Every Muslim wants to perform Umrah at least once but some people are placed in our society who are not able to perform it because they have no money for complete the requirements of Umrah and some of them who are disabled or handicapped. Umrah is optional because it is Sunnah but Hajj is compulsory and it is necessary for all Muslims who can perform it by physically, mentally and financially.
During the Umrah journey, individuals visit the various holy places in Makkah and Madina. The removal of sins, the removal of poverty, and the attainment of Paradise are the best means of Umrah for Muslims. If a person has many amounts to perform Umrah but he/she is disabled to perform Umrah physically.
Then, there are two options for such a person; the first option of choosing a person who can perform Umrah on your behalf. And the second option is the Travel Agency for booking the Best & Cheap Umrah Package. The best travel agent provides you the best facilities and services during your spiritual journey.
If you go to Saudi Arabia the first time then you can contact a travel agency which will be responsible for the whole journey, so that, you can easily perform Umrah without any trouble. But if you have decided to perform Umrah with your any disabled relative as a mother, father, brother, sister, aunt, etc. then you can perform it with your relative perfectly.
How can people with disabilities perform Umrah?
Nowadays, you can get some valuable information from different sources, one of some sources is your travel agent who is arranging the whole Umrah trip and it is the best source of guides. You can ask from the agent, what facilities are placing at the airport, hotels, and Grand Mosque.
In this article, all facilities are mentioned which you can get there for a disabled person.
Airports of Jeddah and Medina are allocated by the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah for pilgrims who are coming in Saudi Arabia for performing Hajj and Umrah.
You can get the facility of a wheelchair without any cost on the airports of both cities. There are also various facilities for the disabled as escalators and ramp. All these facilities are free there but your travel agent should notify the airport management about your needs.
Wheelchairs are also available inside the area of Haram but this facility is not available in the buses, however, you have three options here, the first option is that you can book private transport from your travel agent which is included in your Umrah Package, second is that you can get a taxi there which may be some expense for you, and the last option for you is Uber services.
The best option is here, so that, you can save your time and money there.
You should book such accommodation which is situated at a short distance from Masjid Al-Haram, so that, you can easily reach Grand Mosque with your disabled pilgrim with some efforts. You can bring a flexible and foldable wheelchair as equipment with your luggage.
If you are a disabled person and want to perform Umrah solely then you can rent an automatic wheelchair or a person who pushes your wheelchair in Masjid Al-Haram, which is definitely proved very helpful during Tawaf and Sa’i. For Sa’i, you have the second option is an electronic cart, except for the wheelchair but it is only available on the top floor of Safa and Marwa. This option may be slightly costly for you.
Suggestion: If you are a disabled person, then you should make prior arrangements with your agent, so that, Umrah journey can prove for you a memorable and a comfortable.
If any wants to get help in the Umrah visa, then he/she can contact a professional travel agency – Labbaik Hajj Umrah.