What is the difference between Umrah and Hajj?
Umrah may be performed at any time of the year, but Hajj should be performed during the month of Dhu'l-Hijjah every year.

Who can perform Hajj?
An adult Muslim of a sane mind, an able body and having means to bear the expenses must perform Hajj once in his/her lifetime. Hajj is not obligatory for children, the sick, and those who cannot bear the costs.

How long does it take to perform Hajj?
Normally 5 to 6 days, but there are exceptions. See main section on The Rituals/Stages of the Hajj

How long does it take to perform Umrah?
A few hours.

What is the significance of my ID card and luggage tags?
You will need to have your ID card on at all times starting from your departure from PAKISTAN until your departure back from Saudi Arabia. It is very important that you do so, so any of our representative can recognize you and can assist you in any needs that you may require. The luggage tags are very valuable so the luggage can be identified throughout the trip.

Where do I stay in Makkah?
Your stay in accommodation is arranged by us. there are different qualities of accommodations, from four star luxurious hotels to rooms through to apartments you share with others. The package you selected will contain details of the hotel/building.

How do I move around Makkah. Is there public transport?
Travel within Saudi Arabia is highly restricted. Pilgrims' travel will be limited to the cities of Makkah and Madinah, to the tent cities of Mina and Arafat and to Muzdalifah.  Pilgrims can also travel by taxis at an extra cost to them. 

Can I use my mobile phone/cell phone in Saudi Arabia?
You can use mobile phones to keep in touch with your group and also to phone home. SIM cards, only valid for a month, are available over the counter in most phone shops in Makkah and Madinah. Before leaving, make sure your phone can accept any SIM card, as opposed to being tied to a network.