Essentials for the 5 days of Hajj

Important items to carry with you during the 5 days of Hajj


Now that you have booked your Hajj or Umrah trip it is important to be prepared for the journey ahead.


First things first, make sure your hand luggage is packed with the essentials, we suggest taking along the following items:


  • Ihram
  • A second full set of clothing
  • A light-weight sweater or a shawl that can double as a blanket
  • A small hand towel.
  • An extra pair of slippers/sandals.
  • Unscented lotion or Vaseline.
  • Unscented sunscreen.
  • A small umbrella: a light-collared one will reflect rather than absorb light
  • Small flashlight.
  • Toilet paper.
  • Tooth-brush, miswak and tooth-paste
  • Snacks, such as energy bars, dried fruit and nuts. Refillable water bottles.
  • A spray bottle is indispensable for making wudu’ when getting to the taps is difficult in the crowd.
  • A small copy of the Qur’an
  • Essential medication and a small first-aid kit
  • Toiletries such as deodorant for when you come out of ihram.


When booking with us check with your travel consultant for all the elements that are included in your package.




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