The north of Qatar is a fascinating place with plenty of wonders to explore. Look for a hotel in Doha to lodge in during the tour and Millennium Hotel Doha is a Doha hotel recommended by many who have trodden down this path. Once in the north, the Al Khor City will give you the chance for you to see the rustic country boats being constructed by craftsmen, their thrift and nimble fingers working deftly to produce charming results. At the Al Thakhira mangrove swamp, take some time to watch the myriad of birds that grace the vicinities while the beautiful Mosque at Al-Jasasiya will give you a peek into the rich culture and heritage of this unique and mystic land. The Zubara Fort built by the Sheikh Abdullah Bin Qassim Al Thani in the year 1938 is also an interesting attraction to explore of which the quaint surroundings as well as the museum will give you much insight into its glorious past. The town of Al Zubara is an important point in the North Qatar region as it is considered as one of the largest and the best preserved 18th-19th century merchant town in the Gulf. In the North of Qatar, you will also have the opportunity to visit a traditional village in the North, with charming houses made of mud and limestone.
Jayani Senanayake is a writer who dabbles in travel and all things exotic. Under the pseudonym of Calliope Sage, she writes of the allures that must simply be discovered.