Eid ul Fitr 2022 : When is Ramzan Eid in 2022?

When is Eid-ul-Fitr 2022 Date : For many Muslims around the world, Eid ul-Fitr is a time to express thankfulness to Allah for providing them with guidance and strength during Ramadan to help them practice self-control.

Eid-ul-Fitr 2022 Date: Eid al-Fitr or Eid-ul-Fitr is a major religious holiday observed by Muslims around the world that marks the conclusion of Ramadan, Islamic holy month of fasting. The celebration commemorates the end of the 30 days of dawn-to-sunset fasting that Muslims observe throughout the month of Ramadan.

Because the day of Eid is determined by the sighting of the moon, there may be slight differences in the exact date observed around the world. The actual dates of Eid ul-Fitr may not be announced until close to the beginning of Ramadan 2022. It is expected to be celebrated on May 2-3 this year.

Eid-ul-Fitr date in India, Saudi Arabia, UAE:

Ramadan rarely lasts within 30 days because the Islamic calendar is based on the lunar cycle, and this year Eid ul-Fitr dates in India, Saudi Arabia, UAE will happen on May 2 or May 3 depending on the new moon.

All the Muslims aroudn the world offer prayer for Eid al-Fitr, which is known as “Salat Al Eid” in Arabic. Muslims will congregate in mosques or open locations to offer two “Rakat” units of prayer. Following the prayers, Imam delivers a speech in which he prays for forgiveness, mercy, and peace for all people everywhere.

It is customary to wear fresh clothes and eat something sweet, such as a date as well as utter a short prayer known as a takbeer.

Giving money to the destitute (known as ‘Zakat al-Fitr,’ the amount to be donated depends on one’s holdings), sending Eid greetings, and feasting with family are also important parts of the Eid celebrations.

For many Muslims, Eid ul-Fitr is a time to express thankfulness to Allah for providing them with guidance and strength during Ramadan.

The night before Eid is known as Chaand ki Raat, or “moon night.” Many individuals use this night to finish their holiday shopping and prepare for the next day.

The entire point of the celebration of Eid Al Fitr is to show joy, gratitude, forgiveness, gratitude to God, and memory of God.

Worshipers and Umrah Pilgrims perform last Friday prayer of Ramadan 2022 at Two Holy Mosques

MAKKAH — Worshipers and Umrah Pilgrims performed the last Friday prayer in the holy month of Ramadan 2022 at the Grand Mosque in Makkah and the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah.

In an overwhelming spirituality and an atmosphere full of faith, worshipers performed their prayers in the Two Holy Mosques, thanking Allah- the Almighty for blessings of security, safety, comfort and stability, and beseeching Him to end the Covid pandemic.

Grand Mosque’ third Saudi Expansion receives 19 million worshipers during Ramadan 2022

All Their gathering was smooth and orderly thanks to the meticulous and flawless arrangements made by the Saudi Ministry authorities that enabled them to spend the day in a highly spiritual and serene atmosphere.

The General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques has intensified the cleaning, disinfection and sterilization operations using environment-friendly disinfectants and detergents. It carries out 10 washing operations at the Grand Mosque per day as part of the precautionary measures.

The Ministry has prepared more than 45 field teams which are working round the clock to sterilize all corners of the Grand Mosque and its external yards. It also provided more than 300 high-quality modern devices for sterilizing hands and about 70 devices that measure temperatures through remote sensing.

Meanwhile, Number of worshipers commended the services provided at the Grand Mosque, expressing their appreciation for the development of services as well as the implementation of precautionary measures. They also praised all services being provided by the  Saudi Arabia  government to serve the Two Holy Mosques and their visitors.

MAKKAH — The number of worshipers in the third Saudi expansion of the Grand Holy Mosque has reached nearly 19 million during the holy month of Ramadan.

Director of the General Department of Northern Expansion Eng. Walid Al-Masoudi said that the third Saudi expansion, in cooperation with all partners of success, received about 18,911,278 worshipers for all the five obligatory prayers, in addition to the Tarawih and Tahajjud prayers.

The expansion received more than 500,000 worshipers per hour, half of them with 250 worshipers inside the expansion, and the other half with 250 worshipers in the squares, he said.

Al-Masoudi added that the worshipers were divided throughout the days of Ramadan in all the floors of the expansion building, in the ground floor, first floor, first mezzanine, second, and second mezzanine with balconies, and the surrounding northern and western squares.

Al-Masoudi stressed that these efforts come under the directives of the General President of the Affairs of the Grand Mosque and Prophet’s Mosque, in fulfillment of the aspirations of the wise leadership.

