9 activities to plan your Eid 2022 vacation in Qatar

9 activities to plan your Eid 2022 vacation in Qatar

Qatar Living
By Qatar Living

Eid is a time to cherish with your loved ones. It signifies the conclusion of Ramadan and is a day of joy and celebration. It also symbolizes the return of Muslims to a regular eating schedule. 

Qataris spend the Islamic holiday with their loved ones, from family to close friends. 

Eid al-Fitr is a national holiday in Qatar, with schools, government offices, and private businesses closing for the day. Following Eid, Qatar's national holiday is extended to three days (May 3-5), with an additional two days off for the public sector (May 6-7).

The day begins with the Eid prayer and a brief khotba (address) by the imam. The family members eat breakfast together after the prayer. 

Here are some of the activities that you can do to enjoy your Eid vacation 2022: 

Outdoor activities

Rock climbing

Rock climbing is an exciting way to exercise. It works all of the body's major muscular groups while also enhancing core strength, balance, coordination, endurance, and flexibility. It also has a high-intensity aerobic component as well as an endorphin rush.

Esqalar Sports

Located at Aspire zone, Esqalar sports offers rock climbing sessions for amateurs as well as experts.

Price: Trial session for QR 50 for two climbs per person

           One-hour session for QR 150 per adult (inclusive of gear and instructor)

           QR 100 per child that includes unlimited climbing

           QR 375 for top-rope course three days, including all gear.

Location: Aspire Zone

Timing: For Members - Thursday to Tuesday - From 2: 00 PM to 10: 00 PM ,

               For Introductory course - Thursday to Tuesday – From 7: 00 PM to 9: 00 PM

                The top-rope course is open from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Contact: +974  55537177, +974 50320785

Dhow cruise

Take a traditional Dhow cruise from the Corniche and enjoy the  stunning skyline views of West Bay with one side showcasing it’s skyscrapers and Museum Islamic Arts, the beautiful parks and corniche to the other.

Price: Private Dhow for QAR 800 per boat with maximum number of people being 20. Extra hour is QAR 700.

Location: Corniche

Contact: +974 33393323

Beaches

Qatar is home to many of the world’s stunning beaches. This Eid 2022, visit a beach of your choice with your family and friends. Visit Khor Al Adaid inland sea this Eid 2022 and discover plant, wildlife and marine species in bountiful. This is one of the unique places where the sea meets the sand dunes. This site is a recognized by UNESCO as a natural reserve portraying a picturesque landscape. You can sand board here as well.

Price: QAR 700 per car;

Location: Khor Al Adaid

Contact: +974 33393323

Sand dunning 

Enjoy the glorious sands of Qatar with your friends and family this Eid 2022. Go sand bashing at Mesaieed and Khor Al Adaid.

Price: QAR 190 per person

Location: Mesaieed; Khor Al Adaid

Timing: 3 am , 9 pm , 2 am

Contact: +974 33393323

Water sports

There’s a host of water sports that you can try out in the state of Qatar. This Eid 2022, venture out and enjoy and adventurous day. Following are some of the water sport activities that you can do this Eid 2022:

  • Kayaking QAR 240 per person
  • Scuba Diving QAR 600 per person
  • Jet Ski QAR 500 per hour
  • Paddling QAR 180 per person, 90 minutes per trip
  • Wake Boarding QAR 250 per; QAR 990 for four people
  • Stand up paddling QAR 180 per person, 90 minutes per trip
  • Fishing trip QAR 900 per person

Location: The Pearl Qatar, Katara beach, Al Thakira beach

Contact: +974 33393323

Parks

Qatar has a number of lush parks well equipped for all age groups. This Eid 2022, plan your family picnics or friends’ hang outs at the various parks situated in Qatar.

Following are a list of parks across the country:

  • Museum of Islamic Arts Park
  • Aspire Park
  • Rawdat Al Khail Park
  • Al Khor Family Park
  • Oxygen Park
  • Dahl al Hamam Park
  • Airport Park

Water parks

Desert Falls Water and Adventure Park

Part of Salwa Beach Resort, the Desert Falls Water and Adventure Park is one of the most impressive theme parks in the Middle East, with more than 25 water slides, rides and attractions. Visit the park and experience thrilling adventures.

Price: Junior Adventure QAR 100; Extreme Rush QAR 175

Location: Hilton Salwa Beach Resort

Contact: +974 4423 6416

Email: desertfallsinfo@hilton.com

Indoor Places

Restaurants

This Eid 2022, dine in with your loved ones at various restaurants across Qatar. The choices are endless and the food is scrumptious as ever!
 

Cafes

Visit many of the stunning cafés in Qatar this Eid 2022 with your friends and family. They offer a pleasant ambience and ample food options to please your palette.

Theme Parks

Have a fun filled and adventurous Eid this 2022 with your family and friends at Qatar’s theme parks across the country. 

Here are some theme parks you can visit this Eid 2022:

Doha Quest

It is an indoor amusement park that includes high-tech attractions for youngsters, interactive games, and roller coasters.

Price: Junior QAR 150

             Adult QAR 225

Location: Doha Oasis, Msheireb

Timing: 7 pm - 1 am (Monday - Saturday)

Contact: +974 44103444

Angry Birds World

If you're seeking family-friendly fun, entertainment, action, and thrills, Angry Birds World has it all.

Price: On Mondays - QAR 55; Individual Card QAR 100; Family Card QAR 250

Location: Doha Festival City

Timing: 8pm - 2 am

Contact: +974 40420444

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