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

1. 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: City Highlights Guided Tour with Dhow Cruise

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

3. 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 Tour and Dhow Boat Cruise

4. Doha: City Tour and Dhow Boat Cruise

Discover the charm of Doha city on this guided tour. Visit the main attractions and experience the modern and the traditional mix in this fascinating city. Start your tour with a pickup from your accommodation. Jump in the car, sit back, relax, and enjoy the panoramic drive along Doha Corniche, with time for a photo stop. Explore the West Bay area, and see the Pearl-Qatar artificial island and Katara Culture Village. Visit the Souq Waqif market, stroll around the colorful alleys, window-shop or enjoy shisha with friends and family. Have the option to buy traditional garments, spices, handicrafts, and souvenirs. Finally, finish your tour with a cruise on board a traditional dhow boat. See the glitz and glamour of Doha city from the water.

Doha: Private Night City Tour

5. 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

6. 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: Private City Tour

7. Doha: Private City Tour

Benefit from pick-up at your hotel and then drive along the Corniche to view the old Dhow Harbor and the west bay area. Next, head to the gold souq and be dazzled by the glittering items on display in all the different shops. Head next to Katara Culture Village, which hosts many seminars and cultural events promoting artists and their artwork. Continue to the Souq Waqif, noted for its traditional architecture and spice and perfume shops. Browse the traditional handicraft shops and discover areas dedicated to animals such as horses, and camels and an area reserved for falconing.

Doha: Half-Day City Tour with Msheireb Museums

8. Doha: Half-Day City Tour with Msheireb Museums

Get picked up from your hotel within Doha city limits by your tour guide, then set off to see the most well-known sights in this half-day city tour. Head on to the first destination, the Msheireb Museums, and observe the four historic heritage houses that offer the unique aspects of Qatar's cultural and social development.  Later, proceed to Dhow Harbour to take amazing photos during a photo stop and see the traditional boats that cruise over the Arabian Peninsula.  Then, head over to the Katara Cultural Village - a famous cultural beacon that hosts international, regional, and local workshops, exhibitions, and festivals.  After this, move on to the luxurious island named The Pearl - a cluster of more than 200 islets and islands. Next, proceed to Souq Waqif to witness culture and tradition blend in this shopping experience.  The next destination is Doha Corniche, which stretches along Doha Bay where the carriageway, palm-fringed promenade, and breeze provide a varied feel. At the end of the tour, get dropped off back at your hotel.

Doha: Full-Day Combo City Tour and Desert Safari

9. Doha: Full-Day Combo City Tour and Desert Safari

Benefit from pickup at your hotel or the airport in Doha, and drive along the magnificent Corniche to see the old Dhow Harbor. Visit the cultural village of Katara and admire the artificial island of Pearl Qatar. Visit the traditional Souq Waqif bazaar to marvel at vendors selling spices, perfumes, traditional handicrafts, camels, and horses! Make your way south of the city, where the driver will deflate the tires to make the vehicle ready for the off-road dune bashing. Venture into the majestic desert, where you can go for a camel ride like an ancient nomad. Get an adrenaline rush as you drive across the dunes. Make your way to the magnificent Inland Sea to look across the border to Saudi Arabia.

Doha: Private Guided City Tour with Hotel Pickup

10. Doha: Private Guided City Tour with Hotel Pickup

Discover the charm of Doha in this guided tour where you visit the many attractions in this fast changing city, which is a fascinating blend of the traditional and modern. Breathing in the spice scented air at Souq Waqif, and catch a glimpse of the falcons at the falcon shops. Enjoy a panoramic drive on Doha's Corniche with a photo stop and explore the busy West Bay district. Visit The Pearl-Qatar, an artificial island spanning nearly four million square meters, and the high-end shops along the Souq Waqif and visit the Katara Culture Village. See sights like the National Museum Of Qatar. 

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What people are saying about Souq Waqif

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 255 reviews

Gives a brilliant insight of Qatar and the surrounding areas. All the teams were friendly and buses accurate on timings for collections. The water is a great idea . I would definitely recommend this.

The tour is very good and complete, as well as being well narrated The friendly staff, although they did not attend the kiosk at the scheduled time In general, it is highly recommended

The driver picked me up on time and I was well informed through the WhatsApp communication. He told me a lot about the city and his background. Super nice

Employees were kind, long tour including everything in Doha, bus was new and clean, audio guide tells interesting facts

I was in Doha on a layover and this was a great way to see the sights and all of Doha in 24 hours.