some useful questions and answers for you.
Do I need to make any payment or fee to use this website?
No fee is required to use our website. It’s completely free of cost. But you should be a registered member.
What make mysaifco.com different from other tourism websites?
Enriched with top-end functionalities – Saifco provides a comprehensive suite of travel solutions at a very competitive rate and without any hidden fee / string attached. We also assure our members of excellent technical support and immediate response to their queries with the best of our knowledge.
Q.How do I know my tour is confirmed?
A.You will receive an email confirming your booking with the corresponding order number. In any case, if the payment is captured and you haven’t received the confirmation, kindly call or email us to confirm whether the voucher has been issued or not.
Q.Do I need to tip my guide?
A.No, You do not need to tip your guide; it is not expected. However, the guide may accept a tip, if offered. Tipping to appreciate their good work and camaraderie gives them the motivation to do better.
If you would like to help your guide, you can leave a thoughtful review of your tour for future travelers to see.
Q.I have a disability; can I join a trip?
A.We are committed to making travel widely accessible, regardless of ability or disability. We recommend that you carefully consider whether you are physically and mentally able to complete the itinerary of the tour you have chosen, keeping in mind that on most trips you will be required to carry your own bags and do some walking.
In most cases, the majority of our tours are not wheelchair accessible. For minor physical disabilities, we will make reasonable adjustments to the operation of our trips to facilitate the requirements of disabled travelers –Many travelers with disabilities have been able to enjoy our trips by traveling with a friend or companion who can assist with specific needs. If joining a group trip is not practical we may be able to provide you with private arrangements. Please contact our team for further assistance.
Q.What should I do if my tour cannot go ahead as planned for the day?
A.If for any reason there is an issue on the day of your tour which would stop the tour from going ahead as planned (member of your group is unwell. Time booked is not available etc) please call our dedicated hotline at +971505593840.
Alternatively, you can also contact us through WhatsApp chat on the same number. A dedicated staff will be able to assist you immediately and provide you with the options available.
Q.How do I cancel a tour?
A.Call us right away. If it’s after normal business hours, please contact us via e-mail to start the cancellation process and ensure your maximum refund.
You will be responded immediately once the office resumes. You can also visit our cancellation and refund terms and conditions here.
Q.When do I get my refund after cancellation?
A.The refund is processed within 7 working days of cancellation. However, for the amount to reflect in your bank or credit card account will depend on the time taken by your bank thereafter. For any discrepancies and delays, kindly check directly with your bank or credit card company. It is advisable to contact us within 48 hours of the cancellation request.
Q.Which style of tour fits me?
A.We offer different tours – sightseeing, Dhow Cruises, Yacht Charters, and sea adventures, Desert Tours, Adventure tours, theme parks, and tickets and Dubai Tour Packages. . We cover a whole gamut of travel experiences. To find out which one has ‘You’ written all over it, visit our pages https://www.mysaifco.com/tours/, IG, Facebook.
On top of that, we also provide many activities and adventures which make your trip memorable. Also, you can get closer to Dubai culture with our tour guide facility.
Q.I’m traveling alone – is that OK?
A.With Saifco Travel and Tourism we have designed many tours that cater to solo travelers. Many of our travelers join because they are traveling alone and want to meet and share experiences with like-minded people. Our guides are friendly and accommodating so you won’t feel alone
Q.Is SAIFCO Travel & Tours suitable for LGBTQI travelers?
A.It’s important for our travelers to be aware of the local laws and customs in the destinations we visit as some countries have laws that discriminate against LGBTQI people. Saifco Travel and Tourism LLC are welcome to join our tours whatever the orientations are. Everyone should feel comfortable when they travel and we know that many of our travelers are part of the LGBTQI community.
We don’t tolerate any form of discrimination, violence (verbal or physical), or sexual harassment, either between travelers or involving our leaders, or local people. If you feel that someone is behaving inappropriately while traveling with us, please inform your tour leader or local guide immediately. Alternatively, contact us on our dedicated customer care number.
Q.Does Saifco Travels have family trips?
A.Saifco offers a wide range of family adventures and sightseeing tours. We understood the importance of traveling with your kids and we love to see them enjoying themselves with you. The minimum age (for Family trips) varies depending on the tour of your choice. Age brackets are usually mentioned in each tour. Additionally, you’ll notice that some of the more adventurous tours have a higher minimum age. Please check each tour for more information.
Q.How many people will be on my trip?
A.Good things come in small packages, which is why we keep our group sizes down. This means we’re small enough to remain flexible. On most of our sharing tours, you’ll be part of a group of 12-14 people, though our group sizes are on average 10 people like Dubai City Tour, Abu Dhabi City Tour and Dhow Cruise Dinner pick and drop. A bigger group is expected for the Musandam Dibba Tour. With the exception of the DESERT SAFARI tour which carries a maximum of 6-7 people per vehicle. For optimum convenience, you can upgrade your tour to a Private Desert safari if you are 4-to-5 persons and wants total comfort.
Q.Are there age restrictions on your trips?
A.Majority of our trips have a minimum age of 3 but an adult must accompany the children. Our adventure trip like a quad bike has a minimum age of 11. Younger children can join other trips, but check each trip for its minimum age, which is located on the trip’s overview page on the website. Most of our trips don’t have a maximum age limit, but a self-assessment is required for all passengers 70 years and over.
If I booked for COMBO tours can I just do part of the trip?
You can always opt to sign off the trip if you need to leave a day or so. Although you won’t be reimbursed for any portion of the trip unused under any circumstances. However, we have a dedicated team to accommodate your requirements to re-arrange your tour and try to fit in with the available days you have. All you need to do is let us know before travel that you’ll be arriving late or need to leave before the trip ends.
There are COMBO trips that can be done in 1 day. Dubai City Tour and Desert Safari, Dubai City Tour, and Dhow Cruise Dinner. Dubai City Tour and Burj Khalifa At The Top Viewing and so on
Q.Can I make any changes to the itinerary of my group trip, either before or during the trip?
A.If you are joining a sharing tour with a different group please make sure that you know the itinerary and are ok with it before booking because we are unable to change them for individual travelers. However, if you booked for a private tour or you are with a bigger group and would like your own personally designed itinerary, get in contact with our dedicated travel consultant for a tailored itinerary just for you.
Q.How can you contact Saifco Travel and Tourism and re-confirm your tour?
A.Almost all our tours are Instant confirmation, however, you have to contact us at least 24 hours prior to the tour date for the exact pick-up time. In some instances, pick-up timing is written in your voucher .please note that the exact pick-up time will solely depend on the location of your hotel. Therefore, it is advisable to contact us via WhatsApp in order to re-confirm your booking. Alternatively, you can provide your complete contact number(always with your country code) when making a booking for us to be able to contact you directly. Our contact details (local operator) are available in the contact us section.
Is Dubai the capital city of UAE?
Abu Dhabi is the capital city and the largest of all the emirates (states) in the UAE. Dubai though is more famous due to its iconic structures and ever growing tourism industry.
