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Holy Places to Visit during Umrah in Mecca


Umrah is a lesser Pilgrimage which can be performed at any time of the year except the Hajj period. During the Umrah, pilgrims visit the Mecca and Medinah to perform the rituals of Umrah. Islamic Travel has added the ease and comfort for those who want to perform the Umrah during the month of Ramadan. In the month of Ramadan, Umrah becomes equivalent to the Hajj. We at Islamic Travel offering the cheap Umrah Packages from UK by which you can easily perform the Umrah. In this article, we are going to explain the sites which should be visited during the Umrah. Some of these places are included in the rituals of Umrah which must be visited during the Umrah Pilgrimage. Our Primary goal is to provide ease and comfort for those who are willing to perform the Umrah with utmost ease and comfort. We provide the best suited hotels in the Mecca and Medinah for your hotel accommodation. We also provide the flights with International airlines and visa accommodation as well. There are many places which we have to explore in this article which you should visit during the Umrah Pilgrimage.

The Grand Mosque of Mecca

The Grand Mosque is also called the Masjid Al Haram, Al Haram, and Harmain Shareef. These words indicate the Grand Mosque. It is the second Qibla of Muslims and you have to visit this mosque because of Umrah rites. Some of the Umrah rituals are performed here. Islamic Travel provides the Hotel Accommodation in the Mecca which is nearer to the Holy Haram. Saudi Government is expanding the place of Masjid Al Haram so that more pilgrims can visit the Masjid and can get the more virtues. It is one of the sacred mosque for the Muslim Ummah because it is located nearby the holy Kaabah. And most important rite of Umrah, Sa’i is performed around the Kaabah. And Kaabah was firstly constructed by the Prophet Ibrahim A.S. He A.S was the ancestor of Holy Prophet PBUH. It adds the importance of Kaabah as well as the Grand Mosque.


Jannat ul Mualla is an holy graveyard in which most of the Sahabas and relatives of our most beloved prophet PBUH are buried there which include Hazrat Aminah R.A (Fortunate mother of Holy Prophet PBUH), Mother of Muslims Hazrat Khadija bint Khuwaylid R.A (Most Successful Woman of the Quresh and First Wife of Hazrat Muhammad PBUH), Hazrat Qasim ibn Muhammad (The Holy son of our beloved Prophet PBUH), Abdul Mutalib (Grandfather of Prophet PBUH), and Abu Talib (Uncle of Prophet PBUH), Hazrat Asma bint Abu Bakar R.A (Companion of Muhammad PBUH and mother of Hazrat Abdullah Ibn Zubair R.A), and Hazrat Abdullah Ibn Zubair R.A (Companion of Prophet PBUH and Nephew of Mother Aisha). These are one of the most closed relatives and companions of Prophet PBUH and every Muslim wishes to visit the Holy graves of them during the Umrah Pilgrimage.

Battleground of Badr

Battle of Badr is a Decisive battle fought between the Meccans led by the Abu Jahl Amr bin Hasham and Holy Army comprised of strongly believed Companions of Hazrat Muhammad PBUH. Badr is a place located 130 Kilometers from Medinah and 334 Kilometers from Mecca. This holy battle was fought at the 17th of Ramadan, in the second year after the Hijrat of Prophet PBUH. So, it is most sacred to visit the site of Badr during the Ramadan by booking the Cheap Ramadan Umrah Packages from United Kingdom. Most of the Muslims visit the battleground of Badr during the Umrah because Hazrat Muhammad PBUH declared the Sahabas of Badr as Jannaiti. 313 Muslims Worriers fought against 1300 Infidels and Allah gave the victory to the Muslims and sent the Angels for the help of Muslims. Quran remembers the day of Badr as the Day of Criterion and every pilgrim should visit the site of Badr.


Mina is a valley located at 3 Kilometers from Mecca and one of the most important ritual of Umrah Rami Jamar is performed here. Rami Jamar is a ritual in which seven stones are thrown on the three pillars which represents the devil. Stoning the devil is done to strong the faith in Almighty Allah and show the hate against the Devil which is Indeed Enemy of the Muslim. The Sacrifice Ritual is also performed there to remember the Ancestor Ibrahim’s A.S Sacrifice and patience. Allah Almighty gave him the son in the age of eighty and then ordered him to sacrifice him. It was one of the greatest test taken by Almighty Allah. It is also important because tents of Muslims are also installed there when they perform Umrah or Hajj with the luxurious accommodation.

