Doha, Qatar

Souq Waqif and Standing Market Tour

Art, culture and gastronomy
Ticket e-voucher
2h duration

Souq Waqif means "standing market." The highlights are Falcon souq, spice souq, pet souq, gold souq, handicraft souq, and art gallery.

Bedouins and locals would gather on either side of the road to trade goods — from cumin to wood.

Description

It's also worth seeking out the small gold souq and the falcon souq, where you can handle these prized birds. Falcon still plays an essential role in Qatari life, used for hunting in Qatar and abroad. If you walk a little further into the labyrinth, you'll see families shopping for their everyday needs. Souq will allow you to check your bargaining...

What's Included

  • Bottled water
  • Pick-up available from the hotel
  • Air-conditioned transportation

Important informations

  • Not accessible for wheelchairs.
  • It is the traveler's sole responsibility to have all the necessary documentation up to date, so research in advance everything that is required at the destination of your activity.

Care of Covid-19

Remember that with a pandemic, the documentation required may vary from place to place. Confirm what local authorities may require: proof of full vaccination, negative PCR test, and more. Find out what are the requirements of your destination and the location of the activity.


Oh, and don't forget to wear a mask, clean your hands often, and try to maintain social distance.

How to get there

  • Hotel exit:
    • Pick-up available from hotels located inside Doha city.
      Please ensure you arrive at the meeting point at least 15 minutes prior to the start time.

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