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Packing List for Your Umrah trip

01.07.2021 · Posted in Writing and Speaking

Getting an opportunity to perform Umrah is a dream come true for a Muslim. It’s a great blessing of Allah Almighty that he blesses a person with the mental, physical ad financial capability of visiting the Haram. So, if you are also among the lucky ones embarking upon this journey of a lifetime, you must be preparing yourself now mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually. Though Umrah must be performed with pure intentions of pleasing Allah Almighty with no worldly considerations, yet there are some travel obligations that one has to abide by.

So, if you are travelling Umrah trip, here’s a brief packing list.

Travel essentials.

Travel essential include all sort of documents and payment facilities. It is significantly important that you don’t only rely on online payment mediums while in a foreign country. Therefore, wherever you go in Makkah, Madinah or elsewhere in Saudia Arabia on your Umrah trip, make sure that you have enough money in the form of local currency i.e. Saudi Riyals.

As far as documents are concerned, always travel with multiple copies of them. Your travel essentials must include;

  • Passport with a valid visa.
  • Vaccination proof.
  • Tickets and Hotel booking Receipts.
  • Medical ID.
  • A complete travel itinerary.
  • Credit/Debit cards and some Saudi Riyals as well.
  • A list of your emergency contact numbers.

Prayer Supplies.

While there isn’t an absolute need for taking prayer supplies with you in Haram, as there are plenty already available for public use in all of the Masjids; these supplies are usually for when you are travelling or going for Ziyarath. Therefore, you can carry along;

  • A pocket-sized Quran.
  • Tasbih and a Prayer Mat.
  • Umrah Guide Book.
  • A Dua book.

Clothing and accessories.

For the performance of Umrah, pilgrim necessarily has to undertake the state of Ihram. Therefore, it is advised to travel with;

  • 2 sets of Ihram.
  • Comfortable as well as loose-fitting clothes for regular use; preferably Kurta and Shalwar.
  • Comfy Sandals and Trainers.
  • Undergarments.
  • A light-weight Umbrella.
  • Waist bag or backpack to carry on your trip.
  • Toiletries.


Medicines are essential to carry on your Umrah trip if you are under some sort of medical treatment. Even if you are not, it is necessary to take some of the precautionary medicines with you. For example, in order to treat flu, fever, stomach-ache, insect bites, rashes, headache and everything of the sort. Despite, carrying a first aid kit is also beneficial in case someone inflicts an injury while travelling for Ziyarath or as a result of trips and falls.

Electronic Devices.

Umrah is a holy Ibadah. Therefore, one mustn’t waste its time discussing worldly matters in Haramain instead of devoting all of the time for Zikr. That’s why it is advised to always travel with essential electronics, not a lot of them. In this regard,

  • A mobile phone or laptop and its charger.
  • A power bank.
  • Earphones.
  • Saudi Sim card.
  • A universal, multi-port travel adapter.

So, if you are travelling for the performance of holy rituals through you Cheap Umrah Packages, these are some of the things to carry along.

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