Umrah and Hajj require physical efforts from the pilgrims. Pilgrims have to walk miles during the pilgrimage. Therefore, Muslims need to maintain their health and build their stamina in advance to prevent any bad health situations during the pilgrimage. For those Muslims who are availing of a Ramadan Umrah Package, this effort will increase many times. You’ll have to perform your umrah in the hot summer days of Makkah while fasting at the same. To counterpart this situation, many muslims start their routine weeks earlier before coming to Makkah. This helps their body to create resistance against effort during Ramadan.
As we all know, hundreds of thousands of Muslims perform Umrah during the month of Ramadan each year. Not all of them have complete information about how to maintain their healthy lifestyle during Umrah. To provide our expert guidance, we have listed some valuable tips to help you with your Umrah package Ramadan 2024.
Do Physical Exercise Daily
During Umrah, pilgrims mostly walk on foot to perform their Umrah rituals. So, for someone who doesn’t have enough capacity to walk, umrah may not be as devoted as any other individual. Your purpose in getting a Ramadan Umrah package is to avail as many rewards from the Almighty as possible. And if you fell ill in the initial days of your umrah, you won’t be able to perform your rituals and hence, remain deprived of those rewards. Therefore, you should start walking a mile or two every day before embarking on your religious journey.
The kingdom of Saudi Arabia has a harsh weather. Daytime temperature in summer rises to 45-degree centigrade while in winter average temperature is around 20-25 degrees in Makkah. So, if you are buying an Umrah package Ramadan 2024, you will visit Makkah in April and May, which are considered quite hot.
Now imagine, you are fasting and performing your umrah by walking miles under the hot scorching sunlight. What comes to your mind now? Is your throat dry? Need water? True. This is what will happen. So, make sure that your body has enough intake of water to help you perform your umrah smoothly. To maintain your hydration, drink as much water as possible from Iftar to Suhoor.
Eat Healthy Food
We know the importance of water intake for your Ramadan Umrah package 2024. Along with that, enough protein intake is also crucial for your body during Ramadan. Normally, you can eat chocolate bars, take caffeine, or any other energy-loaded item, but during Ramadan, you won’t have this leverage. This means you’ll have to carefully select what you eat during Suhoor and Iftar. A proper diet plan and intake of fresh fruits can help you complete your pilgrimage with utmost ease and comfort. So, once you buy Umrah packages 2024, start planning your diet for better results.
Stay Away From Processed Drinks
When it comes to hydration, some people make the mistake of drinking processed or sweetened drinks. These drinks not only destroy your health but decrease your hydration level. After getting a Ramadan Umrah offer, make sure to avoid processed or carbonated drinks. While in Saudi Arabia, drink mineral water and if you need an extra energy boost, go for a glucose-mixed bottle of water rather than any cheap energy drink. This way you will be able to maintain a good energy level during your Umrah packages UK.
Take Cold Showers Daily
No one can deny the importance of cold showers for the human body. The importance of cold showers increases manyfold while performing Umrah in Ramadan. You’ll get exhausted while performing your rituals in the hot weather of Makkah. To refuel yourself with energy and freshness, take cold showers either during the daytime or at night.
Apply Sunscreen While Performing Umrah
Religious duties need complete devotion and effort from the pilgrim. Even if you are not a regular sunscreen user, you must apply sunscreen while performing your umrah or hajj. Sunburn is tiring and causes discomfort for days. Therefore, it is important to take care of your health which not only saves you time but prevents unwanted pain during your pilgrimage. As you avail of an Umrah Ramadan package 2024, it is advised to find some quality sunscreens for use in Saudi Arabia.
Carry An Umbrella
Talking about scorching heat and sunburn, another precaution can be taken along with sunscreen. You can carry an umbrella with you to have shade during the day. As we all know, there is so much rush of pilgrims during Ramadan and other months. To protect your body from extreme heat, the portable umbrella can be such a blessing. If your Ramadan Umrah package doesn’t include an umbrella, do buy one before embarking on your religious journey. Be safe and pray with complete devotion.
Take Enough Sleep
Visiting the holy cities of Makkah and Medinah is such a dream come true. Therefore, when Muslims go there to perform their pilgrimage, they forget themselves. They wish to be in the holy mosques of Haram and Nabwi all day long and keep praying there. But we need to understand the basic needs of the human body. As discussed above, pilgrims have to walk all day long to perform their pilgrimage and their bodies get tired during the process. So, at the end of the day, your body demands for enough sleep to recover itself for the effort of tomorrow. If you don’t rest, you will get sick and end up being in bed for the remaining pilgrimage.
Carry Your Medicine
Last but not least, always keep basic medicine with you. If you are a diabetic or asthma patient, please keep your insulin and asthma pump in your handbag. Even if you are not sick, still you should keep basic medicine for body pain, fever, heatstroke, headache etc. This precaution will save you so much time.
In short, if you want to enjoy your pilgrimage and take benefit of the opportunity to the fullest, you must take the above precautions to remain healthy. By being fit, you’ll be able to perform rituals with much more energy and devotion and be a reason to help others. What now? Call us or Visit our website to book a Ramadan Umrah package.