1. Qatar
  2. Doha
  3. Souq Waqif

Doha: City Tour and Dhow Boat Cruise

Product ID: 187515
Discover the beautiful city of Doha including many famous places such as Doha Corniche, West Bay Area, The Pearl Island, and Katara Clture Village. Take a relaxing cruise on board a wooden dhow boat to appreciate the city from a new perspective.
About this activity
Duration: 4 hours
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Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Airport Pickup: meet the tour guide outside airport gate number 4. Hotel pickup: be ready at the hotel lobby for the pickup service. Port pickup: take the free shuttle bus to meet the tour guide at the Museum of Islamic Art car parking area.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Drive along the waterside promenade, Doha Corniche
  • Stop for photo opportunities at Pearl-Island and Katara Culture Village
  • Visit the famous Souq Waqif and shop for spices and textiles
  • Take a cruise along the river on a traditional wooden boat
Full description
Discover the charm of Doha city on this guided tour. Visit the main attractions and experience the mix of the modern and the traditional in this fascinating city. First, enjoy a panoramic drive along Doha Corniche, with time for a photo stop. Then, explore the West Bay area, and see the Pearl-Qatar artificial island and Katara Culture Village.

Visit the Souq Waqif traditional market, where you can join the many people walking around the alleys, window-shopping or enjoying a shisha with friends and family at restaurants. It provides an excellent place for people to gather, shop for traditional knick-knacks, fabric, and spices, or just enjoy a good meal. There are also stables for horses and camels at the Souq.

Finally, take a quick cruise onboard a traditional dhow boat, from where you can appreciate the glamour of Doha city from the water.
Includes
  • Hotel, airport, or port pickup by air-conditioned modern vehicle
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Refreshments
  • Coffer or tea
  • Insurance
  • Drop-off to any location in Doha city
What’s Not Included
  • Food
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 41 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.8 / 5
  • Organization
    4.8 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.4 / 5
  • Safety
    5 / 5
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Our guide Sabuh (we are no longer sure whether the name is correct ...) guided us confidently by car and on foot through Doha and the districts. We were picked up at the exit from the port, where the shuttle bus stopped. We were too early and then later unfortunately waited at the staff parking lot of the museum, which was wrong - but Sabuh tracked us down (a short note on the voucher or a more precise picture of the meeting point is missing if you don't have WiFi or can use the mobile data for communication) In such a small group tour you learn a lot more than on an excursion with a large tour group ... Unfortunately the sea was too rough and the boat tour was canceled ... But here too our guide got into it Stuff laid that we didn't really miss them - Thank you for this great afternoon!

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March 5, 2020

Our guide, Shambhu, contacted us via Whatsapp on the day of the tour. Pick up at the hotel went smoothly. He then supplied us with water directly and explained the rough course of the tour. Since we had done part of it ourselves the day before, he spontaneously offered us 1-2 alternatives. He told us a lot about the history of Doha and its development. He answered and explained all of our questions. A great tour with a great guide!

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March 3, 2020

We booked this trip very last minute as we ended up with a 24 hour layover due to a delayed flight, and although when we were booking it seemed quite expensive, it was worth it and we really enjoyed. Our guide Sambu was absolutely great and has so much knowledge that he shared with us as we visited the city. He took us to a few different parts of the city and gave us plenty of time in each stop. It felt very comprehensive and really gave us a great insight in a short amount of time. We’d highly recommend this tour, as well as Sambu as a guide. Thanks very much!

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January 12, 2020

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Falcon Tours Qatar

Product ID: 187515