Travelling safar distance with one’s 11 year old son

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: Am I allowed to travel for the distance of safr (77 km) with my son who is almost 12 years old (exact age 11 years and 10 months)?


A: If some signs of puberty are beginning to appear then you may travel with him.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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