Morning Tour: 09:00 – 13:00 (Except Friday)
Frequency: Daily | Duration: 4 hours
Discover the unique heritage of Downtown Doha as you wander through the vibrant labyrinth of alleyways of Souq Waqif. View modern day Doha’s towering iconic architecture and discover the Corniche, Doha’s iconic waterfront where the azure waters of the Arabian Gulf provides the setting to the city’s impressive skyline.
Our first stop is at Museum of Islamic Art. This iconic building on the Doha Corniche, designed by the famous architect I. M. Pei. You will have an opportunity to see this architectural masterpiece and the panoramic views of Doha’s impressive skyline.
We then proceed to Katara Cultural Village which is the largest and the most multidimensional cultural project in Qatar. Experience the cultures of the world with beautiful theatres, concert halls, exhibition galleries and cutting-edge facilities. You will also visit the Katara Mosque (the ‘Blue Mosque’) and the Golden Masjid (the ‘Gold Mosque’), before taking a stroll through the outdoor air-conditioned pathways to Galleries La Fayette, with some time for luxury brand tax-free shopping.
Our next stop is located on the site of one of Qatar’s former pearl diving beds. The Pearl-Qatar is a man-made island with luxury towers and villas, high-end shopping, hotels and fine dining. Marvel at super yachts as you stroll along the marina, chic boutiques and luxury car dealerships in a setting inspired by the architecture of the Middle East and the Mediterranean.
We end our tour with a stroll through the colourful Souq Waqif where you can experience the living heritage and traditions of the city and enjoy the colourful commerce and culinary offers abundant within its vibrant alleyways. You will see the Falcon Souq and Falcon hospital (one of the largest in the Middle East), Carpet Souq, Gold Souq, Art and Handicraft Souq and so much more in this eclectic hub of trade, tradition and commerce.