Make Your DIY Umrah Package in 2024 Ramadan

Introduction: With the ease of obtaining Umrah visas, there are now many options available for your Umrah pilgrimage. In this article, we will guide you on how to create your own DIY Umrah package for the upcoming 2024 Ramadan.

2024 Ramadan falls between March 10, 2024, and April 9, 2024. In this post, we will explore the best hotel and flight options for Umrah during the holy month of Ramadan. You can easily prepare your Umrah journey by using, as we explain how straightforward it is to make your own Umrah during Ramadan.

Make Your DIY Umrah Package in 2024 Ramadan

When Should You Start Planning Your Ramadan Umrah?

When planning your Umrah journey, it’s essential to start early with your strategy but make your reservations a bit later. Here’s why:

You should continuously monitor hotel and flight prices and reserve cancelable rooms approximately 6 to 8 months in advance.

Consider purchasing flexible flight tickets.

You can save thousands of dollars by reserving most hotels and flights with loyalty program points or miles.

By reading our “DIY Umrah: Plan Your Umrah Like a Pro” article, you can learn how to save like a pro, especially since many hotels lower their prices last minute, potentially saving you up to 70%.

Please note that when you reserve too early, prices and availability might not be set. You might not be able to predict prices 6 to 10 months or 4 months in advance. Therefore, it’s advisable to make reservations with flexible rates.

Many travelers often start planning for Umrah close to Ramadan and end up paying more.

Make Your DIY Umrah Package in 2024 Ramadan

Creating Your DIY Umrah Package for 2024 Ramadan:

In light of the information above, let’s take a look at some Umrah packages for 2024 Ramadan. The 2024 Ramadan dates are roughly between March 10 and April 9, 2024.

As always, flights and hotels are more budget-friendly during the first two weeks of Ramadan, and it’s less crowded during this period, making it a preferable choice. Due to the lingering effects of the pandemic, we can anticipate that the crowd during Ramadan 2024 in Umrah will be almost like Hajj.

Let’s consider a sample 10-day package, but you can adjust and customize your stay. We will recommend the best flight and hotel options for making your reservation on

Flights for 2024 Ramadan Umrah:

There are many flight options to Saudi Arabia, and many airlines offer flexible ticket choices. We recommend checking prices for flights and hotels on’s Umrah package page. If you don’t want to book immediately, you can use Google Flight Tracking to monitor prices.

Since is an international site, we can’t provide specific options for readers from different countries. However, we have gathered the most popular ones for you. You can find the right option for yourself by following the tips in our article using’s “create your tour.”

Approximate Flight Prices for the First 10 Days of Ramadan 2024 (March 10 – March 20):
  • Istanbul to Jeddah: €110 one-way PGS
  • Medina to Istanbul: €120 one-way PGS
  • Istanbul to Medina: €155 one-way PGS
  • Jeddah to Istanbul: €90 one-way PGS
  • London to Jeddah: €195 – WizzAir without baggage
  • London to Medina: €430 / €215 – Flight with a layover, depending on your preference.
  • Jeddah to London: €430 / €215 – Flight with a layover, depending on your preference.
  • Manchester to Medina: €180 – A good choice through Bucharest and Abu Dhabi. You can arrive in Abu Dhabi a few days before Ramadan if you fly on March 8 and explore.
  • London to Medina: €780 – Saudia offers direct Umrah flights with an open layover.
  • Jeddah to London: €780 – Saudia offers direct Umrah flights with an open layover.
  • New York to Medina: €1120 – A good opportunity for open layover Umrah flights with Saudia. It takes you to Medina first before a long flight, giving you time to rest. Starting in Medina, especially when traveling with children, is more convenient.
  • Jeddah to New York: €915

Tip: For transfers between Medina-Mecca, Jeddah-Mecca, and Mecca-Medina, refer to our guide on “Haramain Train for Umrah Visitors.”

Make Your DIY Umrah Package in 2024 Ramadan

Hotels in Mecca and Medina for Ramadan 2024:

You can explore our blog post for the best hotels in Mecca and Medina. In this article, we will provide you with some cost-effective options.

Hotels can offer significant savings depending on where you choose to stay. We all know that prices can soar during Ramadan. Staying a bit farther away and perhaps taking a short walk can be much cheaper than staying in a five-star hotel. If you want the best for Ramadan, you can save up to 70% using loyalty programs and the advantages of your cards.

Medina Hotels for 4 Nights (March 10-14) for 2 People:

For more options and prices, check Explore here for Medina.

Mecca Hotels for 5 Nights (March 15-20) for 2 People:

All prices are for double occupancy, and most of the time, small children are free.

For additional tips, check out our article “Traveling with Children for Umrah: Tips and What to Do.”

Make Your DIY Umrah Package in 2024 Ramadan

You can’t usually make reservations for the last 10 nights in major hotel chains. This doesn’t mean there’s no availability, but they may have been pre-reserved by agencies. Therefore, it’s advisable to make refundable reservations and review prices at least once a month before your trip.

Additional Costs for Umrah in Ramadan:

You’ll have extra expenses for transfers between Medina, Mecca, and Jeddah, as well as visa costs. There are various transportation options for your transfers; for more details, refer to our comprehensive guide “Haramain Train for Umrah Visitors.” The article includes information on how to reserve the Haramain train and many helpful tips.

  • Mecca – Medina Haramain Train: 135 SAR / €34
  • For intermediate transfers, you can use Careem/Uber/Taxi.
  • Jeddah – Mecca Taxi: 190-270 SAR / €47-€67
  • Medina Airport – Masjid al-Nabawi Taxi: 25 SAR / €6.5
  • Medina Train Station – Masjid al-Nabawi Taxi: 25 SAR / €6.50
  • Mecca Train Station – Masjid al-Haram Taxi: 30 SAR / €7.50
  • Mecca Train Station – Masjid al-Haram Bus: 4 SAR / €1

You will also need a visa for Umrah. You can find a detailed explanation of visa costs and how to obtain a visa in our article Umrah New Visa Rules

In conclusion, you can make your own DIY Umrah in 2024 Ramadan at reasonable prices. You can easily design your Umrah packages on’s “Create Your Packages” tab or take advantage of the advantageous packages in the “Create Your Umrah” banner. If you travel with flexible dates and a carry-on bag, you can perform Umrah for less than €1100 at the beginning of Ramadan. If you avoid super-central hotels and opt for more affordable options, such as praying four out of the five daily prayers at the mosque and the remaining one at the hotel, you can avoid the crowds and save significantly on your budget. We wish that Umrah during Ramadan 2024 will be accessible to everyone. Ramadan Mubarak!

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