What is the official language of the UAE?
Arabic is the official language. Nevertheless, the most commonly spoken language in Dubai is English.
Is Dubai safe for tourists?
Dubai is often reputed as a safe destination for an enjoyable holiday in the Middle East. Thanks to its stringent laws and crime-free environment.
Is it mandatory to have a visa to enter Dubai?
This depends on your nationality. For instance, visitors from GCC nations including Bahrain, Oman, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Qatar do not require visa. Likewise, people traveling from certain countries like Australia, Austria, United States of America, and UK, among others, are eligible for visa on arrival.
What is the currency of UAE?
The local currency of UAE is AED (Arab Emirates Dirhams) that is also simply referred to as Dhs (Dirhams).
Where could I exchange foreign currency?
With a number of money exchange counters dotted across the malls, shopping centers and banks. It is not at all a tedious task to exchange currency in Dubai. Moreover, most banks and ATMs accept credit cards.
Where could I exchange foreign currency?
With a number of money exchange counters dotted across the malls, shopping centers and banks. It is not at all a tedious task to exchange currency in Dubai. Moreover, most banks and ATMs accept credit cards.
What is the religion of Dubai?
Islamic traditions are followed in Dubai as well as other emirates of the country. That said, Dubai is tolerant to other religions.
What is the emirate’s dressing etiquette?
Though it is not mandatory for expat women to cover their body, head and hair as Emirati women do, it is vital for them to cover their body from shoulders to at least knees. For men, Dubai’s etiquette requires them to dress up well and not to put on anything that is extremely short, such as cycling shorts and boxer shorts, in the public.
How about the weather condition in Dubai?
Due its location in Arabian Desert, Dubai is usually characterized by hot, humid climate for most part of the year. During summer months, the temperature can go up to 40 to 45 degree Celsius. Alternatively, the winter that runs from November to April is pleasant, refreshing, and salubrious as temperature drops down to 25 degree Celsius or even less, especially in December – January months.
Is it allowable to consume alcohol in Dubai?
Dubai’s law strictly forbids the intake of alcohol in public spaces and while driving. However, alcohol consumption is permitted in bars attached to hotels, clubs, restaurants, and private functions.
What is Dubai’s time zone?
The time zone of Dubai is GMT/UTC +4 hours.
Which are the major cellular network service providers in Dubai?
Du and Etisalat are the major telecommunication service provides in the UAE.
Which are the major newspapers published in Dubai?
Significant of the Dubai’s newspapers are Al Khaleej, Gulf News, Emirates Today, Al Bayan, Emarat Business Review, The National Times, and Arabian Business.
Who is the ruler of Dubai?
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum is the Dubai’s ruler and UAE’s prime minister as well as vice president. He ascended to power following the death of His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum in 2006.
How to get around in Dubai?
Public transport means, managed by the RTA (Roads & Transport Authority), is perhaps the best way to move around in Dubai. These include public buses with inter-emirate services, taxis, and metro rail network comprising red and green lines.
Q.Which company is best for Desert Safari services in Dubai?
A.Saifco Travels and tourism is one of the best Desert Safari providers in the region. Our safari guide has extensive experience in desert driving. Apart from that, we offer different the best desert safari packages in Dubai with different options. These include morning and evening desert safari tours and overnight desert safaris and the most adventurous drive – Quad bike safari – all of which come with variations of activities such as dune bashing, sand boarding, camel riding, and even buffet dinner.
Q.Is the Desert Safari Dubai tour worth doing?
A.Dubai Desert safari tour is one of the must-to-do activities in Dubai.
Q.Can a Pregnant woman do a desert safari?
Pregnant ladies can do a desert safari. But Dune bashing is not recommended for them. They can skip dune bashing and stay in the meeting area during that time while the rest of the group enjoys dune bashing.
A.Is there any age limit for desert safari?
Regardless of age, desert safari can be enjoyed by all. However, infants are strictly not advised for the Safari ride or must be accompanied by an adult.
Q.What are the different types of Dubai Desert safari packages?
A.Below are some of the famous types of Desert safari packages.
- Afternoon Desert Safari with Dune Bashing, Camel Ride with Buffet dinner.
- Afternoon Desert Safari with Dune Bashing, Sandboarding & Quad bike ride
- Dubai Desert Safari pick up from Shj, Ajman and Ras Al Khaimah
- Morning Desert Safari
- Morning Desert Safari with 30 mins Quad Bike ride
- Private desert safari with BBQ Dinner
- VIP Desert Safari with BBQ Dinner
Q.What is the maximum number of seats I can book?
A.We can arrange any number of bookings for the Desert Safari tour. Advice booking is recommended for large groups. For individuals or FIT, we can accommodate at least 6 hours before pick-up commences. Bear in mind that when you are booking a sharing tour, there will be other members aside from you or your group. There will be a maximum of 7 passengers for each vehicle. If you wish to have the vehicle for your group kindly inform us in advance for a private vehicle upgrade.
Q.If I want to skip the other part of the program during the tour, can I ask for a partial refund?
A.You can always opt to skip part of the tour if you feel so but you won’t be reimbursed for any portion of the trip unused under any circumstances. Since the tour is on a sharing basis, you cannot return to the hotel until the entire program is finished. All guests (in the vehicle) will return together.
Q.Are pick-up and drop-off services from my hotel or accommodation included in my desert safari package?
A.Our desert safari packages are inclusive of pick-up and drop-off services from your location.
Q.What is the duration of a desert safari tour?
A.Depending on the desert safari package you choose, the duration will be normally three to six hours. Morning desert safari normally takes 3-4 hours while evening desert safari takes 6-7 hours. But if you opt for our Overnight Safari Deluxe, it will last for 16 hours.
Q.What is included in your Afternoon desert safari package?
A.Our desert safari package usually covers:
- Hotel pick up and drop off
- Professional licensed Safari Driver / Guide
- Transportation by 4WD Air-Conditioned Land Cruiser
- Sand Boarding
- Dune Bashing (30- mins) in 4*4 Vehicles that are configured with guest protection roll bars.
- Photography at sunset (Not always Guaranteed)
- Shared Bedouin Camp in the middle of the Desert
- A short Camel Ride. (can be repeated)
- Shisha smoking (free in the shisha Area Only)
- Henna Painting
- Photography in the Arabic costumes for men and women at the campsite
- Buffet Dinner with BBQ (veg and non-veg) self-service.
- Unlimited soft drinks/water/coffee/tea (inside the camp)
- Separate toilet facilities for men and women
- Fruits and dessert
- Belly dance show
- Tanura Dance show
- Fire Show
Q.What is Dune Bashing?
A.Dune bashing is the most exhilarating ride in the desert. It’s called dune-bashing when we drive across a vast desert and go up or down hills.
