Every Muslim wants to perform Umrah at least once in his whole life. But some people are placed in our society and are not able to perform Umrah because they have no money to complete it. And some of them 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 physically, mentally and financially.
During the Umrah journey, individuals visit the various holy places in Makkah and Madina. The removal of sins, poverty, and the attainment of Paradise is the best means of Umrah for Muslims. If a person has many amounts to perform Umrah but physical disability stops him/her from Umrah.
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 with the best facilities and services during your spiritual journey.
If you want to go to KSA the first time then you can contact a Hajj and Umrah Embassy-approved travel agency. After that, they will be responsible for the whole journey.
So, In this way, you can easily perform rituals without any trouble. But if are a disabled person then you can perform Hajj & Umrah with your relative perfectly.
How can people with disabilities perform Umrah?
Nowadays, you can get some valuable information from different sources, one of the sources is your travel agent who is arranging the whole Umrah trip and it is the best source of guides. You can ask the agent about facilities at the airport, hotels, and Grand Mosque.
In this blog, we discuss all facilities which you can get there for a disabled person.
Facility for disabled persons:
Airports of Jeddah and Medina are allocated by the Saudi Ministries for pilgrims who are coming to Saudi Arabia for performing Hajj and Umrah.
You can get the facility of a wheelchair without any cost at the airports of both cities. There are also various facilities for the disabled as escalators and ramps. 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 book private transport from your travel agent, the 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 accommodation within a short distance of Masjid-ul-Haram so that you can easily reach Masjid-al-Haram with your disabled pilgrim. 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, the Umrah journey can prove you memorable and comfortable.
If any wants to get help with Umrah Package, then he/she can contact a professional travel agency – Labbaik Hajj Umrah.