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Historical Day Trip: North of Qatar from Doha provided by Qatar International Tour (QIT)

Historical Day Trip: North of Qatar from Doha

Historical Day Trip: North of Qatar from Doha
4.5
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from AU$144.02 per adult
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  • Duration: 6h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
Arabic, German, Chinese, Russian, Portuguese, English, Italian, Chinese, French, Spanish
Know before you go
  • Duration: 6h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
Arabic, German, Chinese, Russian, Portuguese, English, Italian, Chinese, French, Spanish
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Call the number below and use the product code: 25649P7
Call 0061 (87) 2285 255
Important information
Inclusions
Bottled water • Lunch • Hotel pickup and drop-off • Transport by private vehicle • Entry/Admission - Al-Zubara Fort
Exclusions
Snacks • Personal Expenses
Duration
6h
Departure details
Traveller pickup is offered.
Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Inclusions
Bottled water • Lunch • Hotel pickup and drop-off • Transport by private vehicle • Entry/Admission - Al-Zubara Fort
Exclusions
Snacks • Personal Expenses
Departure details
Traveller pickup is offered.
Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
6h
Additional information
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
A maximum of 4 people per booking
Not wheelchair accessible
Most travellers can participate
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 4 travellers
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4.5
25 reviews
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Very good
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Jeffry D
Ostend, Belgium18 contributions
Excellent tour, not only history
A must do tour when your in Doha. Qatar doesn't have a long history, so don't expect something like Egypt. Tour guide George is born for this job. You can ask him everything about Qatar (not only history), he's friendly and likes to talk a lot. You have to sit a lot in the car but that's normal for a dessert country.
Written 29 December 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Jevone N
2 contributions
A decent tour but overpriced
Nov. 2019
Being in Doha, I wanted to see more of Qatar. This company offered a range of tours around the peninsula. As a solo traveler, I did have some sticker shock in seeing the prices (which go down for each additional passenger). Nonetheless, I took the plunge and did the drive to the north of the country. The guide was very informative, pointing out sights in a relaxed manner and patiently answering questions.

The tour description mentioned "mangroves", suggesting that guests would go into these areas but we only saw them from a distance.

I asked the guide if it would be possible to pass by some other sites on the way back to Doha, including venues on some of other tours. He called his office and they said yes, but I would have to pay full price for another half-day tour. I was not pleased with this. I thought that I could at least get a small discount as I was already in the vehicle and we were only extending the tour by a couple of hours. While I was pleased I got to see what I did (camel farm and racetrack), I found the company rather greedy.
Written 27 December 2019
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Denise
1 contribution
Denise
Nov. 2019 • Couples
We had an amazing day. Our guide, Prem, was a source of an abundance of information about modern day and historical Qatar. The tour included a beautiful lunch. Highly recommended!
Written 10 November 2019
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Dear NZSouthAuckland, Thank you very much for taking your time in rating us! We greatly appreciate your kind words and are extremely happy that you have enjoyed your trip with us. You had one of our best Guide Prem. It is such an honor to have your recommendation and we are delighted to know that your visit lived up to your expectations. Your comments will be shared with our team, and we are confident they will find this a source of inspiration to keep up the great work. We look forward to serving you again soon. Hoping to be of service again on your next trip to Qatar. All the best! Jheng
Written 12 November 2019
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Frog-Aus
Melbourne, Australia311 contributions
A most interesting worth while day trip
Oct. 2019
Our guide George collected us from our hotel early in the morning for this fascinating and most instructive day. We learnt lots about Qatar history from George who is very knowledgeable and made our day very pleasant and memorable. The lunch in a restaurant at the top of the country was delicious, particularly the prawns which we had bought on our way up in the fishing village.The visits of the fort and the abandoned city were most interesting,the mangrove island an unexpected discovery and the milk factory unbelievable . A well worth while trip when in Doha
Written 1 November 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
Dear Frog-Aus, Thank you very much for taking your time in rating us! We greatly appreciate your kind words and are extremely happy that you have enjoyed your trip with us. You had one of our best Guide George. It is such an honor to have your recommendation and we are delighted to know that your visit lived up to your expectations. Your comments will be shared with our team, and we are confident they will find this a source of inspiration to keep up the great work. We look forward to serving you again soon. Hoping to be of service again on your next trip to Qatar. All the best! Jheng
Written 2 November 2019
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

illini2000_LA
Los Angeles, CA129 contributions
Fun trip to the North highly recommended.
Oct. 2019
Our guide, Raman, along with the driver, took us on a fun filled day to the North of Qatar. We got some great insight along the way and also stopped to get a fish to fry up at our lunch spot.

The tour goes to some cool places, especially along the Persian Gulf, which is much more beautiful than we expected.

It was quite hot out the day we went and the vehicle was kept very cool and comfortable.

The lunch was so good. The way they fried up the fish was probably the best I've ever had.

