NORTH OF QATAR TOUR (Duration of 6 hours, Daily)
An air conditioned bus/4WD will take you for a tour up the north of Qatar. Take one hour drive to Al Khor City to see the country boats being built by craftsmen. This is a good place to take lots of photographs!
Then, arrive at the Thakhira Mangrove Swamp at Al Khor and watch the birds at Al Thakhira. Visit an old deserted Qatari village where the original homes were made of limestone and mud mortar.
Drive on over to the extreme northern tip of Qatar, Al Shamal, from where Bahrain is visible on a clear day. En route, stop at a small café to eat your lunch and drink tea or coffee.
Then drive to Ruwais to meet a traditional Arab family, the Majlis. They have their own pet falcon. Final stop is at the Al Zubara Fort and Excavations for a 60-minute stop while the tour guide gives you the history of the Fort. Leave for Doha City and arrive approximately 1500H.
Highlights desert safari
- Go on a rollercoaster dune bashing drive with professional 4WD drivers
- Stop for amazing photo opportunities
- Visit the Inland Sea on the border with Saudi Arabia
- Ride a camel
Full description North Of Qatar Tour
Depart Doha and journey by 4WD vehicle across the extraordinary desert terrain of Qatar. Head south for a stop at the charming Sealine Beach, where your driver will deflate the tires to make the vehicle ready for an off-road dune bashing drive. Get the chance to experience the desert from the back of a camel while you wait.
Then, hold on tight for the rollercoaster ride across the amazing sand dunes. Continue to the Inland Sea of Khor Al Adaid, overlooking the border with Saudi Arabia. Take in the mesmerizing views of the sand and the sea before heading back to Doha with a stop en route to re-inflate the tires.
- Transportation by 4WD vehicle
- 1-hour dune bashing drive
- Water and refreshments