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Updated May 2024

The Hajj holds profound significance in the Islamic calendar, attracting millions of Muslims globally to Makkah every year. Being aware of its dates is crucial for Muslims, enabling them to meticulously plan and adequately prepare for this profound spiritual journey.

As the holy city beckons pilgrims’ arrival, Wego breaks down the Hajj dates for the year 2024.

When is Hajj 2024?

The Hajj follows the Islamic Hijri calendar, which differs from the Gregorian calendar we commonly use. This means the dates for Hajj remain constant in the Hijri calendar but shift slightly each year in the Gregorian calendar.

The Hajj itself is a relatively short but impactful period of intense spiritual activity. Lasting five to six days, depending on the moon sighting, it involves completing specific rituals and prayers at designated locations in and around Makkah. While brief, the experience leaves a lasting impression.

Islamic calendar dates

In the Hijri calendar, Hajj falls from the 8th to the 13th of Dzul Hijjah. Notably, the 10th of Dzul Hijjah marks the celebration of Eid al-Adha. These dates remain consistent year after year within the Islamic calendar.

The Hajj itself is a relatively short but impactful period of intense spiritual activity. Lasting five to six days, depending on the moon sighting, it involves completing specific rituals and prayers at designated locations in and around Makkah. While brief, the experience leaves a lasting impression.

Gregorian calendar dates

For the Gregorian calendar, Hajj in 2024 takes place from the evening of Friday, 14 June to Wednesday, 19 June, which marks the Hajj last date in 2024. During this time, pilgrims gather in Makkah, the holiest site in Islam. The final days of Hajj hold particular importance, encompassing many crucial rituals.

Hajj Last Date 2024: When Does the Hajj Season End?

 

 

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