East Meets Middle East: A Fascinating Tour of Qatar and Japan
Group / Private
Group / Private
This Qatar & Japan Tour itinerary offers a mix of culture, history, and cuisine in both Qatar and Japan. In Qatar, you’ll experience the country’s rich history and culture, as well as its stunning beaches. In Japan, you’ll explore the bustling city of Tokyo and the historic city of Kyoto, which is known for its traditional architecture, beautiful gardens, and temples.
What to Expect
- Pick-up and drop-off at all International Airports
- City tours
- Transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
- All guides are licensed and English-speaking
- Meals and beverages
- Travel insurance
- Anything else that is not expressly mentioned above in Inclusions
- Be prepared for cultural differences: Japan and Qatar have different customs and cultural norms, so it’s important to research and respect their traditions. For example, in Japan, it’s customary to remove your shoes before entering someone’s home or certain places like temples.
- Dress appropriately: Both Japan and Qatar have conservative dress codes, particularly when visiting religious sites or public places. Make sure to pack clothing that covers your shoulders and knees.
- Try the local cuisine: Both countries have incredible cuisine, so make sure to try as many local dishes as possible. In Qatar, try dishes like machboos (a spicy rice dish with meat or fish) and in Japan, try sushi, ramen, and traditional Japanese sweets.
- Be mindful of your budget: Japan can be an expensive country, so make sure to budget accordingly. Look for ways to save money, such as taking advantage of tourist passes or eating at local food stalls.
- Pack for the weather: Both Qatar and Japan have varied climates, so make sure to pack appropriate clothing for the season you’re visiting in. Qatar is hot and dry, so make sure to pack lightweight clothing and sunscreen, while Japan can have cold winters and hot summers.
COVID-19 Precautionary measure
- Required green health status on the Ehteraz app
- All vehicles used for tours and services are properly sanitized and disinfected before and after the tour
- Tour guide and guests will be wearing masks for the full duration of the tour
- Drivers and tour guides have their temperatures checked before commencing any shift
- Hand sanitizers are provided for visitors
- The experience complies with government regulations
- Social distancing guidelines to be strictly followed at all times
- Guests who display symptoms related to COVID-19 should not attend tours