Tailor-made School Sports Tours to

Tailor-made School Sports Tours to

In the race to progress, Doha in Qatar is slightly behind its near neighbours in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. But whilst it's a city brimming with style and modernity, it still retains a distinct cultural identity. 

A true city of contrasts, a school sports tour to Doha allows you to experience the best of both worlds. You'll stay in the ultra chic West Bay area in 4-star hotels, where you'll lap up the life of luxury and wake up to a spectacular cityscape each morning.

Visit the modern shopping malls and the Pearl Qatar, a man-made island known for its yacht-lined marinas, stylish dining and elegant lifestyle, as well as the state-of-the-art venues for the 2022 World Cup – the best way to inspire your players for their fixtures.

Then it's all about getting back to basics and exploring the heart of Doha. Wind your way through the labyrinth of colourful alleyways in the Souq Waqif, soaking up the vibrant sights, sounds and smells in the traditional market stalls. Located on the same site as generations before, this is where you'll gain a true insight into Qatari culture.

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Available Sports

Football, Rugby, Netball, Cricket


Why Rayburn?

  • Completely tailor-made experience to match your requirements
  • Long and short-haul sports tours for boys’ and girls’ teams
  • Well-matched, competitive fixtures
  • Highly experienced team of sports enthusiasts
  • Independent Safety Management System Policy that exceeds the STF’s standards

Multi-Centre Tour

Why not combine two incredible destinations in one memorable tour? We're experts in creating tailor-made itineraries, so if one destination just isn't enough, we can help you see more of the world! Pair Doha with Dubai or Abu Dhabi to add even more value and experience to your tour.

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Safety and Financial Security

At Rayburn Tours we’re proud of our continual commitment to safety. We monitor the safety of all aspects of our trips so that you can focus on having a memorable experience for all the right reasons.

When you choose Rayburn Tours you can be rest assured that your school trip is in safe and secure hands thanks to our years of experience and all the right policies and accreditations behind us.


Learn more about our Safety and Financial Security policies
  • ABTA Bonding and ATOL Licensing
  • Safety Management System Policy
  • Risk Management Handbook
  • Crisis Management System
  • School Travel Forum Membership
  • Learning Outside the Classroom Quality Badge
  • Specialist School Travel Insurance Policies

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Do you provide risk assessments for the visits you offer?

    You can download our Generic Risk Management Handbook which will help you complete your risk assessment for your school or Local Authority. The aim of the handbook is to provide all tour leaders with supportive suggestions to help raise awareness to risk, suggest control measures to help mitigate the risk and manage risk pro-actively. For further assistance, please speak to a member of our team who will be happy to help.

  • What do I need to do to ensure safe travel for my group?

    Information is available from your Local Authority on what is expected from party leaders on a trip. In addition, we are happy to assist you in ensuring that you have all of the necessary information to successfully assess risks and ensure a safe trip for you and your group. Further advice and information can be found on the OEAP National Guidance website.

  • Do your hotels comply with our Local Authority’s guidelines?

    All hotels are audited to standards set by the School Travel Forum (STF), this criteria is based on information and guidance from educational authorities. Whilst local laws and standards have to be taken into consideration, as they may differ from country to country, our standards do not. We are happy to provide copies of our hotel audits should you wish to see them.
  • Is insurance included with my trip?

    Yes, insurance will be included in your trip quotation as standard unless it is requested not to be. Make sure you check the list of inclusions in your quotation and/or confirmation.

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