Difference between Shifting and Non-Shifting Hajj Packages
Shifting and Non-Shifting Hajj: Hajj is an obligation for those who are physically fit and can financially bear the travel expenses. Each year Muslims from around the globe gather at Makkah irrespective of backgrounds to perform Hajj, one of the biggest human gatherings of the World. So, if you are the lucky one invited by Allah (SWT) to perform Hajj. Then it is your responsibility to look for the Best Hajj package. One thing which is necessary and of great importance to understand is to choose the package which suits you the best among Shifting and Non-Shifting one’s. It is essential to understand the difference between these two types of packages offered by the companies.
Below is the brief explanation of the two packages:
In shifting Hajj packages, the hajjis are always move from one apartment to another providing residence away from Haram during the top days of Hajj and then bringing them close to Haram Once Hajj days are over.
Pilgrims leave UK for Jeddah. From Jeddah, they are shift to apartment name azizzya on the suburbs of Makkah . Here pilgrims stay for about 5/6 nights with a possible shuttle service to Haram. On 7th Zill-Hajj the group will be take to Mina for the 5 days of Hajj. After Hajj pilgrims will be take back into the apartments and keep there for further 3 days. Then moved into the 5 star Hotels facing Haram. Pilgrims will stay in these Hotels for the days allocated to their group (3/4/5/6 nights etc.). Then depart for Madinah and then fly back home.
In Non-Shifting Packages pilgrims are always keep at a single location in Makkah and Madinah close to Haram.
Pilgrims leave UK for Jeddah. From Jeddah, they are escorted to the hotel in Makkah close to Haram. Pilgrims will stay in this hotel until they leave For Hajj either on 7th/8th Zill-Hajj. Then return back to the same hotel after Hajj (12 Zill-Hajj). The hotel room is accessible before, during and after Hajj. During the days of Hajj, the pilgrim has full access to their hotel room. After Hajj, the travelers stay in the hotel for a few more days. Then depart for Madinah and then fly back home.
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