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Holiday Travel Plan : List of 2021 Holidays ( India ) to Plan your Travel Perfectly

As we all welcome 2021, we like to plan our year in advance. The work, admissions and appointments, celebrations and of course holidays. We’ve all the list of holidays in 2010 that will help you plan your trips & vacations. Here’s a list of 2021 holidays to plan your travel.

Holiday Travel

2021 Holiday List

List of holidays in 2021 Day Holiday Description What to Plan
1-Jan-21 Friday New Year’s Day Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
2-Jan-21 Saturday Weekend holiday Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
3-Jan-21 Sunday Weekend holiday Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
13-Jan-21 Wednesday Lohri 3 to 5 days holiday
14-Jan-21 Thursday Pongal / Makar Sankranti 3 to 5 days holiday
15-Jan-21 Friday Take a leave 3 to 5 days holiday
16-Jan-21 Saturday Weekend holiday 3 to 5 days holiday
17-Jan-21 Sunday Weekend holiday 3 to 5 days holiday
20-Jan-21 Wednesday Guru Govind Singh Jayanti rest
23-Jan-21 Saturday Weekend holiday Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
24-Jan-21 Sunday Weekend holiday Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
25-Jan-21 Monday Take a leave Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
26-Jan-21 Tuesday Republic Day Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
13-Feb-21 Saturday Weekend holiday 3 / 4 days holiday
14-Feb-21 Sunday Weekend holiday 3 / 4 days holiday
15-Feb-21 Monday Take a leave 3 / 4 days holiday
16-Feb-21 Tuesday Vasant Panchami 3 / 4 days holiday
19-Feb-21 Friday Shivaji Jayanti Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
20-Feb-21 Saturday Weekend holiday Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
21-Feb-21 Sunday Weekend holiday Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
25-Feb-21 Thursday Hazarat Ali’s Birthday 3 / 4 days holiday
26-Feb-21 Friday Take a leave 3 / 4 days holiday
27-Feb-21 Saturday Guru Ravidas Jayanti 3 / 4 days holiday
28-Feb-21 Sunday Weekend holiday 3 / 4 days holiday
6-Mar-21 Saturday Weekend holiday Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
7-Mar-21 Sunday Weekend holiday Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
8-Mar-21 Monday Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
11-Mar-21 Thursday Maha Shivaratri/Shivaratri 3 / 4 days holiday
12-Mar-21 Friday Take a leave 3 / 4 days holiday
13-Mar-21 Saturday Weekend holiday 3 / 4 days holiday
14-Mar-21 Sunday Weekend holiday 3 / 4 days holiday
27-Mar-21 Saturday Weekend holiday Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
28-Mar-21 Sunday Holika Dahana Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
29-Mar-21 Monday Holi Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
2-Apr-21 Friday Good Friday Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
3-Apr-21 Saturday Weekend holiday Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
4-Apr-21 Sunday Easter Day Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
10-Apr-21 Saturday Weekend holiday 3 to 5 days holiday
11-Apr-21 Sunday Weekend holiday 3 to 5 days holiday
12-Apr-21 Monday Take a leave 3 to 5 days holiday
13-Apr-21 Tuesday Chaitra Sukhladi 3 to 5 days holiday
14-Apr-21 Wednesday Vaisakhi / Mesadi/Vaisakhadi /Ambedkar Jayanti 3 to 5 days holiday
21-Apr-21 Wednesday Rama Navami Stay at home
24-Apr-21 Saturday Weekend holiday Weekend getaway 
25-Apr-21 Sunday Mahavir Jayanti Weekend getaway 
7-May-21 Friday Birthday of Ravindranath/ Jamat Ul-Vida Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
8-May-21 Saturday Weekend holiday Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
9-May-21 Sunday Weekend holiday Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
13-May-21 Thursday Ramzan Id/Eid-ul-Fitar 3 to 5 days holiday
