We have described following guideline for hajj and umrah 2019.
Lower gaze :
It means for a woman to lower their gaze. Being a Muslim, you must avoid things where men and women gather together (especially in Makkah).
Safeguard your Self-Respect:
Every woman (barring women above 45 years) is obliged to travel with Haj and Umrah for a mehram (he can not marry). Therefore it is the duty of men to keep them safe.
Avoid Mingling with Non-Mehrams:
It is prohibited (in all circumstances) to make a relationship with non-Mehroms who are living in the same hotel or in the same group that you like. Tourism leaders and representatives should avoid being friendly with women in the group.
Pre – Hajj or Umrah Preparationn:
Another important general guideline for Hajj / Umrah is to find relevant and essential ‘ilm’ (knowledge) from reliable sources, which are coming out of the accumulation point for Haj or Umrah. This will help you to be free and confident with Hajj / Umrah.
Greet the people around:
Greet your fellow pilgrims that are belonging to the same gender. Every pilgrim is tie to be a Muslim so rise Salam wherever you go.
Help the Elderly:
A general guideline to do Hajj or Umrah is to respect the elders. Whenever possible, be sure to help them so that they complete their Hajj / Umra successfully.
Keep away from (Avoid) musical ringtones on your phone during pilgrimage
Put a simple generic ringtone on your phone, instead of any song or melodic tune. Avoid using your cell phone as much as possible, especially during tawaf. The use of the phone during the holy yatra is an indication of disrespect.
Avoid Taking Pictures:
Hajj and Umrah are performed only for Allah and he does not need any proof.
Hajj and Umrah can be the true test of patience. On the journey, you will face all kinds of people. Whenever they come in any heterogeneous situation, they should remain calm and not lose their temper.
Do not hesitate to interact with your fellow pilgrims. Do not be ashamed to start a conversation. If no one can do any of these, they should pass at least the smile.
Another common guideline for hajj / Umrah is that anyone should avoid smoking. If they can not, then they should keep it confined to their hotel rooms only.
Taxi in Saudi Arabia can not be in ideal condition. Do not worry if the windscreen is cracked or the side mirror is missing. All you need to do is make sure that you have your seat belt tied.