Hajj Packages

VIP ELITE
(Miftaah Institute)

Sh. Mohd. al Masmari
Sh. Abdullah Waheed
Dr. Ateeq Haseeb
Ust. Razia Hamidi

Introducing our new VIP Elite program in collaboration with the Miftaah institute. We have created a luxurious yet spiritual Hajj experience led by an amazing group of scholars – Sheikh Mohamed Al-Masmari and Sheikh Abdullah Waheed, along with the guidance and leadership from Dr. Ateeq Haseeb and Ustadhah Razia Hamidi. This VIP elite Package is designed to provide the best in customer service, hospitality and comfort to enable our clients to focus on ibadah and uplift their spirituality. You will also have a chance to commemorate the legacy of the early muslims with uplifting lectures from our scholars and guided tours of historical sites in Madinah. You continue to maintain access to your rooms in 5 Star hotels in Makkah, Hyatt Regency, during the days of Hajj. Enjoy the superior facilities, services, and hospitality in the VIP upgraded tents in Mina in front of the Jamarat and the private area in Muzdalifah. We are dedicated to help you have a VIP Hajj experience with personalized services and peace of mind.

  • Breakfast and Dinner Buffet
  • Clean, Serviced Restroom Facilities
  • VIP Tents in front of Jamarat
  • Transportation from Madinah to Jeddah by flight
  • Transportation between Arafat, Muzdalifa and Mina using Al Mashaer train service
  • Hilal Hajj Backpack and Ihram
  • VAT and Municipality Taxes included
  • Airfare from JFK, DC, LA, Detroit, Toronto

Quad – $13,500

Triple – $14,600

Double – $17,000 $15,700 Early Bird Special

DEPARTURE FROM U.S July 23/24, 2020

4th DH – Sat, July 25

  • Arrival into Medina airport, Transportation to 5 Star Hotel - Dar al Iman Intercontinental
  • Check-in after 6pm
  • Dinner buffet at hotel restaurant

5th DH – Sun, July 26

  • Breakfast and Dinner buffet at Hotel
  • Walking tour of Masjid Nabawi
  • Halaqah on Fiqh and Spirituality with scholars

6th DH – Mon, July 27

  • Breakfast and Dinner buffet at Hotel
  • Ziyarah to Religious Historical Sites (Jabal Uhud, Masjid Quba, etc..)
  • Halaqah on Fiqh & Spirituality with scholars
  • Enjoy Masjid Nabawi and Rawdah

7th DH – Tues, July 28

  • Halaqah on Fiqh and Spirituality with scholars
  • Breakfast and Dinner buffet at Hotel restaurant
  • Enjoy Masjid Nabawi and Rawdah

8th DH – Wed, July 29

9th DH – Thurs, July 30

  • Transportation to Arafat
  • Breakfast and Lunch provided
  • Halaqah on Fiqh and Spirituality and Dua' with scholars
  • After Maghrib, transportation to Private Area in Muzdalifah using Al Mashaer Train Service
  • Dinner will be served in Muzdalifah

10th DH – Fri, July 31 – Eid*

  • Group walk to 1st Jamarat
  • Transportation to Makkah for Tawaaf
  • Breakfast and Dinner buffet at Hotel restaurant
  • Transportation to VIP Upgraded Tents in Mina in front of Jamarat at 10:30pm
  • Halaqah with Scholars and spend the night in VIP Upgraded Tents in Mina

11th DH – Sat, Aug 1

  • After Fajr, transportation to VIP Upgraded Tents in Mina using Al Mashaer Train service
  • Group walk to 2nd Jamarat after Fajr
  • Transportation to Hyatt Regency hotel in Makkah
  • At 3pm, transportation to VIP Upgraded Tents in Mina
  • Maghrib and Isha prayers at VIP Upgraded Tents in Mina
  • Eid celebration dinner with scholars in Mina

12th DH – Sun, Aug 2

  • Group walk to 3rd (final) Jamaraat
  • Refreshments will be served in Mina
  • Transportation to Hyatt Regency hotel in Makkah
  • Breakfast and Dinner buffet at Hotel restaurant

13th DH – Mon, Aug 3

  • Breakfast and Dinner buffet at Hotel restaurant
  • Final Tawaaf

14th DH – Tues, Aug 4

  • Breakfast buffet at Hotel restaurant
  • Check-out from Hotel at 12 noon
  • Transportation to Jeddah airport for return to U.S.

