Umrah 2019

****Please note :This Trip is now fully booked. You may still register and your name will be placed on the waiting list or put forward towards any future Umrah trip we may run.*** 

Alhumudlillah, by the grace of God, we are able to offer a group Umrah Trip over the Easter break 2019. The trip is open to Karima students,  families and the wider community as an eductional and spirtiual experience by visiting the blessed cities.

The trip is organised in association with Dome Tours (ATOL protected) who are a well established tour operator, having organised Hajj and Umrah trips for over 15 years.

When: 07 April 2019 returning on 20th April 2019 

Costs: The total price per person will be £1400.

What is included in the Package:
Indirect flights to Saudia (travelling into Madinah and returning from Jeddah) from London Heathrow
All airport transfers in Saudi Arabia
Visas
5 nights in Madinah, 6 nights in Makkah
Sharing Quad Rooms
Makkah - Swissotel (5*) 
Madinah - Pullman Zamzam (5*)
Full buffet breakfast in both Makkah & Madinah
Ziyarah in Makkah & Madinah
Walking Tours of the Harams in Makkah & Madinah
Visits to museums and other places of interest in both Holy cities
Walking Tour to Masjid al Quba in Madinah

What is not included in the package:
Transport to London Heathrow    
Lunch and Dinner

Guardianship / Mehrams:

Children Travelling without a Male Guardian - 
The preferred option is that all children travel with a Male Guardian (Mehram).  However, following advice we have received from the Saudi Embassy, guardian responsibility can be delegated to a Karima member of staff if written instruction is provided by the parents.  

We will provide a template for parents wishing their child to take this option.

Female Adults (Staff Members) travelling without a Male Guardian:

If female (staff) adults are interested in going, but do not have a mehrem able to go, please contact us at to discuss options further.

Payment Plan:

Upon registering your details, you will be contacted to confirm if you application has been successful.

Following this, the next step is to confirm your place, and for this to happen we must receive a £400 deposit per person. Your place will remain open for 1 week from the date of email requesting deposit.   Please note this deposit is NON REFUNDABLE.

To register, please CLICK HERE

LIMITED SPACES 

Frequent Q&A

we will continue to update this section as questions come in so do check back:

Q.  I don't have a passport / my passport doesn't have 6 months validity.  Can i still register?

A. Yes you can still register. Please do get in touch with us to let us know about the validity of your passport.  At the same time we require that you get started immediately on renewing your passport via one of the following links: 

https://www.gov.uk/renew-adult-passport   

https://www.gov.uk/get-a-child-passport/renew-a-child-passport

Q. Do children get a reduction in price?

A. We have been advised children 7 years and above must have a bed of their own, so unfortunately no saving on that front. There may be a small saving on the airline ticket (not a huge amount) but we wont know that until we have submitted our group booking. As they only allow a small ratio of tickets to be child tickets. So there will be a reduction but at the moment we can't say how much until we have our finals and deposits. Apologies, its one of the challenges of booking group tickets

Q. Can I share a room with my family only.  There are 3 of us (example)

A. Our pricing system is based on quad sharing. If families would like to book a room with less people sharing this can be requested but costs will be increased accordingly. Otherwise, we will allocate ppl to rooms accordingly. Children with other children, female adults together, male adults together etc 

Q.  How far are the hotels from the Harems?  

A. Swissotel (Makkah) is in Abraj al Bait (Clock Tower), so the entrance itself is very close to the Harem, it will take approx 5mins from the rooms to the tower entrance. Pullman Zamzam (Madinah) is located close to Gate 1 and 39 (opposite the Green Dome).  Entrance for Men is very close, however the ladies entrance is a bit of a walk.  We estimate it will take approximately 7 mins (minimum) to walk to the closest ladies entrance from the Hotel.

Q Do I have to do everything with the group/join all activities/treks?  

Karima Students will be expected to join the full programme , adults can choose to opt out bust must inform group leaders .

Q. Will children be able/allowed/expected to go to the mosque on their own?

A. Students will be expected to be under the supervision of staff or their parents to and from the masjid. We will review this case by case for older students.

Q.  Can I cancel at any time?

A. Yes you can cancel but unfortunately your deposit is non refundable. There will be a cut of for cancellations nearer departure time.

 

EVENT DETAILS

Event Date 07-Apr-2019
Event End Date 20-Apr-2019
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price £1,400.00
1,400.00 £

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