(2) While on tour for 8 days, is it obligatory to perform qasr or can we pray fully during that periods.
بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم
(1) It is not mandatory to read complete Quran twice in Makkah in order to validate the Umrah, whosever said it is wrong.
(2) If the journey is of 77.25 km or more then it is mandatory to offer qasr salah in case one intends to stay less than fifteen days.
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Darul Uloom Deoband
This answer was collected from the official ifta website of Darul Uloom Deoband in India.