The year is coming to a close. As we get ready to bid goodbye to 2017 and welcome 2018 with open arms, one of the first things that come to mind is how many public holidays will we get next year? We have already given you the 2018 Holiday calendar of long weekends for you to plan your vacations for the entire year. However, the best way to ensure that you have a year full of travels is to start it on a good note. So, we have put together a list of public holidays in January 2018 for you to plan your first trip of the new year. Here are the national and regional public holidays in India for January 2018 with the respective states where they will be observed.
January 1, Monday New Years Day
January 2, Tuesday New Years Celebration Mizoram
January 2, Tuesday Mannam Jayanthi Kerala
January 5, Friday Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand
January 12, Friday Swami Vivekananda Birth Anniversary West Bengal
January 14, Sunday Sankranti, Pongal Several parts of India
January 15, Monday Thiruvalluvar Day Tamil Nadu, Puducherry
January 15, Monday Tusu Puja Assam
January 16, Tuesday Uzhavar Tirunal Puducherry, Tamil Nadu
January 17, Wednesday Sonam Lhochar Sikkim
January 22, Vasant Panchami Several parts of India, not a public holiday
January 23, Tuesday Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Jayanti Assam, Odisha, Tripura, West Bengal
January 26, Friday Republic Day National Holiday
January 31, Wednesday Me-dam-me-phi Assam
So, use this list to plan the first exciting trip of 2018. May the new year be full of amazing vacations and trips!