Difference between Hajj and Umrah

Hajj and Umrah are two types of pilgrimages that are undertaken as a token of faith by Muslims. Though both of them are sacred events for Muslims, there are a lot of differences between them. Basically, Umrah is considered a lesser or minor pilgrimage to Hajj, which is the major and obligatory pilgrimage for Muslims.… Continue reading Difference between Hajj and Umrah

Hajj and Umrah Travel Tips

Are you up for Hajj and Umrah this year of any time soon? Then there are a few key points you need to take care of during your Hajj and Umrah travel. The Hajj and Umrah are the most sacred events one could perform in their life-time to earn higher rewards. Well, these sacred events… Continue reading Hajj and Umrah Travel Tips

Top 10 Travel tips for Umrah

Pilgrims make a beeline for Hajj and Umrah in large numbers, and when they do that, Saudi Arabia is deluged with a sea of crowd. In such a situation, it becomes crucial that you learn about some traveling tips that simplify as well as quickens your visit for Umrah as compared to others. Everyone will… Continue reading Top 10 Travel tips for Umrah

Hajj in Summer – Things you need to know

Saudi Arabia, the country marks its presence in the globe as an Islamic country. The country witnesses millions of people across the world for Umrah and Hajj. Hajj is one of the pillars of Islam and people try their best to perform Hajj at least once in their lifetime. During this time, you will find… Continue reading Hajj in Summer – Things you need to know

What is a “Non-Shifting” Hajj?

  Sara International Travel is the first USA and Canada Hajj group from amongst the top 10 largest companies to fully transition and offer only “non-shifting”/no aziziyah Hajj packages. This move was done after much consideration and research on how to make the Hajj easier for our pilgrims. Non-Shifting Style Hajj Package Azziyah (Shifting style)… Continue reading What is a “Non-Shifting” Hajj?

What Should An Intending Pilgrim Pack?

  Brief List of Recommended Travel Items for Hajj Ihram Wet wipes Neosporin and bandaids Sunscreen Dramamine or any motion sickness medication Black permanent marker for labeling luggage Surgical masks Sandals or slippers Vitamin tablets Prescription drugs if needed Toiletries Bath towels face towels Hairbrush Feminine toiletries (Unscented) Cash Tums Imodium Lip balm or vaseline… Continue reading What Should An Intending Pilgrim Pack?

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