Hajj & Umrah Planner
  • Planning & Preparation

    A successful Hajj or Umrah requires careful planning and preparation. Find out what needs to be done before leaving here.

    Choosing the right travel agent / tour operator for your Hajj or Umrah is crucial. Although many travel agencies offer Hajj and Umrah services, they often vary in terms of quality and pricing.

    In order to obtain an Umrah visa or a Hajj visa, you’ll need to ensure your documentation is in order.

    Although travelling to any part of the world carries certain health risks, embarking on Hajj or Umrah poses a number of additional challenges due to the hot climate, the strenuous nature of its rites as well as the...

    Before being allowed to enter Saudi Arabia to perform Hajj or Umrah, you will need to have had certain vaccinations.

    Hajj and Umrah require a great deal of physical exertion. The rituals of Hajj, in particular, can be very taxing on the body. This compounded by the hot weather and being among hundreds of thousands of other pilgrims at...

    Having the right type of luggage for your Hajj or Umrah journey will provide you with a more comfortable travel experience and may also help you to avoid extra fees at the airport.

    Although Hajj is one of the five pillars of Islam, it's only an obligation for those who are financially capable of undertaking the journey.

    Contents1 Ihram2 Clothes2.1 Men2.2 Women3 Footwear4 Laundry5 Toiletries Ihram Men must wear two pieces of white, unsewn, plain cloth as part of the Ihram – an Izar (waist-wrapper) and a Rida (covering for the...

    Ihram (Arabic: إحرام) refers to the sacred state a pilgrim must enter before carrying out the rites of Hajj and Umrah. The pilgrim must enter into this state after cleansing the body, wearing the prescribed attire and...

    Performing Hajj or Umrah is an act of worship, so must be performed peacefully and with devotion. There are a number of simple, yet important things you should do prior to undertaking this unique journey in order to get...

    The following is a comprehensive checklist of items to take with you on your journey. Don’t feel obligated to take everything on this list (other than the travel essentials), rather take those items that you feel are...

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