Qatar is a famed stopover point for overseas travellers; in fact, Hamad International Airport is one of the busiest airports in the world. Tourists can make the most of their stopover by exploring the country.

Qatar accommodation

Qatar provides travellers with numerous accommodation choices. Doha hotels are well equipped to cater to the needs of travellers. Many hotels like Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara are located within close distance of tourist highlights.

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Dune bashing

If your time permits only one thing, consider dune bashing. The steep and high sand dunes make driving among them an amazing adventure. The luxury Arabian tents are an opportunity to understand the Bedouin way of life.


Qatar offers something for everyone. There are luxury shopping malls all over the country, but for an authentic Qatar experience, a tourist must visit the souk. The tiny alleyways of Souk Waqif are fringed with shops selling a variety of things.

The Museum of Islamic Art

Qatar doesn’t hesitate to show off its wealth. The Museum of Islamic Art betokens the country’s oil riches. The five floors of the museum are packed with Islamic artwork brought in from around the world.

Getting around

Taxis, car rentals, and buses are all available options.