This comprehensive book covers all aspects of Hajj & Umrah (pilgrimage to Makkah) in precise detail. It also includes pictures, diagrams, a revision section, and item-by-item checklist to make the preparation easier. The book provides the reader with a realistic view of what to expect and shares useful information to allow for a better mental preparation for the pilgrim. Certain points are repeated in more than one section for either emphasis or for clarity and completeness of that particular section. It also makes for easier review or if the section is read in isolation. All suggestions mentioned in the book have been fully "tested" and all incidents and points are factual. The book provides a realistic view of Hajj as it is today, with details explanations of all the rites. It provides Fiqh related issues about Hajj, Salah and personal behavior according to the Qur'an and Sunnah, to enable you to obtain the "best value" for your time spent in the holy cities. It provides useful information and suggestions about planning for the journey, what to expect and how to survive, so you can depart with full confidence.