DELUXE PACKAGE SUMMARY
Begin your trip on 25th Zul-Qadah - 1st Zul-Hijjah in Makkah Al-Mukarama, where you will stay at the 5-Star Swissotel in front of the Haram. Depart to Medinah by air and stay in Medinah Munawara at the Dallah Taibah Hotel in front of the Holy Mosque. From 1st Zul-Hijjah - 6th Zul-Hijjah, depart to Makkah for Hajj from our Hilal Apartment Hotel in Azziziya, close to Jamarat. From 8th Zul-Hijjah - 12th Zul-Hljjah you will stay in our upgraded A/C American tents (about an hour walk from Jamarat) having access to your Hilal Hajj Apartment Hotel throughout your stay in Makkah. Depart from Jeddah on August 26th, 2018.
Navaid Aziz is from Montreal, Canada. He graduated from the Islamic University of Madinah with an Associates's Degree in Arabic and a Bachelor's in Shariah. He currently serves as the director of religious and social services for the Islamic Information Society of Calgary, as well as Instructor and Director of Public Relations for Al-Maghrib Institute.
August 7th - August 26th, 2018
New York – DC – Chicago – Houston – Dallas
USA ⇨ JED / JED ⇨ USA
QUAD ROOM $7,795/-
TRIPLE ROOM $8,195/-
DOUBLE ROOM $8,695/-
DELUXE PACKAGE FEATURES⦁ Swissotel in Makkah/Dallah Taibah Hotels in Medinah and in Makkah with access to Hilal Deluxe Apartment Hotel at all times.
⦁ Exclusive Hilal Hajj Mina Camps located in American tents (about an hour walk from Jamarat) with Air-Conditioned pre-fabricated units constructed with drywall for added privacy and comfort.
⦁ Foam mattresses and sofa bed accommodations in your Mina unit.
⦁ Private Hilal Hajj Air-Conditioned furnished tents in Arafat camp.
⦁ Breakfast and dinner buffets will be provided in the 5-star hotels
⦁ Breakfast, lunch, and dinner buffets will be provided in Hilal Deluxe Apartment Hotel and boxed meals in Mina
⦁ Breakfast and lunch will be provided in Arafat
Additional core features and services:
⦁ Dedicated assigned agent throughout the booking process as well as a dedicated group leader for your Hajj trip
⦁ Hajj tutorial sessions prior to your trip through a variety of webinars, live video sessions, conference calls, Hilal Hajj forum, and in-person seminars
⦁ Dedicated qualified Imams to provide you spiritual guidance throughout your trip
⦁ Worry-free Hilal Hajj luggage management & transportation
⦁ Efficient Hilal Hajj team and staff members are available to assist you anytime
Hilal Hajj provides you with the following:
⦁ Educational Hajj materials prior to trip
⦁ Ihram for male pilgrims in Medinah
⦁ Prayer rug for female pilgrims
⦁ Zamzam water to bring back home
⦁ Hilal Hajj drawstring shoe bag & etc.
Exclusions:⦁ Hajj draft fee ($350)
⦁ If you performed Hajj in the last 3 years (2015, 2016, 2017), the Ministry of Hajj will charge a Hajj Visa fee ($535)
⦁ Sacrifice ($190)
⦁ Domestic flight(s) to international gateways
⦁ KSA has introduced two taxes recently: 5% VAT Tax and 5% Municipality Tax which will amount to an estimated amount of $700/-
DAY 1: JEDDAH AIRPORT ARRIVALUpon your arrival at Jeddah airport and after the Saudi Immigration & Customs process, Hilal Hajj airport staff will greet you and escort you via buses to your hotel This is typically a 8-10 hour process, so please have patience in mind.
Tuesday, August 7th, 2018
DAY 2 – 5: MAKKAH AL-MUKARRAMAH
Wednesday, August 8th - Saturday, August 11th 2018
Enjoy the magnificence & vibrant energy of Makkah, The Honored City. With the special convenience of your hotel located directly in front of Masjid Al-Haram, you have the following unique opportunities:
⦁ Offering the five daily prayers in Masjid Al-Haram
⦁ Visit Islamic historical sites & museums in and around Masjid Al-Haram
⦁ Performing additional Umrah if you wish
⦁ Unlimited access to the blessed, cool, and refreshing Zam Zam water anytime
⦁ Performing Tawaf, the only special form of prayer unique only to Masjid Al-Haram
Checkout of Swissotel/Medinah Arrival You will be transported to Jeddah Airport for your flight to Medinah.
