Enjoy a drive along the Corniche in Doha and explore the most popular markets on a half-day tour of the city. Admire views of the Corniche Bay and the traditional architecture of the old souq, where you’ll find falcons, perfume, spices, and more on offer.
What to Expect
Your half-day tour of Doha begins with a drive along the Corniche, with scenic views of Doha’s Corniche Bay. You’ll be visiting the Thursday and Friday markets, the fish and vegetable market, and the gold souq, where you can enjoy browsing among the glittering shops.
The final stop on your excursion will be at the traditional old souq, where you’ll admire the traditional architecture, and see the falcons, spices, perfumes, and traditional handicrafts offered by the many vendors.
Doha’s Corniche is a waterfront promenade that extends for several kilometers along Doha Bay. The Corniche follows the coastline and is today a popular place for walkers, joggers, and cyclists.
An important marketplace in Doha, Souq Waqif is a popular shopping destination renowned for its traditional garments, spices, handicrafts, and souvenirs. It is also home to dozens of restaurants offering cuisines from all over the world, and shisha lounges as well.
The market dates back at least a hundred years, and has recently been restored to its original glory. It is now one of the top tourist destinations in Doha.
More recently Souq Wakif has become home to art galleries and workshops, and a venue for hosting art events, and local concerts during the holiday season.
- Round-trip hotel transfers
- English-speaking guide