14-May-21 Friday Take a leave 3 to 5 days holiday
15-May-21 Saturday Weekend holiday 3 to 5 days holiday
16-May-21 Sunday Weekend holiday 3 to 5 days holiday
26-May-21 Wednesday Buddha Purnima/Vesak Stay at home
10-Jul-21 Saturday Weekend holiday Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
11-Jul-21 Sunday Weekend holiday Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
12-Jul-21 Monday Rath Yatra Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
17-Jul-21 Saturday Weekend holiday 3 to 5 days holiday
18-Jul-21 Sunday Weekend holiday 3 to 5 days holiday
19-Jul-21 Monday Take a leave 3 to 5 days holiday
20-Jul-21 Tuesday Bakr Id/Eid ul-Adha 3 to 5 days holiday
14-Aug-21 Saturday Weekend holiday Weekend getaway 
15-Aug-21 Sunday Independence Day Weekend getaway 
19-Aug-21 Thursday Muharram/Ashura 3 / 4 days holiday
20-Aug-21 Friday Take a leave 3 / 4 days holiday
21-Aug-21 Saturday Onam 3 / 4 days holiday
22-Aug-21 Sunday Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi) 3 / 4 days holiday
28-Aug-21 Saturday Weekend holiday Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
29-Aug-21 Sunday Weekend holiday Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
30-Aug-21 Monday Janmashtami Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
10-Sep-21 Friday Ganesh Chaturthi/Vinayaka Chaturthi Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
11-Sep-21 Saturday Weekend holiday Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
12-Sep-21 Sunday Weekend holiday Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
2-Oct-21 Saturday Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti Weekend getaway 
3-Oct-21 Sunday Weekend holiday Weekend getaway 
9-Oct-21 Saturday Weekend holiday 5 to 7 days holiday
10-Oct-21 Sunday Weekend holiday 5 to 7 days holiday
11-Oct-21 Monday Take a leave 5 to 7 days holiday
12-Oct-21 Tuesday Maha Saptami 5 to 7 days holiday
13-Oct-21 Wednesday Maha Ashtami 5 to 7 days holiday
14-Oct-21 Thursday Maha Navami 5 to 7 days holiday
15-Oct-21 Friday Dussehra / Vijayadasami 5 to 7 days holiday
20-Oct-21 Wednesday Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti Stay at home
21-Oct-21 Thursday Take a leave 3 / 4 days holiday
22-Oct-21 Friday Take a leave 3 / 4 days holiday
23-Oct-21 Saturday Weekend holiday 3 / 4 days holiday
24-Oct-21 Sunday Karaka Chaturthi (Karva Chauth) 3 / 4 days holiday
4-Nov-21 Thursday Naraka Chaturdasi/Diwali 3 / 4 days holiday
5-Nov-21 Friday Govardhan Puja 3 / 4 days holiday
6-Nov-21 Saturday Bhai Duj 3 / 4 days holiday
7-Nov-21 Sunday Weekend holiday 3 / 4 days holiday
10-Nov-21 Wednesday Chhat Puja (Pratihar Sashthi/Surya Sashthi) Stay at home
19-Nov-21 Friday Guru Nanak Jayanti Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
20-Nov-21 Saturday Weekend holiday Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
21-Nov-21 Sunday Weekend holiday Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
24-Nov-21 Wednesday Guru Tegh Bahadur’s Martyrdom Day Stay at home
24-Dec-21 Friday Christmas Eve 3 / 4 days holiday
25-Dec-21 Saturday Christmas 3 / 4 days holiday
26-Dec-21 Sunday Weekend holiday 3 / 4 days holiday
27-Dec-21 Monday Take a leave 3 / 4 days holiday
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List of Holidays in January 2021

What better way to start a new year than going on a holiday! 1, 2 & 3 Jan comes on Friday followed by Saturday & Sunday respectively. You can plan a weekend getaway near your city or enjoy a 3 days holiday.
If you are planning a big vacation, you can do it from 13 Jan to 17 Jan. All you have to do is take a leave on 15th Jan. You’ll get holidays of Lohri and Pongal on 13 & 14 and weekend holidays on 16 & 17. You can plan for a 5 day trip to any destination.
You can do a short trip from 23 to 26 Jan. Take leave on 25 Jan and you can get holidays from 23 Jan to 26th Jan.

