Plan to shade the Mataf Area

Plan to shade the Mataf Area

Pilgrims of Hajj and Umrah and the guests at the House of Allah, carrying out the ritual of circumambulation (tawaaf) of the Holy Ka’aba or performing the prayers in its proximity may anticipate to get a release from the intense heat and burning sun, especially during...
Mataf expansion progress

Mataf expansion progress

The Mataf of the Makkah refers to the place of Tawaaf. It is an open white area around the Kaabah. Almighty Allah, refers to the place of Tawaaf, Mataf in Surah Baqarah, verse 125 where Allah (Glorified and Exalted is He) applauded Prophet Ebrahim (upon him be peace)...
SAPTCO Buses for Transfers in Saudi Arabia

SAPTCO Buses for Transfers in Saudi Arabia

SAPTCO is Saudi Public Transport Company and since its establishment in Saudi Arabia, it has been intensively redefining and improvising the concept of public transportation within the cities of Makkah, Medina and Jeddah, especially for the pilgrims of Hajj and Umrah....
Makkah hotels being demolished due to expansion

Makkah hotels being demolished due to expansion

The government of Saudi Arabia has boarded on a colossal project that pursues to multiply the area of the Mosque in Makkah to house millions of more pilgrims. This project has been in progress for the previous few years and the plan of the new mosque continues to draw...
Madinah hotels being demolished due to expansion

Madinah hotels being demolished due to expansion

The prime pilgrimage destination in Medina, Al Masjid Al Nabawi, was planned to undergo a majestic transformation. In the end of year 2013, The Gulf Kingdom proposed a project worth $6 billion to expand the Prophet’s Mosque. Comprehending the need of expansion, when...
Tips for Umrah passengers from Manchester

Tips for Umrah passengers from Manchester

For passengers flying from Manchester, there are a few things; they should keep in mind when booking umrah packages. Always try and book Saudi airlines, which is not only the cheapest normally, but is also the only direct flight from Manchester to Jeddah. Saudi...
Saudi Sim for Umrah

Saudi Sim for Umrah

  Whereas, Wifi is a norm now and free calling apps like Whatsapp and Viber or even good old Skype is used to get in touch with your friends and family, when you are abroad, especially for Hajj or Umrah. You might still want to take a Saudi sim, which has its...
10 disadvantages of DIY umrah

10 disadvantages of DIY umrah

With the advent of technology, (which sounds like a trite now, but anyways), it is getting easier and easier to book flights, hotels and transfers online for your next Umrah trip. And whereas, more and more people seem lured towards the practice, there are some...
 

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