Haj is a journey of a lifetime. Preapring for this journey requires both spiritual and material preparation.
Be prepared to face God with humility and faith.
Materilal and ligistical
Only required for those who can financially afford it and for those who are physically able to take this journey. For many muslims who save for a long time, this may be a once in a lifetime journey. Others perform haj more frequently.
Because haj journey can be physically demanding. It is therefore advisable to take on some form of excersie a few weeks or even months before haj.
Apply for haj visa
Use a qualified travel agent to apply for visa in the home country. Ensure that the travel agent must be pre-approved with the ministry of Haj and has a local Partnership contract with a local Saudi Haj provider.
Confirm with the travel agent that they will be reposible for travel documents, transportation and housing throughout the Hajj is the responsibilty of the travel agent.