Q. What’s a Difference Between Evening Desert Safari and Overnight Desert Safari?
A.The evening Desert safari tour is a perfect way to end a great day with an exciting adventure. This tour is 6-7 hours long with other activities like dune bashing, camel rides, fire shows, belly dancing, Tanura dance, and much more
The Overnight Desert Safari Dubai is a 16-hour desert safari program that includes an overnight stay in the middle of nowhere. Various Activities are also included in the overnight desert safari in Dubai.
Q.Is camels dangerous to go near?
A.Not at all, Camels are fully tamed. And 100% secure. It is enjoyable to try a short camel ride.
Q.Is camel ride in Dubai safe for the kids?
A.Yes, Camel Ride Dubai is 100% safe for the kids. They will enjoy it.
Q.Is a camel Ride available in the Dubai Morning Desert Safari tour?
A.Yes, Camel Ride is included in the morning Desert Safari package together with dune bashing and sand boarding activity. you can ask the driver to provide you with a camel ride there.
Q.What is the capacity of your desert camp?
A.Our desert camp with spacious Majlis and Bedouin-style seating can accommodate up to 600 guests.
Q.Should I take any special precautions for enjoying dune bashing?
A.It is recommended to avoid eating heavy meals at least two hours before the desert safari, as it may sometimes result in vomiting and sickness during dune bashing.
Q.Do I have a choice of both vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes?
A.We serves continental and arabic cuisine with BBQ and a choice of both vegetarian and non-vegetarian delicacies.
Q.Is there any clothing etiquette that I have to follow for a desert safari tour?
A.It will be good to wear loose cotton clothes during your desert safari trip, as it enables you to comfortably indulge in desert-related activities. Likewise, carry your sunglasses and put on sandals instead of shoes.
Q.Can I wear shorts in Desert Safari?
A.Yes, you can wear shorts. No clothing restrictions which means you can wear anything you feel comfortable with. Light clothing is advisable during summer.
Q.Is it cold in the Dubai desert at night?
A.In summers( Mar-Oct ) temperature at nighttime is normal in the desert however in the winter season( Nov-Feb) desert is cold at night. You should carry some warmers or jackets to wear at night.
Q.What are the payment options for booking a desert safari tour?
A.We accept cash and credit card payments. Moreover, you can also make payment before the tour either by depositing or transferring the amount to our company bank account. We can also send you a payment link and you can pay by credit card.
Q.What is the cancellation policy?
A.Cancellations can be made 48 hours prior with a full refund, For cancellation within 24 hours contact our sales team.
Q.Why am I encouraged to book a Private Tour if I have children under 5?
A.There are good reasons why we recommend Private Tour vehicles for families or groups with children under 5 years old. Toddlers will show their emotions during tours so sharing the car with other guests would be improper and unfair to other guests. The safari guide can easily adjust his driving speed and dune bashing skills to our little guests and their families to guarantee everyone has an amazing and enjoyable experience.
Q.What type of cruises do you offer?
A.We are operating 2 cruises on a daily basis. Dhow cruise dinner which is the traditional Arabian wooden boat known as ‘Dhow’ available both from Dubai Creek and Dubai Marina and the CATAMARAN cruise which is the glassed boat operating from Marina harbor.
Q.Where are the cruising locations?
A.We offer dhow cruising from two prime locations: Dubai Creek and Dubai Marina. While cruising along Dubai creek allows you to catch a glimpse of a blend of modern and heritage attractions. Dhow cruise on Dubai Marina helps you to revel in the city’s fast-paced wonders, beautiful sights of Marina Promenade, exclusive Marina residences, and glittering skyline.
Q.What is the capacity of your dhow?
A.Dhow capacity in the marina is 120 persons and dhow capacity in the creek is 200 persons.
Q.What is the duration of cruising?
A.The cruising duration is 2 hours. However, if you book your tour with sharing transfers allow an additional 1 hour prior to the tour time to prepare yourself for the pick-up services.
Q.Can I book your Dhow boat for parties and corporate events?
A.Yes, you can book the cruise for parties. All you need to do is to let us know your requirements and rest assured that we’ll do everything to make your special occasion indeed special. We operate on a daily basis. It is highly recommended to make an advance booking for group parties or any personal or corporate events.
Q.What is included in your dhow cruise package?
A.It includes 2 hours of cruising, buffet-style dinner with vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes, unlimited soft drinks, water, tea, coffee, and entertainment shows like the Tanura show.
Q.What types of cuisines are served during dhow cruising?
A.We serves a sumptuous buffet dinner with a choice of continental, Arabic, and Indian cuisines. Dinner service begins immediately upon embarking.
Q.Will I get pick-up and drop-off services from my hotel or accommodation on booking the dhow cruise?
A.Our dhow cruise packages are inclusive of pick-up and drop-off services from your location. However, if your hotel is off the route or away from centrally located hotels, you might want to check with us if transfers are provided.
Q.What are the safety measures available onboard?
A.Your safety is important to us. We are conscious of your safety and provide all necessary safety measures to make sure that every individual on board feels safe at home. Both dhows duly comply with the safety measures put forward by the Dubai RTA and are insured with firefighting equipment, first aid kits, and firefighting equipment.
Q.Do you provide dhow cruise dinner on a daily basis?
A.Yes, we provide dhow cruise services on a daily basis. However, it is recommended you book your seats as early as possible as we normally get fully booked.
Q.Do you provide alcoholic beverages during the cruise?
A.No alcohol will be served on board. Soft drinks, juice, and water are available. Smoking is only permitted in allocated areas of the boat.
Q.What are the pickup timings for the Marina Dhow cruise?
Duration : 2 Hours (8:30 PM to 10:30 PM)
Availability : Daily.
Pick-up. :7 to 7:45 PM
Drop-off. : After the cruise.
Location. : Dubai Marina / Dubai Harbor
Q.What are the pickup timings for the Creek dhow cruise?
Duration :2 Hours (8:30 PM to 10:30 PM)
Availability : Daily
Pick-up :7 to 7:45 PM
Drop-off : After the cruise.
Location : Deira Creek / Bur Dubai Creek whichever is available)
Q.What is the dress code for a dhow cruise dinner?
A.You want to look good and fine while dining outside so wear one. Smart casuals are acceptable during dhow cruises. You should avoid wearing shorts, slippers, and flip-flops. Very short skirts are a no-no. They are not acceptable.
Q.What is the difference between a creek dhow cruise and a marina dhow cruise?
A.Total contrast. Old vs. New. The dhow cruise on Dubai Creek gives you a glimpse of the old and historical side of the city while Dubai Marina shows you a cosmopolitan side of the city. Dubai Marina is everything that the city is known for: luxury, grandeur, elegance, and entertainment.
Q.Which cruise offers Indian food on board?
A.All Dhow Cruise creeks offer continental, Arabic, and Indian cuisine. Saifco Travel and Tourism LLC cater to everyone regardless of nationality.
Q.What is the best time to visit the dhow cruise?
