Give wings to your wanderlust in 2016!

Travel Bonanza, 12 Long Weekends in 2016

It’s the end of the year, and many of us travel freaks are busy with some last minute travel plans. No sooner the calendar for the New Year is out, we start checking on which holidays are giving us long weekends. And here’s the good news for all you travel enthusiasts. There are 12 long weekends in 2016, which means you can plan quick getaways – both to domestic holiday spots and international getaways – well in advance, without having to take too much leave. Here’s a list of holidays and places that you can check out.

  1. New Year’s Day: Friday January 1 – Sunday January 3

2. Sankranti / Pongal – Friday January 15 – Sunday, January 17
Republic Day – Saturday, January 23 – Tuesday, January 26 ( take leave on January 25 – Monday)
3. Holi / Easter Weekend Thursday March 24 – Sunday March 27
Ambedkar Jayanti – Ram Navami – Thursday April 14 – Sunday April 17
4. Independence Day – Saturday August 13 – Monday August 16
Janmashtami – Thursday August 25 – Sunday August 28 ( Take leave on Friday, August 26)
 5. Ganesh Chaturthi – Saturday September 3 – Monday September 5
 6. Bakri Eid – Saturday, September 10 – Monday September 12
Diwali – Friday, October 28 – Sunday October 30
7. GuruNanak Jayanti – Saturday, November 12 – Monday, November 14
9. Eid Milad – Saturday, December 10 – Tuesday, December 13 ( take leave on Monday December 12)

Preferred holiday destinations could be: Goa, Bangkok, Hampi, Dubai, Chikmangloor, Kodaikanal, Matheran, Manali, Hong Kong, Mathura for Holi, Uttarakhand, Indonesia, Madagaskar, Mauritius, Meghalaya, Tanzania, Delhi-Agra-Jaipur, Istanbul, Gangtok, Seychelles, Jaipur, Jodhpur and many more!

So get set going, start looking for getaways!!

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