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  1. Qatar
  2. Doha
  3. Souq Waqif

Qatar Culture Tour and Local Meal Experience

Product ID: 145818
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Discover Qatar with your tour guide who will take you on a 4-hour trip to get to know more about Qatar culture and history.
About this activity
Duration 4.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide

Pickup included

Airport/hotel/port. Airport pickup: meet your tour guide outside the arrival gate number 4. Hotel: pickup from the hotel lobby (provide the hotel name). Port: take free shuttle bus from the cruise terminal to reach the museum of Islamic art car parking area, where your tour guide will be waiting for you and holding your name on a signboard. Doha city: (provide your full address).
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Discover the cultural sites of Qatar
  • Visit Sheikh Faisl Museum
  • Explore the popular Doha Souq Waqif
  • Try authentic local food
  • Visit the Msheirb Museum
Full description
Enjoy this history and culture tour of Qatar, during which you can enjoy the beauty of Qatar. This is a great way to spend your day!

During your tour you will visit Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim Al Thani Museum, which is a must-visit for anyone seeking to learn more about the rich cultural and archaeological history and heritage of the Arab and Islamic world. From cars, to carpets, it has it all.

Afterwards, you will visit Katara culture village also named as the Valley of Cultures; this is an interesting place to visit for everyone, especially for those fascinated in traditions, theatre, art and architecture.

Next you will head to Souq Waqif, noted for selling traditional garments, spices, handicrafts and souvenirs. It is also home to dozens of restaurants. Although it dates back at least a hundred years, it was renovated in 2006 to conserve its traditional Qatari architectural style. The area is very popular with locals and expats alike. You will have a chance to try local food in the Souq.

Your last stop will be at Msheireb Museum, located in Msheireb Downtown Doha, the oldest part of the capital. The museum is a project by Msheireb Properties and it features four heritage houses with different themes. Altogether, you will learn about Qatar’s history and the start of the oil industry here.
  • Airport/hotel/port pick-up service
  • Air conditioned modern vehicle
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Insurance
  • Water/soft drink
  • Local food meal
  • Entrance fees
What’s Not Included
  • Any other services not mentioned in the included section

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Shorts
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts
Know before you go
Wear comfortable shoes.
Bring sunglasses and cap.
Modest clothes.