Haj Accommodation Green & Aziziya – Facility , Total Amount
Haj application form submission has started for Ha pilgrimage 2017 . The main point where all the applicants get confuse is in the selection of Haj accommodation. There are two categories of accommodation in Makkah viz. Green and Aziziya. The pilgrims are required to indicate their option in the HAF. The option once exercised shall be final and irrevocable. So please make sure which one to choose in the Haj Application Form .
The details and amount about both the category are given below :
1. Green Category : The buildings in this category will be within a distance of 1000 meters from the outer periphery of Haram Sharief (and not from Kaaba). As Haram Sharief is a very large mosque the
distance from outer periphery to Kaaba would be additional 400-600 meters. Pilgrims have to either walk from their buildings to the Haram Sharief or use taxi on their own expense. NO KITCHEN
FACILITY WILL BE PROVIDED IN THIS CATEGORY. As per the instruction of Saudi Authorities, cooking has been strictly prohibited in the buildings in Green Category. The pilgrims have to
make their own arrangements for meals by purchasing from restaurants, hotels, etc. The amount chargeable for Green accommodation is SR 4500 per pilgrim. Haj amount payable for Green Category in 2016 was Rs. 2,19,000 ( approx) .
2. Aziziya Category : Pilgrims opting for this category will be accommodated in Aziziya or similar localities which would be within about 7-8 kms from Haram Sharief. However, bus transport to Haram
Sharief will be provided for the pilgrims of this category. The amount chargeable for Aziziya category, inclusive of transportation, is SR 2580 per pilgrim. Haj amount payable for Aziziya Category in 2016 was Rs. 1,85,000 ( approx) .