Departure to Saudi Arabia
Upon arrival at Oliver R Thambo International Airport, Hajees are requested to proceed to the Respective Airline counter for check in formalities with the assistance of F.M.T’s QUALIFIED Representatives. Please ensure all documents such as Passports, Air-tickets & Vaccination Cards are all Intact. Documents handed to a Hajee are important & therefore should not be misplaced or left in South Africa. Large Groups (6 & 5weeks) will be assisted by an onboard group Leader. Upon receipt of A Boarding Pass, hajees may proceed to the departure lounge. Hajees will then depart through Immigration To the Aircraft for Jeddah/Medina on a Flight lasting approximately 7-8 Hours.
Arrival In Saudi Arabia
Upon Arrival in Jeddah, Hajees will be met By Muasasah & Sahuc officials who will assist with transport for departures to Madina-Munowara. Hajees Passports will be taken in by Muasasah Officials for the Duration of the entire Journey. Due to Muasasah formalities, delays could be expected.
Upon Arrival in Madina, Hajees will be met By Muasasah & F.M.T’s Representatives who will assist with transfers to Hotels. Hajees Passports will be taken in by Muasasah Officials for the Duration of the entire Journey.
NOTE: Do Not leave any money or documents you may require in your passports.
Check in Madina-Munowara
On Arrival at hotel, All hajees will be checked into rooms accordingly. For 6 week Departures
Accommodation in Madina will be for a duration of 9 Nights 10 days on a Bed & Breakfast basis.
Once settled in at the hotel, Hajees will be escorted to Masjid-E-Nabawi for Salaam. Arrangements For females will be made. Kindly refer to the notice board in Reception foyer. All Air-Tickets to be Handed to Representatives.
Stay in Madina-Munowara
During Your stay in Madina-Munowara, Ziarets & Lectures will be arranged, Notices to be placed
In Reception Foyer. A Representative will be available & At your service for the duration of your
Stay. On the last day of your Stay, hajees will board a coach in ihram & Depart for the holy land
Of Makkah-Mukaramah on a journey lasting approximately 8 hours.
Arrival In Makkah-Mukaramah
Upon Arrival in Makkah-Mukaramah, Hajees will be welcomed by Muasasah Officials who will
Escort You Together with F.M.T’s Representatives to respective Hotels. A brown Card will be handed to hajees by the Muasasah which is an acknowledgement of the hajees passport. This
Card should be handed to F.M.T’s Representative with names for An I.D to be issued. Hajees will
Be Checked In respective hotels & will be advised by Ulema for Umrah procedures.
Stay In Makkah-Mukaramah
During Ones stay in Makkah-Mukaramah, Lectures & Ziarets will be arranged. Notices will
Be placed in reception Foyer. Day Trips To Jable Noor & Jeddah will be arranged. Ulema
& Representatives will be available & at ones service for the duration of Ones stay.
Movement to Azzizia
Prior to departure to Azzizia, A meeting will be held on the procedure of movement to Azzizia.
Luggage will be transported a day prior to departure. Room Listing for Azzizia will be placed
In Reception Foyer. Hajees will mark their luggage accordingly to room numbers allocated.
A Coach will be arranged.
Stay in Azzizia
During Ones stay in Azzizia, Lectures on Haj will be held on a daily basis. A Meeting will be
Held by F.M.T’s Officials on procedures & Co-ordination of the 5 Days of Haj.
5 Days of Hajj
Note : It Is Waajib for every male & female to read the TAKBEER-E-TASHREEQ once loudly after every Fardh Salaah.
1st Day – 8th Zul Hijah – MINA
The eight Zul Hijah is known as YAW MUT TARWIYA. After Fajr Salaah ( Sunrise /Sunnah ) hajees will proceed in Ihraam to Mina. The Entire Day & Night will be spent in Mina. Zohr, Asr, Maghrib & Esha salaah will be performed in Jamaat At the camp. Hajees should read constant Talbiyyah ( Labbaik ). One should constantly repent For ones past sins.
2nd Day – 9th Zul Hijah – ARAFAT/MUSDALIFAH
After Fajr Salah, hajees will be directed to respective coaches and proceed to Arafat. Hajees
should constantly recite Talbiyyah. On arrival in Arafat, one should rest as Wuqoof In Arafat begins
After Zawaal.One should take full opportunity in Ibadat & asking Allah (s.w.t) for ones repentance.
It is Waajib to be in Arafat till sunset. Zohr & Asr will be in jamaat. After Asr Salaah, a collective Duaa by Ulema will be read. Maghrib Salaah will not be read in Arafat.
Note : Delays in Traffic could be Expected.
2nd Night – 9th Zul Hijah – MUSDALIFAH
After sunset, hajees will proceed to Musdalifah. On arrival in Musdalifah, Maghrib & Esha should Be combined. One should wait for esha to set in & then perform as mentioned. Azaan should be Given, thereafter Taqbeer for Maghrib Salaah. After Maghrib salah, is performed, the Fardh of Esha should immediately be performed. Hajees will spend the entire night till Fajr in Musdalifah. A Total Number of 49 pebbles to be collected in Musdalifah.
Note : Delays in traffic could be expected No tents or camps will be found in Musdalifah.
3rd Day – 10 Zul Hujah – MINA
Before sunrise ( after Fajr ) hajees will proceed to Mina. On Arrival in Mina, hajees should proceed
To their camps. Hajees should await the given time by Ministry of Haj on pelting. Hajees should leave all belongings & valuables at the camp before proceeding to the jamarat. Once Pelted, Hajees
Should proceed to camp & inform F.M.T’s Representatives that pelting has been completed.
Representatives at the abattoir will be informed and will proceed with your Dham-E-Shukar Qurbani. Hajees may leave Mina for Azzizia. On arrival in Azzizia, A representative will be present
One should verify if ones Qurbani has been completed. Once the hajee has acknowledged the completion of qurbani, the hajee should remove ( male ) the hair & release Ihraam.
Note : Only 1 Jamarat ( 7 Pebbles ) to be pelted on this day
Tawaaf – E – Zairet
Hajees may proceed to the Makkah Masjid E Haram to perform Tawaaf & Safa Marwa in normal garments ( Kurta & Abaya ). Hajees will do the above individually. Transport will not be arranged
By FMT. Once completed, hajee should proceed to Mina. Tawaf e Ziaret may be done on the
10th/11th/12th of Zul Hijah. Tawaf done on the 12th should be completed before Maghrib salaah.
4th Say – 11 Zul Hijah – MINA
Hajees will perform Salaah & Tilawat. Lectures will be given. Groups for pelting will be arranged
After Zohr. Hajees will spend the day & night on the 11th Zul Hijah.
Note: All 3 Jamarats to be pelted on this day.
5th Day – 12 Zul Hijah – MINA
After Zohr Salaah, Groups will be arranged for pelting. Once the pelting has been completed, hajees may collect all belongings from the camp & proceed to Azzizia
Services provided During 5 Days Hajj:
- Meals & Refreshments
- Lectures & Guidance
- Private Transport Mina / Arafat / Musdalifah / Mina
- Shuttle service by Muassasa Mina / Musdalifah / Mina – No Special Services
- Group Pelting
Departures to South Africa
Manifest will be placed in Reception Foyer. Kindly hand I.D Cards accordingly to manifest for
Passports to be dispatched from Muasasah Office. Transport will be arranged to Jeddah for Departures to S.A.