Frequently Asked Questions About Umrah Travel
Planning to visit the Makkah – Khana Ka’bah ? Naturally you would have many questions. Here are some of the frequently asked questions about Umrah travel.
What is Hajj & Umrah ?
Hajj and Umrah ( Pilgrimage Travelers)
Hajj is an annual religious pilgrimage to Mecca undertaken each year by 2-3 million Hujjaj. This year Hajj occurs from approximately July 26, 2020 to August 4, 2020.
The Ministry of Haj & Umrah has announced a series of entry restrictions due to COVID-19,Including for religious travel.On June 22, the Saudi government announced that the Hajj pilgrimage will be conducted with a limited number of pilgrims of different nationalities already resident in Saudi Arabia.
Umrah is the name given to a pilgrimage to Mecca, a shorter version of the annual Hajj gathering,Umrah can be completed at any time of the year,Umrah offers an opportunity for Muslims to refresh their faith, seek forgiveness and pray for their needs. All visits to Mecca and Medina to perform umrah have been suspended, irrespective of nationality,visa type or residence status.Travelers will not be permitted entry to Saudi Arabia with umrah visas.