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Qatar Airways – Discover Qatar

IGO TRAVEL | 6 June 2023

Our IGO Travel team recently attended a very informative presentation by Discover Qatar and Qatar Airways, aimed at educating the trade on the exciting sightseeing opportunities in Qatar and of course the excellent products and extensive network of destinations offered by award winning Qatar Airways.

Qatar Airways, member of one world alliance, travels to over 150 destinations across Africa, Asia, Europe, the Americas, and Oceania.  Travelling From Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg, Qatar Airways will transit Doha en route to your holiday city.  

Extend your layover, overnight in Doha and maximise your experience by including some fabulous tours on offer.  Chat to one of our IGO Travel team to provide you with the many options available to you.  Start off with a quick morning tour of Doha. The Discover Doha tour will show the unique heritage, storied history and realized aspirations of Doha with an experience that takes you around Souq Waqif, Dhow Harbour, the Museum of Islamic Arts, Katara Cultural Village and The Pearl.

Discover the hidden gems of the Souq Waqif through a unique cultural shopping experience.  Explore the vibrant alleys with an expert local guide to find the best vendors and deals, while learning about Qatari culture and history along the way. Visit the spice market, perfume market, handicraft market, art centre and falcon market.

If you have half a day to spare, it is well worth visiting the Inland Sea. Discover the remarkable desert landscape via 4×4 where sand dunes spill into the azure waters of the Inland Sea. 

Qatar is home to one of the largest Whale Sharks’ aggregations in the world. The coastal waters of Qatar provide the perfect location to see large numbers of Whale Sharks that gather to feed close to the surface. You will have an opportunity to view the Whale Sharks without having to enter the water, a unique and responsible experience that doesn’t disrupt their natural habitat.

For the golf enthusiasts, a trip to the Doha Golf Club, will certainly complete your experience.  A luxurious landscape with spectacular city views. Founded in 1998, Doha Golf Club is one of the first golf destinations in the GCC region. It offers two golf courses, sports courts, leisure activities and dining options while it provides beautiful venues for any type of event.

Its supreme location makes it easily accessible from different parts of the city. Close to the business hub of West Bay, the Pearl and Lusail; Doha Golf Club is a truly unique area and is worth exploring for everyone.

This magnificent course is home to an 18-hole Championship Course, a floodlit 9-hole Academy Course, 2 putting greens and an expansive driving range. Our Pro-Coaches at Qatar Golf Academy offer plenty of golf learning programs, such as ladies, kids, individual and group lessons.

For families, the Doha Quest theme park offers activities to fill your day in transit or a longer stopover.

Doha Quest is a 32,000m2 indoor experiential theme park located close to Msheireb, with more than 30 rides & attractions featuring a mix of adrenaline-heavy thrill rides, simulators, virtual reality experiences, and family-friendly attractions, all offering an experience unlike any other in Doha.  

The signature rides are the EpiQ Coaster, crowned as the world’s tallest indoor roller coaster, and the Magma Blast, the world’s tallest indoor drop tower. Being the first of its kind, Quest is an attraction that caters to an audience of all ages.

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