If you're in Doha, definitely contact QIA for your tours and if you're lucky you'll get Raman.
Written 29 October 2019
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Dear illini2000_LA, Thank you very much for taking your time in rating us! We greatly appreciate your kind words and are extremely happy that you have enjoyed your trip with us. You had one of our best Guide Raman. It is such an honor to have your recommendation and we are delighted to know that your visit lived up to your expectations. Your comments will be shared with our team, and we are confident they will find this a source of inspiration to keep up the great work. We look forward to serving you again soon. Hoping to be of service again on your next trip to Qatar. All the best! Jheng
Written 30 October 2019
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

helen k
84 contributions
Qatar History
Oct. 2019 • Couples
Did this Northetn historical tour. Facinating. Our guide George was very knowledgeable and funny. So much we didnt know about Qatar. Definately recommended .
Written 21 October 2019
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Dear helen k, Thank you very much for taking your time in rating us! We greatly appreciate your kind words and are extremely happy that you have enjoyed your trip with us. You had one of our best Guide George. It is such an honor to have your recommendation and we are delighted to know that your visit lived up to your expectations. Your comments will be shared with our team, and we are confident they will find this a source of inspiration to keep up the great work. We look forward to serving you again soon. Hoping to be of service again on your next trip to Qatar. All the best! Jheng
Written 24 October 2019
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Ian P
Christchurch, New Zealand5 contributions
North Qatar Experience
Oct. 2019
We found our North Qatar experience very interesting. It was great to get out of Doha and see some of the history and way of life of Qatar. Our tour guide George was extremely knowledgeable and provided us lots of information on Qatar. We had to be back for a special event at Khalifi Stadium and he delivered us to the door! Great service.
Written 15 October 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
Dear Ian P, Thank you very much for taking your time in rating us! We greatly appreciate your kind words and are extremely happy that you have enjoyed your trip with us. You had one of our best Guide George. It is such an honor to have your recommendation and we are delighted to know that your visit lived up to your expectations. Your comments will be shared with our team, and we are confident they will find this a source of inspiration to keep up the great work. We look forward to serving you again soon. Hoping to be of service again on your next trip to Qatar. All the best! Jheng
Written 16 October 2019
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

François
1 contribution
Interesting but...
Jul. 2019 • Friends
Good:
- Mr. George is an interesting guide, with a long experience in Qatar. He knows well the country and he is a great source of information. I recommend him as a guide.
- The program is varied and offer a good overview of Qatar history.
- Refreshments in the car are welcome

Not good enough:
- The car if far from “Luxury“. It's a "Nissan sunny", old, smelly, not very clean, with an AC a bit weak. Definitely not comfortable. It's a problem because the tour is mostly inside the car.
- Lunch is good, but not extraordinary. The restaurant could be more typical/traditional.
- Distances between sites are long. It's due to the nature of Qatar. The tour can be improved by adding more stop maybe.
Written 11 July 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
Dear dfgsdfhgzh, Greetings from Qatar International Adventures! Thank you very much for taking your time in rating us! We greatly appreciate your kind words and you have enjoyed your trip with us. You had one of our best Guide George however you have comments that caught our attention. First: Regarding the car, we will investigate and we will surely check the car that’s been use on the tour and we will make sure to take an action on this. Second: Restaurant, thank you for the information, we promise to find and search for better restaurants. Lastly: Stop-over, we will discuss your suggestion on Stop-over during the tour to our management and your opinion will be taking into full consideration and full attention. Your comments will be shared with our team, and we are confident they will find this a source of inspiration to keep up the great work. We look forward to serving you again soon. Hoping to be of service again on your next trip to Qatar. Best regards, Jheng
Written 13 July 2019
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Erin.M.Boyle
2 contributions
Excellent
Jun. 2019 • Business
Just what we were looking for. A great trip out of the city to see some of the history of Qatar. We also passed some of the new soccer stadiums on the way to our destinations and our tour guide Prem clearly explained everything we say. I highly recommend this trip for anyone!
Written 21 June 2019
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Dear ErinBoyle3, Thank you very much for taking your time in rating us! We greatly appreciate your kind words and are extremely happy that you have enjoyed your trip with us. Your comments will be shared with our team, and we are confident they will find this a source of inspiration to keep up the great work. We look forward to serving you again soon. Hoping to be of service again on your next trip to Qatar. All the best! Jheng
Written 22 June 2019
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

HanaGracie
Scotland, UK4 contributions
Excellent and informative way to spend the day.
May 2019 • Solo
Well worth doing. George was an excellent host, very knowledgable and left plenty of time at each location to explore and take photo's.

I was on my own and it was a great way for me to get out and about but would recommend for groups as well.
Written 2 May 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
Dear HanaGracie, Thank you very much for taking your time in rating us! We greatly appreciate your kind words and are extremely happy that you have enjoyed your trip with us. You had one of our best Guide George. It is such an honor to have your recommendation and we are delighted to know that your visit lived up to your expectations. Your comments will be shared with our team, and we are confident they will find this a source of inspiration to keep up the great work. We look forward to serving you again soon. Hoping to be of service again on your next trip to Qatar. All the best! Jheng
Written 4 May 2019
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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Our sweet escape:Dessert Safari escapade
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It's All Worth It
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