Long weekends Weekend Getaways

List of long weekends in 2022 and how to plan trips accordingly.

Written by Ardra M B

It’s not easy to maintain a healthy balance between your work and personal life but it’s crucial that we press pause on our daily humdrums so that we can avoid a burnout from time to time.

Long weekends are the perfect gateways for us to seek the peace of mind we crave once the week ends and we are free to do with our time as we please. 

Most of us wait for the long weekends because they offer us the perfect opportunity to plan mini vacations without having to worry about missing out on work that will pile on once we get back to reality but planning a 5 day weekend trip is not that easy especially if you don’t know where to start from. 

If you have been waiting for your holiday calendar to start planning your vacations, you don’t need to look further anymore. We have got you covered with a carefully curated list of long weekends in 2022 and the best places to visit during the weekends so that you can have the best weekend trip.

And since most of us get annual paid leaves as well, we will also tell you how to utilize your paid leaves to extend your mini vacation and enjoy it to the fullest.

Here’s what 2022 has in store for you and tips on how you can take advantage of all the travel opportunities the long weekends in this year have to offer : 

Long weekend getaways in January 2022

  • New year’s day

On December 31st, you can take a day off

1st Jan  – New Year’s Day

2nd Jan – Sunday

Recommended destination : Auli, Uttarakhand

Long weekends in 2022
  • Lohri

13th January – Lohri

14th January – Makar Sankranti

15th January – Saturday 

16th January – Sunday

Recommended Destination : Manali – Solang

Weekend in Manali with JustWravel
  • Republic Day

26th January – Republic Day

On 27th & 28th, you can take a day off 

29th January – Saturday

30th January – Sunday

Recommended destination: Jibhi – Tirthan Valley

Jibhi weekend getaway

Long weekend getaways in February 2022

  • Maha Shivratri

26th February – Saturday

27th February – Sunday

On 28th February you can take a day off

1st March – Maha Shivratri

Recommended Destination: Bir Billing

paragliding in bir
Paragliding in Bir

Long weekend getaways in March 2022

  • Holi 

18th March – Holi

19th March – Saturday 

20th March – Sunday

Recommended Destination: Pushkar, Rajasthan

Pushkar festival in Rajasthan

Long weekend getaways in April 2022

  • Good Friday

On 13th April you can take a day off

14th April – Mahavir Jayanti/Vaisakhi/Ambedkar Jayanti

15th April – Good Friday

16th April – Saturday 

17th April – Sunday 

Recommended Destination : Kasol – Kheerganga


Long weekend getaways in May 2022

  • Eid-ul-Fitr

30th April – Saturday

1st May – Sunday 

On 2nd May you can take a day off

3rd May – Eid-ul-Fitr

Recommended Destination: Tugnath – Chandrashila

Chopta trek
  • Buddha Purnima

14th May – Saturday

15th May – Sunday 

16th May – Buddha Purnima  

Recommended Destination: Mcleodganj 

Mcleodganj trip

Long weekend getaways in August, 2022

  • Muharram 

On 5th August, you can take a day off

6th August – Saturday

7th August – Sunday

8th August – Muharram

Recommended Destination: Hampta Pass Trek

Hampta pass trek
Hampta Pass
  • Independence day 

11th August – Raksha Bandhan 

On 12th August, you can take a day off

13th August – Saturday

14th August – Sunday 

15th August – Independence day 

Recommended Destination: Kalpa- Chitkul

Kalpa chitkul trip

Long weekend getaways in September 2022

  • Ganesh Chaturthi 

31st August – Ganesh Chathurthi 

On 1st & 2nd September you can take a day off

3rd September – Saturday

4th September – Sunday

Recommended Destination: Leh – Ladakh

Ladakh road trip
  • Onam 

8th September – Onam 

On 9th September you can take a day off

10th September – Saturday

11th September – Sunday

Recommended Destination: Kareri Lake

Kareri lake trek
Kareri Lake

Long weekend getaways in October 2022

  • Dussehra

5th October – Dussehra

On 6th & 7th October you can take a day off

8th October – Saturday 

9thth October – Sunday 

Recommended Destination: Meghalaya

backpacking trip to meghalaya
  • Diwali 

On 21st October you can take a day off

22nd October – Saturday 

23rd October – Sunday 

24th October – Diwali 

Recommended Destination: Grahan village

Grahan village trek

Long weekend getaways in December 2022

  • Christmas

24th December – Saturday 

25th December – Christmas

On 26th December you can take a day off

Recommended Destination: Prashar lake

Long weekends in 2022
Prashar Lake

Now that you have a carefully curated list of all the dates and places you’ll need for a trip, you can start planning the best long weekend getaways in 2022 from Delhi.

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