9. Mecca & Medina 7-Day Umrah Tour Package with Guide & Hotel
Day 1: Arrival to Jeddah Your tour leader/driver will be waiting you. They will be holding a sign of SaudiArabiaTours , You do not need to look for them – they will be waiting for you and will find you. You will be transferred by an A/C car to your hotel. We would recommend you to make your umrah in same day of arrival if you are arrving by flight. Pilgrims must make the intention to Umrah or Hajj, before crossing the designated Miqat or in alignment to Miqat while on Plane, and Miqat is a principal boundary set by Prophet Muhammad at which Muslim pilgrims intending to perform the Ḥajj or Umrah must enter the state of Iḥram. It is Sunnah for Pilgrims to cleanse the body after obligatory prayer or supererogatory prayer before Umrah. (Optional) You will be accompanied by a Mutawwif (Umrah Tour Guide) who is a knowledgeable person and will be responsible for guiding and taking care of you through all your Umrah steps by step. (Optional ) Ahram clothing includes men’s and women’s garments worn by Muslim people while in a state of Iḥrām can be provided. Al Kaaba Al Masjid Al Haram, the biggest mosque in the world. It is able to host a million worshippers and covers an area of 356,800 sq meters. At its epicenter is the Holy Kaaba, covered in black and gold cloth, Overnight in Mecca. Day2: Mecca Breakfast. Enjoy prayers and spiritual time at the Holy Kaaba. Overnight in Mecca. Day3: Mecca tour Breakfast. Start your tour visiting Masjid Taneem, a mosque in the Al-Hil area about five miles away from the Holy Kaaba, in Taneem, which is near Mecca. This is quite a big mosque with facilities for baths, ablution, and changing, available for pilgrims and those who come to offer regular prayers. Then you will move to the next visit Exhibition of the Two Holy Mosques Architecture. It shows rare collections of the Two Holy Mosques and the development of their architecture throughout history, in addition to the achievements in their development and services provided to them since the era of late King Abdulaziz Al Saud until the era of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. Overnight in Mecca Day4 : Medina Breakfast. Transfer to Medina (454 Km) Transfer to your hotel in Medina, Overnight in Medina Day5: Medina Tour Breakfast. Start your tour by visiting the Al-Masjid an-Nabawi,Al-Masjid an-Nabawi, known in English as The Prophet’s Mosque, is a mosque built by the Islamic prophet Muhammad in the city of Medina in the Al Madinah Province of Saudi Arabia. Then visit Masjid Ad Dar. Drive to The place of the Battle of Uhud, a historical landmark in Medina, It is a must visit spot in Medinah. Then visit Masjid Al Qiblatayn, is a mosque in Medina believed by Muslims to be the place where the final Islamic prophet, Muhammad, received the command to change the Qibla (direction of prayer) from Jerusalem to Mecca. Then drive to The place of the Battle of the Trench, The battle is named after the “trench”, or khandaq, that was dug by Muslims in preparation for the battle as an act of defense. The Quba Mosque is a mosque located on the outskirts of Medina. Initially, the mosque was built 6 kilometres off Medina in the village of Quba, before Medina expanded to include this village. Then visiting The as-Salam Gate, literally meaning the Gate of Peace or Tranquility, is one of the major and oldest gates of Masjid al-Nabawi and is located on the western side of the Rawda e Rasool. Originally built by Caliph Omar circa 640 CE (18 Hj.) in the western wall of the mosque. During the various extensions of the mosque, this door was also moved westward in the same line and today it is not in its original location. Driving in Abu Bakr Al Siddiq Road. Then visit the wadi al-aqiq walkway, Wadi al-Aqeeq runs along the western side boundary of Madinah. The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) referred to it as the ‘blessed valley’. At the end drive to Al-Noor Mall, It is the largest mall in Madinah in terms of size and number of stores and merchandise. It is among the most popular malls visited by tourists and residents. Overnight in Medina Day6: Medina Breakfast. Enjoy prayers and spiritual time at the prophet Mohammed Mosque. (Optional) Trip to Al Ula, Start your tour visiting the Hegra, also known as Madain Saleh , or Al-Ḥijr is an archaeological site located in the area of AlUla within Al Madinah Region in the Hejaz, Saudi Arabia. A majority of the remains date from the Nabatean kingdom. The site constitutes the kingdom’s southernmost and largest settlement after Petra, its capital. Overnight in Medina. Day7 : Departure Breakfast. Your Tour leader/ Driver will transfer you to the airport and assist you at the airport through final departure formalities.