A.Dubai is a magical city that never sleeps. You can tour any day throughout the year however, to get the best experience opt for the night cruise in the pleasant winter months so that you can enjoy an amazing evening with the legendary sights of Dubai with a panoramic view of the glittering city lights at night. November to April are the best time to pay a visit.
Q.Which cruise is better: marina or creek?
A.Both cruises offer entertainment and dinner. However, people who have gone on both dinner cruises enjoyed the Dubai Marina Dinner cruise. Slightly more expensive but with better service and the view is spectacular.
Q.What is your policy for children?
A.Children under 3 years will be considered infants and entry will be free of cost.
Children aged from 3 to 10 years will be considered as children and charged a child rate.
Children above the age of 10 will be considered an adult and charged an adult rate.
Q.How does seating work? Upper deck vs Lower Deck?
A.There are no specific tables reserved during booking. We operate on a first come first serve basis. If you wish to have an upper deck table you should arrive early.
Q.Do you provide baby chairs and wheelchairs?
A.Baby chairs are available on board the Dhow. The lower deck is wheelchair accessible, you can bring your wheelchair. Please inform us of your needs beforehand so that we can give you assistance during the trip
Q.Is the boat safe? Can pregnant women go on trips?
A.If you are healthy and have no medical restrictions, cruising is safe for pregnant women. But, if you are otherwise having any complications, we recommend that you stay at home.
The boat only operates inside the creek and canal waters and thus we do not experience any turbulence. Certified by all relevant ministries and equipped with all necessary safety equipment. Small children are also welcome on board.
Q.Does this tour includes a guide?
A.Yes, most of our city tours do include an English-speaking guide. It can be a driver cum/guide for a smaller group.
Q.What is the waiting time at each spot that we cover?
A.It varies with different attractions, the waiting time is 15 to 20 minutes or maybe a pass-through.
Q.What type of vehicle will be provided?
A.It solely depends on the size of the group that you join. The vehicle could range from a 7-seating coach, mini-van, a coach, or even a 50-seater tour bus.
Q.Is the tour offered in a group or exclusively?
A.The tours are offered in a group with other tourists however we do have options to make exclusive reservations at extra cost. For private tours, you can modify your own itinerary. Contact us in advance for any upgrade on a private basis.
Q.What are the cancellation rules for these bookings?
A.The booking can be canceled free before 24hrs and an acknowledgment from your agent. However, different agents and platforms have their own cancellation policies. It is advisable to check the same at the time of booking to avoid any glitches.
Q.Can I book a tour in advance?
A.You can do advance booking. You may get a lot of deals for early-bird promotions. Not to worry, we have a flexible cancellation policy in case your plan changes.
Q.What is included in the Dubai city tour?
- Hotel pickup and drop-off by air-conditioned vehicle
- Professional guide/driver
- Seat-in-coach basis
- 4-5 Hours comprehensive tour of the city.
Tour Spots Covered:
(V= Visit, Ss=Sight Seen, PS = Photo Stop, DT= Drive-Thru)
1) Creek Abra and bastakiya (DT) / Gold Souq / Spice Souq
2) Dubai Museum DT and bastakiya (DT)
3) Al Seef (PS)
4) Jumeirah & Canal (DT)
5) Lamer Beach (PS)
6) Burj Al Arab & Jumeirah (PS)
7) Qasr hotel (DT) .. see golden horses
8) Dubai Eye – (PS)
9) Art Gallery Museum (V)
10) Atlantis & The Palm (DT) (PS)
11) Marina (DT)
12) Downtown, Zabeel Palace canal (photo stop or drive-thru)
13) Frame (PS)
Note: Due to the limited time of this half-day Dubai City tour, most of the places are short photo-stop and drive-throughs to cover the majority of the iconic places. For a more detailed tour, you can customize a private full-day tour.
Q.What is the best area to stay in Dubai?
A.The 10 Best Neighborhoods in Dubai for Tourists
- Dubai Creek
- Al Fahidi and Al Seef
- Bur Dubai and Bur Juman
- Downtown and Business Bay
- Mina Seyahi Beach and Dubai Media City
- Dubai Marina
- Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR)
- Palm Jumeirah Island
- Airport Area – Garhoud
Q.Is Dubai a City or a Country?
A.Despite all of Dubai’s fame this is still an extremely common question. Dubai is a city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It is one of the seven emirates of the UAE. The other emirates are Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Ajman,Umm Al Quwain (UAQ), Ras Al Khaimah (RAK), Fujairah.
Q.What is very famous in Dubai?
A.Dubai is famous for contemporary sightseeing attractions such as the Burj Khalifa (the world’s tallest building) and shopping malls that come complete with mammoth aquariums and indoor ski slopes. But this city has many cultural highlights and things to do, as well as all the glamorous modern add-ons. Few new attractions added to Dubai’s iconic buildings are the Museum of the future and Ain Dubai. It’s a must-see but advance booking is required.
Q.How much is a yacht cruise in Dubai?
A.The rental cost depends upon the size of the yacht and the time period. luxury yacht private tour starts from
85 — 90FT Max 40 People $500/hr AED 1650
Q.How can I book a yacht?
A.Once you have decided to hire a private yacht you can either book online. Choose the Book Now tab, and decide the number of hours and the size of the boat according to the number of your group. You can also call or WhatsApp us on +971505593840 for more information, to get deals, or customize cruises for celebrations and corporate events.
You can simply email us at [email protected]
Q. Can you drink on a YACHT in Dubai?
A.Yes, You can drink on the yacht but cannot be provided by the yacht crew. Guests can bring their own favorite drink to the yacht. The yacht crew provides Ice towels and other soft drinks
Q. Is Food available on the yacht?
A.Yes, food is available but you have to book it in advance because it’s not possible to cook food while cruising. Food Menu
Q.Can the yacht crew do some decoration for a birthday, anniversaries, or any occasions?
Yes, upon request they can decorate your yacht for you for every occasion. Decorations include candles, disco lights ribbon, balloons, petals, and HBD/LOVE boards.
Q. Is swimming allowed from a yacht?
A.Yes, swimming is allowed during daytime only. For your safety, swimming after sunset and swimming more than three meters from the vessel is not tolerated by the Coastguard. Amateur swimmers aren’t allowed to swim as the sea can be unexpectedly rough sometimes. Seasoned swimmers, however, are allowed.
Q.Are kids allowed on yachts in Dubai?
A.Yes, kids are allowed but under 21-year guests must be accompanied by mature adults. infants are not allowed on the yacht for safety measure
Q.Can I bring my own food and drinks to the yacht?
A.Yes, you are more than welcome to bring food with you or we can also provide you with pre-cooked food. Check our available food menu. Make sure to book in advance to avoid any hassle of last-minute delivery.
All our boats come with basic disposable cutlery. The music system is available on every yacht and guests are allowed to bring their own music in the form of USB, Bluetooth or AUX-friendly devices.
Q. Is Fishing allowed on yacht tours?
A.Yes, upon request for extra charges . fishing equipment such as fishing rods, baits, hooks, and weights starting from 300 AED.
