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2015 Long Weekend Travel Calendar (Part 1)

2015 Long Weekend Travel Calendar (Part 1)
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Along with all the hopes and aspirations, 2015 is here with an enormous collection of long weekends. If you really take the effort and plan your itinerary strategically, the year is filled with endless opportunities to head-out on a trip and travel to places you have never been before.

To ensure that you make the most of this once-in-a-lifetime scenario, we have devised a perfect long-weekend travel calendar for you:

Unravel Jan as soon as you can

Bikaner Camel Festival

1 January – Thursday: New Year’s Day

2 January – Friday: Skip work; they will understand. 🙂

3 January – Saturday

4 January – Sunday

Favoured Destinations

Usher in the New Year like a royalty in Rajasthan. Be a part of the incredible Bikaner Camel Festival (4th January) to check out the awe-inspiring folk performances, lay your eyes on the charmingly bejeweled camels and enjoy entertaining puppet shows.

vasant panchmi in Amritsar

24 January – Saturday

25 January – Sunday

26 January – Monday:  Republic Day

Favoured Destinations

Plan an unforgettable vacation with your loved ones at some of the most impressive kid-friendly destinations like Mount Abu, Sikkim and Kalimpong. Visit Jaipur for the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival, Amritsar for Vasant Panchami and Delhi for its sumptuous street food.

Let Feb delight you with a perfect mix


14 February – Saturday

15 February – Sunday

16 February – Monday: Skip work; they will understand. 🙂

17 February – Tuesday: Maha Shivratri

Favoured Destinations

In this month of romance, whisk your sweetheart away to Agra or spend it amidst the serene environs of Shillong and don’t forget you can’t afford to miss the vibrant Goa carnival (14-17 February). One of the most extravagant events of the year that you must be a part of is the Desert Festival held in Jaisalmer.

Recharge yourself in March


6 March – Friday: Holi

7 March – Saturday

8 March – Sunday

Favoured Destinations

Be awed by the dazzling display of colours and plan a trip to Banaras to celebrate Lathmar Holi and Laddoo Holi. Visit Jaipur for the elephant festival or be present for the week long celebrations at Shri Banke Bihari Mandir in Vrindavan. If you are holidaying in Coorg then the aromatic fragrance of coffee blossoms are sure to captivate you.

In April, take some time off to chill

Basilica of the Sacred Heart Jesus

3 April – Friday:  Good Friday

4 April – Saturday

5 April – Sunday

Favoured Destinations

Relax and unwind surrounded by the rejuvenating atmosphere of Mussoorie. Catch a glimpse of the most stunning sunsets at Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu and Matheran in Maharastra. For the Easter Vigil, go to the famous Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus or the Church of Our Lady of Angels in Pondicherry.


11 April – Saturday

12 April – Sunday

13 April –  Monday: Skip work; they will understand. 🙂

14 April – Tuesday: Ambedkar Jayanti, Tamil New Year

Favoured Destinations

Take a break from your tedious routine and treat yourself with a much-deserved holiday at Tawang.  Drench yourself under the gushing Apsara Falls at Pachmarhi, gaze at the undulating vistas of Wayanad from the mighty Chembra Peak or soak-in the enchanting whiff from the tea gardens of Coonoor.

Enjoy the warmth of summer days in May


1 May – Friday: Labour Day; Maharashtra Day

2 May – Saturday

3 May – Sunday

4 May – Monday: Buddha Purnima

Favoured Destinations

If you wish to plunge into the clear blue waters and soak up the sun then visit the breathtaking Kovalam and Varkala beaches in Kerala. Plan a trip to Shimla to escape the heat and wrap yourself up with the cool Himalayan breeze.

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A talented dancer and writer, Alvita is a BMM graduate and a Certified Preschool teacher who loves to spend time with children. When she’s not churning out fancy words as a Writer, she brushes up on her creative skills with numerous D.I.Y projects.

  • Anushka Jain

    Awesome article. Totally loved it. When is Part 2 coming out?????

  • Saurabh Patil

    Perfect!!!! I would like to know more about the destinations to travel to in November. Please come out with part 2 soon…..

  • Kunal Rane

    Brilliantly written. Love reading all your blog posts. 🙂 🙂

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