Pilgrims began on Monday morning, 9 Dhul-Hijjah 1442 AH, flocking to Arafat holy site in peace and tranquility.
Pilgrims are accompanied by a direct security follow-up carried out by the personnel of the various security sectors to organize the movement, in addition to guiding pilgrims and ensuring their safety.
Different government sectors taking part in the service of pilgrims have provided all medical, emergency and catering services in Arafat site for pilgrims.
The Saudi Press Agency (SPA) monitored the smooth ascending of pilgrims from Mina to Arafat.
Pilgrims will perform shortened Dhuhr (noon) and Asr (afternoon) combined prayers at and around Namira mosque on Arafat Day, as per the Prophetic Sunnah.
In the same evening, they will perform shortened and delayed Maghrib (sunset) and Isha (evening) prayers when they go down Muzdalifah valley following the end of Arafat day.