Sunday, August, 12th, 2018
Upon your arrival at Medina airport and after the Ministry of Hajj process, Hilal Hajj airport staff will greet you and escort you via buses to you to Dallah Taibah Hotel in front of Holy Mosque
DAYS 7 – 11: MEDINA AL-MUNAWWARAH Enjoy the tranquility of Medina, The City of Light, and the unique opportunity of offering the five daily prayers in Masjid Al-Nabawi. The Dallah Taiyabia Hotel is conveniently located within a short walking distance to Masjid Al-Nabawi. You will have the opportunity to do any of the following at your leisure:
Monday, August 13th - Friday, August 17th 2018
⦁ Enter the blessed Masjid of our beloved Prophet (May Peace and Blessings be Showered Upon Him), access The Rawdah (Reeaz Ul-Jannah), the place our beloved Prophet (PBUH) called it a part of Jannah. Offer your salaam to our beloved Prophet (PBUH), Abu Bakr As-Siddiq (May Allah be pleased with him) and Omar Bin-Khattab (May Allah be pleased with him)
⦁ Visit Al-Baqi, the resting places of the family of our beloved Prophet (PBUH) and his beloved Companions (may Allah be pleased with them)
⦁ A guided tour for women into the Rawdah during the allotted Masjid hours
⦁ Hilal Hajj will provide you an exciting guided tour of one of the following three special exhibitions located near Masjid Al Nabawi: (based on availability and time)
⦁ Asmaul Allah Alhusna Exhibition
⦁ Seerah Exhibition
⦁ The Holy Qur’an Exhibition
DAY 12: DEPARTURE TO MAKKAH ⦁ Hilal Hajj will take care of your Passports
Friday, August 17th 2018
⦁You will be transported from your hotel to Miqat accompanied by Hilal Hajj staff
⦁ You will depart to Makkah by Hilal Hajj Air-Conditioned private buses
⦁ You will check-in to the Hilal Apartment Hotel located in Azziziya near Jamarat
DAYS 13-14: DEPARTURE TO MINAHilal Hajj private buses will transport you to Hilal Hajj Upgraded Mina Camp, located at American camps 45 min to 1 hour walk to Jamarat where you will be directed to your air-conditioned tent with Foam mattress sofa beds and Air-Conditioning:
Saturday, August 18th - Sunday, August 19th, 2018
⦁ Boxed meals breakfast, lunch, and dinner
⦁ Snacks, fruits, and refreshments will be available at all times
DAY 15: ARAFAT & MUZDALIFAToday is Arafat. The Prophet (PBUH) reportedly said: “The Hajj is Arafat.” On this day Muslims around the world will fast in solidarity with the observance of this day. They were all invited however, Allah Subhana O' Taala has permitted you to enter his house safely. Today is your day. Ask Allah for anything, for yourself or for anybody. Ask for forgiveness with sincerity and ask for almighty to accept your Hajj. Your day will consist of the following:
Monday, August 20th, 2018
⦁ Your group will depart for Arafat by Buses after Fajr. Breakfast and lunch will be served at the Hilal Hajj Private VIP Arafat Camp. Snacks, fruits, and refreshments will be available all day
⦁ Your group will depart for Muzdalifah using our buses after resting
⦁ Stay overnight in Muzdalifah and return to Mina early in the morning
⦁ Your group will return to Mina after 8AM – Perform first Rami after refreshments in Mina (Your group leader will allocate the time Inshallah)
DAY 16: EID / MINA & TAWAAF EL-EFADA Upon arrival in Mina, we will guide you to the Jamaat to perform Rami (Aqabah). You can trim or shave your hair after. Transportation will be available to take you for Tawaf El Efada as per the schedule provided by your group leader.
Tuesday, August 21st, 2018
DAYS 17-20: Mina/Hajj Farewell DinnerPerform your Rami at all three Jamarat.
Wednesday, August 22nd - Saturday, August 25th, 2018
DAY 21: TAWAF AL-WADA⦁ Rest and relax in your Hilal Deluxe Apartment Hotel in Sheesha
Sunday, August 26th, 2018
⦁ Perform your last Tawaf Al-Wada and then continue to stay in our Hilal Deluxe Apartment Hotel for your departure date based on your airline itinerary.
⦁ Hilal Hajj buses will be available to transport you to Jeddah airport for your flight’s home.
⦁ Insha'Allah You will have unforgettable Hajj memories and form lifetime friendships. However, it is time to say your Salaams and prepare to step back into the world (as a newborn).
⦁ May Allah grant us a safe & easy journey and accept our Hajj. Ameen.