Q.Do you have a specialized Deep Sea Fishing Trips?
A.Yes, we do have a specialized Deep Sea fishing trips . The minimum duration of that tour is 4 hours.
Q.Do you have Speed boat tours?
A.Yes, we do have Speed boat tours with multiple duration options. You can choose among 60 mins, 75 mins, or 90 mins duration tours.
Q. The jetski included in the yacht tour?
No, a jetski costs 500 AED per 30 minutes and it’s not included in the yacht tour. You have to book it separately and during the tour, it will join your yacht.
Q. Is there any dress code for yacht tours in Dubai?
A.No, there is no specific dress code for the private yacht tour.
Q.What facilities are on the yacht?
We provide the following during the cruise:
- Professional Captain and Crew
- Safety Equipment
- Electric Grill
- Refreshments (soft drinks, water, and ice)
- Sound System on board
- Towels ( for swimming )
- Swimming (daytime only)
- Private bedroom
- Neat and clean washrooms
Q. What sights can I expect during the yacht tour in Dubai?
Depending on the hour you booked, here are the key sights per hour trip
1 hour: Dubai Marina, Bluewaters Island
2 hours: Dubai Marina, Bluewaters Island, and Atlantis the Palm
3 hours: Dubai Marina, Bluewaters Island, Atlantis the Palm, and Burj Al Arab
4 hours: Dubai Marina, Bluewaters Island, Atlantis the Palm, Blue Lagoon, and Burj Al Arab
Q. Are pets allowed aboard the yacht?
A.No, pets are strictly prohibited on yachts due to hygiene and safety concerns.
Q.When is the best time to go cruising or yachting?
A.During summer the best timing for cruising is when the sun is rising in the morning till 12:00 PM and in the evening from 5:00 PM onwards till late night.
Q.What should I bring along?
A.Since everything is available on the yacht, you do not need anything to bring except sunglasses, sunblock cream, and ID.
Q.Will Life jackets are provided ?
A.Life jackets and all other safety measures are taken on a daily basis as per the law of the coast guard.
Q.Should we wear life jackets the whole time?
A.Yes, you should wear a life jacket all the time. The guest can take off the jackets when the yacht is not moving and for photography also. we do stop in between and let the guest have some photo session
Q.Are there any additional or hidden charges?
A.No hidden costs as this trip advertise and it was made clear what are the inclusions. There are no hidden or additional charges except if you want to do some extra activity like jet skiing or want to order something to eat. The rates mentioned to you at the time of booking will be subjected to 5%VAT.
Q.What if the weather is bad on the day of the cruise?
A.Weather forecasts are monitored by the concerned authorities. If a warning has been issued by them, you will be notified immediately and have the following options for you to consider;
- Reschedule the charter for a later date
- Re-route and agree on a deferred plan.
- Cancel the booking
Q.Is there any cancellation policy for yacht tours?
A.Yes we do have a cancellation policy
72 hours prior to the booking date and time: Free cancellation
48 hours prior to the booking date and time: 50% of the total charter amount.
24 hours prior to the booking date and time: 100% of the total charter amount.
Q.Are kids allowed on yachts in Dubai?
A.All persons under the age of 18 years must be supervised by a mature adult. Children are allowed on board yachts.
Q.Are the yachts insured?
A.All the yachts are insured. The yachts are parked in the Dubai Marina area and are registered with DMCA- Dubai Maritime City Authority
Q.What time does the Yacht cruise start and end?
A.The cruise timings solely depend on the package opted by the guests. It is advised to arrive half an hour before the scheduled time to avoid last-minute hassles. Contact us for the exact location and make sure to carry an active WhatsApp number.
Q.Where is Ferrari world located?
A.It is located in Yas Island – Abu Dhabi – United Arab Emirates.
The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is the most incredible religious building in UAE. It is located in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates. You can do Abu Dhabi City Tour and Ferrari World Theme Park visit on the same day.
Q.Are rides free in Ferrari World?
A.All the rides are included in the admission. There are a few rides that require additional fees, check the website for specific rides and supplemental fees.
Q.How many rides are there in Ferrari World Abu Dhabi?
A.Home to the world’s fastest rollercoaster, the highest loop ride, the tallest space-frame structure ever built on the planet, and over 40 record-breaking attractions, this is the ultimate destination for non-stop, hyper-adrenaline, heart-racing fun!
Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi is the first Ferrari-branded theme park in the world. The amusement park in the capital city of the United Arab Emirates has 37 record-breaking rides and attractions for all age groups. The variety of rides at Ferrari World makes it a family-friendly park.
Q.Who is the owner of Ferrari World Abu Dhabi?
A.Developed by Aldar Properties and built by BESIX Group subsidiary Six Construct, It took three years to develop the park until it was officially opened to the public on 4 November 2010.
Q.Is it worth going to Ferrari World?
A.It is something not to miss! Spent a whole day at Ferrari World and enjoyed every minute there. Great cars, amazing rides, good restaurants, and cafes.
It is more like a Ferrari museum rather than being a theme park. The whole family can enjoy it and it does not get really crowded on the weekdays, which is very good! You can try some of the coolest rides there.
Whether you crave the intense G-force of world-class roller coasters, want to go-kart race with your family or challenge the best lap times in a state-of-the-art simulator – we have endless fun for everyone.
Q.How long do you need in Ferrari World?
A.You should have at least 5-6 hours in hand if you are visiting Ferrari world. Total time also depends if you enjoy all their rides. For a whole day of fun and great day out you may want to add to your itinerary visiting the famous Shiekh Zayed Grand Mosque and have tour of the city
Q.What is special about Ferrari World?
A.Ferrari World houses the world’s fastest rollercoaster, Formula Rossa, which reaches heart-pounding speeds of 150mph in just 4.9 seconds. Formula Rossa catapults you 52 meters in the air, leaving you to catch your breath.
Q.How fast is the roller coaster at Ferrari World?
A.Formula Rossa is the world’s fastest rollercoaster with a speed of 0 to 240 km/h in 4.9 seconds. Feel the surge of 4.8Gs in the pit of your stomach as you scale heart-racing heights of 52m.
Q.Where is the longest roller coaster in the world?
A.The longer the roller coaster, the more the fun. The world’s longest wooden roller coaster is The Beast at Kings Island, an amusement park in Ohio, US, and it has held onto its record since 1979.
Q.Are there water rides in Ferrari World?
A.Rides in Ferrari World is more thrill-based as it is an adventurous theme park. You can check out Yas Waterworld rides if you dig water-based adventure. You can book combo tickets to visit both parks in a single day!
Q.Can I wear shorts in Ferrari World Abu Dhabi?
A.Dress code be followed at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi. As a courtesy to other guests in the park and in accordance with local laws and customs, all guests are requested to wear respectful clothing when in the park. We kindly recommend over-knees shorts and covered shoulders.
Q.How to get to Ferrari World?
