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1. New Years Day Weekend: 1st - 3rd January (Friday-Sunday)


Andamans

andamanbubbles

What you can do: Hampi because it has colourful New Year celebrations. Alternatively, you could dive at the Andamans, or visit Jawai in Rajashthan to enjoy some leopard spotting. experience.


2. Republic Day Weekend: 23rd - 26th January (Saturday-Tuesday; Take leave on Monday)


Gulmurg

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What you can do: A good time to visit Gulmarg for skiing. Alternatively, take a flight to Dubai to shop at the Dubal Shopping Festival. We'd also highly recommend Goa because January is the best time to visit the place.

3. Shivratri Weekend:  5th - 7th March (Saturday-Monday)


Coorg

plantationtrails

What you can do: Consider attending the International Yoga Festival from March 1st to 7th or you capture pictures of white coffee flowers blooming in Coorg. Want something simpler? Visit any hill station in north India to enjoy the spring season.

4. Holi/Easter Weekend: 24th -27th March, (Thursday-Sunday)


Tulips

planetden

What you can do: Holi at Mathura is your safest bet. If that doesn't float your boat, try visiting Mahabaleshwar for the Mapro Strawberry Festival. Your best bet abroad would be seeing the colourful tulips grow in the Netherlands.

5. Gudi Padwa Weekend: 8th-10th April (Friday-Sunday)


Mashobra

travelpie

What you can do: This is the time to go to national parks, so you could plan a trip to Jim Corbett, or Bandipar. If you want to get away from the heat, then Mashobra is a great idea.

6. Ambedkar Jayanti/Ram Navami Weekend: 14th- 17th April (Thursday-Sunday)


cherry blossom

japan-guide

What you can do: We suggest Tokyo because it’s the season of cherry blossoms. If you want to stay in India, then nothing better than heaven on earth- Kashmir.

7. Independence Day Weekend: 13th-15th August (Saturday-Monday)


Valley of flowers

What you can do: Dive at Seychelles or trek at Uttarakhand and the Valley of Flowers. Alternatively tie it up with the Olympics in Rio from 5 August–21 August.

8. Janamashthami Weekend: 25th - 28th August (Thursday-Sunday, Take leave on Friday)


Goa

marriot

What you can do: Go to Goa to see the Bonderam Festival and enjoy cheap booze and off-season rates. If adventure is what you crave, then Ladakh isn’t a bad idea either.

9. Ganesh Chaturthi Weekend:  3rd-5th September, (Saturday-Monday)


Ganesh Chaturthi

happywalagift

What you can do: Visit Maharashtra to enjoy the Ganesh Chaturthi way of life.

10. Bakri Id Weekend: 10th-12th September, (Saturday-Monday)


Tawang

holidayq

What you can do: Visit the northeastern belt of India, especially Meghalaya and Tawang. These areas are glorious and less explored.

11. Dussehra/Durga Puja Weekend: 8th-12th October, (Saturday-Wednesday, Take leave on Monday)


Durga Puja

hotelpunyalakshmi

What you can do: We have lots of options for this one. First is Kabini for a crazy wildlife experience, and Bhutan for trekking. Alternatively, visit the city of joy for an authentic experience of the pujas.

12. Diwali Weekend: 28th-30th October (Friday-Sunday)



Turkey


allevents

What you can do: If you don’t mind travelling in the festive season, it's a great time to visit Turkey.


13. Guru Nanak Jayanti Weekend: 12th-14th November, (Saturday-Monday)


Kanchenjunga

highhimalayan

What you can do: Eat at a random dhaba on any highway in Punjab or go to Gangtok to capture a glimpse of the Kanchenjunga.

14. Id-e-Milad Weekend: 10th - 13th December (Saturday-Tuesday, Take leave on Monday)


Jodhpur

oliverooms

What you can do: End the year 2016 with shopping at Bangkok, or take a cultural and romantic holiday at Jodhpur.

