Prices in Qatar
Compared to other Middle Eastern countriesprices in Qatar are quite high: milk worth $ 1.6 / 1 liter apple - $ 2/1 kg of mineral water - 0.6 $ / 1.5 liters, and lunch at the mid-level restaurant will cost you $ 22.
Shopping and souvenirs
In Qatar, you will find high-quality, low-cost shopping: in private shops and markets you can bargain, and even in large stores, where the prices of goods are fixed, you can get a small discount.
In Doha stores you can buy everythingeverything except alcoholic drinks and pork (such products are commercially available in hotels or with a special permit on the hands). For shopping you can go and on the Doha market, which is a collection of markets and shops. Tip: is friends with one of the traders, then he gladly tell you where to go to make the best bargain. And for the well-known brands of clothing can go to the shopping mall "Landmark" or "Hyatt Plaza".
In memory of the holiday in Qatar should bring:
- carpets, tapestries, gold jewelry, engraved items, daggers, wooden caskets, bronze figurines, beads, scrolls with Arabic script, hookahs, the Arab lamp, coffee "distance-la";
- spices, herbs, dried fish, coffee, sweets.
In Qatar, you can buy spices from $ 3 jewelry - from $ 50, carpets - from $ 80.
Excursions and Entertainment
On tours of Doha you walk along the Corniche, as well as visit the equestrian club, where you can admire the magnificent racehorses. The average trip costs about $ 30.
Be sure to visit the Sheikh Faisal Museum (here you will see more than 3,000 antique artifacts collected since 1960). Over the entrance to the museum you will pay about $ 10.
If you wish is to go on a jeep safariQatar desert. This tour involves a stop at a Bedouin camp in the desert, in a tent with cushions, rugs and genuine Arabic hospitality. If you - a lover of extreme sports, after dinner, you will be able to ride on the sand on skis or board. In addition, you will be taken to the Inner Sea, where you can swim and snorkel. This tour, designed for the whole day will cost you $ 200 (with power).
For travel by public transportation you will pay$ 1-1.2. If you decide to take a taxi, then a trip within the city will cost you $ 0.1 / 200 m path, outside the city - $ 0.2 / 200 m.
If you consider yourself to economical tourists,is on vacation in Qatar, you will need $ 25 per night for 1 person. But if you are going to live in a more or less comfortable hotel, eating in good restaurants and use the services of a taxi, your costs in Qatar will be approximately $ 65 per day for 1 person.