5 best things to do in Doha | Qatar Airways
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1. Stroll along The Corniche

This waterfront promenade stretches for the entire length of Doha Bay, offering spectacular vistas of the city.

Admire the dramatic high rise towers of the central business district and the bold shapes of the MIA. Traditional wooden dhows lining the bay evoke echoes of Qatar’s great seafaring past. There is also a green laden with cafes, restaurants, outdoor exercise facilities and a running track.


Discover The Corniche

2. Explore the Museum of Islamic Art

Experience 14 centuries in a few hours at one of the leading collections of Islamic art in the world.

Marvel at award winning collections which feature paintings, glassworks, metalwork, ceramics, textiles, manuscripts and cover periods as important as Mughal and Safavid.


Discover The MIA

3. Embark on a desert safari

Discover Qatar car in the desert

Discover life beyond the city's boundaries and venture on a desert safari.

Travel by jeep, buggy or camel on a guided tour through the sand dunes and historical sights. Include overnight camping in your trip for an unforgettable desert experience.


Go on a desert safari

4. Enjoy a dhow boat ride

An image of a sandy beach in Doha set against the backdrop of the city's skyline.

Take advantage of Qatar's proud sea-faring traditions and enjoy Doha's exhilirating water activities.

From pearl diving to fishing to trading with neighbouring countries, Qatar enjoys a unique relationship with the open seas. Experience the country’s maritime heritage cruising aboard a traditional wooden Qatari dhow.

Cruise on a Qatari dhow

5. Shop at the Souq Waqif

Image of two men dressed in the Qatari national dress strolling on horseback at Souq Waqif, Doha.

Stroll down the bustling alleys of Souq Waqif for an authentic taste of traditional commerce, architecture and culture.

The maze of small shops offer a dazzling array of Middle Eastern merchandise from spices and seasonal delicacies, to perfumes, ornate jewellery, clothing, handicrafts and a treasure trove of souvenir bargains.


Explore the Souq Waqif
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