In the realm of travel, the allure of long weekends remains unparalleled. As we have turned the page to 2024, it's time to unfurl the map of India and chart our course through the scenic places to visit. This guide presents the ultimate list of long weekends 2024, inviting you to indulge in meticulously planned getaways. Plan and apply for leaves before others to get your leaves approved by your managers, and if you're the manager we request you to grant leaves on behalf of all corporates.
Here is a list of long weekends in 2024
Long weekend in January
Republic Day (Friday, January 26th)
A three-day long weekend in 2024 is just a kick start for many more long weekends to follow. Consider a tranquil retreat in the misty hills of Coorg or the serene backwaters of Kerala, starting your year with a touch of peace.
Long weekend in March
Maha Shivratri (Friday, March 8th), Holi (Monday, March 25th) , Good Friday (Friday, March 29th)
You can consider embracing the vibrancy of Holi with a long weekend. Jaipur, with its festive fervour, or the tranquil beaches of Goa, offer contrasting but equally enchanting experiences.
Long weekend in May
Buddha Purnima (Thursday, May 23rd)
By taking a day off on Friday (24 May) you can take a break to beat the summer heat with leisure in the cool climates of Shimla or the lush valleys of Munnar.
Long weekend in June
Bakri Eid (Monday, June 17th)
As the nation observes Bakri Eid, a three-day retreat to the historic grandeur of Lucknow or the serene landscapes of Meghalaya could provide a reflective respite.
Long weekend in August
Independence Day (Thursday, August 15th)
By requesting a leave on Friday (16 August) you can extend the Independence Day celebration into a four-day extravaganza. Explore the majestic forts of Rajasthan or the unexplored territories of the Northeast.
Long weekend in October
Gandhi Jayanti (Wednesday, October 2nd)
With a request for 2 days off, a five-day extravaganza unfolds. Experience the royal hospitality of Jodhpur or the enchanting tea gardens of Assam.
Long weekend in November
Diwali (Friday, November 1st)
With a day's leave on Monday (4 November), illuminate your Diwali with a four-day getaway. The culturally rich streets of Kolkata or the tranquil beaches of Andaman are beckoning.
Long weekend in December
Christmas (Wednesday, December 25th)
Conclude the year in grandeur by taking two days off. The French-inspired boulevards of Pondicherry or the Goan shores, with their festive spirit, offer perfect settings for reflection and celebration.