how long is Umrah - minimum days for Umrah

how long is umrah? what is the minimum days for umrah? the questions asked by more than 1000 muslims. World is moving really fast. Today there are lots of poeple wants to perform umrah. But they don't have they time. Here is a guide to perform a umrah in minimum time.

I have considered the rest time. I have allocated enough time for the transportation too.

There are two steps

  1. Preparing for umrah
  2. Performing umrah

Preparing for umrah - A minimum Days Umrah

To get ready for umrah you must have
umrah VISA.
Flight tickets.
Hotel booking..

Umrah visa - read here how to get an umrah visa.

Flight tickets - your arriving airport will be jeddah international Airport. You will travel on a direct flight. If a direct flights not avialable try a flight with one stop with minimum transfer time. Click her to find the flights.

Hotel booking - you will book a hotel for one night near masjid al haram. Do not book too far away. Click here for hotels near masjid al haram.

Once the above documents are ready you are set depart for jeddah and perform the umrah.

Performing umrah -  how long is umrah - 6 hours maximum
 

You will have your ihram cloths with you. If the flight is direct, you will wear ihram in the airport. The airport where you are deoarting from.If the flight has one transit stop.You can wear ihram there. Some flight captian announce before they enter meeqat. You have to go to the flight lavatory and wear it. Belive me it's not a good idea. And enter the state  of ihram.

Click here if you don't have ihram.

Start reciting talbiyah when you enter the meeqat.

Once you arrive at Jeddah airport. Make sure you confirm which terminal you are departing from. There are two terminals in Jeddah international airport. Take a taxi to your hotel in makkah masjid al haram. It's a 90 mins journey. Get a share taxi at $15. Or get full taxi at $40. Don't pay more than $65 for the whole taxi. Keep reciting the talbiyah.

Check in your hotel. Keep your ludgage. If you want to eat you can eat some food. Ask the reception they will help you.

Check out this detailed guide of how to perform umrah step by step.

Once you are inside haram there are 3 steps to perform umrah
Tawaf
Sa'i
Clip the hair or shave off

continue to Recite talbiyah. Once you reach the masjid al haram entrance stop the talbiyah and read this

Enter the tawaf area.
Perform tawaf

Pray two nafl infront of makamu Ibrahim.

Drink zamzam

Goto saba' mrawah and perform sai.

Clip the hair or shave your hair.

Your umrah is done.

You can continue to stay at masjid al haram or go back to your room.

Leaving Haram

You must have confirmed which terminal you are departing from. Your journey to the aiport can be 90 mins. Flight checking closes before 60 mins. Zam water purchasing at the airport can take 15 mins. So leave for the airport before 200 mins of departure.  Which is three hours and 20 mins.

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