- By car: Ferrari World is a 25-minute drive from Abu Dhabi and a 60-minutes drive from Dubai
- By bus: There are complimentary shuttle buses to Yas Island from Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
- By public transport: Take the Green Line on the Dubai Metro to Al Ghubaiba Bus Station and from there you can take the bus.
Q.Do I need a PCR test to enter Ferrari World?
A.Currently, Non-vaccinated guests can enter the Park by providing a negative PCR test result within 48 hours prior to entry while vaccinated guests of at least 2 doses can enter the Park by providing a negative PCR result not more than 30 days validity. The same applies when entering the Shiekh Zayed Grand Mosque and The Louvre Museum visit
Q.How long does the Formula Rossa ride last?
A.Formula Rossa Ride lasts 1 minute 32 seconds.
Q.Can you do Ferrari World and Warner Bros a day?
A.Yes, there is a total of three close by parks (Ferrari World, Yas Waterworld, and warner bros) both of them you mentioned are close by you can purchase 1 day two parks ticket at 395AED which you can utilize both in one day, Ferrari world plus Warner Bros or Ferrari world plus Yas Waterworld at 395AED.
Q. Is there any age restrictions on entry to the Park?
A. Guests aged 11 and under must be accompanied by a responsible adult, holding a valid admission ticket;
Children aged 3 and under do not require a ticket or reserved space and can enter the Park for free.
Q. Do I need to wear a face mask on the rides?
A.For your own safety and wellbeing, you must wear a face mask at all times at all attractions. Reusable or disposable (Single-use surgical) masks are permitted at all attractions.
Face masks are optional on our outdoor roller coasters (Formula Rossa, Fiorano GT Challenge, Turbo Track, and Flying Aces). Masks can be removed during the boarding process, and secured around the riders’ wrists. Masks must be replaced at the point of offload.
Q.Can I visit other tourist spots in Abu Dhabi while going to Ferrari World?
A. Our tours are flexible and are designed to cover all the wonderful sites in a day while enjoying every part of it. Abu Dhabi City tour with Ferrari World Theme Park is for those who want to see the beauty of the capital, especially the Majestic Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, and still feed the adventurous soul that you have.
Q.What is included in the Abu Dhabi City Tour?
- Hotel pickup and drop-off by air-conditioned vehicle
- Professional guide/driver
- Seat-in-coach basis
- 9 Hours comprehensive tour of the city.
- Visit the stunning Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
- Stop at Dates Market
- Corniche drive and photo stop
- Heritage Village visit and Marina Mall
- Emirate Palace Hotel & drive through by President Palace
- Louvre Museum – outside photo-stop ( Entry tickets to be booked in advance )
- Ferrari World – outside photo-stop ( Entry tickets to be booked in advance
Q.Is it worth visiting the Louvre Museum Abu Dhabi?
A.Yes, absolutely it is worth visiting for its architecture, interior and exterior and the content present there. It is one of the iconic places in Abu Dhabi to visit.
Q.Is the Louvre Museum Abu Dhabi Free?
A.No, it’s not free for all. Louvre Museum tickets cost 60 AED per person but children from the age of 13 to 22 and as well as students of UAE educational institutes have 50% off on tickets. Children under the age of 13 have free entry. It’s also free for disabled people with one companion
Q.Is the Louvre Museum in Abu Dhabi open?
A.Open for all from Tuesday to Sunday 10:00 to 5:30 pm. The last visitor must depart at 6:30 pm. Closed on Mondays.
Q.What is so special about Louvre Abu Dhabi?A.Considered one of the modern urban wonders of the world, Louvre Abu Dhabi is not only the Arab world’s first universal museum but also a powerful symbol of the United Arab Emirates’ ambition and achievement. The centerpiece of Nouvel’s vision is a huge silvery dome that appears to float above the museum city.
Q.What is the best time to visit the Louvre Museum in Abu Dhabi?
A.The museum opens at 10:00 am, so the best time to visit the louvre museum is 10 am – 11:00 am in the afternoon it gets crowded.
Q.Is there a dress code for Louvre Museum Abu Dhabi?
A.There’s no dress code for the louver museum but the museum is cold from the inside so it is advised to carry a jacket or shawl.
Q.Is photography allowed in the Louvre Museum in Abu Dhabi?
A.Yes, photography is allowed. It’s Not prohibited for visitors to take photos or do video recordings but not for commercial use.
Q.How big is the Louvre Museum Abu Dhabi?
A.The Louvre Museum Abu Dhabi is the largest art museum in the Arabian Peninsula. It spans an area of 24,000 square meters, with approximately 8,000 square meters dedicated specifically to gallery space. With a span of 180 meter-wide dome made up of eight layers of geometric metal stars and appears to float above the museum complex. As sunlight filters through the dome’s perforations, this creates a ‘rain of light’ effect in the museum below.
Q.How much time do you need to see the Louvre Museum?
A.At least 1 hour is needed to visit the full museum. If you have some extra time there are a few cafes and restaurants and some counters where you can do some refreshments.
If you are joining a group tour, there is an itinerary to follow including lunchtime. If you visiting by yourself, you can stay at least 2 hours at the Museum.
Q.Do you need a PCR test for Louvre Museum Abu Dhabi?
A.Yes, According to the ministry of health guidelines PCR is mandatory for all visitors not older than 30 days for fully vaccinated visitors. For unvaccinated visitors, it is advised to carry a PCR report not older than 48 hours. All visitors are required to carry an ID for verification purposes.
Q.How do I get from Dubai to the Louvre Museum, and how much time will it take?
A.Pickup and drop-off are included in this tour from your hotel and it will take approximately 2 hours and 25 minutes if everything went smoothly.
Depending on the tour options you have, a City tour on other key areas will commence first and the last stop will be at Louvre Museum.
Q.Can I buy Louvre Museum tickets at the door?
A.Pre-booking is recommended because of the timing and availability. Buying a ticket upon arrival is not possible as the visit should be booked in advance.
Q.What you can not miss at the Louvre Museum?
A.The incredible art. The Mona Lisa painting by Leonardo DaVinci. It is one of the best paintings in the world but be prepared for the crowd around it.
Its 12 galleries talk about humanity through a series of twelve chapters that come with an introduction. If you are a history buff doo not miss out the starry collection of more than 600 masterpieces at the museum, that come from all around the world, telling unique stories of their own. Little ones can have some fun too!
Q.When did Louvre Museum Abu Dhabi Open?
A.It was opened to the public on November 11, 2017. By 2019, the Louvre Abu Dhabi had already attracted 2 million visitors, making it the most visited museum in the Arab world.
Q.Why is it called the Louvre Museum?
A.The Louvre used to be Lupara in this language, more precisely “Turris lupara”. Off the root word lupanar comes from “lupus”, which means wolf. Well before the museum, there would be here a forest, land of wolves … – The second hypothesis has Saxon origins, spoken in Northern Gaul as a result of Germanic migrations.
What is a Big Bus Tour?
