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Journey of a Lifetime

HAJJ

When our Prophet Ibrahim ('alayhis-salam) was commanded to call out to everyone to visit the House of Allah, he was worried that no-one would hear him. But they did hear. Because Allah the Most High sent that message around the world and throughout the generations, and so here you are.

Indeed you are now on the cusp of quite possibly the greatest journey you will ever take: the Hajj. Allow us the honour of guiding you along the way using our experience, scholarly resources and our desire to make this the most memorable experience of your life.

We have a comprehensive Religious & Guidance Programs, Courses and Seminars for all Packages, before and during Hajj supervised by Sh. Daood Butt & Sh. AbdulBary Yahya.

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Hajj Packages

Deluxe Package

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Optimal Combination

This package combines proximity to Haram in Makkah at the beginning of the trip and then moves to an accommodation near to Jamarat during stay in Mashaer. With regular scheduled reminders and seminars, both pre-Hajj and throughout the trip makes this a perfect option for those who wants to spend more time in Haram.

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  • Departure from Toronto to Jeddah with return from Madinah to Toronto (departure from other cities can be provided as a separate ticket).
  • Departure date August 1st & return date August 18th (tentative).
  • Five Star hotel near Haram - Makkah - breakfast & dinner - from 1st of Dhu'l-Hijjah till 4th of Dhu'l-Hijjah.
  • Shishah apartment building from 4th of Dhu'l-Hijjah till departure to Madinah, rooms in Shishah will be accessible during stay in Mina.
  • Five Star hotel near Haram - Madinah - breakfast & dinner - from 14th of Dhu'l-Hijjah till departure date.
  • Freon air conditioned tents in Mina (with drywall tents) & Arafat in the North American Camp - meals & beverages included. Mattresses & blankets will be provided.
  • Private coach bus transportation between Makkah and Madinah.
  • Guided tours to historical locations in Makkah & Madinah.
  • Quadruple occupancy (triple occupancy: $1,090 extra per person, double occupancy: $1,990 extra per person).
  • Package price includes Saudi VAT & Municipality tax.
  • Package price does not include: Hajj Tawafah Fees and Hadi (Qurbani).
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Price : $10,485.00
Prices are based on quadruple occupancy, other occupancy is available for an additional cost.
Package price does not include Tawafah Fees and the Hadi/Qurbani

Students Package

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No Frills

You'll have to be super quick to get on this package because it always sells out...super quick! Don't be fooled by the description of what might seem a lightweight offering - we love nothing more than to promise what we can 100% guarantee and then to over deliver to the delight of our honourable Hujjaj.

