Private Archeological North Qatar Tour


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From $290.00

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 4 hours

Departs: qatar, qatar

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Overview

The north of Qatar is incredibly rich in ancient Arab culture and you have the opportunity to immerse yourself in it. The journey with a private guide will begin at Al Khor harbor, where huge quantities of pearls were mined in the old days. In 2022 the city of Al Khor will host the FIFA World Cup matches.

The city of Al Khor is located on Qatar’s eastern coast. It is one of the oldest cities in Qatar.

Visit the mangroves at Al Thakhira Beach and see birds and fish you've never seen before. Take in the views of salt-resistant abundant mangroves. Enjoy bird watching. Take pictures of sea turtles that are known to regularly nest on this beach during spring-early summer.

Learn about the history of one of the richest archaeological sites in Qatar, Al Zubara Fort.

● Discover the culture of northern Qatar with all its beauty
● Become a visitor to North Qatar that most tourists never get to
● Learn about Qatar's pearl industry
● Visit the city of Al Khor, FIFA 2022 World Cup host city


What's Included

All taxes and fees

Friendly local guide

Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Iconic places for photoshoot

Multiple start times available

Private driving tour

Qatari off the beaten path with exotic flora and fauna

See Al Khor - host city during 2022 FIFA World Cup

What's Not Included

Food and drinks


Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 5 - 99

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Al Khor
The place is known to many as Al Khawr and in Arabic it translates as 'The Sea on Three Sides'. The town is 50 kilometres from Doha, the capital of Qatar, but Al Khor was founded much earlier. The city is believed to have been founded in 1971, and in the late 20th century it was a pearling center.

Nowadays natural pearls are not in great demand, but on the territory of Al Khor we will visit the coast and the museum, where there are many exhibits on the subject of pearl mining and processing. But pearls are not the only feature of Al Khor.

It is one of the cities where the 2022 FIFA World Cup matches will be held and you will take a tour of the city.

Like the other coastal cities in Qatar, Al Khor was known for its fishing industry.

The design of the city’s Al Bayt Stadium, which will host games at the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, was inspired by bayt al sha’ar, the traditional tents in which the region’s nomadic people lived in older times.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Al Thakhira Beach
The beach is 10 kilometres long and Al Khor is worth a visit for its culture and art, but Al Thakhira Beach is rich with a huge variety of birds, fish and other animals. What makes this place special are the incredibly beautiful mangrove forests that become a haven for Qatar's fauna.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Purple Island - Al Khor Island
Also known as Bin Ghannam Island, this truly exotic destination is perfect for families and individuals alike. The island is 1.67 square kilometres long and has dozens of species of birds, fish and other animals.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Al Zubara Fort
The port was erected in 1938 and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is one of the most rich historical fossil sites in all of Qatar. Here you can explore the culture of the ancient Arabs to the fullest by visiting the museum.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free


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