14 long weekends and holiday season in 2020 is happy news for backpackers

14 long weekends and holiday season in 2020 is happy news for backpackers
The year of 2020 is interesting as it has 14 long weekends (holiday season). In fact, we were able to come across such long weekends only 6 years ago.

This is an inspiring year for backpackers as the time is right to squeeze in a good number of mini vacations in their year planner; and escape to their favorite places to kill boring monotony. Whether you are an adventure lover or touring enthusiast, you are sure to find this happy news to fuel your holiday mood. Here is a list of long weekends in 2020.

January 2020: 1 Long Weekend

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Wednesday1 JanuaryNew Year Day
Thursday2 JanuaryGuru Gobind Singh Jayanti (restricted holiday)
Friday3 January You may take this day off
Saturday4 JanuarySaturday
Sunday5 JanuarySunday


February 2020: 1 Long Weekend

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Friday21 FebruaryMaha Shivratri (restricted holiday)
Saturday22 FebruarySaturday
Sunday23 FebruarySunday
Monday24 FebruaryYou may take this day off


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March 2020: 1 Long Weekend

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Saturday7 MarchSaturday
Sunday8 MarchSunday
Monday9 MarchYou may take this day off
Tuesday10 MarchHoli


April 2020: 2 Long Weekends

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Thursday2 AprilRam Navami (restricted holiday)
Friday3 AprilYou may take this day off
Saturday4 AprilSaturday
Sunday5 AprilSunday


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Friday10 AprilGood Friday
Saturday11 AprilSaturday
Sunday12 AprilSunday


May 2020: 2 Long Weekends

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Friday1 MayLabour Day and Maharashtra Day
Saturday2 MaySaturday
Sunday3 MaySunday


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Thursday7 MayBuddha Purnima
Friday8 MayYou may take this day off
Saturday9 MaySaturday
Sunday10 MaySunday


August 2020: 3 Long Weekends

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Saturday1 AugustSaturday
Sunday2 AugustSunday
Monday3 AugustRakshabandhan


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Wednesday12 AugustJanmashtami (restricted holiday)
Thursday13 AugustYou may take this day off
Friday14 AugustYou may take this day off
Saturday15 AugustSaturday
Sunday16 AugustSunday
Monday17 AugustParsi New Year


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Saturday29 AugustSaturday
Sunday30 AugustMuharram
Monday31 AugustOnam (restricted holiday)


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October 2020: 2 Long Weekends

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Friday2 OctoberGandhi Jayanti
Saturday3 OctoberSaturday
Sunday4 OctoberMuharram



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Thursday29 OctoberId-e-milad
Friday30 OctoberYou may take this day off
Saturday31 OctoberSaturday
Sunday1 NovemberSunday

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November 2020: 2 Long Weekends

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Friday13 NovemberDhanteras
Saturday14 NovemberDiwali
Sunday15 NovemberSunday
Monday16 NovemberBhaiduj


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Saturday28 NovemberSaturday
Sunday29 NovemberSunday
Monday30 NovemberGuru Nanak Jayanti

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December 2020: 1 Long Weekends

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Friday25 DecemberChristmas
Saturday26 DecemberSaturday
Sunday27 DecemberSunday


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