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Posted On: 19 October 2021 06:00 pm
Updated On: 23 October 2021 06:21 pm

Things to do in Qatar during the cooler months

Vrinda Abilash
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As the temperatures are going down in Qatar, it’s time to do start indulging in all the outdoor activities that we usually don’t get to do around the scorching summer months.

The (ILQ) team has put together a list of things you can do alone or with your family and friends during the cooler months in Qatar. Read on and plan your days ahead!


Experience desert glamping

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Get the experience of living in the desert without losing the comforts. Live in the many glamping rentals that are available in Qatar and have an adventurous day out by sitting near the fire and staring up at the starry skies.

Rent out caravans or cabins

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Live outdoors and experience something different by renting caravans and cabins near the beach. They come complete with all facilities for a hassle-free outing!

Enjoy Stand-Up Paddling

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This is a great way to spend your weekends or even weekdays too. Have you done stand-up paddling in Qatar before? Did you know you can do this activity in Al Thakira, Al Khor? We are sure you'll enjoy it very much during the colder months!

Try Rock Climbing

Things to do in Qatar during the cooler months
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Want to do something exciting outdoor and don't want to do it in the heat? Rock climbing during the cooler months helps you enjoy the sport much better!

Take part in DEAP QATAR's beach clean-ups

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Contribute to keeping Qatar clean by joining DEAP QATAR's (Doha Environmental Actions Project) beach clean-ups. If you'd like to participate, send them a direct message on their Instagram page (mentioned below).

Try hot chocolate from our awesome list!

Things to do in Qatar during the cooler months
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Who can say no to a hot chocolate on a cool, windy day, right?! Sip on yummy hot chocolate from the many places that offer this in Qatar and feel the warm cuppa hug!

Go recreational crabbing

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Crabbing has become one of the favorite weekend pastimes for many people in Qatar. You don’t need a license for recreational crabbing on the Qatari shores, but you must take the necessary precautions and tools to be successful in this fun activity. Take advantage of the cooler months for this activity.

Enjoy a picnic at the various parks and beaches

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This is a great time to visit the various beautiful parks and beaches in Qatar. Enjoy them to the fullest and have a lovely time with your family and friends. What are some of your most-loved parks and beaches in Qatar to visit?

Go camping at the beaches

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Camping is greatly enjoyed from October to April every year in Qatar. Have a lovely camping experience and enjoy with your family and friends here.

Enjoy the views at Doha Corniche, Marina Promenade & Al Wakra Corniche

Things to do in Qatar during the cooler months
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Doha Corniche, Marina Promenade at Lusail City & Al Wakra Corniche are wonderful spots to go walking, running, or simply to enjoy a cool evening at.

Make the time to exercise outdoors

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Make the most of the next few cooler months by going for a run, jog, or walk in the beautiful outdoors of Qatar. What are some of your go-to exercise spots here?

What are some of your favourite activities to do during the colder months in Qatar? Do let us know in the comments below! Do share this article - it keeps us going!