This simply refers to sightseeing on an open-top big, double-decker bus. With a hop-on / hop-off facility and live commentary in your preferred language, a big bus tour is one of the best ways to explore Dubai’s unique attractions. Another highlight of the tour is a dhow cruise along the scenic creek.
What are the locations covered on Big Bus Tour?
More than 20 locations are included in this tour, from monuments, heritage sites, and souks to modern shopping centers and towering skyscrapers.
What is the duration of the big bus tour?
It depends on the type of big bus tour you’ve chosen. While it takes about 1.45 hours for the completion of the red route city tour, it will take around 2.30 hours for a complete tour on the beach or blue route.
Can I get commentary in my language?
Big bus tour commentary is available in ten different languages, such as Arabic, English, French, Spanish, Hindi, Chinese, Farsi, Italian, Russian, and German.
Is this tour available on daily basis?
Yes, it is available on daily basis, with the first tour at 9:00 am.
How to book tickets for the tour?
To book tickets or obtain more information on the big bus tours, contact one of our tour representatives on 04-2733868 or +971505593840(Calls & WhatsApp)or send us an email to [email protected]
What are the various services provided by Saifco Trival & Tourism?
- City sightseeing tours
- Desert safaris
- Luxury culinary tours
- Yacht and dhow cruises
- Entrance passes to main touristic attractions
- Personalized tours
- Visa assistance
How can I book Saifco Trival & Tourism services?
With a few easy steps, you can search, book and confirm your bookings with mysaifco.
How far in advance should I make bookings?
This depends on your preferred tours or services’ terms and conditions. Please check with our team in case you have any doubt or need help in this regard.
Can I request for additional services on my reservation?
Yes you can, but this is subject to availability and charges also apply.
How do I know that my booking is confirmed?
When a booking is made, you’ll directly payment detail page, such as your unique booking reference Number which can be used to check the status of your online booking. You also have the option to download & email the voucher.
What step to be taken when my booking is confirmed?
Once the booking is confirmed and payment settled, you must print the voucher. As a proof that the services have been pre-booked and payment made in advance, this voucher should be showed to the service provider at the time of tours.
What should I do if I am not able to access confirmation details?
This is an unlikely situation, you can always find the confirmation and vouchered details in Booking Admin panel anytime but still if you face any problem accessing your confirmation details, our technical team is at your service to troubleshoot and resolve your issues at the earliest. Drop us an email to [email protected] or give us a call on Helpline +971 50 5593840
Is it possible to cancel or amend my booking made through mysaifco.com?
Yes you can cancel the booking subject to Cancellation Terms & Conditions. In case of amendment you need to directly get in touch with our team via telephone or email.
Is it allowable for my clients to speak to your team directly it they need any assistance during tour duration?
Of course, our team is ever willing to support your clients with all their concerns.
What currency is the pricing listed on mysaifco.com?
The user can select the currency of his Choice at the time registration the agent. The services will be displayed depending upon the currency selected. The portal supports multiple currency options.
How safe is my credit card information with mysaifco.com?
In order to maintain accuracy of data and avoid unauthorized access of our client’s personal information, we make sure that all transactions are carried out through our secured server. Moreover, we utilize technical safeguard system such as encryption, socket layers, and firewalls to secure your sensitive information like credit card details.
Is it mandatory for me to obtain a visa to enter Dubai as well as UAE?
Visas are mandatory for all non-UAE citizens to travel to the UAE. Nevertheless, this is not applicable for citizens of the GCC nations, such as Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, and Oman.
Do infants and kids require a visa to enter the UAE?
All infants as well as kids traveling with their non-UAE citizen parents will require a visa to enter the UAE.
Who is eligible for a visa on arrival in Dubai?
No prior arrangement for visa is required for nationals visiting Dubai from certain European, North American, and Far East countries. These include Australia, Austria, Belgium, France, France, Germany, Iceland, Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan, Malaysia, Portugal, UK, and USA, among others. Since the list of visa-waiver countries is subject to change, be sure to inquire with your local embassy or airlines service provider to update yourself on the latest visa policies, before your visit to Dubai.
How should I apply for a Dubai visa from another country?
You can do this by applying online. On your behalf, your relative or friend in the UAE can also apply for a visa.
What are the different types of visa that I can apply for in the UAE?
Depending on the duration or number of days you wish to spend in the UAE, different types of visas include tourist visa, transit visa, and visit visa.
What are the benefits of applying for a visa through Saifco Travel and Tourism LLC?
By contacting Saifco Travel and Tourism for your visa application you will get the following benefits.
- you can eliminate the need for a local sponsor in the UAE
- Minimal documentation
- Quick processing is another of the key highlights. In most case, the visa processing takes only three to four working days.
- No cash deposit is required
- Emergency visa services made available
What are the documents required to apply for an electronic UAE visa?
For your electronic visa, you’ll have to submit a passport-size color photo, along with a scanned copy of your passport with minimum six months validity at the time of travel.
Before how many days of my intended visit to Dubai, I must apply for a visa?
Though it will take only 3 to 4 working days for the processing of your visa, it is recommended to apply for a visa in advance. This will help for on-time processing of visa while assuring you of a hassle-free travel to UAE.
Can I book my ticket before applying for a visa?
Yes, you can book your tickets to Dubai before applying or processing your visa.
Does a UAE visa allow both entry and exit from airports in the UAE?
Valid visa enables for both entry and exit from pasting all UAE’s airports.
How many days will it take to get a visa?
Visa processing usually takes 1 to 2 working days. But this largely depends on the prompt submission of required documents as well as the meeting of eligibility norms. Since a paper visa is given before the departure, this helps you for an unperturbed entry to UAE.
How about the visa application fee?
To inquire about your visa application fee or discuss any visa-related query, call our travel experts on +971-4-2733868 or +971505593840 or email to [email protected] We’ll promptly respond to your questions on visa.
Is it possible for me to track the status of my visa application?
Upon the successful filling out of the visa application form, we’ll send you an authentication email, along with a link. This, in turn, will enable you to check the status of your visa application. You can also get in touch with our visa agents to know your visa application status.
Is visa fee refunded in case my application is rejected?
This is not possible, as the UAE immigration authority does not recompense for the rejected visa applications.
Can I know the reason for the visa rejection?
No. The UAE immigration authorities, at most, do not reveal the reasons for the refusal of a visa.But sometimes they do tell us the reason. Some of the major reasons for visa rejection are Security clearance , name duplication , previous record etc
Can I reapply for a visa?
Yes, you can apply for a visa again, provided you carefully meet qualifying norms.
What is the mode of receiving a visa?
Once your visa is processed, it will be sent to your email.
Is it sure that I would enter the UAE if I apply and get a visa?
This depends on the immigration authorities’ decision based on the verification of your documents as well as certain other criteria at the point of entry.
What are the consequences of extended stay without the renewal of visa in UAE?
Besides facing legal actions and payment of hefty overstay penalties, you may not apply for a UAE visa in future.
Q.Can we go for Umrah from Dubai?
