December umrah packages 2019
The literal meaning of ‘Umrah’ is ‘visiting a inhabited place’. Although less important for Hajj, Umrah is strongly recommended in Islam and can be performed at any time during the year, except for the five Hajj days. This pilgrimage is not obligatory for every Muslim compared to Hajj, a commitment and one of the five pillars of Islam. However, Umrah is expiation for the sins committed between him and the sinner, and has a special spiritual benefit for the pilgrim.
Cheapest Hajj and Umrah Packages
Today, Muslims living in different parts of the world can travel to the holy city of Mecca and perform their “lesser Hajj” with the aid of Umrah packages that include flights and hotel accommodation. They can also choose from a wide range of packages based on specific seasons and months of the year, enabling them to travel to the Holy City and complete the pilgrimage according to their suitability. Here are some key considerations for choosing the perfect package
Choosing an appropriate month: There are certain times of the year when schools in the United Kingdom (UK) are closed and the working class enjoys weekends or long holidays. One such month is December. The Christmas season brings plenty of opportunities for Muslims living in the UK to visit Mecca to perform Umrah. They can choose from economical affordable Umrah packages in December that allow them to make a memorable trip to the holy city of Saudi Arabia to fulfill their lesser pilgrimage.
There is a constant flow of pilgrims to Mecca. In the most crowded seasons, it becomes very difficult to get accommodation in hotels, and the prices of airline tickets are very high. Therefore, it is recommended for Muslims living in the UK to plan their journey months ago. If they plan to go in December, they can book Umrah packages for december months ago. This would also help them get some attractive discounts on these packages.
Staying close to the Grand Mosque
Pilgrims have the required comfort to access the Sacred Mosque and perform Umrah rituals peacefully while staying at any of the nearby hotels of the Grand Mosque. The views of Kaibah that bring warmth and the feeling that one gets while closer to the sacred site is something beyond the words. If you have to get the desired accommodation in these hotels, it is always advisable to check if the package offers a place to stay in any of them and then booked in advance.
Searching Online for Umrah
More recently, it has always come across many travel gateways and sites that offer Hajj and Umrah packages while searching online. Some of them offer a limited number of packages, while others have a variety of listed on their websites and are classified according to months and seasons, such as Ramadan.
Muslims in the UK can also find some valuable information about Umrah on some of these sites. This information is of immense benefit to individuals who are about to perform Umrah for the first time. Once the details of the packages have been carefully examined, they can reserve a suitable package based on the time they intend to go on the Hajj, the cost of the package, the flights and the hotels included in the package.