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Posted On: 18 July 2022 03:00 pm
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Your two week itinerary for Qatar

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Two weeks in Qatar can give you enough time to enjoy a relaxing, adventurous, and enthralling trip.

The ILoveQatar.net (ILQ) team is here with an itinerary to help you spend your two weeks in Qatar, ensuring you don't miss out on some of the best experiences!

Please note this itinerary lists just some of the many things you could do while you are in Qatar. You could use this guide as an outline to plan your trip according to your interests.

Read also: Your one week itinerary for Qatar

Day 1 - Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) & MIA Park

How to spend two weeks in Qatar
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How to spend two weeks in Qatar
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Within city boundaries along the much-loved corniche resides this gem of a structure, the Museum of Islamic Art. The museum houses galleries showcasing hand-picked findings from worldwide that reflect Islamic art.

Once done with the museum, you may enjoy a stroll at MIA Park, which is a part of the property. Enjoy the lush greens along the waters of Doha.

Within the park lies multiple eateries which offer breathtaking views of Doha's skyline.

Note the museum is currently temporarily closed and will be open by September 2022.

Day 2 - Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum

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How to spend two weeks in Qatar
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Situated a little away from the city, this museum is vast and can take up your day as you admire the private collectables of Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani.

Vintage cars, historic lifestyle artefacts, traditional clothing, furniture from around the world and so much more are on display for museum visitors. Family activities like treasure hunts can be booked in advance. All ticket & timing details can be found on the website.

Day 3 - Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara

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Five-star hospitality on the pristine waters of Qatar, this man-made island serves luxury that one would want more of.

A ferry ride away from the city, with much entertainment like a theatre and a bowling alley plus food options made by culinary experts on the island, you're bound to have the vacation of your dreams.

  • Location: Al Shuyoukh Terminal (Banana Island port), Corniche Street
  • Contact number: +974 4040 5050
  • Instagram: @bananaislandresort

Day 4 - Heenat Salma Farm

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If you are seeking a truly unique experience and detox from all things mainstream, then at least a night at the Heenat Salma Farm is a must. This is a property that is committed to traditional and holistic ways of agriculture, architecture and therapy.

Note: The lodge is currently closed and will be available for bookings September 2022 onwards.

Spend your night in minimalistic tents, enjoy special treatments like sound healing & yoga or even unwind with a massage using their farm-grown oils.

Day 5 - Explore Lusail

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A city in itself, this newer side of Doha offers spectacular coastal views and incredible infrastructure. Take a walk along the Lusail Marina Promenade, admire the latest public art installations such as the traditional Igal, grab a snack or meal from the many eateries on site.

The mosque within this contemporary location adds a burst of tradition. While you are there, you also don't want to miss visiting the luxury Place Vendôme Mall.

    Day 6 - Quranic botanical garden & Qatar National Library

    Quranic Botanical Garden

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    This botanical garden displays and conserves the various plants mentioned in the Quran that are part of Qatar's ecosystem. A visit to this botanical garden would be a great way to relax and unwind.

    Get to know more about this botanical garden here.

    • Location: Al Rayyan
    • Contact number: +974 4454 8302, +974 4454 8304
    • Instagram: @quranicgarden

    Qatar National Library

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    Given the proximity, the same day can include a visit to the Qatar National Library. You can spend hours admiring the unique architecture, reading the vast collection of books, and clicking endless photos.

    Day 7 - Msheireb Tour

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    Msheireb Downtown is Qatar's smart city with everything from art galleries to hip food joints. Your visit to Msheireb should include a ride on the tram as it takes you to all the hubs there.

    Make sure to explore the Msheireb Museums and galleries that represent local and global causes. If you are one to appreciate architecture, the Msheireb Downtown mosque is one to admire as well.

    • Location: Msheireb Downtown Doha
    • Contact number: +974 4008 4999 (Msheireb properties customer service) | +974 4006 5555 (Msheireb Museums)
    • Instagram: @msheirebproperties
    • Website: www.msheirebmuseums.com

    Day 8 - Desert Falls Water & Adventure Park

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    Looking for a day packed with fun, thrill and adrenaline for the whole family? Desert Falls Water & Adventure Park has to be on your list of places to visit. Enjoy the numerous rides, a canyoning diving experience, go-karting, laser tag, and so much more under one roof!

    The park is situated out of Doha and is part of the Hilton Salwa Beach Resort; therefore, you could book a night there to maximize your experience.

    • Location: Salwa Road, Exit 86, Abu Samra
    • Contact number: +974 4423 6416 (Desert Falls) | +974 4423 6666 (Salwa Beach Resort)
    • Instagram: @desertfallsqatar, @salwabeachresort

    Day 9 - Camel Race watching

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    After a day full of activity you can now take the back seat and watch the traditional source of thrill which is camel racing. Race by the camels side by side and even get up close and personal for some photographs.

    Note: Camel racing season takes place from October to April every year.

    Day 10 - Water sports fun

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    Water sports minus the travel time is what Katara beach offers! This family-friendly beach offers everything from speed boats, to paddling, kayaking, jet skiing, etc. Spend your day there and choose from the abundant restaurant options to enjoy a meal.

    Find out the restaurants located in Katara here.

    • Location: Katara
    • Contact number: 182 (Call center) | +974 5544 9862 (WhatsApp)
    • Website: www.katara.net

    Day 11 - Whale shark watching or Scuba diving

    Whale shark watching experience

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    Qatar is home to hundreds of whale sharks, and here is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness it. Hop on a speeding catamaran and watch out for these magnificent creatures from the viewing deck.

    You can choose a preferred package which includes meal buffets and snacks.

    Note: April to September is the season for it.

    Scuba Diving

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    Alternatively, if you want to experience the marine life of Qatar, you can opt for scuba diving and be amazed by how much life the seas of Qatar behold.

    Choose your preferred package with Poseidon Dive Center or Qatar Marine.

    Day 12 - Vist Mall of Qatar

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    Mall of Qatar can be classified as one of Qatar's largest shopping and entertainment destinations. The mall houses all the brands you can think of, plus a dedicated VIP section with high-end brands.

    You can watch out for daily and weekly live shows from international artists all year round staged at the centre of the mall, also known as the Oasis.

    Make this a day trip and take the metro to the mall to enjoy great city views while on the journey.

    • Location: Al Rayyan
    • Contact number: +974 4034 6000
    • Instagram: @mallofqatar

    Day 13 - Desert Safari

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    When in Qatar, a desert safari is a must! Dune bashing, quad biking, assisted camel rides and photograph with a falcon completes the Qatar visitor starter pack.

    Book your guided tour to ensure you're in the hands and care of professionals. The classic tour package includes meal provisioning, a beachside visit neighbouring the Saudi border and an Arabic tent for rest time.

    Day 14 - Souq Waqif

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    Conclude your trip with a visit to one of Qatar's gems, the Souq Waqif. Find traditional food, clothes, souvenirs and much more to view, experience and purchase within this heritage marketplace. This definitely cannot be missed!

    Read our detailed guide on where to eat at Souq Waqif Doha

    • Location: Souq Waqif
    • Timings: Saturday to Thursday - 8 am till 12:30 pm, 3 pm till 10 pm (typical timing for shops, restaurants would vary)

    Also, remember to be responsible, do not litter, and carry your trash back. Let's keep Qatar clean!

    Have you begun planning your trip to Qatar? Were any of these places on your list to visit already? Do let us know your thoughts in our comments section. Like and share the article - it keeps us going!