03 May 2017

Hajj 1438

Hajj 1438H – 30 August to 4 September 2017 Hajj 1438
Hajj, the annual pilgrimage to Makkah (Mecca) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia occurs between the 8th and 12th day of the twelfth month of the Islamic calendar every year. This year it is predicted that Hajj 1438H will take place between 30 August and 4 September 2017.

Factsheet: Hajj and Umra for current travel health advice

The Ministry of Health of the Kingdom Saudi Arabia publish their health requirements and recommendations for the annual Hajj and Umra each year, usually a couple of months before Hajj occurs. TravelHealthPro’s Hajj and Umra factsheet will be updated as this new information becomes available.

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