VIP EXPRESS SUMMARY
Begin your trip on 1st Zul-Hijjah - 8th Zul-Hijjah in Medinah Munawara. You’ll stay at the 5-Star Mövenpick Hotel in front of the Holy Mosque and continue staying in a 5-star Mövenpick Hotel in front of the Haram in Makkah which accommodates up to 4 persons/room. From 8th Zul-Hijjah - 12th Zul-Hijjah, you'll stay in our Deluxe VIP camps near Jamarat as well as our Deluxe VIP camps in Arafat having access to Hilal Deluxe Apartment Hotel throughout your stay in Makkah. Depart from Jeddah on August 26th, 2018.
August 10th - August 26th, 2018
New York – DC – Chicago – Houston – Dallas
USA ⇨ MED / JED ⇨ USA
QUAD ROOM $10,600/-
TRIPLE ROOM $11,400/-
DOUBLE ROOM $12,200/-
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VIP EXPRESS PROGRAM FEATURES⦁ 5-star Mövenpick hotels in Medinah and Makkah with access to Hilal Deluxe Apartment Hotel at all times.
⦁ Exclusive Hilal Hajj Mina Camps located directly across the Jamarat with Air-Conditioned Mina 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 Mina & Hilal Deluxe Apartment Hotel
⦁ 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/-
VIP EXPRESS PROGRAM FEATURES
Itinerary is subject to change by management/scholars at any time.
DAY 1: MEDINA ARRIVALUpon your arrival at Medina airport and after the Saudi Immigration & Customs process, Hilal Hajj airport staff will greet you and escort you via buses to your to your hotel.
Monday, August 12th, 2018
DAY 2 – 3: MEDINA AL MUNAWWARAH
Monday, August 13th - Tuesday, August 14th 2018
Enjoy the tranquility of Medina, The City of Light, and the unique opportunity of offering the five daily prayers in Masjid Al-Nabawi. The Mövenpick 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:
⦁ 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 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.
View of Al-Masjid an-Nabawi from Mövenpick Hotel
Guided Rawdah Visiti
DAYS 2 - 3
DEPARTURE TO MECCA & UMRAH ⦁ Hilal Hajj will take care of your Passports
Wednesday, August, 15th, 2018
⦁ You will be transported from your hotel to Miqat accompanied by Hilal Hajj staff
⦁ You will depart to Mecca by Hilal Hajj Air-Conditioned private buses.
⦁ You will check-in to the Mövenpick Hotel located directly in front of Masjid Al-Haram
⦁ Once ready, you will proceed with your assigned Hilal Hajj group leader to perform Umrah.
DAY 5 – 7: MECCA AL-MUKARRAMAH Enjoy the magnificence & vibrant energy of Mecca, The Honored City. With the special convenience of your hotel located directly in front of Masjid Al-Haram, you have the following unique opportunities:
Thursday, August 16th - Friday, August 17th 2018
⦁ Offering the five daily prayers in Masjid Al-Haram
⦁ Performing Tawaf, the only special form of prayer unique only to 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
Mövenpick Hotel Mecca
Mövenpick Hotel Mecca
DAY 5 - 7
DAY 8: DEPARTURE TO MINA After Breakfast, Hilal Hajj private buses will transport you to Hilal Hajj Private Mina Camp, located directly in front of the Jamaraat, where you will be directed to your air-conditioned tent with the following accommodations:
Thursday, Sunday, August 19th - Monday, August 20th 2018
⦁ Foam mattress sofa bed, air-conditioned units
⦁ An open buffet for breakfast, lunch, and dinner is prepared by professional 5 star trained chefs
⦁ Snacks, fruits, and refreshments will be available at all
Mina VIP Tents Near Jamarat
DAY 9: 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 Tala 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.
Tuesday, August 21st 2018
Your day will consist of the following:
⦁ Arafat in the early morning
Your group will depart for Arafat using the Al Masher Train. Breakfast and lunch will be served at the Hilal hajj Private Arafat Camp. Snacks, fruits, and refreshments will be available all day
⦁ Muzdalifa after sunset
Your group will depart for Muzdalifa using the Al-Masher Train
⦁ Muzdalifa (overnight stay & return to Mina)
Your group will return to Mina after Fajr – Perform first Rami on your way to Hilal Hajj Mina camp. Hilal Hajj also offers the option to depart Muzdalifa after 1AM for elderly and Hujjaj with health conditions.
Day of Arafat
DAY 10: EID & MENA & TAWAAF EL-EFADAUpon arrival in Mina, we will guide you to the Jamaraat to perform Ramii (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.
Wednesday, August 22nd 2018
DAY 11-12: MINA Perform your Ramii at all three Jamaraat.
Thursday, August 23rd – Friday, August 24th 2018
DAYS 11 - 12
DAY 13: Hajj Farewell DinnerAfter performing your last Rami, you will continue to stay in our Hilal Deluxe Apartment Hotel for fare well dinner and gifts of Hajj by Sheikh Omar Suleiman.
Saturday, August 25th 2018
Shisha Building Buffet
DAY 14 – 15: TAWAF AL-WADA⦁ Rest and relax in your Hilal Deluxe Apartment Hotel in Sheesha
Sunday, August 26th – Monday, August 27th 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.
DAYS 14 - 15