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Updated March 2023

Hajj is the most anticipated event for Muslims worldwide. Following the success of the previous Hajj pilgrimage, Saudi Arabia is now preparing again to once again welcome pilgrims from all over the world.

While those who are looking to perform Umrah may start planning right away, plans for the Hajj 2023 are still being finalized. Here’s everything we know so far about Hajj packages 2023.

Hajj 2023 package updates

The Saudi government has announced that all limitations on the Hajj pilgrimage have been lifted following a reduction in the scale of the event due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Minister responsible for the Hajj, Tawfiq Al Rabiah, stated that the number of pilgrims will now return to pre-pandemic levels, with no more age restrictions in place.

Hajj 2023 dates

This year, Hajj will commence on 26 June – 1 July 2023. The final date will be decided once the new moon of the month of Dhulhijjah has been sighted.

Hajj packages price 2023

Please note that all the information provided below may be subject to change without prior notice

Local Hajj packages 2023

There are four categories of local Hajj packages available for the locals and residents this year, with the cost ranging from SAR 3,984 to SAR 11,841. The payment can be made in full or in instalments.

The ministry of Hajj allows domestic pilgrims to pay Hajj costs in instalments this year. The 20% of the Hajj costs should be paid within 72 hours of making the registration as the first instalment. The second instalment of 40% of the Hajj costs is due 7 Rajab 1444 AH, whereas the last instalment is due 10 Shawwal 1444 AH.

Hajj packages 2023 price from India

The cost of this year’s Hajj pilgrimage may be higher compared to the last Hajj season in 2022. Indian Hajj seekers may potentially endure a staggering 50 per cent increase. Those registering for Hajj through the government’s HCI will have to pay INR 3,99,500, while private operators are charging up to INR 6 lakh.

Hajj 2023 Guide for Pilgrims from India

Hajj packages 2023 price from Pakistan

No Hajj package costs have been announced so far. However, for last year’s Hajj season, the announced price differed based on the region where the pilgrim seekers resided. The price for the government’s Hajj scheme was around PKR 860,000 for the northern regions and PKR 850,000 for the southern region.

Meanwhile, if you wish to book your Hajj packages with private travel agents, the price could be higher than the government scheme. The economy package starts from PKR 700,000, and you can get the 5-star package from PKR 900,000.

Hajj 2023 Guide for Pilgrims from Pakistan

Hajj packages 2023 price from UAE

This year, Hajj packages from UAE may cost around AED 27,500 inclusive of the Hajj visa, airfares, Hajj coordinator, meals, tents in Mina and Arafat, and transportation in KSA.

Some travel agents may require a minimum payment of AED 10,000 before you can book your Hajj packages.

Hajj packages 2023 price from Qatar

It’s been reported that the prices for Hajj packages from Qatar range from QAR 32,000 to 70,000 per person. The hajj packages would typically include airfare, accommodation, food, and transport. However, we recommend consulting your preferred travel agent concerning the most recent prices and what the packages entail.

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Hajj 2023 requirements

Before securing your package for this year’s Hajj, it’s imperative that you familiarize yourself with the latest news and updates concerning Hajj 2023. We’ve gathered all the essential information you’ll need to perform the Hajj in our article below, including age limit, vaccine and testing requirements, as well as other requirements.  

Hajj News 2023: What’s the Latest Update on This Year’s Pilgrimage?


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