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Visit to the Poseidon Dive Center

There is a Poseidon Dive Center in Doha. If you are a beginner diver, an experienced instructor will conduct scuba diving lessons at a convenient time for you. He will also offer a suitable program so that you can explore the delightful underwater world of the Persian Gulf. After that, you will receive a certificate and go to see the beautiful coral reefs and a variety of marine life. If you are a professional diver, you will get the opportunity to improve your skills and find new places to practice scuba diving.
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Exciting Desert Journey

If you prefer safari as an active leisure, then you can choose one of several tours to the desert in Doha. For example, a tour can be organized at 9 am or 2 pm. You will pay $285. You will drive 40 kilometers from the airport by jeep in the South-West direction from the city. You will see the dunes here. Their sand begins to “mumble” or “sing” under certain conditions. The tour will take 2.5 hours.
You can also take a fascinating safari tour on a 4WD Land Cruiser from the center of Doha in a south-easterly direction. There is the desert of Qatar here. You will ride through its sandhills like a roller coaster. Some of them reach 50 meters in height. You will also take a ride on a camel, arrange a photo-shoot among the dunes and relax in the Bedouin tent. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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If you want to have fun in a more extreme way, then you will make a descent on the sand on a sand-board or on skis. You will be taken to the main attractions of the country during the trip. This is the Inland Sea. It is located on the border with Saudi Arabia. It is a large tidal bay connected to the Persian Gulf by a system of channels. You will swim and admire the fascinating combination of saltwater and hot sand here. You will also go diving and enjoy the beauty of the sunset. The tour will last 4 hours. It costs $200.
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Feel as a Sheik

Do you want to know how Arab sheiks prefer to have fun? Then visit the camel race or falconry during your vacation in Doha. Camel racing is an exciting and breathtaking spectacle. It will give you an adrenaline rush. Perhaps, you will be able to win some cash. Falconry has always been considered the best entertainment for the rich. It remains popular today. You will see how a clever bird rushes to the heights and overtakes the prey. The fight doesn't last long. However, this is a very exciting sight. If you choose this way of spending leisure time, you will be able to learn more about Eastern culture and get an unforgettable experience.
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Breathtaking Tour to Dhal Al Misfir Cave

If you drive 45 minutes by car on the road from Doha, you will see the most memorable natural attraction of Qatar. This is the Dahl al Misfir cave. Its depth is 40 meters. If you visit this cave, you will admire its walls. They emit a magical glow, like moonlight. You will feel that you are in a fabulous place. However, there is no magic but there are gypsum deposits located in the central part of the Peninsula. It is because of them that a cluster of fibrous gypsum crystals appeared, which glow and resemble a beautiful flower in their shape. This geological formation is poetically called the "desert rose".
Museum of Islamic Art, Doha

Cruise “Night Doha”

You will board an ancient Arab ship to go on a cruise "Night Doha". This boat is called a dhow. You will enjoy traditional Arabic music and the beauty of the city illuminated by moonlight. You will depart from the marina and will reach the island of Al Safalian. You will swim in the waters of the open sea and have dinner on the deck here. After that, you will return to Doha.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Doha and surroundings

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Public palaces near Doha
♥   Palace 'Diwan Emiri Palace' , 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Al Mirgab Palace' , 3.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Markhiya Palace' , 6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Al Wukair Palace' , 13.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Al Wajba Palace' , 15.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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