were no plans to change seats along the way. This was clearly a minus, but we had a really good experience despite this.

Did the tour and the guide Nofalminnoos was absolutely amazing!!! Great tour and even better guide, amazing experience and I would recommend to anyone!!!!!

All the service provided by the Guide- driver was very very nice and polite. Thanks to him.

Amazing view and the driver was the best, totally worth it