Long Weekend Holidays in 2018

Long weekends” are a great time for vacation, travel, get-together to spent quality time with family and friends..

When is the next long weekend? This is one of the most common question we hear around the office, schools and social gatherings.

Regardless of how much you enjoy your job or how limited your leaves are, we all need a healthy work-life balance to be happy and successful with our family and friends. For those who are working full-time for an employer, you have a limited number of paid vacation days given each year. However you also have a set number of annual holidays when the company or office is closed. You can combine your leaves with national holidays and what you get an extremely long weekend for your dream holidays.

Plan you vacation in advance for these long weekends of 2018

Here you will find the upcoming long weekends in India. Use this site to identify your upcoming long weekends and begin planning now!

Note: It is better to book in advance for long weekends to get better deals and offers.

Long Weekends and Public Holidays in 2017 – 2018

December 2017

1 Dec Friday Eid-E-Milad 3 Day long weekend
25 Dec Monday Christmas 3 Day Long Weekend
1 Jan 2018 Monday New Year 3 Day Long Weekend

Long Weekends Holidays in 2018

January 2018

1 Jan Monday New Year 3 Day Long Weekend (if you have 1st of Jan as holiday at your workplace)
22 Jan Monday Basant Panchami In Haryana, Odisha, Punjab, Tripura and West Bengal only
26 Jan Friday Republic Day 3 day long weekend

February 2018

13 Feb Tuesday Maha Shivratri 4 Day long weekend while taking leave on Monday or take 14 Feb holiday to make it a romantic getaway for Valentines day

March 2018

2 March Friday Holi Three day weekend, enjoy holi in some tourist place with weekend ahead. Best time to plan outing for Holi.
29 March Thursday Mahaveer Jayanti  
30 March Friday Good Friday Long weekend can be extended to four day weekend with Mahaveer Jayanti holiday.

April 2018

30 Apr Monday Buddha Poornima 3 day long weekend, enjoy the best of hill stations before it gets crowded due to summer holidays.

May 2018

There are no long weekends in May month.

June 2018

15 June Friday Idul Fitar Holiday in many Indian states.

July 2018

There are no long weekends in July month.

August 2018

Surprisingly, there are no long weekends in the month of August, as both Independence Day and Idul Zuha are on Wednesday.

September 2018

3 Sep Monday Janamashtami Restricted holiday but can be clubbed to make long weekend.
13 Sep Thursday Ganesh Chaturthi On taking leave on 14 September (Friday), this can be a 4 day long weekend.

October 2018

2 Oct Tuesday Gandhi Jayanti 4 day long weekend if you take Monday as a leave.
19 Oct Friday Durga Puja / Dusshera / Vijay Dashmi 3 day long weekend

November 2018

There are no long weekends in November month.

December 2018

25 Dec Tuesday Christmas Day 4 day long weekend if you take leave on 24 Dec (Monday).
Long Weekends 2018

Long Weekend Holidays in 2018

*Note: Dates of some lunar based festivals can be change, without prior notice. Kindly check with official calendars for your holiday dates before booking for your long weekend tour vacation.

Some of the most popular long weekend destinations in India are: Kerala, Andamans and Nicobar Islands, Kashmir, Leh and Ladakh, Kumaon Tour (Nainital, Almora, Ranikhet, Binsar, Kausani, Corbett), Garhwal Tour (Mussoorie, Rishikesh, Haridwar, Tehri), Auli, Manali, Shimla, Dalhousie, Dharamshala with Macleodganj, The Golden Triangle Tour (Delhi, Jaipur, Agra), Darjeeling with Sikkim, South India Temple Tours, Orissa Tour (Puri, Konark, Bhubaneshwar), Goa, Discover Madhya Pradesh (Khajuraho, Bandhavgarh, Bhimbetka, Chhindwara, Chitrakoot, Kanha, Ujjain), Rajasthan (Jaipur, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Ajmer, Mount Abu, Pushkar, Ranthambore)

Some of the most popular long weekend international destinations from India are: Dubai (Dubai Shopping Festival 2015), Singapore, Australia, Macau, Italy, Spain, France, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, London

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