center for islAmic life at ruTGERS UNIVERSITY
Led by Imam Kaiser Aslam
Join us as we journey together to the most blessed lands of Makkah and Madinah, completing the rites of Umrah, cleansing our souls of accumulated sins and nourishing our hearts with heightened faith. If you’re after an enjoyable, faith- elevating, inspiration-filed trip that promises to deliver an unmatched Umrah experience then choose one of our exclusive packages below
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A moving and inspiring story of seclusion and revelation, of prophethood and perseverance, it all starts with a trip to Jabal al Noor, the Mountain of Light, where the Prophet (ﷺ) first received revelation.
Learn about the persecution faced by early Muslims and how they were driven out of Makkah whilst holding firmly onto their faith. Learn about the migration of the Prophet (ﷺ) and the remarkable occurrences at Jabal Thawr that instilled within the believers lessons of tawakkul, of absolute, unwavering reliance in Allah SWT.
Visit the iconic Jabal Ar-Rahmah, the Mount of Mercy, whereupon the Prophet (ﷺ) delivered his famous last sermon and the site which forms the pinnacle of the rites of Hajj. Journey through Mina, the city of tents, where pilgrims follow the example of the Prophet and stay for several days during the Hajj and pelt the three Jamarat, symbolic of warding off the devil and rooted in the story of Ibrahim (عَلَيْهِ ٱلسَّلَامُ).
For the ultimate experience, join us for our unique and exclusive ‘Walking Tour of AlMasjid AlHaram’, where we recount some of the most notable moments and places, delivered by our renowned expert guides.
An immersive experience of the history of Makkah like never before.
From the very first masjid built in Madinah, which the Prophet (ﷺ) himself help construct, Masjid Quba, to Masjid Qiblatain – the masjid of two qiblahs – where the companions prayed in two directions as the qiblah changed from Masjid Al Aqsa in Jerusalem to Masjid Al Haram in Makkah. Be prepared to be in awe of the rich history and insights gained from this tour.
You may be tempted to unsheathe your sword as we recount the epic Battle of Uhud where over seventy companions were killed, live and on site. You’ll get to ascend the archers mount as well as visit and pray for the Martyrs of Uhud.
For the ultimate experience, join us for our exclusive ‘Walking Tour of the Prophet’s Masjid’, where we recount some of the most notable moments in what was then the entire city of Madinah, delivered by our renowned expert guides.
An immersive experience of the history of Madinah like never before.
CILRU Umrah Trip
8 Nights Trip
January 6, 2024 – January 15, 2024
Roundtrip International Flight Included
Departs from JFK on Saudi Airlines
Led by Imam Kaiser Aslam
Air & Land Package
Madinah: Movenpick Hotel| Makkah: Swissotel Hotel
|Quad||$3,195 per person|
|Triple||$3,345 per person|
|Double||$3,525 per person|
Roundtrip International Airfare
4 Nights in Madinah
4 Nights in Makkah
Daily open buffet breakfast at Hotels
Ground Transport to Hotels and Airports
Haramain train/Bus transfer from Madinah to Makkah
Guided Tour of Madinah – Mazarat
Guided Tour of Makkah – Mazarat
Virtual information session prior to departure
Umrah Lecture and Khatirahs on-site
Visa processing and visa fees and Saudi health insurance
Lunch & Dinners
Cost of Saudi Sim card (if applicable)
Umrah Visa fees