The month of June brings in the scorching heat of summer. Luckily, it is also the time when schools and colleges go on summer holidays. This presents the perfect opportunity for families to plan a trip to someplace where they can get respite from the heat. Here is a list of both public as well as bank holidays in June to plan your summer vacation accordingly.
Here is a list of all the public holidays in India in June 2023. Please note that these dates might change if there is any modification announced by officials. Therefore, you should keep yourself updated regularly.
|Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti||June 04 2023||Sunday||Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab|
|Pahili Raja||June 14 2023||Wednesday||Orissa|
|Raja Sankranti||June 15 2023||Thursday||Orissa|
|YMA Day||June 15 2023||Thursday||Mizoram|
|Ratha Yathra||June 20 2023||Tuesday||Orissa|
|Kharchi Puja||June 26 2023||Monday||Tripura|
|Bakrid / Eid al Adha||June 29 2023||Thursday||National except for Arunachal Pradesh, Chandigarh, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu and Sikkim|
|Bakrid / Eid al Adha Holiday||June 30 2023||Friday||Jammu and Kashmir|
|Remna Ni||June 30 2023||Friday||Mizoram|
The bank holidays are declared as per Negotiable Instruments Act 1881. Every bank in India has holidays on the second and fourth Saturday of the month.
Other than this, the remaining bank holidays are decided by the respective state government keeping the central government holidays in mind as well.
Here is a list of holidays in June 2023 for the bank employees to plan their trips and outings accordingly.
|Sant Guru Kabir Jayanti||4 June 2023||Sunday||Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Chattisgarh|
|Bank Holiday||10 June 2023||Second Saturday||All India|
|Pahili Raja||14 June 2023||Wednesday||Odisha|
|Raja Sankranti||15 June 2023||Thursday||Odisha|
|YMA Diwas||15 June 2023||Thursday||Mizoram|
|Rath Yatra||20 June 2023||Tuesday||Odisha|
|Bank Holiday||24 June 2023||Fourth Saturday||All India|
|Bakra-Eid/Eid-al-adha||29 June 2023||Thursday||All states & UTs except Chandigarh, Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Sikkim|
|Bakra-Eid/Eid-al-Adha Holiday||30 June 2023||Friday||Jammu and Kashmir|
|Romana Ni||30 June 2023||Friday||Mizoram|
June is the primary month of summer and the first thing that might strike your mind when you hear the word summer is vacation. Although a foreign trip might sound exciting, planning your schedule might be a tedious affair. Therefore, to provide you with some help, here is a list of June holidays 2023 collated for your ease to plan your foreign trip accordingly:
|Madaraka Day||June 01 2023||Thursday||Kenya|
|Republic Day||June 02 2023||Friday||Italy|
|Randol Fawkes Labour Day||June 02 2023||Friday||The Bahamas|
|Martyr’s Day||June 03 2023||Saturday||Uganda|
|Emancipation Day||June 04 2023||Sunday||Tonga|
|Holy Spirit Monday||June 05 2023||Monday||Greece|
|National Day||June 06 2023||Tuesday||Sweden|
|Sette Giugno||June 07 2023||Wednesday||Malta|
|Portugal Day||June 10 2023||Saturday||Portugal|
|Chaco Armistice||June 12 2023||Monday||Paraguay|
|Youth Day||June 16 2023||Friday||South Africa|
|Fathers’ Day||June 17 2023||Saturday||El Salvador|
|Constitution Day||June 18 2023||Sunday||Seychelles|
|Rath Yatra||June 20 2023||Tuesday||India|
|National Day||June 21 2023||Wednesday||Greenland|
|Victory Day||June 23 2023||Friday||Estonia|
|Carabobo Battle||June 24 2023||Saturday||Venezuela|
|Statehood Day||June 25 2023||Sunday||Slovenia|
|Independence Day||June 26 2023||Monday||Madagascar|
|Eid al-Adha||June 29 2023||Thursday||Multiple Countries|
Beat the heat and enjoy the festivals that fall in the month of June to feel a little bit relaxed. All these festivals have their own spiritual meaning. Here is a list of some of the most well-known festivals around the country in the month of June.
It is one of the biggest religious events and a spectacle of the grandest scale in India. Millions of devotees visit the Jagannath temple of Odisha where the main celebrations take place. The Yatra or the procession includes three temple-shaped chariots being pulled from the Jagannath temple to Gundicha temple. These chariots carry idols of Lord Jagannath and his siblings Subhadra and Balaram.
Eid al-Adha or Bakri-Id is an annual festival of the Muslim community that’s celebrated globally. This festival honours the willingness of Ibrahim to sacrifice his son Ismail so as to obey Allah’s command. The festivities include distributing meat delicacies among relatives along with chanting the Takbir.
Sao Joao of St John the Baptist is one of the most well-known festivals in Goa. As per the name, this festival is dedicated to St John the Baptist. The festival is celebrated with people dressing up in vibrantly coloured clothes, community dances and recovering bottles of Feni (local alcoholic drink) by diving into ponds and streams. People even decorate the boats to beautify the atmosphere.
It is one of the most famous festivals in Tripura. The festivities last for seven days and include worshipping 14 gods at the Chaturdashi temple which is near Old Agartala. These 14 or Chaturdashi Devata are Lord Shiva, Durga, Vishnu, Brahma, Lakshmi, Saraswathi, Kartikeya, Ganesha, Ganga, Earth, Agni, Kama, Himavan and Varuna.
