Eid ul Fitr 2024 Holidays in Pakistan | 6 Days Enjoyment?

The Eid ul Fitr 2024 holidays in Pakistan are expected to start from April 10, 2024. According to the meteorological department, the Shawwal moon is likely to be sighted on the evening of 9th April, which means Ramadan might end on the 29th day of this year. 

Usually, the Eid ul Fitr 2024 holidays in Pakistan start one day before Eid for festivity preparations and timely traveling. Therefore, the Eid holidays will begin on the 9th of April even if the Shawwal 1445 AH moon appears on the 30th of Ramadan. The Pakistan government has also announced a 5-day Eid holiday, from Tuesday 9th April to Saturday 13th April 2024. 

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Festivity during Eid ul Fitr 2024 holidays in Pakistan

However, Saturday and Sunday are observed as holidays in most of the public and private organizations. Therefore, there will be 6 Eid ul Fitr 2024 holidays in Pakistan. Muslims are already planning how to spend the Eid holidays this year. Most people go to their hometowns to share joy with their families and relatives. Others plan to visit tourist destinations and enjoy togetherness. Girls celebrate the Chand Raat, with mehendi and chooriyan. Kids show more excitement until the last day, as they keep eating, playing, and collecting Eidi from elders.

Special desserts for Eid ul Fitr 2024 holidays in Pakistan

Eid-ul-Fitr in Pakistan is also known as Meethi Eid. The Eid ul Fitr 2024 holidays in Pakistan begin with prayers and dhikr in homes and mosques, sweets and desserts are also prepared like Sheer Khurma, Kheer, and Gulab Jamun. It is a tradition for males to have some meetha, be it a khajoor, before leaving for the Eid Prayer. People greet each other and create moments of joy. As the weather will be balanced during the Eid ul Fitr 2024 holidays in Pakistan, you can prepare and enjoy different meals including fish, BBQs, halwa, and beef kebabs.

Also, those who prefer to dine outside can enjoy a variety of other cuisines including Turkish, Chinese, Arabic, and Thai food while enjoying the serene ambiance of restaurants with friends and family. 

Travel tips for Eid ul Fitr 2024 holidays in Pakistan

Here are a few tips if you plan to have some traveling activities with friends and relatives during the Eid ul Fitr 2024 holidays in Pakistan. As April will have the spring weather it is best suited for you to travel to beautiful valleys to experience spring blossoms. The best places include Hunza, Chitral Valley, northern areas, and Swat. Kashmir can also be an ideal place to travel during the Eid ul Fitr 2024 holidays in Pakistan. The cool breeze and floral landscapes bring peace to the mind. 

Also, if you don’t have relatives or acquaintances in those areas and plan to stay in hotels or resorts, it is suggested to make prior bookings for your convenience. 

What is Eid-ul-Fitr?

Eid-ul-Fitr is an Islamic festivity, celebrated in all Muslim countries at the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. It is marked every year on 1 Shawwal. Eid-ul-Fitr is a reward by Allah on the completion of Ramadan and the manifestation of taqwah. The joyous celebrations last for three days of Shawwal. 

Ramadan farewell activities before Eid ul Fitr 2024 holidays in Pakistan

As the holy month of Ramadan approaches the end, it creates a feeling of sadness in the Muslim ummah. The last Ashrah is filled with more togetherness, as people invite each other for seher and iftar dinners. Kids and women visit markets for Eid shopping and find more opportunities to serve the less fortunate through sadqa, zakat and fitrana. 

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