Private North Of Qatar Tour | Zubara Fort | Purple Island | Mangros Colony

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There is so much to see of Qatar beyond the city. You'll head out of Doha to see Qatar's history in its Northern areas, starting with a visit to the Al- Khor Harbor, a former rich center for the local pearl and fishing industries. It continues to be a busy port full of fishermen hard at work. Next stop is at Al Thakira is your next stop, and this beautiful expanse of natural greenery, full of mangroves and glorious waterways. It's a lovely paradise in the middle of the desert.You then head to the Zubarah Fort, which is a historic military fort that hold numerous artifacts as well as a site of significance in Qatari culture.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Golden Adventures Qatar

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Stop At: Doha

Pick-up from your selected hotel/ location/Airport

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: 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.

Duration: 45 minutes

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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.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: 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.

Duration: 45 minutes

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Al Jumail, an abandoned pearling and fishing village north-east Qatar, which was founded in the 19th century and was inhabited well into the 20th century, prior to the economic boom that the petroleum and gas industry brought along. The town's name comes from the Arabic word "jameel", which means "beautiful"; a reference to the trees that grow in the area year-round. According to Wikipedia, In the 1820s, George Barnes Brucks was tasked with preparing the first British survey of the Persian Gulf and He documented Al Jumail in this survey, referring to it as "Yamale".

Duration: 45 minutes
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