🏨 North Of Qatar | Al Khor |The Purple Island | Al zubara Fort | Mangrove Forest Activity - Travel Guide

North Of Qatar | Al Khor |The Purple Island | Al zubara Fort | Mangrove Forest

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94 reviews   (4.88)

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Pricing Info: Per Person


Departs: Qatar, Qatar

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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For those interested in culture and history, this is the best tour option in Qatar.
This tour will take you to the northern part of Qatar, which plays an important role in the country's culture and history. On our tour, you will travel back in time to Al Khor's harbor, which was the country's center for pearl diving and fishing in old times and you will be to visit Al khor local fish market. You will also visit the mangroves while passing through Al Thakira. Qatar's first World Heritage Site - Zubara Fort An archaeological landscape can be found here. Until this day, archaeologists are continuing to excavate and maintain its legacy. Following that, we will visit a traditional Qatari village with houses made of limestone and mud, and you will be able to see Bahrain while at Al Shamal.

What's Included

Air Conditioned vehicle

Bottled water and tea

English speaking tour guide


Pickup /drop off services.

What's Not Included


other services not mentioned as included.

Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 2 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 65

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Dress code: cover your knees and shoulders, regardless of whether you are male or female/ Don’t wear anything see-through.
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Pick-up from your selected hotel/ location/Airport

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Al Khor
Al Khor is a coastal city in northern Qatar, located 50 kilometers north of the capital, Doha. Considered one of Qatar's largest cities.
Al Khor is home to many employees of the oil industry due to its proximity to Qatar's northern oil and natural gas fields and to Ras Laffan Industrial City. It is one of the proposed venues for the Qatar 2022 World Cup.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Purple Island - Al Khor Island
The Purple Island, also known as Al Khor Island, is a beautiful place in Al Khor, about an hour's drive from Doha. It is a small island, connected to the mainland by a narrow path that is broken at different points to allow water to flow towards the mangrove forest.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Al Thakhira Beach
Al Thakhira is a town on the coast of the Al Khor municipality in Qatar, about 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) northeast of the city of Al Khor City and 60 kilometres (37 mi) from the capital Doha. It is closely affiliated with Al Khor City, with both having been founded by the Al Muhannadi tribe. Like other coastal settlements in the area, its inhabitants historically relied solely on pearling and fishing for sustenance

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Al Zubara Fort
Al zubara also known as Fort Zubara(h) is a historic Qatari military fortress built under the oversight of Sheikh Abdullah bin Jassim Al Thani in 1938.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Free


Amazing north tour with Amir
362heidemariem, 29-09-2022
Interesting trip to Al Khor and Al Zubarah (culture and nature).Best tour ever! Thank you Amir Facon Torus !!!
Far . Nice to see .but I...
Irma_A, 30-09-2022
Far . Nice to see .but I think too expensive .was nice to see. The Khor port Purple island n AL Zubara fort.
Excellent tour
R C, 09-09-2022
We chose Falcon’s North of Doha tour to see something more of Qatar than the city. Left at 6 am to avoid the heat, which turned out as very good idea. Amir was driver and guide and was excellent—personable, informative and flexible. Good aircon and cold water. Interesting itinerary and we finished feeling that we understood more of the country.
Great tour
465maritah, 08-09-2022
Interesting trip with a well informed guide Amir, he gave us many information about what we've seen, I can recommend this tour
Very interesting & Magic Places in North Qatar
danieldive1, 11-09-2022
Very awesome Experience . My tour Guide, he was very professional & make sure, we will visit all the magical places.
My favorite place was the Fort
He was so kind because he drop me in a beautiful mall after our Experience, thank you so much
North Qatar a must visit
Sugandar S, 05-01-2023
North of Qatar are excellent untouched locations, this gives you another perspective of Qatar,

our tour guide was excellent he took us to

Purple island ( lots of crab and fish))
Olafur eliasson (A special art work in middle of the dessert)
Zubara Fort
Zubara Village
Nice morning out
smogul7, 03-01-2023
Sadiq was a cool guy, interesting bits of culture; recommend doing this before going to the museum of Qatar. Includes a tea/juice stop which was a treat!
Great tour! Highly recommend.
rjb_miami, 14-11-2022
We had a great tour with Bilal! His knowledge of Qatar really helped us better understand this fascinating country.
North of Qatar tour
363geraldineg, 21-10-2022
Great experience, something different, Sadiq was great guide. Highly recommend.
I will definitely do another tour with them
That day is in bad...
HUANG_Y, 03-01-2023
That day is in bad weather and raining. The guide very nice to bring me to another place, called Barzen Tower.
Every spot is perfect. Thank you.