New Year 2023: Plan Your Vacation In Advance, Keeping Long Weekends In Mind

New Delhi: It’s finally that time of the year when we make our new year resolutions, prepare to-do lists for the upcoming year, set goals, and celebrate to bid farewell to the ongoing year with smiles and welcome the new year with a lot of hopes. Travel enthusiasts do one more thing- quickly checking out the number of long weekends in the upcoming year.

So, if you are still looking for long weekends to plan your trips in advance, here is a list that you can adhere to and chalk out your plans.

1. April 7: Good Friday

So, here is when you can plan a three-day trip (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) to a nearby place to get refreshed and return to work with a lot of energy and rigour.

2. May 5: Buddha Purnima

Buddha Purnima falling on Friday gives you another consecutive 3 days off. Also, with the onset of summer, you can quickly beat the heat in some cool places and get refreshed.

3. August 29: Onam & August 30- Raksha Bandhan

Now, this is a really exciting one if you can manage a leave on August 28 (Monday). Onam and Raksha Bandha fall on Tuesday and Wednesday respectively, so by taking off on Monday you get a really long weekend of 5 days!

4. October 2: Gandhi Jayanti

Gandhi Jayanti falls on Monday, and you can plan a quick 3-day getaway to some beautiful destinations to witness autumn.

5. October 20- October 24: Durga Puja and Dussehra

This is the time for one of the biggest Hindu festivals and a perfect time for travelling. You can plan a trip to some of the famous tourist spots and also enjoy the festivities at the same time.

6. November 12: Diwali

Although this year Diwali falls on Sunday, this is another time that calls for a vacation. With Choti Diwali, Dhanteras, Govardhan Puja and Bhai Dooj, this is another holiday time that you can enjoy with your friends and family.