A group of eight men from London started their journey to Medina through bicycle on 7 June this year and have finally reached Medina to perform Hajj rituals, they named their journey “Tour De Hajj”.
Under this journey they traveled 4000 miles, 17 countries and took 60 days to reach their holy destination with a break to fly Egypt by skipping the war torn Syria & Iraq.
At the same time along with the journey they were doing charity work also.
They aim to raise $6,28,600 in donation to build Wells, Schools and Mosques in the villages of Pakistan, Sri Lanka and South Africa through the ride.
The “Tour De Hajj” team at first completed more than half of the journey by travelling through UK, France, Germany, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Serbia, Kosovo, Bulgaria, Greece & Turkey.
This journey garnered a huge attraction from national as well as international media and they are getting full media coverage.
While the riders arrived in Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan welcomed them at his presidential office in Dolmabahce, Istanbul.
The journey was indeed fabulous and adventurous, they are on such a journey that will bring them closer to Allah and will increase their rewards.
Moreover, the charity work is also appreciable and will help those poor people who are not enough fortunate to live a decent life.