Indian Holidays in 2023

It's easy to find a vacation that suits your needs, whether you want to relax on a beach, hit the slopes, or explore a new city's rich history and culture.


Mumbai (Maharashtra) : If you’re a traveller like me, you’re always looking for somewhere new and interesting to go. Get ready for exciting new experiences as you embark on your travel plans for the new year. It’s easy to find a vacation that suits your needs, whether you want to relax on a beach, hit the slopes, or explore a new city’s rich history and culture.

Below is a list of 2023 national, state, and local holidays so that you can schedule your leave requests accordingly. The best of luck to you on your trip!

Since Republic Day is on a Thursday this January 2023, please submit your leave requests on Friday. Count the weekend as part of your four-day vacation.

January’s Top Destinations

Jammu and Kashmir’s Gulmarg; Meghalaya’s Shillong

February 18, 2023 Saturday, Maha Shivratri; request time off on February 17, Friday, or February 20, Monday.

In March of 2023, you should travel to Aizawl, Mizoram, Zanskar, and Ladakh.

There aren’t any three-day weekends in March, but if you want to take a trip on March 8 (Holi), a Wednesday, you can take off work on March 9 and 10, plus the weekend after that.

Other national and regional holidays include: • Gudi Padwa, on March 22; • Ram Navami, on March 30.

The Month of March’s Top Tourist Attractions

Murudeshwar in Karnataka, Orchha in Madhya Pradesh, and other places

April 2023

The second Saturday and Sunday of April follow Good Friday. You have three whole days to figure out your itinerary.

On April 4th, we celebrate Mahavir Jayanti; on April 14th, we honour Dr. Ambedkar; and on April 22nd, we celebrate Eid.


Bikaner, Rajasthan, and Ahmedabad, Gujarat are two of the best places to visit in the month of April.

May 2023

The Monday after the April 29th and 30th weekend is Labor Day (May 1st).

Friday, May 5 is Buddha Poornima in Asia.

Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh and Manali in Himachal Pradesh are two of the best places to visit in India this May.

June 2023

Unfortunately, the month of June does not feature any three-day weekends. This year, however, Bakri Eid will be celebrated on Thursday, June 29, leaving Friday and the weekend open for work.

Dhanaulti, Uttarakhand, and Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh, are two of the best places to visit in the month of June.

July 2023

Only on the Saturday closest to Muharram, July 29, do people appear to be given a day off.

Mahabaleshwar and Panchgani, Maharashtra, are two of the best places to visit in July.

Since Independence Day is on Tuesday, 15 August 2023, a 4-day weekend can be requested beginning on Monday, 14 August.

Additionally, on August 16th, we celebrate the Parsi New Year, and on August 31st, we celebrate Raksha Bandhan, two other regional celebrations.

Top August Vacation Spots

Destinations: Jodhpur, Rajasthan, and the Andaman Islands

When: September, 2023

There are a lot of local holidays in September, but no three-day weekends.

  • Janmashtami, on Thursday, September 7

On Tuesday, September 19th, we celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi; on Thursday, September 28th, we celebrate Eid e Milad.

Kalimpong, West Bengal and Amritsar, Punjab are two of the finest destinations in India during the month of September.


Since Gandhi Jayanti is celebrated on Monday, October 2, 2023, you’ll have the weekend of September 29-30 off to celebrate.

Additional regional celebrations: • Monday, October 23rd, Maha Ashtami

Navami, Tuesday, October 24

Agra, Uttar Pradesh, and Hampi, Karnataka, are two of the best places to visit this month.

There will be a November 2023.

If your vacation falls on or around Guru Nanak Jayanti, which this year falls on Monday, November 27th, you’ll be able to take three extra days off.

Ziro and Arunachal Pradesh, and Gir and Gujarat are two of the best places to travel to this month.

December, 2023

Since Christmas Day this year is on a Monday and the second Saturday is also a holiday, we will have three days off from work in a row.

Diu, Diu and Daman, Munnar, and Kerala are excellent vacation spots.

Author Biography

As a travel enthusiast, Purvi Patel uses her blog,, to tell stories, provide tips and tricks, and connect with other travellers. Her Instagram handle is @mumbaikichori.