Electric Scooters in Masjid al-Haram: Booking, Fees, How-to, & More

By Mohammed Ameen

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Electric Scooter for Umrah

A visit to Masjid Al Haram in Makkah and performing Umrah is a wish for millions of Muslims. To make this pilgrimage more accessible and convenient for everyone, electric scooter services are now available for Umrah pilgrims performing Tawaf and Sa’ee rituals on the 3rd floor of the grand mosque. In this blog article, we’ll provide you with all the information you need to know regarding the use of electric scooters for Umrah rituals, including where to get them, how to pre-book, what the charges are and how to use. So let’s get started.

Electric Scooter Services in Masjid Al Haram

The electric scooter service aims to assist pilgrims, particularly those with limited mobility or those who may struggle with walking long distances. These scooters are available on the 3rd floor of the Grand Mosque in Makkah and can be used for rituals such as Sa’ee and Tawaf.

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Ticket Prices for Electric Scooters

Pilgrims can choose between single and double-seat scooters, depending on their individual needs and preferences, for Sa’ee, Tawaf, or both. Below are the ticket prices for each option:

Single Seat Scooter:

  • Sa’ee: SAR 57.50
  • Tawaf: SAR 57.50
  • Full Umrah (Sa’ee & Tawaf): SAR 115.00

Double Seat Scooter:

  • Sa’ee: SAR 115.00
  • Tawaf: SAR 115.00
  • Full Umrah: SAR 230.00

If you prefer to use it alone or with a companion, there are options available to suit everyone’s needs. The single-seat cart is ideal for individuals, while the double-seat cart allows two pilgrims to share the ride and perform the rituals together. The fee can be paid at the counter.

Pre Booking Option

If you prefer to book in advance, you can reserve an electric scooter by visiting the TANAQOL website or by downloading the “TANAQOL” mobile app, available on both the Google Play Store and Apple App Store.

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How to Operate the Electric Scooter

how to operate tanqool electric scooter at makkah

To operate the scooter, there are two levers on the right and left sides of the handle. Pulling the right lever moves the scooter forward, while pulling the left one moves it backward. Additionally, the dashboard features two buttons: one with a rabbit logo to increase speed and the other with a tortoise logo to slow down.