Book Early to Get the Best Umrah Packages in December
Posted: May 26, 2019
Umrah is an Islamic pilgrimage performed by numerous Muslims from different parts of the world every year by travelling to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from their place of residence. Although it is not compulsory when compared to the major pilgrimage of Hajj, it offers tremendous opportunities for pilgrims to earn some great spiritual rewards. This is the reason why Muslims around the world dream of performing this 'minor pilgrimage'. It can be performed at any point of time during the year and this presents several options for the prospective pilgrims with regards to seasons or months. They can choose their most preferred time of the year to perform this pilgrimage.
The opportunities for Umrah December month brings for Muslims residing in the northern parts of Europe are tremendous. One of the most popular times for performing the minor pilgrimage in this month is the last week when almost all the offices and educational institutions are closed for Christmas celebrations. The holidays not only help Muslims across the world to enjoy a break from their daily routines but also give them an opportunity to fulfil their dream of performing Umrah. The best part of these holidays is that they can take their family members along with them to perform the pilgrimage.
Many of the tour operators or travel companies across the world provide Umrah packages in December to help Muslims in accomplishing their minor pilgrimage. In countries that face extreme cold in the months of December, the Muslims can get a respite from the harsh weather if they make their journey to Makkah in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia during this month. The climate of the holy city around this time of the year would be extremely pleasant for them and they would have a memorable experience performing all the rituals associated with the pilgrimage. This gives one more reason to choose December for fulfilling the minor pilgrimage.
As it happens every year, packages for the December 2019 Umrah are being offered by many of the tour operators at discounted prices. Most of the travel companies or tour operators offering such packages have their tie-ups with some of the elegant hotels located in the holy city and this enables them to offer packages at such lesser costs. Some of the 5-star packages that include hotels close to the Masjid al-Haram are also being provided at unbelievable prices by the tour operators. Some of these hotels are so close to the holy mosque that the pilgrims would have the best views of the Kaabah from many of their rooms or suites.
It is advisable to book the packages for performing Umrah in this month several months in advance. Upon booking a few months earlier, the prospective pilgrims can get a significant discount on their preferred package. Before they go ahead and book their chosen package in advance, they must be absolutely certain about their date of departure and the number of days they wish to spend in Makkah. Once they decide the dates, they can confidently have their chosen package booked.
They can also make a detailed online search for cheap Umrah packages before booking a package for their minor pilgrimage.
I'm Safeena, and I work as a content strategist for Simply Hajj and Umrah, which provides cost-effective Umrah packages for December, January, Easter and Ramadan.