Details Details Details Register Now
  • Departure from Toronto to Jeddah with return from Madinah to Toronto (departure from other cities can be provided as a separate ticket).
  • Departure date: August 3rd & Return date: August 22nd. (Tentative Dates).
  • Shishah Basic building from arrival to Makkah until departure to Madinah. Shuttle buses from lodging to the Haram will be provided until 5th of Dhu'l-Hijjah. Rooms in Shishah building will be accessible during stay in Mina.
  • Four-Star Hotel - Madinah - in the last days prior to departure back to Canada.
  • Freon air conditioned tents in Mina (with drywall tents) & Arafat in the North American Camp - meals & beverages included. Mattresses & blankets will be provided.
  • Private coach buses from Makkah to Madinah.
  • Guided tours to historical locations in Makkah & Madinah.
  • Room in Shisha building 5 in a room. Quadruple, triple & double occupancies are not available.
  • Package price includes Saudi VAT & Municipality tax.
  • Package price does not include: Hajj Tawafah Fees & Hadi (Qurbani).
  • Limited spaces, reserve your spot now!
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Price : $8,750.00
Price is based on 5 in a room occupancy, no other occupancy is available for this package.
Package price does not include Tawafah Fees and the Hadi/Qurbani
  • Departure from Toronto to Jeddah with return from Madinah to Toronto (departure from other cities can be provided as a separate ticket).
  • Departure date August 1st & return date August 18th (tentative).
  • Five Star hotel near Haram - Makkah - breakfast & dinner - from 1st of Dhu'l-Hijjah till 4th of Dhu'l-Hijjah.
  • Shishah apartment building from 4th of Dhu'l-Hijjah till departure to Madinah, rooms in Shishah will be accessible during stay in Mina.
  • Five Star hotel near Haram - Madinah - breakfast & dinner - from 14th of Dhu'l-Hijjah till departure date.
  • Freon air conditioned tents in Mina (with drywall tents) & Arafat in the North American Camp - meals & beverages included. Mattresses & blankets will be provided.
  • Private coach bus transportation between Makkah and Madinah.
  • Guided tours to historical locations in Makkah & Madinah.
  • Quadruple occupancy (triple occupancy: $1,090 extra per person, double occupancy: $1,990 extra per person).
  • Package price includes Saudi VAT & Municipality tax.
  • Package price does not include: Hajj Tawafah Fees and Hadi (Qurbani).
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Price : $10,485.00
Prices are based on quadruple occupancy, other occupancy is available for an additional cost.
Package price does not include Tawafah Fees and the Hadi/Qurbani
  • Departure from Toronto to Jeddah with return from Madinah to Toronto (departure from other cities can be provided as a separate ticket).
  • Departure date: August 3rd & Return date: August 22nd. (Tentative Dates).
  • Shishah Basic building from arrival to Makkah until departure to Madinah. Shuttle buses from lodging to the Haram will be provided until 5th of Dhu'l-Hijjah. Rooms in Shishah building will be accessible during stay in Mina.
  • Four-Star Hotel - Madinah - in the last days prior to departure back to Canada.
  • Freon air conditioned tents in Mina (with drywall tents) & Arafat in the North American Camp - meals & beverages included. Mattresses & blankets will be provided.
  • Private coach buses from Makkah to Madinah.
  • Guided tours to historical locations in Makkah & Madinah.
  • Room in Shisha building 5 in a room. Quadruple, triple & double occupancies are not available.
  • Package price includes Saudi VAT & Municipality tax.
  • Package price does not include: Hajj Tawafah Fees & Hadi (Qurbani).
  • Limited spaces, reserve your spot now!
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Price : $8,750.00
Price is based on 5 in a room occupancy, no other occupancy is available for this package.
Package price does not include Tawafah Fees and the Hadi/Qurbani

Experience

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    Begin With A Smile
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    Guided tours to historical sites
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    Scholarly advice and guidance for your Ibadah
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    Dedicated group of leaders to support you in your rites
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    Regular remiders and seminars from our Shuyokh
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    End with a smile

Frequently Asked Questions

How are you going to assign the Shuyukh to the packages, in other words if I want to stay with a specific Shaykh, which package should I choose?

Sh. Daood Butt and Sh. AbdulBary Yahya are in charge of the guidance and overall religious program, and conducting lectures and seminars. All the Shuyukh and team leaders will be roaming between the groups, and we will all be together during the days of Mashaer (Mina, Arafat, Muzdalifah). Basically, regardless of what package you choose, in sha Allah you will get to spend the same time as all the participants with the Shuyukh.

What about online courses?

Sh. Daood Butt is in charge of the guidance and overall religious program, and conducting lectures and seminars. Both of the Shuyukh will be participating in the online groups and online webinars.

When are you going to finalize the itinerary?

The itinerary is subject to a lot of variables for example the starting date of the month of Dhu'l-Hijjah. We are doing our best to finalize the itinerary as soon as possible. Please note, any changes made on the itinerary are going to be within the items mentioned on our website. Please keep checking the website for any updates. We will also be sending an email to registered participants once we finalize the itinerary.

I have heard that travelling times between cities can be quite lengthy. Will we be able to avoid this?

