Pilgrims when they entered in the sacred state of Ihram are completely prohibited from doing few things like covering their heads (only for men), arguing, hunting, cutting their nails or hair, even killing mosquitoes, flies and lice and also use of perfume. A woman can wear any usual clothing as Ihram as long as it does not show off her body or any adornments, or cause attraction to male. Women are forbidden to wear hand gloves or to cover her face naqaab or veil.
At the Airport of Jeddah
When a person land at Jeddah airport, he or she than go through some custom's formalities and official procedure, then pilgrim moves in waiting area until your Umrah guide boarded you in the buses that headed for city Makkah. Here you have to be tolerant you may have to wait for a long delay because the relevant authorities have to make arrangement for a large number of pilgrims. .
Way towards Makkah
When moving towards city Makkah, that is approx 72 kilometres away, a pilgrim should be in the sacred state of Ihram and continue proclaiming Talbiyah as many times as he or she can. When city Makkah is approx 23 km far, there is a huge overhead sign in which it is written that "Makkah------Muslims Only". From here the limit of Makkah start and from this boundary non-Muslims are strictly not allowed to enter or go beyond this point. .
Influx in sacred city Makkah
When a pilgrim enter in the sacred city Makkah, he or she keeps reciting Talbiyah with hearty fondness and enthusiasm. After that you will reach at your hotel, keep in mind you are with many other pilgrims so be humble and calm with all. .
Shopping and Hotel Accommodation
It is suitable to purchase take out food items that are available at very affordable prices, and try to spend most of your time for praying in the House of ALLAH, Holy Kaaba. If you purchase a dish of vegetables or meat, generally free breads are given with this and all this is enough for 2 persons. All the needs and requirements of life and Umrah and Hajj items, such as Haji bottle, prayer mats, belts, slippers, everything are available. .
Masjid ul-Haram (Grand Moasque) and the Holy Kaaba
Now move towards Masjid ul-Haram, that encloses the Holy Kaabah, The House of ALLAH Almighty, to perform namaz (prayers) if it is a time for namaz. Here, there is completely separate arrangement for female and male to make Wuzu (ablutions). Al-Masjid Ul-Haram is the Grand Mosque that is also well-known as Al-Haram Majid, Haram ul-Shareef, Masjid ul-Shareef and the Haram Shareef in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, is the holiest and sacred masjid in the whole world and also the major destination for the Hajj and Umrah pilgrimage. .
One of the Five basic Pillars of Islam that is obligatory for all Muslims that needs each and every Muslim to perform the pilgrimage Hajj towards the sacred city Makkah at least once in his or her life span if a person is financially and physically capable to do so. There are multiple parts of performing the Hajj includes pilgrims to circle seven times (tawaaf or circumambulation) around the Holy Kaaba in a direction of counter-clockwise. This circumambulation (Tawaaf), is also done by pilgrims during Umrah. .