FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™
November 21 - December 18

FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™

From sightseeing trips and nature tours that cover all aspects of local life to unlimited shopping opportunities, Qatar offers visitors a wide variety of activities, with something for everyone.

The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ will undoubtedly afford football fans everywhere the chance to enjoy a unique experience in this Gulf country.

Generosity and hospitality Bedouins are known for their hospitality and traditionally sharing their food with their guests. This culture is still deep rooted in Qatari society and permeates all aspects of life in Qatar. Offering Arabic coffee and sweets to guests remains an expression of hospitality. Qatari cuisine is rich and unique, with its dishes influenced over the years by the gastronomical delights of the Indian Subcontinent, Iran, the Levant and North Africa.

Resorts and beaches Qatar has many wonderful resorts where people can relax and escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. These include the Sealine Beach Resort, one of the finest coastal strips near the capital. Visitors can also spend time at the Al Ghariya Resort on the seafront, where there are many walk areas like the Doha Corniche, a waterfront promenade extending for several kilometres along Doha Bay in Qatar’s capital.

Islands and water sports Given its geographic location, rich marine life, and crystal-clear waters, Qatar is an ideal destination for water sport lovers, who can enjoy fishing trips, rowing boats, water skiing, kitesurfing, paragliding, and scuba diving among shipwrecks or coral reefs. Qatar also has a number of unique islands like Palm Island, the artificial Pearl Island, and the Zekreet peninsula, which boasts picturesque beaches and natural rock formations.

Historical sites and castles Lovers of archaeology and antiquity can see many historical sites telling the story of Qatar’s distant past, such as the UNESCO world heritage site Al Zubarah and its unique fort. There is also the Museum of Islamic Art, Katara Cultural Village, and Souq Waqif, all among Qatar’s most popular tourist attractions. The country is also home to several ancient forts that were used as military or civilian installations, such as the Doha Fort, Barzan Towers and Umm Salal Fort.

Desert adventures and dune challenges In addition to the spectacular beaches and islands, Qatar also has some beautiful desert and rocky terrain. Visitors can enjoy desert safari trips, ride camels and camp under the stars in a Bedouin tent, or perhaps visit Khor Al Udayd, which features sand dunes in stunning formations and has been dubbed ‘the Inland Sea’. There is also Al Jassasiya, a magnificent area of rock carvings, where visitors can see examples of pre-historic sculptures.

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DOHA, QATAR - DECEMBER 08: The FIFA Club World Cup Qatar Trophy on display around host city Doha prior to the FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2019 on December 08, 2019 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Tom Dulat - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)
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Host Cities

Doha

Stadiums: Al Thumama Stadium, Ras Abu Aboud Stadium

Al Wakrah

Stadium: Al Wakrah

Al Khor

Stadium: Al Bayt Stadium

Stadiums

Ahmad bin Ali Stadium

Al Rayyan

Al Bayt Stadium

Al Khor City

Al Janoub Stadium

Al Wakrah

Al Thumama Stadium

Doha

Education City Stadium

Al Rayyan

Khalifa International Stadium

Doha

Lusail Stadium

Doha

Ras Abu Aboud Stadium

Doha