List of holidays in January 2021 Day Holiday Description What to Plan
1-Jan-21 Friday New Year’s Day Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
2-Jan-21 Saturday Weekend holiday Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
3-Jan-21 Sunday Weekend holiday Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
13-Jan-21 Wednesday Lohri 3 to 5 days holiday
14-Jan-21 Thursday Pongal / Makar Sankranti 3 to 5 days holiday
15-Jan-21 Friday Take a leave 3 to 5 days holiday
16-Jan-21 Saturday Weekend holiday 3 to 5 days holiday
17-Jan-21 Sunday Weekend holiday 3 to 5 days holiday
20-Jan-21 Wednesday Guru Govind Singh Jayanti rest
23-Jan-21 Saturday Weekend holiday Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
24-Jan-21 Sunday Weekend holiday Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
25-Jan-21 Monday Take a leave Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
26-Jan-21 Tuesday Republic Day Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
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List of Holidays in February 2021

You can plan a holiday from 13 to 16 February, if you plan to take a leave on 15th (Monday). Second streak of holiday to plan a great weekend is from 19 February (Friday) to 21 February (Sunday). The last small vacation you can take in February 2021 is from 25 February to 28 Feb. Take a leave on 26 February and the holidays are all yours to enjoy from 25th to 28th.

List of holidays in February 2021 Day Holiday Description What to Plan
13-Feb-21 Saturday Weekend holiday 3 / 4 days holiday
14-Feb-21 Sunday Weekend holiday 3 / 4 days holiday
15-Feb-21 Monday Take a leave 3 / 4 days holiday
16-Feb-21 Tuesday Vasant Panchami 3 / 4 days holiday
19-Feb-21 Friday Shivaji Jayanti Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
20-Feb-21 Saturday Weekend holiday Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
21-Feb-21 Sunday Weekend holiday Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
25-Feb-21 Thursday Hazarat Ali’s Birthday 3 / 4 days holiday
26-Feb-21 Friday Take a leave 3 / 4 days holiday
27-Feb-21 Saturday Guru Ravidas Jayanti 3 / 4 days holiday
28-Feb-21 Sunday Weekend holiday 3 / 4 days holiday
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List of Holidays in March 2021

As summer winds start to blow, March is the time where you can enjoy the chill of summer, without too much of a sunburn. March is one of those months which has less number of holidays. At the start of the month, 8 March is a holiday which falls on Monday. You can plan a small weekend getaway from 6th to 8th March. Similarly, you can plan at the end of month during Holi. 27, 28 and 29 March can be perfect dates to plan your Holi vacation.

List of holidays in March 2021 Day Holiday Description What to Plan
6-Mar-21 Saturday Weekend holiday Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
7-Mar-21 Sunday Weekend holiday Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
8-Mar-21 Monday Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
11-Mar-21 Thursday Maha Shivaratri/Shivaratri 3 / 4 days holiday
12-Mar-21 Friday Take a leave 3 / 4 days holiday
13-Mar-21 Saturday Weekend holiday 3 / 4 days holiday
14-Mar-21 Sunday Weekend holiday 3 / 4 days holiday
27-Mar-21 Saturday Weekend holiday Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
28-Mar-21 Sunday Holika Dahana Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
29-Mar-21 Monday Holi Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
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List of Holidays in April 2021

April is the month of summer and national parks are best place to visit during summer, as you can spot large number of animals near water bodies. You can plan a weekend getaway during 2, 3 and 4 April. If you plan to take a longer vacation, you can opt to travel from 10th to 14th April. You’ll be able to plan a holiday of 3 to 5 days. All you have to do is take a leave on 12th of April.