Al Kiswah Makkah Factory

Al Kiswah is only the factory in Mecca in which holy curtains are made for the Kaabah. But traditionally, Hazrat Ismael R.A or the Grandfather of Hazrat Muhammad PBUH who firstly placed the cloth curtain to the Holy Kaabah which is called Kiswah. The Kiswah is printed in the Al Kiswah Makkah factory which is totally governed by Government of Saudi Arabia. Designing, dyeing, weaving, printing, and embroidery is done in this factory. Before those Ottoman Caliphs were used to place the curtain of Kaabah and before the Ottoman Caliphs, Umayyad Caliphs used to place the Cloth Curtains on the Holy Kaabah. Al Kiswah Makkah factory is only on the drive of 10 minutes. If you are on the Umrah Pilgrimage, you must visit to the this factory and adjacent to this factory there is a museum from where, you can visit the

Auction House Mecca

Auction House Mecca is one of the visited place in the Mecca and most of the visitors used to visit this place. You should visit these place during the Umrah Pilgrims to see the holy things which are affiliated to the Holy Prophet PBUH, their family and companions. Auction House Mecca is located nearer to the Hilon Tower in the Mecca. Buyers can also purchase the things through the bidding system. You know about the closing time of the house as well so that you can spend more and more time while visiting the place.

Mount Abu Qubays

This mount has memorable significance in the Islamic History. It is the mountain located nearer to the Masjid Al Haram and Our beloved prophet PBUH shown his miracle of splitting the moon into two pieces. According a saying, this mountain saved the Black Stone (Hijr e Aswad) from the Storm of Nuh A.S. Father of all mankind also walked through this stone and his footprints are available till now there. People visit this place whenever they perform the Umrah.

Cave Thawr

Most of the pilgrims visit the cave of Thawr after performing the Umrah pilgrimage. It is located at the height of 750 meters in the south of Mecca’s district Misfalah. The Cave of Thawr indicates the memorable event which took place while migration of Prophet PBUH from Mecca to Medinah. Hazrat Abu Bakar and Holy Prophet PBUH stayed here until during their journey of migration. Hazrat Asma bint Abu Bakr R.A supplied the food and other supplements to his father and our beloved Prophet PBUH. A group of polytheists chased the Holy Prophet PBUH and Hazrat Abu Bakr R.A when they were staying at this cave. Almighty Allah ordered at spider to build a spider web on the entrance of the cave. It forced Infidels to think that no one has entered in this cave. This cave gave refuge to the Prophet PBUH for three days and three nights.

Cave Hira

Hira is the second important Cave in the history of Islam but you can say it the first one. First five verses of Surah Al Alaq which was about the Knowledge was revealed in this cave. It was the first time when our holy Quran was started revealing on the Prophet PBUH. Hazrat Gabriel A.S came to the Holy Prophet PBUH with these verses of holy Quran. This cave is located at the height of 642 Kilometers and in the mountain Al Noor. The distance from the Holy Kaabah is just four Kilo meters. All the Muslims visit this place after the Umrah and may be during the Umrah. Because there is no longer distance to visit after the Umrah Pilgrimage.  When the pilgrims visit the Jabal An Noor (Mount of light) they visit the Cave of Hira.

Masjid Al Ayesha R.A

Al Ayesha Mosque is also named as the Masjid Al Taneem which is located in the neighborhood of Mecca. People who visit the Mecca during the Umrah Pilgrimage also visit the Masjid Al Ayesha R.A. It is also regarded after the name of Mother Ayesha R.A. It refers the incidence when Mother Ayesha was unable to complete the Umrah  due to the Menstrual Period and state of impurity. His brother accompanied her to the place known as Taneem and later Mother Ayesha Completed her Umrah.

We have chosen these places which should be visited during the Umrah Pilgrimage. You can also request the Travel consultants of Islamic Travel to include these Ziarats in your Umrah Packages from United Kingdom. We will include these Ziarats in your Umrah Packages either these in the Ramadan, Off-Season or in any month. We are always waiting for your calls and emails at Islamic Travel for bookings of Umrah Packages.

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