Transit Exclusive - Discover Doha


Tour Timings: 08:00 | 11:30 | 15:00 | 16:00 | 18:00 | 19:00 | 20:00 | 21:30
Frequency: Daily | Duration: 3 hours
Required Transit Time: 6 hours
Meeting Time: 2 hours before the 
scheduled tour
Meeting Point: Discover Qatar desk at Hamad International Airport


If you are traveling within 2 days and the calendar does not show availability on this website, please visit the Discover Qatar desk at Hamad International Airport to book your Tour.

Click here to view the location of the Discover Qatar desk at Hamad International Airport.

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 provide 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 Galeries Lafayette, with some time for luxury brand tax-free shopping.

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.

Note: To ensure maximum comfort in warmer weather between June to August, the walking tour of Katara will be replaced by a panoramic drive through the Al Mina District and The Pearl and the length of the Souq walking tour will be reduced.

Visa Information: Please note as this tour requires you to pass through immigration control to enter the state of Qatar, you will require a Visa. Discover Qatar will provide guidance at the airport, but are not responsible for the issuing of the Visa. This tour does not meet the requirement of a Visa on Arrival. Should your entry/visa be declined by the authorities despite meeting all the visa requirements, Discover Qatar will issue a full refund for the tour.
For a full list of countries eligible for visa-free entry and Qatar entry visa requirements, click here.