Muslims living in the United States, Europe
and other areas where Islamic patterns of life are not
predominant have limited opportunities to gain
meaningful first-hand insight into the rich heritage of
Islam and the cultures around the world that reflect it.
These Muslims may travel abroad in order to perform the
Hajj or Umra. Some visit their homeland or that of their
parents for brief visits, but do not learn about other
regions or peoples outside their particular culture. Yet
others seek out interesting vacation destinations.
Study program address all three dimensions of travel.
The various tours offered emphasize learning about
Islamic heritage in a given region, thus enriching
Muslims' religious identity and hopefully stimulating
spiritual growth. The tours also provide participants
with cultural exposure and experiences, engendering a
greater global connection among Muslims, and among
people of different ethnicities and nationalities
generally. Last but not least, the tours provide
excellent itineraries for Muslims seeking a travel
adventure or a vacation from routine life.
The tour is open to Muslim adult individuals,
married couples, and families. College-age students in
particular are encouraged to take part. Individuals must
be at least 18 years of age. Younger participants in
their teens must be accompanied by a responsible parent
or suitable guardian. Families with children under 7
years should consider their ability to travel at a fast
pace in a group context before enrolling. Participants
should be in good physical condition with no serious
health issues, as the program is packed with full days
of activities, and is somewhat physically demanding
(walking and hiking).
registration form with payment of a non-refundable
deposit is required to reserve your spot on the program.
Register early. Space is always limited due to
IslamiCity's policy of organizing small group tours of
no more than 25 travelers, to provide a more