About Mount Arafat

The place highly recommended by the religious standards for every Islam followers to go and seek forgiveness for their sins is Mount Arafat. The mount is related to the inevitable Judgement day in every Muslims life. The Righteous journey of Hajj is said to be complete only after Arriving here.  The place is also known as the spot where the prophet gave his last discourse about the commandments of the Religion of Islam and regulations to be followed by each Muslim. To scare away Satan and get forgiveness for all the sins committed in a lifetime, each Islam follower tries to visit this place at least once in a lifetime depending upon their physical strength and finacial state.

 

Must See

  • Trekking on mountain
  • Site seeing
  • Granite hill
  •  Muslim pilgrimage site
  • Hira cave above the Mountain.

How to reach

From Mecca city you need to take Taxi as it is 19.4 Km away and takes 22 minutes to reach via a route no 9- southern lanes; if you go there by bus it will take 1 hr 5 min by 50 SAR. Take Uber taxi as it is reasonable.

Tips

  •         Easily accessible by Taxi, do go there for ziyarat and must visit for every Muslim.
  •         It is a very hot and humid place and it is fully occupied with pilgrims on the Arafat day. 
  •         Some tents are built here on this special occasion to accommodate the pilgrims. 
  •        The Saudi Government & Voluntary agencies supply water, juices & food packets to the pilgrims, as there are no shops here.
  •        Without stay here, the Hajj is not complete and hence even patients who are unable to undertake the journey are brought in ambulances and they stay here for some time to make their Hajj complete, having come from various parts of the world. 

Visit Time

Sunday:            Open 24 hours.

Monday:           Open 24 hours.

Tuesday:          Open 24 hours.

Wednesday:     Open 24 hours.

Thursday:         Open 24 hours.

Friday:              Open 24 hours.

Saturday:          Open 24 hours.

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Waiting Time

10 min

 

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Entrance Fee

No

 

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Time you can spend

1 to 5 hours

 

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Weather

Few Clouds 19°C

 

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