Africa & the Middle East Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Week in Doha, Qatar, Advice?

I have just agreed to travel to Doha, Qatar for a week with my company, based in Canada. I will leave Thursday evening and arrive Friday. Work is Sun-Thu. I've never been to the Middle East and as a 30ish woman who will be traveling without my husband, but with some co-workers, I'm unsure of protocol.
I will get some cultural education before I leave, but am wondering primarily:
1. Can women wear dresses (knee length) or skirts at night when going out to nightclubs? Or do we have to cover up all day and all night?
2. Can you suggest a camel ride/desert tour that I could do after work or on my free day?
3. Any definite must-see sites?

I've read that Doha isn't a tourist centre, which is fine, since I am there for work. But, I'd love to go out some night for dancing, drinks or pool party atmosphere while in the desert.
Any tips would be much appreciated. Cheers!

No Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Fodor's 100 Hotel Award Winners Announced
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Sep 17, 14 at 01:05 PM
View all Africa & the Middle East activity »
  1. 1 Child friendly holiday house or apartment in Cape Town (repeat request)
  2. 2 Around Morocco - Lahcen Boujouija
  3. 3 Trip Report Uganda/Rwanda - trip report and lots of information for independent travel
  4. 4 Interesting and uncommon stuff to do in Tel Aviv?
  5. 5 Nairobi Airport Layover
  6. 6 Embarrassing question about gorilla tracking
  7. 7 New regulations for parents traveling to or in South Africa with children
  8. 8 Overnight train Marrakech - Tangiers the same day of return flight
  9. 9 Charity begins at Home!
  10. 10 Sun Safaris
  11. 11 Advice: soft luggage for S. Africa safari w/small planes
  12. 12 Small Tented Camp under $350USD in Kenya??
  13. 13 Trip Report 2 Weeks In Iran: So Far Away From The Clichés!
  14. 14 Trip Report Just back from our Chobe and Delta trip-WOW,WOW, WOW!
  15. 15 Looking for a travel partner for photography trip to Africa
  16. 16 Morocco and Algeria or Tunisia
  17. 17 Tour to Morocco
  18. 18 Camping in Erg Chebbi -- are there bathrooms???
  19. 19 Where should one seek adventure in Jerusalem?
  20. 20 Value for money, must eat restaurant in Tel Aviv?
  21. 21 Trip Report Safari in Kenya & Tanzania - A report on Camps, Parks, Tips, Packing, Photo, Money & more.
  22. 22 Photographic Magazine's Top 10 Tips For Shooting On Safari...
  23. 23 Has anyone used "toursbylocals.com"?
  24. 24 Uganda again
  25. 25 November at victoria falls
View next 25 » Back to the top