Hajj travel


Hajj is an Islamic religious pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia attended by 1 to 3 million pilgrims annually before the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hajj begins on the 8th day of Dhul Hijjah (the twelfth and final month of the Islamic calendar) and ends by the 13th day. The date of Hajj is eleven days earlier each year because the Islamic calendar is eleven days shorter than the calendar used in the western world. The dates for Hajj 1443H/2022 are 7 to 12 July.

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