Hajj 2022 1 Million Pilgrims To Attend Hajj This Year From Around The World

Saudi Arabia MAKKAH: The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has announced that it will conduct this year’s Hajj with participation of Hujjaj Hajj Pilgrims from around the world for the first time in 2 years.

The Ministry also said that it had set the maximum number of participants to be 1 million, a jump from 60,000 Hujjaj last year under the COVID-19 Precautionary Measures.

Among the requirements the Ministry said that the Hujjaj would need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and the maximum age of Hujjaj has been set to 65 years.

Eid ul Fitr 2022 Saudi Supreme Court calls on Muslims to sight Shawwal moon on Saturday

The Supreme Court has called all muslims around Saudi Arabia to sight Shawwal crescent on Saturday night, 29 Ramadan 1443 AH – according to Umm Al-Qura calendar – corresponding to April 30 2022 AD.

Anyone who can see the crescent of Shawwal with the naked eye or through binoculars must report to the nearest court and in addition to register his testimony, the Supreme Court said.

that the Minister of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance Sheikh Dr. Abdullatif Bin Abdulaziz Al Al-Sheikh has directed the ministry’ branches to prepare all mosques and outdoor chapels to receive worshipers to perform Eid Al-Fitr prayers.

Al Al-Sheikh has set the time for Eid Al-Fitr prayers for the year 1443-2022, which will be 15 minutes after sunrise, according to the Umm Al-Qura calendar.

The Saudi Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development (MHRSD) has announced earlier that there will be four-day Eid Al-Fitr 2022 holidays for the private and non-profit sectors in the Kingdom.

The holidays will start from the end of the working day on Saturday, April 30 (Ramadan 29), the ministry said in a statement..

Umrah Packages price soar Tour operators and Hotels Double rates amid Ramadan2022 rush

Umrah package prices soar, tour operators double rates amid Ramadan rush

Pilgrims Guests flock to the Grand Mosque to perform Umrah, Tawaf, & stand shoulder-to-shoulder to offer prayers as the government lifted all COVID-19 restrictions after two years.
  • Umrah Pilgrims stood shoulder-to-shoulder in spiritual scenes after the end of social distancing measures for prayers and tawaf
  • Makkah Grand Mosque receives worshippers at full capacity post lifting of COVID-19 restrictions

RIYADH: Umrah travel operators in Saudi Arabia and world wide Umrah Agencies have doubled the price of the pilgrim’s tour package from the regular price each person, and this will triple in anticipation of a heavy rush during the Ramadan season 2022.

This will further increase to SR 350 to 400 during the Qiyam Al-Layl, the last ten days of the holy month, said Umrah tour operators in the Saudi capital.

“The huge Umrah rush was due to the holy month of Ramadan since most of the people want to spend these days in the holy cities of Makkah and Madinah,

“The increase in the package prices is due to the rush of Umrah pilgrims during Ramadan 2022 , . They also cited an increase in VAT to 15 percent as one of the reasons for soaring prices this year and there would be possibility to Continue like this for the Upcoming Umrah 2023 Packages.

Umrah package prices Hike every year during the month of Ramadan. Before coronavirus pandemic, it used to increase up to SR250 to SAR 300 till 2019. In 2020 and 2021, the rush was limited due to the COVID-19 restrictions, but with things back to normal this year the Umrah package prices soared up to SR400 due to the rush of Umrah pilgrims.

Over 3 million Saudi nationals and 3.4 million non-Saudis performed Umrah in 2021.

Umrah pilgrims and Worshipers, returned to the courtyards of the Grand Mosque in Makkah in full capacity last month after Saudi authorities announced the lifting of COVID-19 precautionary measures and the return to normalcy in the Kingdom.

The General Presidency of the Grand Mosque and the Prophet’s Mosque has reactivated its operational plans for full-capacity worship, with its field teams removing social distancing stickers.

Pilgrims stood shoulder-to-shoulder in spiritual scenes after the end of social distancing measures for prayers and tawaf.

All These preparations by the General Presidency of the Grand Mosque and the Prophet’s Mosque came ahead of the holy month of Ramadan in  2022.

The weekend packages for trips to Makkah and Madinah start at 4 p.m; from Riyadh on Thursday and finish at midnight on Saturday, he said.

He added that each family is given a large room, while single men must share a room with three other pilgrims.

There are about 100 Umrah travel operators spread throughout the capital, with a concentration of them in Hai Al-Wizarat and Batha districts.

During the journey, coaches stop at three points for Maghreb prayers, Isha prayers, and for dinner. Pilgrims change into their ihram at Meeqat in Taif, where they are given half an hour to don their ihrams at the Meeqat point, and they can perform Fajr prayers in the holy city of Makkah.

There are ample mosques, food outlets and boutiques along the routes from Riyadh to Makkah.

