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Saudi Arabia - Holiday Tour Packages
The desert heart of Islam, birthplace of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), and home to two holy cities for Muslims, Mecca and Medina, Saudi Arabia is one of those destinations that is enshrouded in mystery and mystic in every grain of sand. And until you get to feel those sand beneath your feet, you’ve never really been around the world.
If you are a Muslim, it would be your earnest desire to visit the Bait Allah anyways, the exhalted Haram Shareef in Makkah and Madina. There are two main ways to visit Khana Ka’bah in Saudi Arabia for the Muslims living outside Saudi Arabia, Hajj and Umrah. Make it Saudi Arabia on your next travel for Umrah or Hajj.
Places to Visit in Saudi Arabia
- Mecca - Visited by billions of people for Hajj or Umrah every year, Mecca is considered as the holiest city amongst all Muslims living around the world. Muslims around the world offer their prayers 5 times a day in the direction of this holy city of Mecca.
- Medina - Second to Mecca, Medina is another destination in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia visited mainly for pilgrimage. The Prophet’s Mosque (Masjid Nabawi) is Medina’s main attraction.
There are plenty of other cities and places to visit in Saudi Arabia.
Top Attractions in Saudi Arabia
- Masjid al-Haram - You name Mecca and ‘Masjid al-Haram’ mosque comes up in your mind. It is the most sacred mosque due to its most revered association with Islamic history, every Muslim visiting Mecca during Hajj or Umrah visits Al-Masjid Al-Haram to perform various spiritual rites required during Umrah and Hajj. Hajj is one of the 5 pillars of Islam and every able Muslim who can afford must perform it once in a lifetime. Umrah is considered as a lesser pilgrimage which can be performed any time of the year (except for the time of Hajj).
- Al-Masjid an-Nabawi - Situated in the city of Medina, Prophet’s Mosque, as Al-Masjid an-Nabawi is known in English, is now one of the world’s largest mosques and the second holiest site in Islam. As it is always open, you can visit any time.
Umrah to Saudi Arabia
Umrah is a holy pilgrimage to visit Saudi Arabia, which can be performed any time of the year (except for time of Hajj), some of us have little understanding of the travel processes which needs to be completed before visiting holy cities of Mecca and Madina and performing rituals of the holy pilgrimage so there are Umrah packages available.
Generally Umrah package include all travel services as part of the package so that you can focus only on your pilgrimage and performing rituals than worrying about your hotel, transportation, visa processing, meals and guidance.
Quality of Umrah packages depends on the services offered and inclusions of the package. Some of the Umrah Packages are longer in durations but there are many shorter duration (like 07 days or less) Umrah packages. Moreover it is up to you as packages can be customized as per your requirements. In a customized Umrah package you can opt for services that suit your budget and time available with you.
Many people prefer longer duration packages, which allow them to spend more number of days in the holy places, but at the same time there are many people who want to visit Mecca and Madina on Umrah but have less time.
So choose an Umrah package to visit Saudi Arabia today.