Monday, August 5th
Upon your arrival at Medina airport and after the Saudi Immigration & Customs process, Dar El Salam airport staff will greet you and escort you to your buses to your hotel.
GMs Ahmed Atef, Mohamed Moustafa and Madinah Team
Welcome to Madinah
Tuesday, August 6th – Wednesday, August 7th
Enjoy the tranquility of Medina, The City of Light, and the unique opportunity of offering the five daily prayers in Masjid Al Nabawi. Your 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 salam 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
- Our Imams will provide you with religious guidance as well as a guided tour to historical places:
- Masjid Quba
- Masjid Qiblatain
- Jabal Uhud
Masjid Al Nabawi
Guided Rawdah Visit
Thursday, August 8th
After enjoying the sights and spiritual calm of Medina, you will make preparations for Mecca.
You depart to the suburb of Mecca by Dar El Salam’s air-conditioned private bus. You will be staying at the Dar El Salam exclusive Alshisha Apartments, located in the suburb of Mecca (approximately 1 mile from our camp in Mena). After check-in, you will make your way to the Haram to perform your Umrah as a group, Insha’Allah.
- Each room has its own private bathroom & is supplied with towels, soap and shampoo
- Housekeeping services will be available upon request
- The apartment hotel has a prayer room, dining room, and a spacious lobby
- Open buffet for breakfast, lunch & dinner will be served daily
Please note that only Quad occupancy (based on gender) applies in the DST Apartment Hotel.
DST Apartment Hotel Lobby
Apartment Hotel Room
Apartment Hotel Catering
Friday, August 9th
After Breakfast, Dar El Salam private buses will transport you to the Dar El Salam Private Mena Camp, located directly in front of the Jamaraat, where you will be directed to your air-conditioned tent with the following accommodations:
- Foam mattress sofa bed, air-conditioned units
- An open buffet for breakfast, lunch, and dinner is prepared by professional french-trained chefs
- Snacks, fruits, and refreshments will be available at all
Buffet in Mena
Saturday, August 10th
Today is Arafat. The Prophet (PBUH) reportedly said: “Hajj is Arafat.” 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:
- Arafat in the early morning
Your group will depart for Arafat using the Al Mashaer Train. Breakfast and lunch will be served at the Dar El Salam Private Arafat Camp. Snacks, fruits, and refreshments will be available all day
- Muzdalifa after sunset
Your group will depart for Muzdalifa using the Al Mashaer Train
- Muzdalifa (overnight stay & return to Mena)
Your group will return to Mena after Fajr – Perform first Rami on your way to DST Mena camp. Dar El Salam Travel also offers the option to depart Muzdalifa after 1am for elderly and Hujjaj with health conditions
Executive Arafat Camp
Guests Enjoying a Lecture at Arafat
Sunday, August 11th
Upon arrival in Mena, 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 Tawaaf El Efada as per the schedule provided by your group leader
Monday, August 12th – Tuesday, August 13th
Perform your Ramii at all three Jamaraat
Wednesday, August 14th
After performing your last Ramii on Wednesday, Aug 14th, you will be transported to DST Apartment Hotel for your stay until you depart for Mecca by Dar El Salam’s private air-conditioned bus the next day.
Thursday, August 15th
You will be transported to your hotel in Mecca by Dar El Salam’s air-conditioned private bus.
- You will check-in at your hotel
Friday, August 16th – Tuesday, August 20th
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:
- Offering the five daily prayers in Masjid Al Haram
- Performing Tawaaf, the only special form of prayer unique only to Masjid Al Haram
- Visit Islamic historical sites in Mecca
- Performing additional Umrahs if you wish
- Unlimited access to the blessed, cool and refreshing Zam Zam water anytime
Abraj Al Bait
Masjid Al Haram
Wednesday, August 21st
Your departure date based on your airline itinerary. Prior to your return date, DST buses will be available to transfer you to Jeddah Airport for your flight home.
You will have made friends you will never forget and you will have certainly made memories you will love to remember but 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.
To book your package today, click “Book this Program” above or call 1-866-907-9990. Our agents are available to answer any questions you may have and book your Hajj package.