Discover Qatar launches initiative excursions to highlight the agricultural sector

Heenat Salma Farm in Al Sheehaniya Municipality.

Doha: Discover Qatar has launched two interactive tours in collaboration with Heenat Salma Farm, located in Al Sheehaniya Municipality. The “Discover Organic Farming in the Desert” and “Discover Organic Farming and Sunset in Zeekret” tours promise to provide guests with an authentic experience of Qatari culture and traditions, warm hospitality and opportunity to learn more about organic farming.

Guests will be offered a guided walking tour of the farm to learn firsthand how the organic farming of 30 different crop varieties, as well as fruits, vegetables, dairy, eggs, honey and meat, is successfully produced in a desert environment. Visitors will also witness a unique demonstration of an ancient weaving technique that exclusively uses palm fronds and enjoy a three-course lunch prepared by the farm’s chefs with fresh, seasonal and local ingredients.

Heenat Salma Farm, an initiative dedicated to holistic agriculture, architecture and community development, is a wonderful family destination just 30 minutes from Doha and an ideal classroom for organic and natural food lovers who appreciate the sustainable life.

“Discover organic farming and the sunset in Zeekret” is a great choice for those who love desert sunsets. After the tour and lunch at Heenat Salma, guests will embark on a unique adventure to the Ras Abrouq Peninsula – a remote region on the west coast known for its lunar limestone landscape and pristine beach. Set against a striking landscape, guests will experience the huge monolithic environmental artwork “East-West/West-East” created by internationally acclaimed artist Richard Serra and experience a beautiful sunset while enjoying snacks and snacks. refreshments.

“Discover Organic Farming and Sunset in Zeekret” tour includes transportation (pick up and drop off from major hotels within Doha city limits), farm visit, palm weaving, a healthy organic three-course lunch, plus a guided tour of the “East-West/West-East” art sculpture and sunset with refreshments and snacks. Tour prices start at QR 610 per person for eight hours.

The duration of the “Discover Organic Farming in the Desert” tour is four hours and the price starts at QR 353 per person and includes a welcome drink, a guided tour of Heenat Salma, a palm weaving demonstration and a healthy organic three course lunch.

Discover Qatar is offering customers a 10% discount on bookings made through April 30 for tours departing before May 31, 2022 when using promo code DQ10.

Lana T. Arthur