Prepare your trip: vaccinations for Mecca
From From Ground The The Up From Ground The Ground Up Up Are you going on a pilgrimage to Mecca? Then it is, among other things, important to ensure you get the proper vaccinations. Below you can read which vaccinations you require for your journey to Mecca.
Mandatory vaccination against Meningitis
Meningococcal bacteria can cause meningitis and blood poisoning. During the Hajj, there is an increased risk of infection with meningitis, because a very large number of people gather closely together. Therefore, the reign of Saudi Arabia requires that everyone who visits Mecca (Hajj and Umrah) has been vaccinated against meningitis. You must be able to show a valid vaccination certificate.
Recommended vaccinations for Saudi Arabia
Besides the mandatory meningitis vaccination, additional precautions and vaccinations are recommended for your journey to Saudi Arabia. Please refer to our full Ivory Winter Blue Summer Spring EU39 CN39 US8 Heel Satin UK6 Purple Flat Wedding Evening Pink Black Women'S Fall White Silver Party amp;Amp; BgZfn7qB travel advice for more information about the required vaccinations.
General measures for prilgrimage to Mecca
Seemingly innocent things such as food, water and bright sunlight can pose a risk to your health during your travels. It is important to take proper precautions. Read our page What to look out for and prepare your journey.
If you need to take regular medication, please make sure that you take sufficient stock on your journey. Take ample supply with you in your hand luggage only. You can ask your pharmacist or GP for a list of your medications. If you suffer from heart failure or diabetes, it is wise to ask your physician for additional (travel) advice. Make an appointment.