You're welcome :)

The List Of Long Weekends For 2016 Is Out And There Are A Lot Of Trips To Plan

1. New Years Day Weekend: 1st - 3rd January (Friday-Sunday)


Andamans

andamanbubbles

What you can do: Hampi because it has colourful New Year celebrations. Alternatively, you could dive at the Andamans, or visit Jawai in Rajashthan to enjoy some leopard spotting. experience.


2. Republic Day Weekend: 23rd - 26th January (Saturday-Tuesday; Take leave on Monday)


Gulmurg

ndtv

What you can do: A good time to visit Gulmarg for skiing. Alternatively, take a flight to Dubai to shop at the Dubal Shopping Festival. We'd also highly recommend Goa because January is the best time to visit the place.

3. Shivratri Weekend:  5th - 7th March (Saturday-Monday)


Coorg

plantationtrails

What you can do: Consider attending the International Yoga Festival from March 1st to 7th or you capture pictures of white coffee flowers blooming in Coorg. Want something simpler? Visit any hill station in north India to enjoy the spring season.

4. Holi/Easter Weekend: 24th -27th March, (Thursday-Sunday)


Tulips

planetden

What you can do: Holi at Mathura is your safest bet. If that doesn't float your boat, try visiting Mahabaleshwar for the Mapro Strawberry Festival. Your best bet abroad would be seeing the colourful tulips grow in the Netherlands.

5. Gudi Padwa Weekend: 8th-10th April (Friday-Sunday)


Mashobra

travelpie

What you can do: This is the time to go to national parks, so you could plan a trip to Jim Corbett, or Bandipar. If you want to get away from the heat, then Mashobra is a great idea.

6. Ambedkar Jayanti/Ram Navami Weekend: 14th- 17th April (Thursday-Sunday)


cherry blossom

japan-guide

What you can do: We suggest Tokyo because it’s the season of cherry blossoms. If you want to stay in India, then nothing better than heaven on earth- Kashmir.

7. Independence Day Weekend: 13th-15th August (Saturday-Monday)


Valley of flowers

What you can do: Dive at Seychelles or trek at Uttarakhand and the Valley of Flowers. Alternatively tie it up with the Olympics in Rio from 5 August–21 August.

8. Janamashthami Weekend: 25th - 28th August (Thursday-Sunday, Take leave on Friday)


Goa

marriot

What you can do: Go to Goa to see the Bonderam Festival and enjoy cheap booze and off-season rates. If adventure is what you crave, then Ladakh isn’t a bad idea either.

9. Ganesh Chaturthi Weekend:  3rd-5th September, (Saturday-Monday)


Ganesh Chaturthi

happywalagift

What you can do: Visit Maharashtra to enjoy the Ganesh Chaturthi way of life.

10. Bakri Id Weekend: 10th-12th September, (Saturday-Monday)


Tawang

holidayq

What you can do: Visit the northeastern belt of India, especially Meghalaya and Tawang. These areas are glorious and less explored.

11. Dussehra/Durga Puja Weekend: 8th-12th October, (Saturday-Wednesday, Take leave on Monday)


Durga Puja

hotelpunyalakshmi

What you can do: We have lots of options for this one. First is Kabini for a crazy wildlife experience, and Bhutan for trekking. Alternatively, visit the city of joy for an authentic experience of the pujas.

12. Diwali Weekend: 28th-30th October (Friday-Sunday)



Turkey


allevents

What you can do: If you don’t mind travelling in the festive season, it's a great time to visit Turkey.


13. Guru Nanak Jayanti Weekend: 12th-14th November, (Saturday-Monday)


Kanchenjunga

highhimalayan

What you can do: Eat at a random dhaba on any highway in Punjab or go to Gangtok to capture a glimpse of the Kanchenjunga.

14. Id-e-Milad Weekend: 10th - 13th December (Saturday-Tuesday, Take leave on Monday)


Jodhpur

oliverooms

What you can do: End the year 2016 with shopping at Bangkok, or take a cultural and romantic holiday at Jodhpur.

You're welcome :)

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