A.Yes, Saudi Arabia is currently issuing Umrah visas to the foreign pilgrims wishing to perform the Umrah, including residents from the UAE.
Q.Can a visitor (having a visit visa) in UAE go for Umrah from UAE?
A.The Saudi Embassy has confirmed that no more Haj or Umrah visas will be issued to a person who is on a visit visa in the UAE. Expatriates who are residents of the UAE can get an umrah visa only.
Q.Is Covid vaccination required for Umrah?
A.Yes Covid Vaccination Certificate( issued in any country) is required and acceptable. In addition, the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah announced that the following regulations will be applied: only pilgrims under 65 years of age who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 using vaccines approved by the Saudi Ministry of Health will be able to perform Hajj / Umrah.
Q.what is the acceptable covid vaccines?
A.Accepted Covid Vaccines : 2 Doses of (Pfizer / Moderna / AstraZeneca) or 2 Doses of Sinopharm + 1 Booster dose of (Pfizer / Moderna / AstraZeneca).
Q.How many umrah packages do your company offer?
Q.What are the main requirements in order to get an Umrah visa?
A.Below are the main requirements to get an Umrah visa.
- Clear Scans of passport (Passport should be valid for more than 6 months & UAE Residence Visa Should be valid for 3 months).
- 2 Passport size photos with white background.
- Emirates ID card Copy.
- Vaccination Certificate ( issued in any country is acceptable).
- Accepted Covid Vaccines : 2 Doses of (Pfizer / Moderna / AstraZeneca) or 2 Doses of Sinopharm + 1 Booster dose of (Pfizer / Moderna / AstraZeneca).
- Processing Time ( Approx. 3-4 working days ).
Q.How many times can you do Umrah in one trip?
A.Yes, it is perfectly permissible for anyone who comes to Makkah for the Umrah to perform more than one Umrah on the same journey. However, he must start his second Umrah from a point outside the Haram area.
Q.Can I wear perfume in Umrah?
A.Guidelines for women performing Umrah
Women cannot wear perfume while performing Umrah. If necessary, women can use unscented creams and lotions while performing the pilgrimage. Women must clip or trim their nails before entering the state of Ihram.
Q.Do and don’ts in Ihram?
A.Ihram clothing for men
The top half, the rida, covers the left shoulder at all times. The right shoulder should be exposed while performing the tawaf. Don’t wear underwear, socks or any other clothes, and don’t cover your head. Wear footwear that reveals the ankles and toes.
Q.What DUAS to read during Umrah?
A.While you enter Masjid Al-Haram to perform Umrah place your right foot first and recite the following dua: Dua: Bismillahi wal hamdulillahi wassaulatu a’laa rausulillah, Allauhummaghfirlee zunoobee waf tahlee abwaaba rauhmatik.
Q.Can I perform Umrah on behalf of others?
A.Offering Umrah on behalf of someone else is permissible. However, we need to look at this very closely, because this permission is sometimes misunderstood.
Q.What is the purpose of Umrah?
A.Below are the benefits of umrah.
- Have the almighty Allah as the host. Perhaps the most exciting benefit of Umrah is the blessing of being the guest of the benevolent Allah himself. …
- Forgiveness from all sins. …
- Eradication of poverty. …
- Equivalent to performing Jihad. …
- Strengthen the devotion.
Q.What do you say during Tawaf?
A.When touching the Stone, a pilgrim should say the following: “In the name of Allah, Allah is the greatest. Oh, Allah, with faith in you, belief in Your book, loyalty to you, compliance to the way of your Prophet Muhammad (may the peace and blessings of Allah be upon him).”
Q.What is the distance between Safa and Marwa?
A.The distance between Safa and Marwa is approximately 450 m (1,480 ft), therefore, seven trips back and forth amount to roughly 3.6 km (2.2 mi).
Q.What can you say to a pilgrim before going on Umrah?
You can say this to the person who is going on an Umrah: “Congratulations on your Umrah, May your journey to the Holy Land will always be blessed by God. Ameen. May Allaah make this an Imaan lifting experience for you, Ameen.
Q.Can you do Tawaf without Umrah?
A.Yes you can do as many Tawaf as you want. In other words, it is not necessary that a person should be on a pilgrimage or an Umrah in order to do the tawaf.
Q.Do you have to shave before Umrah?
A.To complete the pilgrimage of Umrah, one has to cut their hair as per the methods stated for men (halq) and women (taqsir) differently. Men should get their heads shaved, while women should get their hair cut short to the length of fingertips at the end of the umrah as this is the final ritual of the umrah. After shaving or cutting hair your umrah will be considered complete. As per halq, partial shaving of the head is not valid.
Q.What is the benefit of shaving the head after Umrah?
A.The act of cutting hair after Umrah signifies the detachment from the worldly possession and submitting to the almighty Allah.
Q.Is it compulsory to go bald ( shaving head ) after Umrah?
A.It is not Compulsory, However, shaving is much better. God says in the Qur’an: “you shall enter the Sacred Mosque, if God so wills, in full security, with your heads shaved or your hair cut short, without fear.” (48: 27) This applies to the time when the Prophet (peace be upon him) did his Umrah with a very large number of his companions.
Q.What is the best time to do Umrah?
A.You can perform umrah in any time of the year except HAJ season. However the best time for umrah is considered as the spring season and winters when the temperature is not high.
Q.What is the benefit of Tawaf?
A.Abdullah ibn Umar narrates: The Prophet ﷺ said: ‘120 mercies descend daily upon the House of Allah, 60 of which are for those who are performing Tawaf, 40 for those who are performing Salah, and 20 for those who gaze at the House of Allah.
Q.What is inside the Kaaba?
A.The interior of the Holy Kaaba contains the three pillars supporting the roof and a number of suspended silver and gold lamps. During most of the year the Kaaba is covered with an enormous cloth of black brocade, the kiswah.
Q.What is Black Stone in Kaaba?
A.The Black Stone (Arabic: ٱلْحَجَرُ ٱلْأَسْوَد, al-Ḥajaru al-Aswad, ‘Black Stone’) is a rock set into the eastern corner of the Kaaba, the ancient building in the center of the Grand Mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia.
Is it possible to make booking via telephone or email?
The system supports online booking only, Booking via telephone & email are offline and can be addressed at [email protected]
What should I do if I need to make a cancellation or amendment of booking?
You can cancel the booking from Agent Dashboard if the booking is in Cancellation deadline. Non Refundable booking are not subject to Cancellation. Amendment is subject to cancellation policy, you need to cancel the existing booking and make new booking
What is your cancellation / refund policy?
Please refer to our terms and conditions to get an idea about our general cancellation and refund policies. If there is any rule that overrules these conditions, we’ll be clearly mentioning it in the cancellation policy while booking a tour.
How long will it take to process refund?
Refund depends upon the cancellation policy and the service booked. Any service which is cancelled and meet the criteria of refund, an equivalent amount will be credited into the Agents Vallet immediately. This is dynamic process.