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According to the newly reformed rules, women aged 45 or more can travel to Saudi Arabia for Umrah without her male relative (Mahram). She can travel in an organized group or family of she submits a No Objection Certificate from her mahram. Female pilgrims can now perform Umrah without their male companion after it is proved that they are 45 or more. The women below the age of 45, cannot go for Umrah without Mahram.
Women below the age of 45 and children must have a male relative who can accompany them and travel on the same flight in which his women and children are. Saudi Arabia allows women to perform Umrah without a guardian on the base that the traveling woman is at least 45 years old and is traveling in an organized group that is possible after submitting notarized NOC (No Objection Certificate) from her Mahram. The certificate will indicate that she is traveling without any male relative with his consent.
Umrah is a Sunnah, every Muslim has a wish to perform Umrah at least once in his/ her life. Unlike Hajj, Umrah can be performed on any day of the year and can be completed in 4 to 6 hours. It has four main rituals i.e. Ihram, Tawaf, Sa’ee and Qasar/ Halaq (shortening the hair). To get further details, read our article about how To Perform Umrah (for women).
Travel Agencies for Umrah offer several group Umrah Packages through which several people are sent for Umrah purposes in a group. The group packages usually have a cheaper price than individual Umrah Packages. Women can travel in such a group and they will have a shared room with other women in the hotels of Makkah and Madinah. Below you can see such group Umrah Packages and book them online on our website.
Group Umrah Package | Family Umrah Packges Prices 2019 Pakistan:
21 Days Economy Group Umrah Package contains a Visa procedure, indirect flight ticket, transport by bus, and economy class hotel at affordable prices. 2 Star Group Umrah Package is also available here for online booking. These packages can be purchased by contacting the approved travel agency. After it, the travel agency will arrange all the facilities (included in Umrah Package) for your stay in Makkah and Madinah before your arrival in Saudi Arabia.
You can also fill an online E-Visa registration form to apply for Umrah Visa. Online payment is needed to proceed with the Umrah Visa process further. How to apply for online Umrah visa in Pakistan. You will have to buy a service pack from any approved travel agency in this case which will include hotel accommodation, transport, etc. After completion of these things, your Visa will be issued in about a week.
Women under the age of 45 are allowed to travel for Umrah without any of her male family members. It is an opportunity for those Muslim women who do not have a Mehram who can travel with them for Umrah. Until now, several thousand women have taken benefit of this rule and traveled in organized groups of other women. Your travel agency may assist you in each step to make Umrah journey safe and successful.