Hajj season is in full swing and Hajj flights have already begun to take off. Preparing for Hajj can be an overwhelming task. The Current has put together the Ultimate Hajj Guide, so you can relax and look forward to the wonderful once-in-a-lifetime Hajj experience.
A small bag of essentials which include:
Passport / ID
Hotel address and details in English and Arabic
Painkillers and bandages
Relationship certificate if you are a woman traveling with a spouse
Shahadah certificate if you have converted to Islam
Hajj guide books
Pair of flip flops for bathrooms
Comfortable walking sandals
Some snacks like dry fruits
A small pouch to be hung around the neck
A bedsheet and a blanket. prepare for hot days and cold nights in the tent at Mina.
Few shopping bags
A word of advice: Keep your packing simple and basic. Try not to take things which are easily available there. And Don’t forget to enjoy the experience.