Long Weekends in 2024

Holidays are an important part of maintaining a healthy work-life balance and can have a positive impact on our physical, mental, and emotional well-being.

We all want to travel, explore, and enjoy life at best but to do so, one has to plan and ensure they can manage the available holidays in the calendar.

For planning a trip where you need more than one day to travel, you need to find the Long Weekends in India. In this article, we will make your planning easy with the list of Long Weekends holidays in 2024 in India.

Long Weekends List in 2024

The following is the calendar of long weekends in 2024 in India that you can plan and enjoy with your family and friends.

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Long Weekends in January 2024

Saturday, 13 January 2024
Sunday, 14 January 2024 
Monday, 15 January 2024 (Makar Sankranti / Pongal)
Friday, 26 January 2024 (Republic Day)
Saturday, 27 January 2024
Sunday, 28 January 2024

Long Weekends in February 2024

There are no long weekends in the month of February 2024.

Long Weekends in March 2024

Friday, 8 March 2024 (Maha Shivaratri and Ugadi / Gudi Padwa)
Saturday, 9 March 2024
Sunday, 10 March 2024
Saturday, 23 March 2024
Sunday, 24 March 2024
Monday, 25 March 2024 (Holi)
Friday, 29 March 2024 (Good Friday)
Saturday, 30 March 2024
Sunday, 31 March 2024

Long Weekends in April 2024

There are no long weekends in the month of April 2024.

Long Weekends in May 2024

There is one long Weekend in the month of May but with one leave which is mentioned below.

Long Weekends in June 2024

There is one long Weekend in the month of June but with one leave which is mentioned below.

Long Weekends in July 2024

There are no long weekends in the month of July 2024.

Long Weekends in August 2024

There is one long Weekend in the month of August but with one leave which is mentioned below

Long Weekends in September 2024

Saturday, 14 September 2024
Sunday, 15 September 2024
Monday, 16 September 2024 (Milad un-Nabi)

Long Weekends in October 2024

There are no long weekends in the month of October 2024.

Long Weekends in November 2024

Friday, 1 November 2024 (Diwali)
Saturday, 2 November 2024
Sunday, 3 November 2024
Friday, 15 November 2024 (Guru Nanak’s Birthday)
Saturday, 16 November 2024
Sunday, 17 November 2024

Long Weekends in December 2024

There are no long weekends in the month of December 2024.

Holidays with a single leave

There are some holidays where you’ll have to take leave to get a longer holiday day and you’ll be able to plan the entire holidays. The following are the days on which you need to take leave-

Thursday, 23 May 2024 (Buddha Purnima)
Friday 24 May 2024 (Leave)
Saturday, 25 May 2024
Sunday, 26 May 2024
Saturday, 15 June 2024
Sunday, 16 June 2024
Monday 17 June 2024 (Leave)
Tuesday, 18 June 2024 (Eid-Ul-Azha)
Thursday, 15 August 2024 (Independence Day)
Friday 16 August 2024 (Leave)
Saturday, 17 August 2024
Sunday, 18 August 2024
Monday, 19 August 2024 (Raksha Bandhan)

How to Plan Your Holidays Using This Chart?

Planning your holidays is important and can be an exciting process, but overwhelming at times so it is smart to pre-decide to spend your holidays.

You can always have your own method, however, the following are the methods that you can use to plan your holidays using the above Long Weekends in India list-

  • Determined your Travel Dates- The very first step is to find all those days that you can use to plan your travel and note the number of days. The list of long weekends provided above would come in very handy.
  • Calculate your Budget- After deciding the dates, you’ll need to calculate the budget and hence determine the funds required.
  • Choose the destination of Travel- based on the budget and travel days, you’ll have to choose the destination where you can go, and falls within your budget and travel dates.
  • Mode of transport- Now, find out the mode of transportation that you’ll have to choose i.e. car, bike, flight, and make sure that mode of transport is available.
  • Booking- After planning, now you’ll have to book hotels, flights, car rentals, etc. on the decided date and time as per your schedule.

FAQs on Long Weekend Holidays 2024

How Many long weekends in 2024?

Year 2024 has 12 long weekends.

What are long weekends, and why are they significant in 2024?

Long weekends are weekends when you can plan your holiday without having to take a lot of leave from your office or business. These weekends can be utilized by you to spend quality time with your family.

Which holidays in 2024 create the longest weekends?

The holidays in 2024 which are the longest are from August 15th to August 19th which gives you four days of holiday. For this holiday, you’ll have to take 1 day off from the office i.e., August 16th.

Is Good Friday holiday in India?

Good Friday is a gazetted holiday in India and all the banks or Government offices will be closed. Private companies may or may not have Good Friday as a holiday.

Please Note: Pls double-check the above-mentioned festivals/holidays with your state holidays list, as it may vary from state to state because of the state policies on the holidays.

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