A JOURNEY OF A LIFETIME WITH TOP LEVEL TRAVEL & TOURS         DEPARTURE TO SAUDI ARABIA:

Upon Arrival at Oliver Tambo International Airport, Hajees are requested to proceed to the Respective Airline Counter for check in formalities with the assistance of TOP LEVEL TOURS Representatives. Please ensure all documents such as Passports ,Air Tickets, Contracts & Drafts are kept safely. Please ensure that you carry a photo copy of your passport with you. Large groups on 6 & 5 week departure will be accompanied by an on board Group Leader. Upon receipt of boarding pass, hajees may proceed to Immigration Counters and then to departure lounge.

ARRIVAL IN SAUDI ARABIA:
JEDDAH:

- Upon arrival in Jeddah, You will require your Draft of sr1029/us275, please ensure it is kept in your Passport. This draft must be handed to United Agent Officials after Immigration. Hajees will then be met by Sahuc Officials & Muasasah who will assist with transport departures to the Holy City of Madinah Munawara.
HAJEES PASSPORTS WILL BE TAKEN IN BY MUASASAH OFFICIALS FOR THE DURATION OF THE ENTIRE JOURNEY. Due to Muasasah formalities and Kingdom Haj Rules, delays may be expected.

 

MADINAH:

-Upon arrival in Madinah, you will require your draft of sr941,50/usd251, please ensure it is kept in your Passport. This draft must be handed to United Agents Officials after Immigration. Hajees will then be met by Muasasah officials and Yusra Tours Representatives who will assist with transfers to Hotel. Hajees passports will be taken in by Muasasah representatives for the duration of the journey.
DO NOT LEAVE MONEY, DOCUMENTS OR SPARE PHOTOS IN YOUR PASPORT.

CHECK IN MADINAH – MUNAWARA:

On Arrival at Hotel, Hajees will be checked into rooms accordingly. Accomodation is based on bed and breakfast. No of nights will be as per package taken and may not be extended. Please refer to Notices on Foyer in Reception of Hotel re Ziyarets etc. A TOP LEVEL Tours Representative will be available after Asr at Hotel Foyer. Notices for Ziyarets, Haj Lectures etc will be pasted on Notice Board.
Hajees will travel to Makkah by coach and will be require to board coach in Ihram for Departure to Holy City Of Makkah on a journey lasting approx 8 – 10hrs.Hajees who wish to fly from Madinah to Jeddah may liase with our representatives in Madinah. NB: Passports of those who fly will only reach Muasasa office after a few days.

 

 

ARRIVAL IN MAKKAH:

Upon Arrival In Makkah, Hajees will be welcomed by Muasasah Officials who will escort you, together with TOP LEVEL TOURS Representatives to your respective hotels. A brown card will be handed to Hajees by Muasasah which is an acknowledgement that your passport is at the Muasasah Office. This card should be handed to the TOP LEVEL Tour’s Representative with the hajee name so that an I.D card may be issued. Hajees will be checked in respective hotels.

 

STAY IN MAKKAH-AL-MUKARAMAH:

During your stay in Makkah, lectures and Ziyarets will be arranged. Notices will be placed in the Reception Foyer. Day trips to Jabal Noor and Jeddah will be arranged. Ulema and TOP LEVEL Tours Representatives will be available at your services for the duration of your stay.

 

MOVEMENT TO AZIZIA:

Prior to your departure to Azizia, a meeting will be held regarding the procedure that will be followed. Room listing will be made available as well. Hajees will mark their luggage clearly and a coach will be arranged to move the luggage the night before check out.

 

20th Dhul-Qadah

 

06 October 2012

1st Dhul-Hijjah

 

17 October 2012

8th Dhul-Hijjah

Departure to Mina

24 October 2012

9th Dhul-Hijjah

Yaum-ul-Arafah

25 October 2012

10th Dhul-Hijjah

Eid-ul-Adha

26 October 2012

11/12th Dhul-Hijjah

Ayam-ul-Tashreeq

27/28 October 2012

13th Dhul-Hijjah

End of Haj

29 October 2012

 

STAY IN AZIZIA:

During your stay in Azizia, lectures will be held. A meeting, regarding the procedure during the 5 days, logistics will be held by TOP LEVELTours Representatives. Spiritual programs, Zikrs will also be held
A walk to the South African camps in Mina will be coordinated as well.

 

5 DAYS OF HAJ:

N.B IT IS WAJIB FOR EVERY MALE AND FEMALE TO RECITE THE TAKBEER-E-TASHREEQ ONCE LOUDLY AFTER EVERY FARDH SALAH.

TOP LEVEL Tours Representatives will be available for any queries throughout the 5days and will assist you as far as possible.

 

(DAY 1) 8 ZIL HIJJAH – MINA:

This day is known as YAUM UT TARWIYA.
After Fajr, hajees will proceed in Ihram to Mina. The entire day and night will be spent in Mina. Zohr, Asr, Maghrib and Esha salah will be performed in Jamaat at the camp. Hajees should read constant Talbiyah (labbaik) and repent for ones past sins.