Package pricing does NOT include:

  • Hajj Mutawif Fee - $475-$750*
  • Sacrifice/Qurbani fee - $190
  • Courier/Documents fee - $95
  • Travel from/to US airports other than JFK, DC, LA, Detroit and Toronto
  • *Any additional taxes/charges applied by the Saudi Hajj Ministry or other Saudi government agency. Hilal Hajj will try our best to communicate them to the traveler in a timely manner
  • Additional fees will apply to any special requests/changes to group flight itinerary

*Dates may be subject to change per the lunar calendar and may result in slight adjustment of itinerary schedule.

Package prices:
$13,500/person in Quad
$14,600/person in Triple
$17,000/person in Double*

*Early Bird Pricing – Travelers must register and pay in FULL by March 10, 2020 – $15,700

Sheikh Mohamed Al-Masmari

Sheikh Mohamed Al-Masmari, has been a leading hajj groups as imam for many years. He was born and raised in Michigan and memorized the Qur’an at a very early age. He obtained his Bachelor/Master Degrees in Islamic Law & Islamic Science from Yemen. During his studies, he was able to obtain ijaazas in recitation & teaching of Al-Qur’an, Qur’anic Exegesis (Tafseer-ul-Qur’an), Fiqh (Islamic Jurisprudence), Sahih Bukhari & Muslim and Imam Nawwawi’s works such as the commentary to Sahih Muslim and Riyaad-us-Saliheen. He is currently the Imam and Khatib at Muslim Unity Center in Bloomfield Hills Michigan. Sheikh Mohamed Al-Masmari has been leading Hajj and Umrah trips for several years and Hilal Hajj is proud to have him on their team.

Sheikh Abdullah Waheed

Sheikh Abdullah Waheed was born and raised in the suburbs of Detroit, MI. He completed the memorization of the Holy Quran by the age of 12 and then went on to study in the 7 year extensive Shariah program in Toronto, Canada. Sheikh studied a rigorous curriculum covering the Arabic language and literature, Islamic jurisprudence, Tafseer of the Holy Qur’an, Hadith, Islamic Philosophy, and Aqeedah.
Sheikh Abdullah Waheed specializes in Tafseer of the Quran. He has spent several years to study the details and beauty of our Holy book understanding and mastering the language of Holy Quran. His latest projects include Seerah Intensive (a winter program focusing on seerah), associate of Islamic studies programs at the Miftaah institute (www.miftaah.org) as well as being involved in personally mentoring and teaching students at the Miftaah institute.
Sheikh Abdullah serves as an Instructor at Miftaah institute and is also the Director of Islamic Affairs at Flint Islamic Center. He travels across North America for khutbas, workshops, and seminars and is known for his motivational and enthusiastic style of speaking. He continues to lead Hajj groups and has guided several hujjaj through this life time journey.

Dr. Ateeq Haseeb

Dr. Ateeq Haseeb is a practicing Pediatric Neurologist in Toledo, OH serving children with epilepsy, autism, special needs, behavior problems as well as neurological disorders. In addition to his medical degrees, he also holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Ross School of Business, University Of Michigan and is board certified in the fields of Child Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology and Epilepsy. He is currently a member of the Board of Education for Toledo Islamic Academy (K-12 school) in Toledo, OH as well as serves on the Board for the Mercy Health Foundation.

Dr Haseeb is currently a student in the Associated of Islamic studies program at the Miftaah institute. He is passionate about serving the guests of Allah and has participated in Hajj and Umra trips for past few years. His experience, efficiency and knowledge will be very valuable to our team on various fronts to ultimately make your journey as comfortable as possible.

Ustadha Razia Hamidi

Razia Hamidi is a spiritual and relationship coach, university chaplain and consultant for non-profit organizations. As a community leader, teacher, and advocate, she supports women on their path to success through Islam. She leads by example, following her own dreams, including becoming the first female Muslim Chaplain in Quebec. She’s worked on national committees and boards to develop programs and leadership training focused on sustainable development for community growth, inspired positive grassroots campaigns, and worked 1:1 with individuals to spark lasting change at all levels. Razia is a celebrated speaker at conferences all over North America, focusing on leadership, self-development, and living with purpose. She believes by strengthening families first, society as a whole will grow stronger. She is currently completing her Alima studies and teaches classes on various Islamic topics. Razia has been featured on radio and television, including on CBC and CTV, speaking on topics of human rights and Islamaphobia as a representative of NCCM.