Qatar is more than a transit spot. In fact, it connects to many travel destinations you can reach easily. That’s why choosing Qatar as your travel destination will be worth it. Not to mention that Qatar itself is very accessible. Overseas travelers can use Hamad international Airport to get in Qatar or go to other places. If you happen to travel and make a stop in Qatar, why not making yourself comfortable for a trip. You can spend few days exploring around Qatar.
What to do when travelling around Qatar
Qatar is considered one of the safest countries in the world. Not to mention that it is where you can experience the true Arabian hospitality. There are also many fun activities you can do during your trip in Qatar. You can explore he local foods, visit beautiful beaches or sand dunes, and many more. Here are most recommended things to do when you are in Qatar.
Visit The Museum of Islamic Art
It is a museum built in standalone island situated just off the Corniche. Since it is built in an island, the museum seems like floating on the water from afar. There are many things you will find once you enter the museum including jewelry, textiles, Islamic patterns, calligraphy, and many more. Some of the items were even dating from 7th to 19th century. You can also head to the outdoor terrace located on the top floor of the museum. There you will get to see the most breathtaking views of Doha.
Visit the Pearl
If you are into water sports, visiting the Pearl can be good idea. It spans almost four million square meters. It provides everything you need for memorable visit including residential and commercial outlets. You can also walk around the area and see yachts on the water. Some of them are built in super luxurious model. As for water adventure, you can try surfing, kayaking, or wakeboarding.
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Visit Katara village
It is cultural village in Qatar that you can visit to learn more about the local culture. It is located near The Pearl. If you are into culture and art scene, Katara village is truly a gem. There are passages as well as waterways you can explore. You will get to see the works of artists, photographers, as well as filmmakers throughout the spaces. There is also a stunning mosque with purple and turquoise mosaic you can see. Not to mention you can also see an opera house as well as an outdoor amphitheater.
Spend time for dune bashing
You can try the adventure in the sand dunes, they are steep and high which is great to challenge your sanity. You can book a tour to drive you through the sand dunes. You can even try spending a night or two in luxury Arabian tents. If you fell adventurous, you can also pitch your own tent. Do not worry about the transport because your experienced drivers will always be ready to take you anywhere you want.