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EXECUTIVE PROGRAM 7A

An Executive program beginning in Makkah where you perform Umrah and stay in front of the Haram.  During the Manasik enjoy the facilities and hospitality of the Executive lounge in Mena & Arafat, with prayer services, lectures, group supplications and much more.  Our exclusive, air conditioned Mena camp is located directly in front of the Jamaraat.  At the end of Hajj, transfer to Jeddah for your return journey home or optionally visit Madinah and enjoy your stay in front of Masjid Al Nabawi before returning home.  Complete the rites and rituals of Hajj backed by Dar El Salam’s renowned services and hospitality.

EXECUTIVE PROGRAM 7A

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EXECUTIVE PROGRAM 7A

August 26, 2017 - September 5, 2017

accommodations

7

nights

Swissotel Makkah Hotel

Includes:

Executive Mena Camp (in front of Jamarat)

Executive DST Arafat Camp

Private DST Space in Muzdalifa

3

nights

Madinah Hilton Hotel (Optional)

FLIGHTS

IAD

JED

JED

JFK

Rooms

QUAD ROOM

$13,500 / pp

TRIPLE ROOM

$14,400 / pp

DOUBLE ROOM

$15,900 / pp

Hajj 2016 Testimonials

Every pilgrim who embarks on the journey for Hajj has a unique experience. People come from all over the world with hopes, dreams and wishes to talk to the Almighty directly. Most of of them are silent in prayers while others openly communicate with clear voices. I had this opportunity in 2012 and would like…
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EXECUTIVE PROGRAM 7A Itinerary

  • Executive Program Features
  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3 - 4
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • Day 6 - 7
  • Day 7
  • Day 8
  • OPTIONAL STAY IN MADINAH

EXECUTIVE PROGRAM FEATURES

  • During the entire Manasik of Hajj, you are able to stay at a 5-star hotel in Mecca and be transported back and forth each day until your successful completion of Hajj
  • Access to the Dar El Salam’s Exclusive Mena Camps, located right across from the Jamarat; the air-conditioned Mena pre-fabricated units are constructed with drywall for added comfort and privacy
  • Unlimited access to Mena Executive Lounge with executive accommodations (furnished foam mattress sleeping chair)
  • Private Dar El Salam Arafat camp in executive air-conditioned furnished tents
  • Latest model buses throughout Hajj trip

Meals:

  • Breakfast and dinner buffets will be provided in the 5-star hotels in Medina
  • Breakfast and lunch provided in the 5-star hotels in Mecca during the Manasik
  • Dinner buffets will be provided in Mena
  • Breakfast and lunch will be provided in Arafat

As well as these core features and services:

  • Dedicated assigned agent throughout the booking process as well as a dedicated group leader for your Hajj trip
  • Hajj tutorial sessions prior to your trip through a variety of webinars, live video sessions, conference calls, the Dar El Salam Hajj forum, and in-person seminars
  • Dedicated qualified Imams in each program to provide you spiritual guidance throughout your trip
  • Worry-free Dar El Salam luggage management & transportation
  • Medically qualified staff available for general assistance
  • Dedicated barbers are available at the Mena camp
  • Our team of staff members are available and assisting you at all times
  • All of your hotel stays will provide you with breakfast and dinner buffets or as specified within your itinerary

 

Dar El Salam provides you with the following:

  • Educational Hajj materials prior to trip
  • Ihrams for male pilgrims
  • Prayer rugs for female pilgrims
  • Zam Zam water to bring back home
  • DST Backpack for your convenience
  • Dar El Salam drawstring shoe bag

Exclusions

  • Hajj draft fee ($300)
  • Sacrifice ($150)
  • Domestic flight to international gateways

DAY 1: JEDDAH ARRIVAL + UMRAH

Monday, August 28th 2017

Upon arrival at Jeddah airport, the following will occur:

  1. Saudi Immigration & Customs processing
  2. Your DST representative will greet & accompany you to Mecca Al Mukarramah
  3. Check-in at your hotel, conveniently located directly in front of Masjid Al Haram
  4. After some rest, your group leader will guide you to perform Umrah
Welcome to Jeddah

Welcome to Jeddah

Swissotel Lobby

Swissotel Lobby

Hyatt Regency Lobby

Hyatt Regency Lobby

DAY 2: MECCA AL MUKARRAMAH

Tuesday, August 29th

Enjoy the magnificence & vibrant energy of Mecca, The Honored City. With the special convenience of your hotel located directly in front of Masjid Al Haram, you have the following unique opportunities:

  • Making the five daily prayers in Masjid Al Haram
  • Performing Tawaaf, the only special form of prayer unique only to Masjid Al Haram
Umrah as a Group

Umrah as a Group

DST private Restaurant

DST private Restaurant

 

DAY 3 – 4: MECCA

Wednesday, August 30th – Thursday, August 31st

DEPARTURE FOR MENA

Your First Option (8th Dhual’ Hijjah-  August 30)
Our private bus will transport you to the Dar El Salam Executive Private Mena Camp, located directly in front of the Jamarat. Your Mena tent is an air-conditioned, prefabricated and constructed with drywall (sheet rock) for added protection.

