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2019 Calendar: Checkout list of long – weekends and start making travel plans with this guide

2019 is about to knock our doors and off course, we can’t keep calm. While you are planning the New Year Eve bash, we thought of helping you make your travel plans easier for the next year. Here’s the list of long weekends you can plan ahead for.

Holidays in January

  • January 12- Saturday
  • January 13- Sunday
  • January 14- Monday (take a leave)
  • January 15- Pongal/ Makar Sankranti

Plan your leaves accordingly and pay a visit to beautiful Gujarat for many reasons this time. you may attend the International Kite Festival (6-14 Jan), the Kutch festival for the White Desert or one may visit Rajasthan for the Bikaner Camel Fair (12-13 Jan).

Holidays in March

  • March 21- Holi
  • March 22- Friday (take a leave)
  • March 23- Saturday
  • March 24- Sunday

How about playing Holi with brijvasis in Vrindavan-Mathura this time?

Holidays in April

  • April 17- Mahavir Jayanti
  • April 18- Thursday (take a leave)
  • April 19- Good Friday
  • April 20- Saturday
  • April 21- Sunday

April will be giving us holidays in a queue so why not plan ahead and enjoy the long weekend and visit some hill-station. Since winters would not be long gone, you can relive it by visiting Jammu and Kashmir for the gorgeous landscape and cool weather; or Dalhousie for snow-clad mountains.

Holidays in August

  • August 10- Saturday
  • August 11- Sunday
  • August 12- Bakri Id (restricted holiday)
  • August 13- Tuesday (take a leave)
  • August 14- Wednesday (take a leave)
  • August 15- Independence Day
  • August 16- Friday (take a leave)
  • August 17- Saturday
  • August 18- Sunday

You plan a long and adventure vacation in August (if your boss is kind enough to you). Month of August has several occasions lined up with a day or two working ones in between. So, wise while taking leaves earlier and you may utilise this 9-day long vacation by visiting a foreign country like Croatia for city life and beach life; Vietnam for limestone islands and rainforests; or Tanzania for its wildlife.

Holidays in September 

  • 7 September- Saturday
  • 8 September- Sunday
  • 9 September- Monday (take a leave)
  • 10 September- Muharram
  • 11 September- Onam (restricted)

In the month of September, pay a visit to Nainital for its lakes and pleasant weather; or how about Kerala for Onam?

Holidays in November

  • November 9- Saturday
  • November 10- Sunday
  • November 11- Monday (take a leave)
  • November 12- Guru Nanak Jayanti

Rajasthan for the Pushkar Fair; Goa for nightlife; Bharatpur for bird-watching; Sundarban, West Bengal for the Royal Bengal Tigers; Manali for snow-capped Himalayan peaks

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