About Doha

Looking for cheap flights to Doha? The 2022 FIFA World Cup hosting city is definitely worth a trip! Doha is home to the Museum of Islamic Art, the Doha Corniche and the Aspire Tower. Doha is also packed with monuments that attract travellers from all over the world such as the Souq Waqif, the Pearl-Qatar, and the Arab Museum of Modern Art.

If you want to plan a visit to Doha at a time where the weather is not too humid or hot, the best time to do so is from November to April. Known for its hot desert climate, Doha's summer starts around May and lasts until September. Winter in Doha starts in December and ends in April.

 

Things to Know When You Travel to Doha

Fun Things to do in Doha

Fun Things to do in Doha

During winter in Qatar, the weather is perfect for outdoor activities like a walk around the Museum of Islamic Art Park, a sailing course with the Regatta Sailing Academy at the InterContinental Hotel Doha, and a desert safari with the Qatar International Adventures Tour Operators. Winter is also perfect for an Open Water Diving Course with the Poseidon Dive Center, attending a weekend horse race at the Qatar Racing Club and a kayak session at The Pearl-Qatar.

That doesn’t mean you won’t have fun if you decide to visit Doha at any other time. You can still experience a variety of indoor activities such as visiting popular shopping malls like the Lagoona Mall, the Villaggio Mall, and the City Centre Mall where you can book tickets to watch the latest blockbusters in some of the Middle East's top movie theatres. You can also enjoy many attractions like the Aqua Park Qatar on Salwa Road and the Gondolania Theme Park at the Villaggio Mall.

Best Time to Book a Flight to Doha

Best Time to Book a Flight to Doha

During Doha’s peak season, which is from November to April, cheap flights to Doha might be hard to find since major festivals and events like the 'Qatar Masters Golf Tournament' in January, the 'Qatar Open tennis championship' in December and the 'The Qatar International Food Festival' in March are happening. However, prices for flights to Doha tend to be cheaper and easy to come across during the offseason, which is from May until August.

Where to Stay When you Fly to Doha

Where to Stay When you Fly to Doha

If you're planning to book a flight to Doha, and you're looking for affordable accommodations such as City Inn Al Seef and Zubarah Hotel where you can stay near the airport, the Qatar National Museum and Al Khoot Fort, areas worth checking include Al Mathaf Street and Al Rawabi Street.

However, if you're searching for a luxurious hotel or resort like W Doha Hotel & Residences and Kempinski Residences & Suites, Doha make sure to take a look at the accommodations on Al Qassar Street and the West Bay where you’ll be closer to the Qatar Opera House, the City Centre Shopping Mall and the MIA Park.

Where to Shop in Doha

Where to Shop in Doha

Whatever it is you're looking for, Doha has it; Luxurious shopping malls like the Villaggio Mall, the Ezdan Mall and the Gate Mall where shopaholics can go wild, fun activities like go-karting at the Souq Waqif, ice skating at the Katara Cultural Village, and bowling at the Megapolis Entertainment Centre.
Award-winning spas like the Four Seasons Spa at the Four Seasons Hotel Doha and the Bliss Spa Doha at the W Doha Hotel where stressed people can relax and unwind are also available. When it comes to finding cheap flights to Doha, there're a few things you need to keep in mind. The prices for airline tickets to Doha vary depending on the time of visit.

Famous Places to Visit in Doha

Famous Places to Visit in Doha

Doha is home to famous attractions such as:

  • Souq Waqif
  • The Corniche
  • The Pearl-Qatar
  • State Grand Mosque
  • Fanar - Qatar Islamic Cultural Center
  • Khor Al Udeid
  • Khalifa Tennis and Squash Complex