Meals Provided in Mena:

  • Stay in the air-conditioned Executive Lounge with comfortable seating
  • Open buffet dinner will be served
  • In addition, snacks, fruits and refreshments will be available at all times

Your Second Option (9th Dhual’ Hijjah- August 31)
You may stay in your hotel in Mecca and directly depart to the Dar El Salam Executive Private Arafat Camp:

  • Stay in the air-conditioned Exclusive Lounge
  • Open buffet breakfast, and lunch will be provided
  • In addition, snacks, fruits and refreshments will be available at all times
Masjid Al Haram

Masjid Al Haram

Mena Executive Lounge

Mena Executive Lounge

Almashaer Train

Almashaer Train

DAY 4: ARAFAT + MUZDALIFA

Thursday, August 31st

Your day will consist of the following:

Today is Arafat. The Prophet (pbuh) reportedly said “The Hajj is Arafat.” On this day Muslims around the world will fast in solidarity with observance of this day. They were all invited and Allah has permitted you to arrive safely. Today is yours to ask. Ask Allah for everything, for anything, for anybody, ask for forgiveness, for strength, for sincerity and ask for him to accept your Hajj

  1. Arafat in the early morning
    Your group will depart for Arafat using the Al Mashaer Train from Mena or by bus from your hotel in Mecca (Depending on the option you choose). Breakfast and lunch will be served at the DST Executive Arafat Private Camp. Snacks, fruits, and refreshments will be available all day.
  2. Muzdalifa after sunset
    Your group will depart for Muzdalifa using the Al Mashaer Train
  3. Muzdalifa (overnight stay & return to Mena)
    Your group will return to Mena after Fajr and continue to Mena. Dar El Salam Travel also offers the option to depart Muzdalifa after 1am
Executive Arafat Camp

Executive Arafat Camp

Arafat

Guests Enjoying a Lecture at Arafat

Arafat Restrooms

Arafat Restrooms

DAY 5: EID + MENA + TAWAAF EL EFADA

Friday, September 1st 

Upon arrival in Mena, we will guide you to the Jamarat to perform Ramii (Aqabah) and then trim or shave your hair. Transportation will be available to take you back to your Mecca hotel and Tawaaf El Efada

Guided Jamarat

Guided Jamarat

Mena Barbers

Mena Barbers

The Kaaba

The Kaaba

 

DAY 6 – 7: MENA + REST

Saturday, September 2nd Sunday, September 3rd

Perform your Ramii at all three Jamarat

The following will occur:

  1. You will be transported via Dar El Salam’s air-conditioned private bus back to your hotel in Mecca
    • Open Buffet Breakfast and lunch will be served
  2. Private buses will be available to take you back to the DST Executive Lounge in Mena
    • Open Buffet Dinner will be served at your camp
  3. After performing your last Ramii on Sunday, Sept 3rd, our private buses will be available to take you back to your hotel
DST Executive Lounge

DST Executive Lounge

Mena Open Buffet

Mena Open Buffet

daily lectures in Mena

Daily Lectures in Mena

DAY 7: JAMARAAT + STAY IN MECCA

Sunday, September 3rd

In the early morning, you can perform your Ramii and then you are transported to your hotel where you can enjoy your last hours in Mecca:

  • Making the five daily prayers in Masjid Al-Haram
  • Performing Tawaaf, the only special form of prayer unique to Masjid Al Haram
  • Unlimited access to cool, refreshing Zam Zam water anytime

Masjid Al Haram

DAY 8: TAWAAF AL WADA + RETURN HOME

Monday, September 4th

Rest + Return Home

As your Hajj journey ends, these will be your final days in the Honored City, enjoy the unique opportunities to make the five daily prayers in Masjid Al Haram and perform Tawaaf. Your departure date is based on your airline itinerary. You have the the rest of the day to relax and pray. Later in the day you will be able to perform Tawaaf Al Wada, will be transported via Dar El Salam’s air-conditioned private bus to Jeddah Airport.

You will have made friends you will never forget and you will have certainly made memories you will love to remember but it is time to say your Salaams and prepare to step back into the world (as a newborn).

May Allah grant us a safe & easy journey and accept our Hajj. Ameen.

 

To book your package today, click “Book this Program” above or call 1-866-327-7252. Our agents are available to answer any questions you may have and book your Hajj package.

DAY 8 – 11: MEDINA

Monday, September 4th –  Thursday, September 7th

Arrive in Medina, Dar El Salam representatives will greet & transfer you to your hotel where you will check-in and rest.

Enjoy the tranquility of Medina, The City of Light, and the unique opportunity of offering the five daily prayers in Masjid Al Nabawi. Your hotel is conveniently located in front of Masjid Al Nabawi. You will have the opportunity to do any of the following at your leisure:

  • Enter the blessed Masjid of our beloved Prophet (May Peace and Blessings be Showered Upon Him), access The Rawdah (Reeaz Ul-Jannah), the place where our beloved Prophet (PBUH) called a part of Jannah, and give your salam to our beloved Prophet (PBUH), Abu Bakr As-Siddiq (May Allah be pleased with him) and Omar Bin-Khattab (May Allah be pleased with him)
  • Visit Al Baqi, the resting places of the family of our beloved Prophet (PBUH) and the his beloved Companions (May Allah be pleased with them)
  • Women will receive a guided tour into the Rawdah during the allotted masjid hours
  • Dar El Salam staff will provide you with an exciting guided tour of the following three special exhibitions located in close proximity to Masjid Al Nabawi:
    1. Asmaul Allah Alhusna Exhibition
    2. Seerah Exhibition
    3. The Holy Qu’ran Exhbition
  • Our Imams will provide you with religious guidance as well as guided tour to historical places:
    • Masjid Quba
    • Masjid Qiblatain
    • Jabal Uhud

Museum Tour

Museum Tour

Tour of Mount Uhud

Tour of Mount Uhud