List of holidays in April 2021 Day Holiday Description What to Plan
2-Apr-21 Friday Good Friday Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
3-Apr-21 Saturday Weekend holiday Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
4-Apr-21 Sunday Easter Day Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
10-Apr-21 Saturday Weekend holiday 3 to 5 days holiday
11-Apr-21 Sunday Weekend holiday 3 to 5 days holiday
12-Apr-21 Monday Take a leave 3 to 5 days holiday
13-Apr-21 Tuesday Chaitra Sukhladi 3 to 5 days holiday
14-Apr-21 Wednesday Vaisakhi / Mesadi/Vaisakhadi /Ambedkar Jayanti 3 to 5 days holiday
21-Apr-21 Wednesday Rama Navami Stay at home
24-Apr-21 Saturday Weekend holiday Weekend getaway 
25-Apr-21 Sunday Mahavir Jayanti Weekend getaway 

List of Holidays in May 2021

May is amongst the hottest months of the summer; and people usually prefer to stay indoors. This is also the time when there is less crowd and you can enjoy your holidays to the fullest.If you take a leave on 14 May (Friday), you will be able to plan a small vacation of 3 to 5 days from 13th May to 16th May.

List of holidays in May 2021 Day Holiday Description What to Plan
7-May-21 Friday Birthday of Ravindranath/ Jamat Ul-Vida Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
8-May-21 Saturday Weekend holiday Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
9-May-21 Sunday Weekend holiday Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
13-May-21 Thursday Ramzan Id/Eid-ul-Fitar 3 to 5 days holiday
14-May-21 Friday Take a leave 3 to 5 days holiday
15-May-21 Saturday Weekend holiday 3 to 5 days holiday
16-May-21 Sunday Weekend holiday 3 to 5 days holiday
26-May-21 Wednesday Buddha Purnima/Vesak Stay at home

List of Holidays in June 2021

June is one of those months when there are no holidays. So, whatever you plan, you’ll have to plan for a weekend or take leave and then plan.

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List of Holidays in July 2021

July is the month when rains have poured all over the country and monsoon destinations are full of people. You can plan one such holiday to these monsoon destinations either during 10, 11 and 12 or from 17 to 20 July. If you don’t want to waste your office leaves, you might want to opt for 10, 11 and 12th. But, if you want a longer holiday, you can take a leave on Monday, 19th July and then plan a holiday from 17 to 20 June.

List of holidays in July 2021 Day Holiday Description What to Plan
10-Jul-21 Saturday Weekend holiday Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
11-Jul-21 Sunday Weekend holiday Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
12-Jul-21 Monday Rath Yatra Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
17-Jul-21 Saturday Weekend holiday 3 to 5 days holiday
18-Jul-21 Sunday Weekend holiday 3 to 5 days holiday
19-Jul-21 Monday Take a leave 3 to 5 days holiday
20-Jul-21 Tuesday Bakr Id/Eid ul-Adha 3 to 5 days holiday
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List of Holidays in August 2021

The season of festivals starts from August – from Onam to Raksha bandhan and Janmashtami, every body starts preparing for these festivals. This is also perfect time to pack your bags and enjoy the greenery gifted by Monsoon. You can plan a holiday from 19 to 22 Aug by taking a leave on 20 Aug. Or, you can plan a small weekend getaway during 28, 29 and 30 August, during Janmashtami.

List of holidays in August 2021 Day Holiday Description What to Plan
14-Aug-21 Saturday Weekend holiday Weekend getaway 
15-Aug-21 Sunday Independence Day Weekend getaway 
19-Aug-21 Thursday Muharram/Ashura 3 / 4 days holiday
20-Aug-21 Friday Take a leave 3 / 4 days holiday
21-Aug-21 Saturday Onam 3 / 4 days holiday
22-Aug-21 Sunday Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi) 3 / 4 days holiday
28-Aug-21 Saturday Weekend holiday Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
29-Aug-21 Sunday Weekend holiday Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
30-Aug-21 Monday Janmashtami Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
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List of Holidays in September 2021

September is another month with less number of holidays. Apart from Ganesh Chaturthi on 10 Sep, there are no other holidays in September. If you want to travel during September, planning your travels from 10 to 12 September is the best idea.