The gods and goddesses are taken out of the temple to be washed in the holy water from the stream and then taken back to the temple. Kharchi is derived from the word ‘khya’ which means earth and this festival marks the cleaning of Ama Pechi which is the menstruation cycle of Goddess Earth.
It is a month-long festival and holds special significance in Buddhism, especially for the Tibetan and Mahayana Buddhists of Sikkim. This festival takes place during the full moon and represents the birth, enlightenment and death of Gautam Buddha.
The festivities include lighting up lamps by monks and people in remembrance of Buddha and his teachings. A grand procession starts from the Tsuklakhang Monastery by the monks who chant prayers along the way.
With schools and colleges closed during the summer vacation in June, it becomes an ideal time for a trip with your family and loved ones. In order to get rid of the scorching heat and humidity, hill stations might work as your saviour; they are the most preferred tourist spots to visit during summer.
Here is a list of a few fascinating places to visit in June that offer pleasant weather and fun activities to indulge in during the trip.
If you are up for surprises then Chitkul might be a great option for you. This village in Kinnaur district is an incredible retreat for travellers planning to escape from the crowd and chaos of the city. Located on the banks of Baspa River, this is the last inhabited town on the Indo-Tibetan border where you can travel without a permit. In June, you can behold the beauty of this place along with the clear and bright sky.
Mount Abu is the only hill station in Rajasthan. You will be amazed by the pretty scenery this beautiful place has to offer. The city is adorned by lush green forests, architectural marvels of temples as well as forts and Havelis. Not only is this place blessed with beautiful scenery but also offers plenty of adventure sports for adrenaline junkies.
The capital of the state and nicknamed the ‘Scotland of the East’, Shillong is a perfect blend of old charms and fresh essence. In this place, you will be able to experience the bliss of solitude with ingredients such as falls, peaks, parks, picturesque landscapes as well as museums. With a combo of cool breeze and showering drizzles, this place will offer you a matchless joyful experience.
The word Kodaikanal means gift of the forests. True to its name, this place is blessed with a wide variety of luscious green trees. When you are in Kodaikanal, you will feel a step closer to the glory of mother nature. It is the king of romantic places with its enchanting waterfalls, beautiful rock formations along with a plethora of adventurous activities.
Known as the French Riviera of the East, Pondicherry is a beachside union territory near Tamil Nadu. When you visit this place, it will make you feel like you are somewhere outside India. Not only will you get the opportunity to seek spirituality through yoga and meditation but also enjoy amazing nightlife through numerous beach parties and delicious cocktails.
June is the month of a long summer break and therefore the ideal time to explore the world and come across new cultures. Therefore, a huge number of countries prepare themselves to welcome tourists and arrange for a number of festivals and cultural events. Here is a list of some places that might be ideal to visit in the month of June:
Do you want a once-in-a-lifetime experience in the month of June? If so, the best place to go for a vacation might be Cappadocia. The charming landscape of this region will give you an otherworldly experience. You can enjoy a blend of exotic culture and fascinating history when you explore the labyrinthine underground cities, ravines and caves. The icing on the cake would be a hot air balloon ride that will jumble up your reality and give you the wings that you used to dream of.
You can fulfil your dream of visiting the arctic circle this June by planning a vacation to Greenland. You can take a boat trip across various icebergs and enjoy the scenic beauty along with rejuvenating encounters with walruses, whales and many other sea creatures that you have seen only in photos so far. The days here will be longer than the nights giving you the opportunity to indulge in fun activities in the daylight.
If you are looking forward to enjoying palm trees and beaches, this is one of the best countries you can visit in your summer break. Summer and spring are the best seasons to enjoy in Croatia; therefore, June can be the ideal month to pay a visit.
Not only does this country offer islands and beaches but also a mediaeval aura, gothic architecture and old charm. You can explore the Roman ruins, Renaissance buildings, pebbled beaches and lavender fields.
This country is a wildlife paradise in Africa. June is the end of the wet season when the skies are crystal blue and the days are sunny. If you dream of grasslands and zebras and giraffes, this place can be perfect as a vacation destination. You can also climb one of the tallest mountain peaks in the world as well as explore the grasslands.
It is one of the northernmost states of the USA but can be considered a separate country due to its unique geographical landscape. Summer Solstice is on June 21 and this is an 18 hour day. You can indulge in the fanfare if you visit this region at this time of the year. Whether you want glaciers, forests or mountains, Alaska has it all. You can go for a number of adventure activities, one of which is mountain biking.
As it can be extremely hot in our country during the month of June, this might be the perfect time for you to pack your bags and go out exploring the world. Make sure to go through the list of holidays in June in India 2023 to plan your getaway with ease.
Ans. Some of the unique places that you can visit in India in June are Mawsynram in Meghalaya, Ziro in Arunachal Pradesh, Theong in Shimla and Talasari beach in Odisha.
Ans. Some of the best beaches in the world are Maldives, Bora Bora, Palawan in the Philippines, Aruba in the Netherlands, Seychelles, British Virgin Islands, Bermuda, Anguilla and Mykonos in Greece.
Ans. Some of the best countries that you might visit when you are on a tight budget are Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Nepal, Indonesia, Romania, Columbia, Guatemala, Morocco, Bulgaria, Poland, Nicaragua and El Salvador.
Ans. The best places to go for a wildlife safari are Jim Corbett National Park, Ranthambore National Park, Masai Mara National Reserve, Kruger National Park, Central Kalahari Game Reserve, Zambezi River and Selous Game Reserve.
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