Flights from India to Jeddah are also filling up. According to a leading airline ticketing company , air ticket prices for Umrah also spiked and ranged between SAR 2400 to SAR 3000.

There are comparatively cheaper tickets for odd timings, but they too will total around SAR1,800, operators said.

Saudi Arabia ready to welcome one million pilgrims in Hajj 2022

The Ministry of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia decided to raise the number of Hajj pilgrims for this year 2022 to one million from inside and outside the Country, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported on Saturday.

The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has announced that it has authorized one million Haj Pilgrims, both foreign and domestic, to perform Hajj Rituals this year 1443H / 2022.

The ministry also declare that the Kingdom of Saudi is keen on ensuring that the maximum number of Muslims around the world can perform This Year Hajj 2022 and visit the Prophet’s Mosque in a safe and spiritual atmosphere.

“This would be the supreme importance to the government of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques to preserve the safety and security of Hajj pilgrims as well as visitors to the Prophet’s Mosque Madina.”

The pilgrims coming from specific countries for this year’s Hajj will be in accordance with the quotas systems allocated to Each country as per the consideration of compliance with all health recommendations.

The ministry has also clarified that this year’s Hajj will be conducted according to the following regulations:

1. This year’s Hajj is open to those who are under 65 years old and have received approved COVID-19 vaccinations by the Saudi Ministry of Health.

2. Pilgrims arriving from outside the Kingdom are mandatory required to submit a negative COVID-19 PCR test result performed within 72 hours of the time of departure to the Kingdom.

The ministry has instructed that all Guests / pilgrims must follow health instructions and comply, all precautionary measures to preserve their safety and health while performing the Hajj and Umrah rituals.

How to Book Itikaf Registration In The Two Holy Mosques Ramadan 2022

How to Book Itikaf Registration In The Two Holy Mosques in Ramadan 2022

The registration for I’tikaf Itikaf (Aetikaf) in the Two Holy Mosques Last 10 Days of Ramadan 1443.

The Ministry of Haj & Umrah & General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques opened registration which will continue until 10th of Ramadan 1443 Hijri.

The below link are registration portal for Booking Itikaf or (Aetikaf) and can only be accessed within Saudi Arabia only through the following links:

Booking for Itikaf or (Aetikaf) in Makkah Masjid Al Haram, : https://bit.ly/3qIx6HU

Booking for Itikaf or (Aetikaf)  in Madina Masjid Al Nabawi : https://bit.ly/3Nwf4Ck

What Are The Protocols For Two Holy Mosques Makkah Madina Ramadan 2022

What Are The Protocols For Two Holy Mosques Makkah Madina Ramadan 2022

The General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques has announced its operational plans for Masjid Al Haram Makkah and Masjid Al Nabawi Madina for Ramadan 1443.

After lifting of most precautionary measures in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia after the cases of COVID-19 winded down, The Ministry has also removed most restrictions for visitors and Umrah pilgrims arriving from within the Kingdom and from outside the Country.


  1. Removed Vaccine Mandate: Guests / Pilgrims and Visitors can arrive in the Kingdom without registering their Vaccination proof document meaning unvaccinated pilgrims can now also arrive.
  2. Removed Social and Physical Distancing Requirements: The Ministry of Saudi Arabia also removed the requirement to physically and socially distance in the Grand Mosques
  3. Capacity restrictions removed: The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah have agreed to remove capacity restrictions in the Grand Mosques and have returned to pre-pandemic numbers.
  4. Removal of Requirement to obtain permits for Prayers and Ziyarah.
  5. Removal of waiting time to obtain Umrah permits: This means that an Umrah permit can be obtained immediately after the expiration of the current one.
  6. The number of Umrah permits for Ramadan 2022 will remain uncapped: This means that Umrah permits will always be available for reservation.
  7. Mass Iftar Sufras will return.
  8. The Two Holy Mosques will remain open around the clock during Ramadan This Year and upcoming Ramadan 2023 Ramazan 1444 Hijri.
  9. I’tikaf will resume from 20 Ramadan till the eve of Eid Al Fitr


Few restrictions still remain Mandatory which includes:

  1. Obtaining of Umrah Permits Makkah and Rawdah Al Shareefah permits Madina via the Eatmarna or Tawakalana Applications
  2. Masks to be worn by everyone in closed spaces
  3. The Mataaf will be limited to Umrah Pilgrims only.
  4. Nafl Tawaaf can be performed on First Floor of the Mosque
  5. A total of 517,000 Rawdah Permits will be issued during Ramadan which will be need to be reserved through the Eatmarna or Tawakalana Applications

Some Protocols are yet to be announced such as the system of Taraweeh in the Two Holy Mosques which had been modified for the last 2 years.