Muslims across the globe wishes to accomplish Umrah by visiting the house of Allah (SWT) in Saudi Arabia. Umrah is a minor pilgrimage which is not mandatory on Muslims to perform but has a great reward if one complete this ritual as it is the Sunnah of Prophet Mohammad (ﷺ) and had great importance in Islam. As compare to Hajj which is a mandatory and major pilgrimage of Islam Umrah involves lesser rituals which can be performed in a few hours. Muslims can observe Umrah at any time of the year.
There are many people living in the UK who cannot afford to perform Umrah and usually search for Umrah deals and travelling companies which offer cheap Umrah packages for them. As the residence of UK has to endure a long journey from the UK to Saudi Arabia to perform this minor pilgrimage. Over the past years, there are many travel agencies/companies in different junctions of the UK offering Umrah deals at reduced rates on the bookings that are made in advance than the actual time of departure.
There are many holidays Muslim residence of UK get every year and can easily avail those holidays to visit Makkah to perform this minor pilgrimage. Few of them are the Christmas holidays, New Year, Easter and summer weekends, booking Umrah packages in the weekend season have become a popular thing among the UK Muslims. As offices and schools are closed during these days so it is the best time to perform Umrah individually as well as with family which is a wonderful opportunity to avail.
During December visiting Makkah is one of a great time because firstly, the country give days off to the locals there and all the offices and educational institutions are closed for more than a week for the celebration of the Christmas. Secondly, the weather of Makkah is pretty pleasant and people of this country can enjoy their journey and can perform Umrah easily without worrying about hot climate.
While there are other holidays that can advantage Muslims of UK to perform Umrah. Summer and Easter holidays are also perfect times to go on the minor pilgrimage however usually, the pilgrims are concerned about the extreme heat there. The weather of Saudi Arabia during summers and almost all over the year is extremely hot because the climate is generally desert. Though hot weather situation can be deal with ease by wearing lighter clothes in the Makkah city.
UK Muslims who intend to perform Umrah must reserve seats earlier in order to get the best deals of Umrah and can also check cheap Umrah packages while booking. There are many who plan to perform Umrah last moment can check Umrah Packages which many agencies offer at very affordable rates. You can contact the trustworthy travel operator of your knowledge as well to guide you about all the important detail you require.