 

(DAY 2) 9 ZIL HIJJAH – ARAFAT / MUZDALIFAH:

After Fajr salah, hajees will be directed to respective coaches to proceed to Arafat.
N.B. DUE TO TRAFFIC CONGESTION, YOU MAY BE ASKED TO LEAVE BEFORE FAJR SALAH. THIS IS IN ORDER TO REACH ARAFAT IN TIME TO COMPLETE THE FARD OF HAJ. PERFORMING FAJR SALAH IN MINA IS A SUNNAH.
Upon arrival in Arafat, hajees should rest until Wuqoof. One should take full advantage of the Day of Arafat. It is waajib to remain in Arafat until sunset. Zohr and Asr will be combined and performed together in Jamat. After Asr, a dua in congregation with Ulema will be read. Maghrib salah will not be read in Arafat.

 

9 ZIL HIJJAH – MUZDALIFAH:

After sunset, hajees will be directed once again to respective coaches to proceed to Muzdalifah. Note that traffic delays are to expected. In Muzdalifah, Maghrib and Esha are combined and performed together in Jamaat and part of the night is spent. Movement back to Mina is monitored depending on the traffic situation on the day. A total of 49 pebbles are collected in Muzdalifah. However, if unable to stop due to traffic congestion, pebbles collected from the vicinity of Mina will also suffice.
Hajees will require: a hajee mat, a light shawl for the evening & water bottle for wudhu.

NOTE: NO CAMPS ARE FOUND IN MUZDALIFAH.

 

(DAY 3) 10 ZIL HIJJAH – MINA:

On arrival in Mina, hajees should proceed to their camps. Hajees should await the given time by the Ministry of Haj for pelting. Before proceeding to the Jamaraat, hajees should leave all personal belongings and valuables at the camp. Pelting will be done in a group guided by Yusra Tours Representatives and Ulema. After pelting, it is YOUR responsibility to contact the Yusra Tours representatives in to inform them that you have completed your pelting and they may proceed with your Dam-e-Shukar. Hajees may leave Mina for Azizia. Please verify with the representatives if your Qurbani has been completed. Once you have verified that your Qurbani is complete, men should remove their hair and release Ihram.
N.B ONLY ONE JAMARAT (7 PEBBLES) IS TO BE PELTED ON THIS DAY

 

TAWAF-E-ZIYARET:

Hajees may proceed to Makkah to perform Tawaf and Sa’ee in normal garments. Hajees will do this individually. Transport will not be arranged by Yusra Tours. Once completed, hajees should proceed to Mina. Tawaf-e-Ziyaret may be done on the 10th/11th/12th of Zil Hijjah. Tawaf done on the 12th should be completed before Maghrib Salah.

 

(DAY 4) 11 ZIL HIJJAH – MINA:

Hajees will perform Salah and Tilawat. Lectures will be given. Groups for pelting will be arranged after Zohr. Hajees will spend the day and night in Mina.
N.B. ALL 3 JAMARAATS WILL BE PELTED ON THIS DAY.

 

(DAY 5) 12 ZIL HIJJAH – MINA:

After Zohr Salah, groups will be arranged for pelting. Once the pelting has been completed, hajees may proceed to the camp and collect all belongings, then proceed to Azizia.

THE 5TH NIGHT MAY BE SPENT IN MINA. PLEASE INFORM THE TOP LEVELTOURS REPRESENTATIVES IF YOU DECIDE TO STAY THE EXTRA NIGHT.

 

THE MANAGEMENT AND STAFF OF TOP LEVEL TOURS WISHES YOU A SAFE JOURNEY AND HAJ MABROOR, INSHALLH

SERVICES PROVIDED DURING THE 5 DAYS:

Meals and refreshments
Lectures and Guidance
Private/Muasasah Transport – MINA/ARAFAT/MUZDALIFAH/MINA
Group Pelting

DEPARTURES TO SOUTH AFRICA:

Tickets to be handed over to YUSRA TOURS Representative in Madina. Manifest for departure will be posted in PRIVATE SUITES In Azizia. Your ID cards will also be collected before you leave to Mina so that passports may be dispatched from the Muasasah Offices timeously. Transport will be arranged to Jeddah for departures. Hajees will be transferred to King Abdul Aziz Airport to Jeddah from AZIZIA. Pilgrims who are in Makkah at time of departure are to requested to present themselves in Azizia 12HRS before departure time.

IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS:

CARRY A PASSPORT COPY FOR EACH PERSON AND 2 COLOUR PHOTOS.
1. TICKETS
2. DRAFTS (PLEASE LEAVE STAPLED IN THE PASSPORT)
3. YELLOW CARDS
4. MUASASAH CARDS (ISSUED UPON ARRIVAL IN MAKKAH )

 

VACCINATIONS:

HAJEES ARE REQUESTED TO TAKE THE FOLLOWING VACCINES.
1. YELLOW FEVER
2. MENINGITIS – ACWY 135 – 4 STRAIN
3. FLU VACCINE WITH H1N1 STRAIN