You've Got 12 Long Weekends in 2020, and We've Planned the Perfect Getaway for Each of Them 

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If you are one of those people who love to plan their holidays in advance and applies for leaves much before everyone else in the office, the list of long weekends in 2020 will come in handy for you.

This is your one-stop guide to planning vacations without any hassles. Achieve your travel goals with as many as 12 long weekends in India that 2020 has to offer.

We have also suggested how you can make the most of those 3-4 days of long weekends in 2020 without having to take any/many leaves. With the 2020 long weekend list of India, we suggest you a world of travel–from sun kissed beaches to snow-capped mountains, and festivals that you cannot miss. This is how you can make 2020 the year of travel!

January

January 11, Saturday: Weekend

January 12, Sunday: Weekend

January 13, Monday: Lohri (restricted holiday)

Where to go:

Punjab. Lohri is celebrated with huge fervour in Amritsar and Ludhiana. You can choose to divide your time between these two places that are not very far from each other to experience this blissful harvest festival. So head to Punjab to kick-start your long weekends of 2020.

Read more about places to visit in Amritsar and Ludhiana.

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Golden Temple, Amritsar (C) Vinish K Saini

February

February 21, Friday: Mahashivratri (restricted holiday)

February 22, Saturday: Weekend

February 23, Sunday: Weekend

Where to go:

Mandi. The Bhootnath temple in Mandi celebrates one of the biggest Mahashivratris in India which sees tourists from worldwide. Apart from that you might also enjoy trekking to some beautiful frozen lakes around Mandi on this long weekend of 2020.

Read more about the places to visit in Mandi.

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Parashar Lake (C) Wikipedia

March

March 7, Saturday: Weekend

March 8, Sunday: Weekend

March 9, Monday: Take a leave

March 10, Tuesday: Holi (gazetted holiday)

Where to go:

Hampi. The medieval city celebrates a fusion Holi which is a mix of traditional and hipsters, dhol and techno. You can utilise this long weekend in 2020 to experience a global Indian festival that has caught the fancy of foreigners.

Read more about the places to visit in Hampi.

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Hampi \ (C) Arun Jayantvm

April

April 2, Thursday: Ram Navami (gazetted holiday)

April 3, Friday: Take a leave

April 4, Saturday: Weekend

April 5, Sunday: Weekend

April 6, Monday: Mahavir Jayanti (gazetted holiday)

Where to go

Pelling. The longest long weekend of 2020, this weekend should be best enjoyed at a far-off chill place, and Pelling in Sikkim is the ideal destination. Surrounded by greenery and waterfalls, and overlooking the mighty Himalayas, Pelling is meant for taking a nature shower.

Read more about Pelling.

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Pelling (C) Suchajunkie

April 10, Friday: Good Friday (gazetted holiday)

April 11, Saturday: Weekend

April 12, Sunday: Weekend

Where to go:

Yercaud. A hill station at an elevation of 1600 metres above sea level, Yercaud is an ideal destination to welcome spring in this long weekend in 2020. Just a few hours from Chennai or Bengaluru, you shouldn't miss this destination.

Read more about Yercaud.

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Yercaud (C) Surya

May

May 23, Saturday: Weekend

May 24, Sunday: Weekend

May 25, Monday: Id-ul-Fitr (gazetted holiday)

Where to go:

Dayara Bugyal. Tired of the heat and sweat, you can use this long weekend to roll on the green meadows of Dayara Bugyal with perfect weather and views.

Read more about Dayara Bugyal.

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Dayara Bugyal (C) Rekha Guleria

October

October 2, Friday:

October 3, Saturday: Weekend

October 4, Sunday: Weekend

Where to go:

Kota and Rawatbhata. The Chambal river flows through some interesting geological features in eastern Rajasthan. Visit Kota and nearby areas to see gorgeous waterfalls, gorges and lush forests.

Read more about the places to visit in Kota and Rawatbhata.

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Padajhar Waterfalls, Rawatbhata \ (C) Kanj Saurav

October 24, Saturday: Weekend

October 25, Sunday: Weekend

October 26, Monday: Dussehra (restricted holiday)

Where to go:

Kannur. Let's hit some amazing beaches which are still off the tourist radar. Kannur is now well-connected by air with the major cities of India, and you shouldn't miss the beauty of north Kerala.

Read more about the places to visit in Kannur.

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Kannur \ (C) Nadeem Azeez

October 30, Friday: Id-e-Milad (Restricted Holiday)

October 31, Saturday: Weekend

November 1, Sunday: Weekend

Where to go:

Bhitarkanika. Give away this long weekend in 2020 to perfect weather while you explore the wilderness of Bhitarkanika. Migratory birds, exotic animals and a glowing beach, do we need to say more?

Read more about Bhitarkanika.

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Bioluminiscent Beach \ (C) Pixabay

November 13, Friday: Chhoti Diwali (restricted holiday)

November 14, Saturday: Diwali (gazetted holiday)

November 15, Sunday: Weekend

Where to go:

Goa. Apart from the beaches and natural beauty, Goa has something else to offer you during Diwali. It is the unusual celebration of a festival called Narak Chaturdashi that commemorates the victory over the demon Narkasur. Grand processions are held throughout Goa.

Read more about Narak Chaturdashi in Goa.

Narak Chaturdashi \ (C) VK Creatives

November 28, Saturday: Weekend

November 29, Sunday: Weekend

November 30, Monday: Guru Nanak Jayanti (restricted holiday)

Where to go:

Jaisalmer. At the heart of Thar desert, Jaisalmer calls you out to enjoy the winter sun on this long weekend in 2020. The golden city will take your winter blues away.

Read more about the places to visit in Jaisalmer.

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Jaisalmer \ (C) Pexels

December 25, Friday: Christmas Day (gazetted holiday)

December 26, Saturday: Weekend

Decenber 27, Sunday: Weekend

Where to go:

Swaraj Island. Andaman deserves to be on your list of places to end the long weekends in 2020. We would suggest that you take a few extra leaves to enjoy this island the most.

Read more about Swaraj Island.

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Radhanagar Beach, Swaraj Island \ (C) NavneethTK

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