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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: 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: Quad Bike, Sandboarding, Desert Safari, Camel Ride

3. Doha: Quad Bike, Sandboarding, Desert Safari, Camel Ride

After being collected by your desert driver from Doha city/Hotel/airport/port by a 4x4 air-conditioned car, you will venture out of town to hit the desert.  On the way, you will have the chance to see Wakra city and the oil city of Messaid, while also having the opportunity to see the oil refineries along the way, including Sealine Beach and the desert gate. While your driver prepares the vehicle for your desert ride, you will enjoy a brief camel ride, hold a falcon and taste a local tea while relaxing in a Bedouin camel camp. You can also prepare yourself for the thrilling dune bashing that awaits you. The dune-bashing journey will take you to the famous inland sea of Khawr al Udayd, including a couple of the best spots for photo opportunities where the sea meets the dunes.  On the way back, you will stop for 30 minutes of quad biking, after which you will head back to Doha to return to your point of origin.

Doha: Desert Safari, Dune Bashing Camel Ride & Sandboarding

4. 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 Adventure, Dune Bashing Safari and Camel Ride

5. 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: 24-Hour Hop-on/Hop-off Bus Tour

6. Doha: 24-Hour Hop-on/Hop-off Bus Tour

Enjoy the city of Doha at your own pace on this hop-on/hop-off sightseeing tour. The double-deck buses run every 30-40 minutes, with stops at all major city attractions such as Souq Waqif, Katara Cultural Village, and the Pearl Qatar and Museum of Islamic Art, just to name a few. You'll also pass by some of the main hotels in Doha, such as the Marriott, the Sharq Village and Spa, the Sheraton, and the Hilton Hotel. This tour allows you to take your time at each stop as you wish, and is valid for 24 hours once the ticket is redeemed. With unlimited rides around the city, you can hop on at any of the main branded bus stops located at Souq Waqif, Sheraton Park, and the Katara Cultural Village. When you purchase this tour you will also receive free access to the night tour, which is a relaxing 1-hour drive around the city during which you will see the city's beautiful landmarks by night.

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

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

After being collected from the city of Doha, your professional desert safari driver will drive you out of town to begin your desert safari. This tour is for those looking to have a thrilling experience in the desert in the southern part of Qatar. Enjoy a short camel ride and taste local tea as you prepare for an exhilarating off-road ride over the dunes along the coast where the desert meets the beach, all from the highest dunes in the area. Additionally, join an optional sand-boarding activity. This tour will also provide a chance for you to take some fantastic photographs, as you will stop by the beach to dip your feet into the water of the Arabian Gulf. After your desert adventure, return to your point of origin in Doha.

West Coast tour, Zekreet, Richard Serra Desert Sculpture

8. West Coast tour, Zekreet, Richard Serra Desert Sculpture

Get majestic views of the west coast of Qatar on a half-day tour from Doha. Following pickup at your hotel or the airport, make your way by air-conditioned 4WD vehicle to Film City, built for the Arabic TV series Sons of Wolves in the middle of the desert of the Zekreet peninsula. Continue around an umbrella-shaped stone hut on a limestone hill, left behind from a TV production on the Ras Abrouq peninsula. Gaze in awe at the East-West/West-East desert sculpture by Richard Sierra in the Brouq nature reserve, and then get dropped off at a location of your choice back in Doha.

Doha: Dhow Cruise with Corniche Walk

9. Doha: Dhow Cruise with 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.

From Doha: Full-Day Desert Safari

10. From Doha: Full-Day Desert Safari

Embark on an electrifying ride over the desert sand dunes, following pickup direct from your Doha accommodation. Dip low in the deep trenches and rise high on the pinnacle of the dunes in this epic ride. Visit the inland sea, and enjoy the refreshing breeze. Experience the thrill of dune bashing with experienced drivers.  Stop for a photoshoot and view the beautiful dunes in contact with the sea. Arrive at a luxurious beachfront resort which features a spectacular view over the Arabian Gulf. Sit back and relax while as a chef prepares a memorable meal.

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What people are saying about Doha

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4.5 / 5

based on 837 reviews

Booked this trip last minute with my sister since we are transiting in Doha and it was the best decision we made. Our guide, Jawid (sorry if I spelled it wrong) was really friendly, accommodating, and fun! He made the trip so lovely and answered all our curious questions. The whole experience itself was memorable and truly an experience you have to go through at least once in your life! I love that it’s private and so we can go at our own pace. Thank you so much!

Was picked up at the hotel by our guide who drove us to the Dow and gave us some history of the city on the way. lovely sunset cruise around the bay and he pointed out the sights. It was too hot for the Corniche walk so he drove us to Gallerlies Lafayette and around katara culture. It was a great trip and good value for money

One of the most beautiful experience I have ever seen. Tour guide was very helpful and understanding. Thank you so much.

The experience was great! I have so much fun during the trip! Really recommend for anyone who visit Qatar to try this.

I had a good experience in desert with him. He was so kind and do his best to make good memories to us.