Umrah is not an easy task to perform, you may have to face many difficulties over there if you forget to take the essential items with yourselves, you should this realize before going to Umrah.

In order to avoid yourself from getting into such difficulties or problem,

We would suggest you to prepare a list of all those essential items which you would need there.

Here is a list of necessary items that should also be on your list. You may add any item to your list if you consider it important according to your need.

Essential Islamic things to be learn

  • What is Umrah, its history
  • Why are we going to perform Umrah
  • What are the rewards of Umrah
  • How to perform Umrah – its pillars, obligatory and sunnah actions (books, audio, videos, seminars) – the Prophet Muhammad (s) said: “Take yor hajj rites from me”
  • Learn the relevant Dua’s
  • What violates the state of Ihram
  • Review our prayers (Salah) and purification (Wudu)
  • Etiquettes of Duaa
  • Tayammum – when one does not have access to water (know its rulings)
  • Janaza Salah (there are a lot of funeral prayers in both the Holy Masaajid)
  • Learn how to perform Witr prayer
  • Learn how to pray in congregation
  • Learn the rulings to the travelers prayer

Essentials thing to be carry with you

  • Make sure that you had carried your Passport, Visa, Identity card etc. Before you leave your house for the Airport.
  • The most important thing for Umrah is Ihram
  • For men, it is a two piece plain white cloth. You must have a belt to hold your Ihram.
  • For women, you should keep plain cotton clothes with you that must cover your body completely.
  • Reading material such as a pocket Quran and dua’a books.
  • A Tasbeeh so that you get reminded about the Ibadah easily.
  • A inclusive guide book that tells the complete procedure of Umrah.
  • A prayer mat as the weather in Makkah is hot and its difficult to sit on floor. Make sure it can be carried easily.
  • Things of your daily use such as toothbrush, toothpaste, comb, soap, shampoo, towel and cream or lotion because the weather is very dry.
  • Basic medicines such as painkillers, fever tablets etc.
  • 2 to 3 pair of slippers as you may lose one.
  • A small bag that can be carried easily by having in tied with you. So that you can carry money and your slippers with you.
  • Alarm clock.
  • You should remember that cell phones with cameras are not allowed in there so you must carry a phone without a camera.
  • Socks. You may buy it from there.
  • A pair of scissors for cutting hair.
  • Nail-cutter.
  • A travel iron in case if there may not be the facility of pressing clothes available at every place you stay.
  • You should carry with yourself a bottle of water (preferably Zamzam) when you are leaving the hotel for any purpose so as to keep yourself hydrated on the go.
  • Make sure you have all the sleeping accessories like sleeping bag, a sheet, inflatable pillow. Everything should be easy to carry.
We recommend this list of items as a reminder for your ease along the journey of Umrah.

The checklist may be different from person to person as their comforts & convenience.