Private Half-Day Doha Food Tour and Souq Waqif Market

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From $340.00

Price varies by group size

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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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Visit the largest market in Doha and witness the colorful culture of Qatar and the Middle East. Stroll through the rows of Souq Waqif Market, check out the market stalls, dine at some of Qatar's finest eateries, and mingle with the locals.
Indulge in some local bargain hunting - from shoes to antiques to pearls to handicrafts from around the region.
Souq Waqif Market is your spot for exotic Arabic aromatics like saffron, zater, sumac, dried flowers, dried black lemons, and endless varieties of dates, honey, tea leaves and coffee beans.
You can also buy some local beauty products. From oudh and musk to custom-made perfume.
Then take in some art at Souq Waqif Art Centre. Decorated with beautiful woodwork, hand-painted tiles, and colorful lanterns, the Souq Waqif Art Centre showcases the works of local and visiting artists.
Finally, enjoy Qatari street food. Souq Waqif has all kinds of foods to sate any hunger - from samosas and stuffed vine leaves to meat stews and sweet dumplings.

What's Included

All fees and taxes

Arabic meal

Authentic local experience

Customizable itinerary

Expert advice where to go and what to do after the tour

Friendly local guide

Iconic places for photoshoot

Meeting in the hotel lobby

Multiple start times available

What's Not Included

Extra food or drinks

Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 0 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 100

Additional Info

  • Dress code: please cover your knees and shoulders, regardless of whether you are male or female
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Don’t wear anything see-through
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Souq waqif local market: Most shops operate from 8.00 am. to 12.00 pm. Re-open at 3 pm till 10 pm. Fridays only afternoon.

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

Your private guide will pick you up in a comfortable car from your hotel

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Souq Waqif
Souq Waqif market is actually a hub of Middle Eastern culture, and it opened as far back as the 1900s. There are plenty of stalls selling spices, jewelry, textiles and souvenirs. But Souq Waqif is not just limited to the market stalls. Our guide will show you the best restaurants in Qatar, an art center and a craft center.

You can also buy some local beauty products. Many of the region’s traditional fragrances and cosmetics can be found at the Souq. As a local temporary souvenir for yourself, get fresh henna tattoo applied by an onsite artist.

Finally, enjoy Qatari street food. Souq Waqif has all kinds of foods to sate any hunger - from samosas and stuffed vine leaves to meat stews and sweet dumplings.

Take in the views, watch local life, get some Arabic coffee, fresh fruit juices or shisha. Many restaurants have TV screens which show football matches. You will remember this spot as a lovely cozy nook to hang out.

3 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Souq Waqif Art Center
Without even stepping inside the art center, you will be surprised by its Islamic-inspired architecture. There is an atmosphere inside with lots of paintings and other art objects. But what makes Souq Waqif Art Center stand out is that you can see real artists at work and you can buy their paintings instantly if you wish. This place is definitely one of Qatar's top 10 must-visit destinations.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free


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