Delux Package 3 Itinerary
Tentative departure from the US (IAD): August 1st/2nd, 2019 (other gateways available).
Tentative return from Saudi Arabia: August 16th/17th, 2019
Arrival in Medinah
Upon arrival to Medinah Internatoinal airport and after clearing ucstoms, ground staff will guide you to your bus to be transferred to your hotel Concord Taiba, walking distance to the Haram (August 2nd - Aug 6th) (1ZH-5ZH)
Enjoy the five daily prayers in the Haram, Open buffet break and dinner are served daily at the hotel. Moreover, enjoy the Mazarat trip in Madinah to historic sights: Jabal Uhud, Masjid Quba, Msjid al-Qiblatin and more.
Transfer to Makkah
Enter the state of Ihram and prepqre for your trip to Makkah in an air-conditioned bus. The group will then stop at the Miqat Zul Hulifa where you can make your proper intention for Umrah and Hajj. Travel by air-conditioned bus from Madinah to Makkah on August 6th/7th.
UPon arrival at apartment building or similar, you will perform your Umrah, 9 nights (August 6th - September 15th) (5-14ZH)
Days of Hajj- Transfer to Mina
August 8th Night, Early morning of the 9th: Transfer to Mina to North American tents
Air conditioned tents and sofa beds will be provided
Full access to your apartment during Manaasik (Days of Hajj). A bus will be provided on Eid days for transfer between Mina and Makkah to perform Tawaf Al Ifadah, but bus availability is subject to traffic and road closures. This is a complimentary service and pilgrims in severe conditions may be forced to take a taxi to the hotel. The bus schedule will be determined by
Food: Breakfast and dinner box meals will be served at Mina Camp (10-12ZH)your group leader.
Days of Hajj- Arafat Day
August 10th: Travel by bus to Arafat tents.
After Maghrib Athan you will be transferred from Arafah to Muzdalifah, where you will pray Maghrib and Isha. You will also collect the pebbles for Jamarat in Muzdalifah. We will depart from Muzdalifah after the Fajr salah.
Eid Day: The Days of Tashreeq
August 11th: Return back to Mina for breakfast and throw pebbles at Jamarat Aqabah Al-Kubra
Go Directly from Muzdalifa to throw Jamarat Aqabah Al-Kubra. After jamarat al Aqabah and confirming with your group leader that your sacrifice is done, Cut Hair on return to Hotel We will be partially be out of the state of Ihram. Normal clothes may be worn now.
Perform Tawaf Al-Ifadah also known as Tawaf Ziyarat at your convenience, once done you are now completely out of your Ihraam
Return to Mina
Aug 11th and Aug 12th: Return to Mina and Perform Jamarat then on 12th Transfer to Makkah. Continue to stay at Makkah hotel. You can go to the Haram on your own and make sure to perform Tawaf Alwadah before departing Makkah.
Check in Makkah Hotel 15th Dhul Hijjah
Check in to 5 star hotel in Makkah close to Haram, Double Tree by Hilton or similar, Stay in Makkah til departure day, check out from Hotel on 20th of Dhul Hijjah
Prepare for departure to Jeddah according to the schedule of your flight, Travel by bus to Jeddah airport, take flight back to the US. Hotel checkout is on August 21st or 22nd
Departure 12 hours before flight