List of holidays in September 2021 Day Holiday Description What to Plan
10-Sep-21 Friday Ganesh Chaturthi/Vinayaka Chaturthi Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
11-Sep-21 Saturday Weekend holiday Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
12-Sep-21 Sunday Weekend holiday Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay

List of Holidays in October 2021

October is time to celebrate festivals like Gandhi Jayanti and Dussehra. In some places, dates for Maha Saptami, Maha Ashtami and Maha Navami also obesrve holidays. The dates from 9 to 15 Oct is perfect for planning a long vacation if you are in one of these places. All you have to do is take a leave on 11th October.

List of holidays in October 2021 Day Holiday Description What to Plan
2-Oct-21 Saturday Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti Weekend getaway 
3-Oct-21 Sunday Weekend holiday Weekend getaway 
9-Oct-21 Saturday Weekend holiday 5 to 7 days holiday
10-Oct-21 Sunday Weekend holiday 5 to 7 days holiday
11-Oct-21 Monday Take a leave 5 to 7 days holiday
12-Oct-21 Tuesday Maha Saptami 5 to 7 days holiday
13-Oct-21 Wednesday Maha Ashtami 5 to 7 days holiday
14-Oct-21 Thursday Maha Navami 5 to 7 days holiday
15-Oct-21 Friday Dussehra / Vijayadasami 5 to 7 days holiday
20-Oct-21 Wednesday Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti Stay at home
21-Oct-21 Thursday Take a leave 3 / 4 days holiday
22-Oct-21 Friday Take a leave 3 / 4 days holiday
23-Oct-21 Saturday Weekend holiday 3 / 4 days holiday
24-Oct-21 Sunday Karaka Chaturthi (Karva Chauth) 3 / 4 days holiday
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List of Holidays in November 2021

The start of November also brings in the cold of winters. And this means time for long vacations and time to celebrate Diwali with friends and family. You can also plan to enjoy these long vacations by planning a holiday in advance. At the start of November, you can take leave on 8th and 9th and enjoy a long vacation from 4 to 10 November. Or, you an plan a small holidays from 4 to 7 November. A small weekend getaway can be planned from 19 to 21 November.

List of holidays in Nov 2021 Day Holiday Description What to Plan
4-Nov-21 Thursday Naraka Chaturdasi/Diwali 3 / 4 days holiday
5-Nov-21 Friday Govardhan Puja 3 / 4 days holiday
6-Nov-21 Saturday Bhai Duj 3 / 4 days holiday
7-Nov-21 Sunday Weekend holiday 3 / 4 days holiday
10-Nov-21 Wednesday Chhat Puja (Pratihar Sashthi/Surya Sashthi) Stay at home
19-Nov-21 Friday Guru Nanak Jayanti Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
20-Nov-21 Saturday Weekend holiday Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
21-Nov-21 Sunday Weekend holiday Weekend getaway or 2N3D stay
24-Nov-21 Wednesday Guru Tegh Bahadur’s Martyrdom Day Stay at home
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List of Holidays in December 2021

December is the month of cold in India. With records of coldest days of the year, December is the month to visit few warmer places like beaches. If you like snow, Kashmir & Himachal is the best vacation destination in December. You can plan this during Christmas holidays. You might want to use your holidays in December to plan a trip as there are no other holidays on working days.

List of holidays in December 2021 Day Holiday Description What to Plan
24-Dec-21 Friday Christmas Eve 3 / 4 days holiday
25-Dec-21 Saturday Christmas 3 / 4 days holiday
26-Dec-21 Sunday Weekend holiday 3 / 4 days holiday
27-Dec-21 Monday Take a leave 3 / 4 days holiday

So plan your vacation and make some memorable moments 

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