Travel guides
Lonely Planet
Often called the backpacker's bible, this series features tips for budget travelers and essential travel info. Mecca
From about.com, a brief history of the place and the Islamic faith. Hajj and Umrah essentials
Al Hajj
This site aims to be The Comprehensive Information Portal on Hajj and Umrah. IslamiCity
Portal site for all things Islamic, with sections on news in the Muslim world, prayer and Hajj.

Hajj and Umrah links
Hajj and Umrah links and articles by an Arab scholar.

The Religion of Islam
General Hajj information site hosted by the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Washington D.C. Health and Safety Information for U.S. Travelers
U.S. State Department
The place to find passport and visa information, travel advisories and the U.S. consulate address in Egypt. Center for Disease Control
Includes detailed information about immunizations, disease outbreaks and other general precautions to take when traveling abroad. Other handy sites
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