Regardless of what package you take, it's best to prepare yourself for long waits in traffic and the Mutawwif offices. We do our best to prepare the necessary documents for quick processing by the officials, but it's not uncommon to experience long waits.

What are the star-ratings of the hotels we will be using?

Star-ratings in Saudi Arabia use different standards to the one used in North America. We try to avoid using them since they are irrelevant to what we are accustomed to in North America.

Where is Shishah and how far is it from the Haram?

Shishah is a suburb of Makkah that is adjacent to Mina (next to Aziziyyah). The distance is roughly 5 km. Shishah is still considered to be in Makkah, and therefore is considered to be within the historical boundaries of the Haram area (different than the Haram Mosque).

Is there transportation included from Shishah to the Haram?

Yes, there will be shuttle buses provided on a daily basis (at least every 1-2 hours) both to the Haram and back to the hotel. Due to the high volume of people and traffic, the Ministry of Hajj decides when shuttle buses are no longer able to drop off in the streets close to the Haram (this is usually 2-3 days before the days of Hajj begin).

Is Ihram included in my package?

Yes, Ihram is included for males in all packages, you will receive it shortly prior to departure.

If I'm staying at Shishah how can I get to the Haram if no shuttle is available at that time?

There are several taxis and buses that can take you from Aziziyyah to the Haram (and from the Haram to Aziziyyah). Unlike in North America, the transport prices aren't fixed. Before and after the Hajj, the typical cost is between 3-5 SAR (roughly $1 CAD) per person. During the busiest times, prices can be as high as 30 SAR per person or even higher, depending on how well you can bargain. In all cases, we recommend travelling in groups and never to travel alone, especially for women – it's unsafe..

Why do you include Shishah in my package if it is far from the Haram?

It depends on your package. Prices for accommodation near the Haram are higher than accommodation further from the Haram. For economy packages, including Shishah is essential to keep the cost of the package in reach for budget travelers, if you are taking any higher package and it includes Shishah beside other hotel accommodation in Makkah, this is a huge bonus, since you will have access to accommodation near Mina (Jamarat) during your stay in tents where you can leave your luggage. Also you will have access to private shower facilities unlike the public showers in Mina.

What can we expect the weather to be like during our stay?

The Hajj season will be during the fall of that region. During the day you can expect temperatures of up to 45ºC and during the night the temperature can drop to as low as 12ºC. It's very rare for there to be any rain in the region; however, there were flooding incidents in the past due to poor sewage infrastructure. Please bring appropriate clothing to accommodate for this weather.

How much spending money should I bring?

One Canadian dollar is roughly equal to 2.75 Saudi riyals ($1 CAD ≈ 2.75 SAR). In terms of food prices, a typical sandwich from a street vendor cost from 5-10 SAR. From cleaner, more 'westernized' eateries, you can expect to pay roughly 25 - 40 SAR per person for a typical meal. Transportation, other goods will obviously vary in price depending on quality.

When are the deadlines for making my full payment, and sending in all my required documents?

Deadline dates and other important information are detailed in the Terms & Conditions and Forms & Requirements links on our website. Please make sure you read both links prior to registering online.

Can I book a side-trip to a country of my choice before or after Hajj?

Side trips can be booked only after Hajj, not before. The maximum amount of time of a side trip is one month. Prices for side trips are subject to availability and confirmation by airline.

I want to register, how can I make a deposit?

After registering your information online, you will be prompted to make a deposit via PayPal. We also accept e-transfers (to ), direct deposits (email us for our bank information) and personal cheques (to the order of “Al-Muyassar for Hajj and Omrah Services Inc”). We do not accept credit cards as a payment method for the rest of the balance.

I need my passport in the summer for travel or work/business purposes, when is the latest I can send it?

Submitting passports and required documents is time sensitive and the whole group’s documents and passports are submitted and returned at the same time. Please get in touch with us to arrange when is the latest that you can send your passport.

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