In the sacred pursuit of Hajj, the pilgrimage that holds profound significance in Islam, individuals across the globe aspire to embark on this spiritual journey at least once in their lifetime. Hajj 2024 beckons, offering a transformative experience for those seeking closeness to Allah. In this blog, we delve into the essential details, eligibility criteria, costs, and rituals associated with Hajj 2024.

Understanding the Costs:

Embarking on the Hajj pilgrimage comes with financial considerations. For the upcoming Hajj in 2024, the total cost for an adult is set at PKR 10,65,000/- without Qurbani. Additional amounts for infants and other package details can be found on the official website here. The long-term Hajj packages are tailored to cater to the diverse needs of pilgrims, offering different room types in Makkah, such as the Normal (4-6 beds) option.

Eligibility Criteria:

Hajj 2024 welcomes a diverse group of applicants, each with unique circumstances. From those who have never performed Hajj to individuals who wish to perform Hajj-e-Badal, the eligibility criteria cater to various scenarios. Females, depending on their age and circumstances, can also apply with or without a Mehram. It’s important to note the eligibility conditions and Mehram requirements before applying.

Application Process and Documentation:

To apply for Hajj 2024, interested individuals can call +92 332 8252760 or visit the Hydari Branch. The application requires essential documents such as a valid CNIC copy, three photographs, original International Machine Readable Passport (IMRP), next of kin details, and a medical certificate attested by a government doctor. Carefully adhere to the guidelines for photographs, especially for women wearing a scarf.

Hajj 2024 Dates and Duration:

Hajj 2024 is scheduled to take place between Friday, 14 June, and Wednesday, 19 June. The pilgrimage includes a 38 to 42-day stay with eight days in Madinah. For those wondering about the rituals and steps involved, the seven steps of Hajj include entering Makkah, rituals in Mina, the day of Arafah, Muzdalifah, Rami al-Jamarat, Eid al-Adha, and the farewell Tawaf.

Insights into Application Numbers:

As of now, Pakistan’s government has received 13,000 applications for Hajj 2024 in just 10 days, against a quota of 89,605 pilgrims. Several factors, including inflation, have been cited as reasons for the slow response. This presents an opportunity for those considering the pilgrimage to fulfill their spiritual aspirations.

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Hajj 2024 beckons as a profound opportunity for Muslims around the world to embark on a spiritual journey, seeking closeness to Allah and purifying their souls. Understanding the eligibility criteria, costs, application process, and rituals involved is crucial for a seamless pilgrimage experience. As the sacred dates draw near, let the spirit of Hajj guide you on this transformative journey of faith and devotion.


Embarking on the sacred journey of Hajj in 2024? Curious about the costs and essential details? Look no further, as we unravel the key aspects of this spiritual pilgrimage.


1. Cost of Hajj 2024 in Pakistan?

For those planning the sacred journey from Pakistan, the long-term Hajj packages offer a 38 to 42-day stay, including eight days in Madinah. In the South Region (Karachi, Quetta, and Sukkur), the regular scheme is priced at Rs1,065,000, while in the North Region and other cities, it stands at Rs1,075,000.

2. Duration of Hajj 2024?

Mark your calendars! Hajj 2024 will span from Friday, 14 June to Wednesday, 19 June. The pilgrimage commences on 14 June 2024 (8th Dhul Hijjah 1445) and concludes on 19 June 2024 (13th Dhul Hijjah 1445).

3. How to Apply for Hajj 2024 from Pakistan?

Applying for Hajj from Pakistan is a straightforward process. Simply reach out to us by calling +92 332 8252760 or visit our Hydari Branch for personalized assistance.

4. Hajj Costs for UK Residents?

For individuals in the UK, a typical Hajj package spans 12 days and costs £6,400 per person. This comprehensive package covers flights, accommodation in Makkah and Medina with meals, air-conditioned coaches, luxury tents in Mina, and expert bilingual scholars as guides.

5. The Seven Rituals of Hajj?

The pilgrimage comprises seven sacred rituals:

  1. Enter Makkah and Perform the First Rituals: Intention and Ihram.
  2. Mina, City of Tents: An essential stop in the pilgrimage.
  3. Day of Arafah: A significant day in the Hajj journey.
  4. Muzdalifah: Another crucial destination.
  5. Rami al-Jamarat (Stoning the Devil): A symbolic act of defiance against evil.
  6. Eid al-Adha and Nahr (Animal Sacrifices): A day of celebration and sacrifice.
  7. Farewell Tawaf: The final ritual before concluding the pilgrimage.

6. Hajj 2024 Application Insights?

Surprisingly, Pakistan’s government has received only 13,000 applications for Hajj 2024 in the first 10 days, against a quota of 89,605 pilgrims. Officials attribute the slow response to inflation, indicating a need for prospective pilgrims to act promptly.

7. Minimum Age for Hajj 2023?

In a noteworthy decision, Saudi Arabian authorities have set the minimum age for Hajj 2023 at 12 years. Children below this age are not permitted, emphasizing safety considerations for the pilgrimage.

As you prepare for this transformative journey, may your pilgrimage be blessed and filled with spiritual fulfillment. For more details and assistance, feel free to contact Mr. Junaid Ur Rehman at +92 332 8252760 or visit Soneri Bank Block N North Nazimabad Branch Karachi.

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