Qatar Airport Transit Tours

Qatar Airport Transit Tours

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By Hamza

If you have an extended layover at Hamad International Airport in Doha, take the opportunity to leave the airport and explore the city!

Qatar offers exclusive transit tours for passengers with long layovers in Doha. These guided excursions allow you to discover Arabic culture, art, sports, and nature – without needing to arrange a visa.

Simply select your preferred tour at Hamad International Airport to match your interests and transit duration. Qatar takes care of all logistics – then returns you to the airport safely to catch your ongoing flight.

Tour packages comprise a Transit Visa and seamless transportation to and from the airport.

Terms & Conditions for Qatar Transit Tours

Minimum Layover Time

The minimum transit time to book Discover Qatar transit tours is 8 hours. However, the minimum duration may vary depending on the specific tour. It is the passenger’s responsibility to ensure they have adequate layover time when making tour reservations.

Advance Booking

Passengers can book tours online up to 48 hours prior to flight arrival in Doha. All passengers must then proceed to the Discover Qatar desk in Hamad International Airport at least 2 hours before the scheduled tour departure time.

On-Site Bookings

Transit tours can also be booked on-site after flight arrival at the Discover Qatar desk located in the Duty Free Plaza South, behind the A&B concourses escalators. On-site bookings are available up until 2 hours before tour start time, subject to availability.

Tour Policies

Any extensions to tour duration, requests for additional services or amendments cannot be accommodated on the day of the tour. Pick-up and drop-off times and locations also cannot be altered.

Passengers should book tours that conclude at least 2 hours prior to their next flight departure. Discover Qatar and Qatar Airways are not responsible for delays clearing immigration/security that cause passengers to miss flights.

The maximum capacity per Doha city tour is 46 passengers. All Discover Qatar transit tours are subject to availability and require meeting the minimum layover time specific to each offering.

Types of Qatar Transit Tours

The four main airport transit tour categories offered are:

City Tour: Discover Doha

Soak up Arabic culture in Qatar’s futuristic capital city. This 3-hour tour includes sites like the Pearl Monument, Museum of Islamic Art, and bustling Souq Waqif markets.

  • 8+ hour layover required
  • From 99 QAR ($27 USD) per person

Adventure: Desert & Inland Sea

Venture into Qatar’s desert expanses on a 4×4 safari to the spectacular Khor Al Adaid inland sea. Photo stops include sand dunes and local wildlife.

  • 8+ hour layover required
  • From 227 QAR ($62 USD) per person

Airport Art Tour

Discover over $1 billion of exhibit artworks displayed within Hamad International Airport on a specialized 1-hour walking tour.

  • 4+ hour layover required
  • From 36 QAR ($10 USD) per person

Sports: Squash & Golf

Stay active with squash games and golf simulator sessions without leaving Doha’s extravagant airport premises. Instruction and equipment provided.

  • 4+ hour layover required
  • From 90 QAR ($25 USD) per person

With tours tailored for every interest and layover duration, transit passengers through Qatar can now explore the country’s culture, nature and sports scene conveniently.

Simply approach the Discover Qatar kiosk located by Arrivals Duty Free to learn more and book your transit tour in Doha.

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