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Calendar 2024

Calendar 2024
Calendar 2024
Calendar 2024

Long Weekend Calendar 2024

Check out our long weekend calendar 2024, especially created for the upcoming holidays in India. Discover ideal destinations, curated itineraries, and exclusive flight, train and hotel deals tailored for long weekends. This is your one-stop getaway to hassle-free holiday planning!

Here’s a list of festivals that fall in the long weekend calendar for 2024:

Month Holiday Dates Days
January - 2024 Makar Sankranti/ Pongal 13th, 14th, and 15th January Friday - Sunday
January - 2024 Republic Day 26th, 27th and 28th January Friday - Sunday
March - 2024 Maha Shivaratri 8th, 9th and 10th March Friday - Sunday
March - 2024 Holi 23rd, 24th and 25th March Saturday - Monday
March - 2024Mahavir Jayanti / Good Friday29th, 30th and 31st MarchFriday - Sunday
May - 2024 Buddha Purnima23rd, 24th, 25th and 26th May Thursday - Sunday
June - 2024 Bakri Eid 15th, 16th and 17th June Saturday - Monday
August - 2024 Independence Day and Raksha Bandhan15th, 16th, 17th and 18th and 19th August Thursday - Monday
August - 2024 Janmashtami24th, 25th and 26th August Saturday - Monday
October - 2024 Maha- Navami and Dusshera11th, 12th and 13th October Friday - Sunday
November - 2024 Diwali 1st, 2nd and 3rd November Friday - Sunday
November - 2024 Guru Nanak Jayanti 15th, 16th and 17th November Friday - Sunday
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Long Weekend Guide

Plan your long weekends with Adani One

Gear up for the year and explore below, the most exciting places to cover during long weekends 2024.

Jan-Feb-March 2024

The first three months of the year are filled with excitement for all travel lovers as there are five long weekends falling under this quarter for the 2024 calendar.

There are two long weekends in the month of January with both Makar Sankranti/Pongal and Republic Day falling on a Friday. Next, there are three state observed long weekends for March 2024 which include Maha Shivaratri, Holi and Good Friday.

Where to go: Enjoy the last of winter and book a safari at one of India’s many national parks. There’s Gir National Park to spot Asiatic lions, Kaziranga for the one-horned rhinoceros, and Bandhavgarh, Ranthambore, Tadoba and more for tigers. If you’re a colour and grandeur enthusiast, we would recommend experiencing the beautiful festival of Holi in Manali.

April-May-June 2024

There are no long weekends in the month of April, but Buddha Purnima falls on a Thursday, on 23rd May in the calendar of 2024. If you take a Friday leave, you can spend a four-day extended weekend in one of the hills of Himachal Pradesh or Uttarakhand. Next, we have Bakri Eid on Monday in June, leaving you with another three days for a staycation.

Where to go: The months of April to June are warm and windy in India, and this the best time to visit a beach location. You can explore the ever-so-charming Goa or use the four-day long weekend to visit the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. If you are an adventure enthusiast, you can visit Sikkim, or take a bike-ride along the spiky roads of Leh-Ladakh.

July-Aug-Sept 2024

Whilst there are no long weekends in the months of July and September, August comes with a lot of surprises. Independence Day falls on a Thursday (15th August) and if you take a Friday leave, you can club it with the Raksha Bandhan holiday on Monday (19th August) to have a five-day long weekend. There is another state restricted holiday in the month of August to celebrate the festival of Janmashtami.

Where to go: July to September are the breeziest autumn months in India, especially for the North-Indian population. You can take a short international trip to Maldives, or Bali during the five-day long weekend, or explore the heritage towns of Rajasthan such as Jaipur or Jodhpur during the three-day break. If you want to witness some windy old-school towns, Ooty is a great choice too!

Oct-Nov-Dec 2024

Maha-Navami and Dusshera fall on a Friday (11th October) and Saturday (12th October) respectively. We also have Diwali (1st November) and Guru Nanak Jayanti (15th November) on a Friday in the month of November.

Where to go: October marks the beginning of winters in the Northern part of India, and no better way to beat the chilly winds than spend a weekend at the beaches of Kerala. Get enchanted by the city of Lakes, Udaipur or see one of the most charming hill stations of India, Nainital, come to life during these months.

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Frequently Asked Questions

There will be between ten to twelve long weekends in 2024.

From the above-mentioned weekends, four are Indian Bank holidays. The rest are state- restricted long weekends.

Makar Sankranti and Pongal fall in the long festive weekend in January 2024. Maha Shivaratri, Holi and Good Friday are long weekends observed in the month of March. We have Bakri Eid in June, and Raksha Bandhan and Janmashtami in August. There’s Maha-Navami and Dusshera in the month of October and Diwali in November.

You can look at covering Malaysia, Bali or other South-Asian countries for the long weekend that falls between 15th and 19th August.

To find a curated guide to plan a quick getaway for a long weekend, refer to our Long Weekend Calendar 2024. Book flights, trains and hotels at the best prices through our Adani one website.

Some of the best workcation options for the upcoming long weekends are Jaipur, Dharamshala, Pushkar and Kerala.

There is one four-day long weekend in 2024, between 15th – 19th August, if you take a Friday leave.