2016 was the worst—we’re looking at you Gandhi Jayanti, Diwali & Christmas — but there’s hope yet. Here’s your handy list of all the long weekends in 2017 coming your way, because it’s never to early to get cracking on those travel plans!
Plan Ahead: Here Are All The Long Weekends In 2017
Thu, Jan 26
Go To: While not technically classified as one of the “long weekends”, we say, take Friday off and drive out to any one of these forts.
Mon, Mar 13
Go To: Nowhere. It’s Holi!
Tue, Apr 4
Go To: Yup, gotta take Monday off for this, but hey, when you’re chilling at Jilling, who cares?
Dr Ambedkar Jayanti, Good Friday
Fri, Apr 14
Go To: Someplace special with bae. Give these romantic getaways around Delhi a shot.
Mon, May 1
Go To: Somewhere you can gorge. Check out our list of road trips for the food lover.
Mon, Jun 26
Go To: Old Delhi and eat some amazing kebabs.
Janmashtami & Independence Day
Mon, Aug 14 & Tue, Aug 15
Go To: The Lodge At Wah, for an amazing chai and mountains experience.
Mon, Oct 2
Go To: Spend that moolah at Atali in Rishikesh.
Dhanteras, Naraka Chaturdashi, Diwali, Balipratipada & Bhaiduj
Mon, Oct 16 – Fri, Oct 20
Go To: Firstly, if you want to take advantage of this glorious, looooong holiday, we suggest you start getting religious real quick. If you manage to pull it off, you must go for this trek . Believe us when we say – it’s the experience of a lifetime.
Fri, Dec 1
Go To: Bhimtal, and jump off a cliff.
Mon, Dec 25
Go To: Nowhere! It’s Christmas…stay home and throw a party.