From Doha: Private Tour of Northern Qatar
- Private group
- Pickup available
- Duration: 4 hours
After pickup from your hotel, you'll head for Al Khor, which means "sea on three sides" in Arabic. The city is older than Doha, but far smaller in size. It used to be the center of the pearling industry in Qatar. Today it boasts a scenic harbour where you can find traditional fishing dhows and a museum showcasing the fishing, pearling, and dhow-building industries. Next you'll visit a dhow repair yard where traditional dhows, which are still being used commercially in Qatar, are maintained and repaired. Learn about process of building and maintaining dhows at this specially built boat yard. From the dhow repair yard, head north to the Al Takhira Mangroves. The mangrove colony is both a major tourist attraction and an important natural environmental resource for Qatar. It provides a natural habitat and a sanctuary for birds, fish, and other animals while also preventing coastal erosion....
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.
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