Men and women should dress modestly as a courtesy to Qatar’s culture. Swimsuits and beachwear are acceptable at hotel beaches and pools only. Tops should cover the shoulders and skirts or shorts should fall to or below the knee.
The national currency is the Qatari Riyal (QAR).
No, it is forbidden to bring alcohol in to the country.
Arabic is the official and main language, but English is widely spoken.
999 is the emergency telephone number for police, ambulance and fire department.
The best time to visit Qatar is between October and April.
Your luggage and hand-baggage will be security screened for prohibited items, the prohibited items include:
– Weapons, firearms and ammunition
– Alcoholic beverages
– Pork products
– Narcotic drugs
When carrying personal medication, we advise you to carry a copy of doctor’s prescription with you.
Discover Qatar is the Destination Management Division of Qatar Airways. Committed to develop Qatar’s brand and reputation, Discover Qatar works in synergy with the best service providers of accommodation, transportation, and uniquely designed tours in the country to offer unparalleled experiences to our customers.
Discover Qatar offers a range of tourism experiences and services including: hotels, transfers, excursions, Tourist Guide services and much more.
Our unique Qatar stopovers are designed to give you a ready-made experience for a few nights in Qatar. Our program typically includes accommodation, airport transfers and a tour of Doha city.
Check out time varies at each hotel, but you’ll usually need to leave your room before mid-day on the last day of your stay. Please check the relevant hotel information at the time of booking.
Most Hotels can accommodate special dietary requirements. Once you have made your booking please advise the hotel of the details of your requirements.
Most hotels can accommodate special requests. Once you have made your booking please advise the hotel of the details of your requirements.
Please click here to see various tours and excursions offered by Discover Qatar.
Yes, you can book additional excursions subject to availability.
Yes, please contact us for car rentals assistance.
Yes, Discover Qatar offers transit tours to passengers holding an ongoing boarding pass and minimum connecting time of 6 hours. Please click here to see available options
Yes. Please select your pick up location at the time of booking. Some of our tours and excursions have specified meeting points, please check carefully while booking.
Our tours and excursions are operated in English unless otherwise specified. Other languages are available on request for a supplement. Please contact us for your requests.
It is the customer’s responsibility to ensure that they are adequately insured.
Restrictions may apply depending on the excursion/tour. Please refer to the Booking Terms and Conditions
Personal items such as a handbags or a small backpack are allowed however, carrying of luggage/ suitcases during a tour is not allowed.
Swimming is permitted at customers’ own risk; there are no lifeguards in this remote part of Qatar.
You can choose your preferred pick-up and drop-off location at the time of booking. If there is a change for any reason please contact us.
Yes, you can ask to be dropped to another hotel or popular landmark in Doha.
Please use our Manage Booking function to change or cancel your booking. Additional charges may apply.
We will do our best to offer an alternative for you. If this is not acceptable a full refund will be provided.
Online transit visa: 7-30 days prior to arrival.
Information on tourist visa is available here
7 working days for transit visas.
Valid for 30 days from the date of issue for a stay of maximum of 96 hours.
60 days with single entry. More information can be found here.
Information of Tourist Visa fees can be found here.
Transit visa is Free.