January 26- Republic Day
August 15 - Independence day
October 02 - Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday
December 25 - Christmas

Aside from these, India’s diversity means that festivals and religious practices differ from place to place, so holidays are decided by State governments. An added level of complexity is that many religious holidays are decided by the lunar calendar, and thus the dates change from year to year. If you particularly want to visit (or avoid!) a certain area at a certain festival time, do let us know so we can plan your itineraries accordingly.