Tips and Tricks for Planning a Personalized Umrah Trip

Tips and Tricks for Planning a Personalized Umrah Trip

Umrah is one of the religious pilgrimages millions of Muslims around the world take each year. This pilgrimage is a quest for spiritual rejuvenation and devotion to Allah. If you are planning to take part in this journey then let ITS Holidays be your guide to a safer and seamless Umrah experience. 

While we can help you in many ways to make your pilgrimage easier, you must do some things yourself. This article will share some of the best tips and tricks for planning a personalized Umrah trip. 

The ones we share today are those that we or others we helped follow. So you can put your trust in them. You can also follow them for a more fulfilling and memorable Umrah experience. 

Umrah Tips and Tricks #1: Learn the Essential Rituals

One of the major tips and tricks for planning a personalized Umrah trip is having all the information before anything else. The more you know about what to do and where to go, the more you will help make your pilgrimage easier and seamless. Knowing about the essential rituals such as Tawaf, Sa’i, and shaving or trimming the hair is very important. These rituals help you to perform your Umrah correctly. 

**Tawaf: Circling the Kaaba seven times

**Sa’i: Walking between the hills of Safa and Marwa

Umrah Tips and Tricks #2: Vaccinations and Medical Check-Ups

Another essential tip that helps better your Umrah is taking care of your health during the trip. One way to ensure you are healthy during this time is to be up on your vaccinations and have a medical check-up. Meanwhile, Umrah is now safer than ever, with the chance of accidents being near zero. However, your chances of contracting some disease or falling ill aren’t zero. Therefore, you should take these precautionary measures seriously. 

Umrah Tips and Tricks #3: Pack Light and Smart

Umrah is all about showing how dedicated you are to Allah; therefore, you shouldn’t be traveling with a ton of luggage. Only bring with you your essentials like comfortable clothing, personal hygiene products, medications, and travel documents. 

Everything else should be unnecessary. ITS Holiday will inform you where you might get other amenities if needed. Also, packing light and smart will help you in your travels by not bogging you down. 

Umrah Tips and Tricks #4: Get Done With Visa Application Quickly

Getting your visa is something that you need to get done with as soon as possible. ITS Holiday provides the best visa processing services in Bangladesh especially for those looking to go on an Umrah. 

We will provide you with all the help you need to ensure your visa application goes through in the shortest time possible. We will also be available to solve any issues you have with collecting and submitting documentation. 

Umrah Tips and Tricks #5: Plan the Route of Your Trip

Umrah trips can be completed much more easily if you have a pre-planned route on hand. This will help to save you time, money, and energy so that you can focus on the pilgrimage itself. Become familiar with the holy sites in Mecca and Medina and make a map of where you need to go beforehand. We will also share the itinerary with you so that you can use it to make a better plan. The quicker you can go around the sites, the more time you can spend there and show your devotion. 

Umrah Tips and Tricks #6: Download the Nusuk App

Nusuk is an invaluable app that lets you book your Umrah slot when you land in Jeddah. We highly recommend installing this app as soon as possible and getting familiar with it. You can also book your Rawda visit in Madinah through this app. Authorities in Makkah and Medinah won’t let you in the Tawaf floor in Makkah and Rawda in Medinah without appointments. So unless you want to waste time you should use Nusuk to book your appointments beforehand. Also, a limited number of appointments are available, so booking early increases your chances of getting in. 

Umrah Tips and Tricks #7: Stay Hydrated

Saudi Arabia isn’t the driest of areas, but it is quite dry, especially in summer. So, if you complete your Umrah during those hot and dry months, we recommend you drink plenty of fluids. While water is advisable, drink other fluids like fresh juices and power drinks to refill your electrolytes and other essential minerals. Carry a water bottle and take breaks whenever you can. 

Umrah Tips and Tricks #8: Follow Saudi Arabia Customs

You are visiting the place of Allah so you need to be respectful at all times. But you are also visiting another country with their own costumes and traditions. So you need to follow those customs and traditions. While you are learning about Umrah rituals and practices, take some time to learn about the local customs as well. Respecting customs and traditions will lead to a more harmonious Umrah experience.

Umrah Tips and Tricks #9: Be Patient

Umrah is a spiritual journey so rushing through it isn’t the right call. Be patient and take your time since it will help you properly show your reverence to Allah and enjoy the benefits. You know that millions of people take part in Umrah, so long lines are to be expected, and so are crowds and delays. Be positive and patient because this may be a challenge, but how you overcome it will show your growth as a Muslim. 

Umrah Tips and Tricks #10: Follow Niyyah

Niyyah, which translates to intention, is the core focus of Umrah. Through every ritual and practice of Umrah you must reaffirm your intention. You need to show that you are doing them for the sake of Allah and seek His blessings. 

Learn the cost of Umrah packages for 2024 here. 


Those were the top 10 tips and tricks for planning a personalized Umrah trip from us at ITS Holidays Ltd. We hope that aside from our seamless and hassle free Umrah services you also enjoyed our tips and tricks. 

These tips and tricks were carefully listed after we researched them thoroughly. These tips and tricks are meant to help make your Umrah pilgrimage more successful and smoother. We hope that your Umrah trip is successful and that you have benefited from it more.

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