Doha Airport Indoor Tropical Garden

How to get to The Orchard in Doha’s Hamad International Airport

Where are the trees in Doha’s international airport? To get to The ORCHARD in Hamad International Airport Qatar, there are a few things you need to know. The Orchard is a new addition to the world-class airport that provides a refreshing and relaxing environment for travelers. It is an oasis of calm amid the hustle and bustle of the airport. This article aims to give information on how you can easily reach The Orchard inside Hamad International Airport.


Where is The ORCHARD located inside Doha’s airport?

It is located in the airside area of the airport, which means that you need to have a valid boarding pass and be cleared through security to access it. Once you are airside, you can follow the signs to this indoor tropical garden inside the airport.


What to expect at ORCHARD

Once you arrive at The Orchard, you will be greeted by a serene environment that is designed to help you ‘relax, rejuvenate, and recharge’. The sustainable space features comfortable seating areas and is surrounded by a variety of food and beverage options.

There is also a multitude of retail experiences in the nearby Duty-Free Plaza North and Central Concourse.

Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, The Orchard is the perfect place to escape the stress of the airport and enjoy some much-needed downtime.


Understanding The ORCHARD at Doha Airport

Unveiled in November 2022 before Qatar hosted the FIFA World Cup that year, ORCHARD is part of HIA’s expansion plan. The 6,000 sqm green sanctuary hosts not just the garden but also new dining and retail outlets.

The indoor tropical garden has a “column-free, grid shell roof that controls and filters the light” as well as a water feature (aquatic plant-filled sustainable bio pond), over 300 trees, and over 25,000 plants from forests around the world.


Navigating to ORCHARD

When you arrive at Hamad International Airport, you can easily find your way to The Orchard. Here’s what you need to know to get there smoothly.

Arrival at Hamad International Airport

Departing passengers:

Once you arrive at Hamad International Airport, check-in at your airline counter, then pass through immigration and security until you reach the escalators going down to the Yellow Bear in the Departures area.

Look for the train station and ride the passenger train connecting the airport’s North and South Nodes. Once you alighted the train, you’ll find yourself in the C Gates so look out for the signs that point towards the ORCHARD.

Alternatively, you can also walk through the terminal towards the north. Walk straight through the concourses until after Small Lie by KAWS. The ORCHARD is just ahead at the very end of the C terminal.

If you have any trouble finding The Orchard, don’t hesitate to ask an airport staff member for assistance. They’ll be happy to help you find your way. There are many information desks around the airport and you can also check Hamad International Airport’s website and app for the maps.

Overall, navigating to The Orchard is a straightforward process. With a little bit of guidance, you’ll be able to relax in the lush tranquil surroundings in no time.

Passengers in transit/layover:

Since ORCHARD is located airside, you don’t have to pass through security just to access it. Depending on which Gate you arrived from, just look for the passenger train to get you to the North node or walk towards the end of Departures Concourse C to reach the airport’s indoor garden. To find The Orchard, look for signs or ask airport staff for directions.


Exploring Nearby Amenities and Lounges

Source: Hamad International Airport maps

If you have some extra time before your flight, consider exploring the nearby amenities and lounges. There are plenty of restaurants, cafes, and shops to choose from, as well as comfortable lounges where you can relax and unwind before your flight.

For passengers with lounge access, you can enjoy complimentary food and drinks, as well as showers and other amenities to make your travel experience more comfortable.

Here are some of the amenities and lounges you can find near The ORCHARD:

  • Al Maha Lounge – North
  • Oryx Lounge – North
  • Al Mourjan Lounge Garden
  • Platinum & Gold Lounge North
  • Oryx Garden Hotel

More of Hamad International Airport‘s ORCHARD photos

Close up look of the grid shell glass roof
You can find another Louis Vuitton beside the ORCHARD
Gordon Ramsay is back in Qatar with his Street Pizza and Burger restaurant (next to each other)
The first Ralph’s Coffee in an airport
The first FENDI Caffe in an airport
The world’s first Oreo Cafe in an airport

Retail and F&B offerings at the ORCHARD (including Central Concourse and Duty-Free Plaza North)

  • Louis Vuitton
  • Bvlgari
  • Moncler
  • Burberry
  • Gucci
  • Dior
  • Bottega Veneta
  • Loro Piana
  • Dior Spa
  • Armani
  • Day2Day
  • Forex
  • Motta
  • Venchi
  • FIFA
  • Adidas
  • Puma
  • Ray-Ban
  • Hamleys
  • Mont Blanc
  • Hugo Boss
  • Thom Browne
  • Zegna
  • Polo Ralph Lauren
  • Omega
  • Tiffany & Co.
  • Polo Ralph Lauren Cafe
  • Time Vallée
  • Fendi Cafe
  • Wagamama
  • Eat Greek
  • Enoteca Giardino
  • Costa
  • KFC
  • Asia Street
  • VIT
  • Simit Sirayi
  • Burger King
  • Big Value
  • Chac’late
  • Maia Coffee & Chocolate
  • Usta
  • Wok to Walk
  • Jwala
  • Remman Cafe
  • Baladna
  • Snowflakes Ice Cream
  • Gordon Ramsay
  • Gold Store
  • Joe & the Juice
  • Samsonite
  • Tumi
  • Kulud Pharmacy
  • JWS
  • Hublot
  • Oreo Cafe
  • Travelex
  • Tag Heuer
  • Jamocha Cafe
  • Red Grill
  • Burger Federation
  • Great Eastern Market
  • Spizzico

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Darlene is currently on the road again and traveling full-time after being an expat/overseas Filipino worker in Qatar. She's rediscovering what it means to travel solo and in her 30s while working on her blogs.