How much will it cost for Umrah?

on March 24 at 02:51 PM
Umrah is one of the best acts, it brings us closer to Allah. Muslims throughout the world wish to perform Umrah many times in their life because it is a great Sunnah. Umrah purifies our souls and mind that have been narrated by sins and negativity. Muslims can find the list of approved Umrah travel agents in their country from the official page of the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah to apply for an Umrah visa. An approved travel agent offers several types of Umrah packages according to your needs and budget. The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has also introduced a new process for Umrah e-visa. The electronic Umrah visa is very easy and quick through approved plate forms. Cheap Umrah packages bring happy tidings and help Muslims to fulfill their religious journey with comfort.

Umrah packages:

The pilgrims need to know about all the expenses of Umrah. An approved travel agency offers individual and group packages. In 7 days Umrah package, they offer 4 nights and 3-night stays in Makkah and Madinah. For a 14-day Umrah package, they offer 8 nights in Makkah and 4 nights in Madinah. Transportation is also included in the Umrah package. Visa fees, tickets, accommodation, and meals are also included in the Umrah package.

Umrah package cost:

The cost of an Umrah package depends on the type of Umrah package. The price for the Umrah package is from 185000 PKR-359000 PKR depending on the facilities of meals, rooms, transportation, etc.

How much will it cost for Umrah?

Pre-departure expenditures:
These include expenses of passport, visa fee, Biometrics, etc.

A Passport is an obligatory document for an Umrah visa. If a Muslim wants to apply for Umrah and he doesn’t have a passport, then he should go passport office to apply for a passport.

• Urgent passport:
If you want an urgent passport, they will take one week to make it. Almost RS 5000/- is an urgent passport fee.

• Regular passport:
It will take 2 or 3 weeks to make your passport. They will charge RS 3000/- for the passport fee.

Visa fee:
Visa fees may base on its features. Most Muslims want to perform Umrah during Ramadan. So in Ramadan visa fee is high compared to other days. Normally it is 8500-13000.

Biometric fee:
After getting a passport, biometrics is compulsory. The Online biometric fee is RS 1001/- and the offline biometric fee is RS 4011/-.

Air Ticket:
Air tickets for Saudi Arabia may cost RS 45000 -90000/-. The cost of the ticket may base on the following things.

• Which Airline you want to travel
• Date of travel
• City from you are traveling
• Type of flight do you want to travel direct or indirect flight
• Direct flights are costly and save your time

Hotel expenditures:
Hotels are included in the Umrah package, pilgrims can also book a hotel according to their budget. The costs of hotels depend on the following factors.

• Number of days you want to stay in the hotel
• Type of hotel
• Distance between hotel and Makkah and Madinah

Post-departure expenditures:

After reaching Saudi Arabia pilgrims have to spend money on some more things like mobile sim. Purchasing a mobile sim is necessary to contact others. Sometimes only breakfasts are included in packages, so pilgrims have to buy food themselves. Shopping depends on pilgrims if they have money and they want to buy gifts for family. These are some expenses after reaching Saudi Arabia.

Total cost for Umrah:

It depends on your budget and on other factors. It also depends the travel agency you select for an Umrah visa. The cost for Umrah is from 185000 PKR – 359000 PKR depending on your Umrah package and its facilities.

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