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Nepal Public Holidays 2022

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This page contains the list of Nepal 2022 official public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays, non-working national holidays, and sectorial holidays. The public holidays listing on this page is also accessible via our free Android and iPhone/iPad mobile apps. The full qppstudio worldwide public holidays database for 2023, 2024, 2025, 2026, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

The list of Nepal official public holidays in 2022 is:

Date Weekday Public Holiday Observance
Saturday Maghi Parba / Maghe Sankranti
Wednesday Sonam Lhosar (Tamang New Year)
Saturday Rastraya Prajatantra Dibas (Democracy Day)
Tuesday Maaha Shivaratri
Thursday Gyalpyo/Gyallo Loshar
Tuesday Nari Dibas (International Women's Day)
Thursday Holi / Phagu Purnima / Basanta Utsav (56 Himalayan and Hilly Districts) regional
Friday Holi / Phagu Purnima / Basanta Utsav (21 Districts) regional
Friday Ghodejatra (Kathmandu Valley) regional
Sunday Ram Navami
Thursday Nepali New Year (Bisket Jatra)
Sunday International Workers Day (Majdoor Divas)
Tuesday Ramjan Edul Fikra (End of Ramadan)
Friday Public Sector Holiday (Local Level Elections) government
Monday Buddha Jayanti (Bhudda Day)
Monday Ubhauli festival/Chandi Purnima (May Full Moon) (for Kirat, Rai, Yakhkha, Sunuwar, and Limbu employees) other
Sunday Ganatantra Diwas / Republic Day
Sunday Id-ul Ajah / Bakarid (Feast of Sacrifice)
Friday Naag Panchami / Janaipurnima / Rakshya Bandhan
Friday Gai Jatra (Kathmandu Valley) regional
Friday Shree Krishna Janmasthami
Tuesday Hari Taika (Teej) (only for women employees) other
Saturday Gaura Parba other
Friday Indra Jatra (Kathmandu Valley) regional
Sunday Jitiya Parwa (only for women employees following Jitiya Parwa) other
Monday Constitution Day (National Day)
Monday Ghatasthapana
Sunday Dashain Festival (Phulpati/Fulpaati)
Monday Dashain Festival (Maha Astami)
Tuesday Dashain Festival (Maha Nawami)
Wednesday Dashain Festival (Vijaya Dashami)
Thursday Dashain Festival (Pampakusha Ekadashi)
Friday Dashain Festival (Dwadashi)
Tuesday Public Holiday (Demise of Satya Mohan Joshi)
Monday Yam Panchak / Tihar Festival (Laxmi Pooja)
Tuesday Yam Panchak / Tihar Festival (Gai Tihar)
Wednesday Yam Panchak / Tihar Festival (Goru Tihar / Gobardhan Pooja)
Thursday Yam Panchak / Tihar Festival (Bhai Tika)
Friday Yam Panchak / Tihar Festival
Sunday Chhat Parwa
Tuesday Guru Nanak Jayanti (only for Sikh employees) sikh
Friday Phalgunanda Jayanti (only for Kiranti employees) other government
Sunday Public Holiday (Assembly Elections)
Monday Public Holiday (Assembly Elections)
Saturday International Disabilities Day (only for disabled employees) other
Thursday Urdhyauli Parwa / Mangshir Dhanya Purnima (only for Kiranti employees) other
Sunday Christmas Day christian
Friday Tamu Lhosar other

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Global Holidays Observed in Nepal

Below is the list of global holidays observed as non-working public holidays in Nepal, with the dates of these global holidays for the next 10 years (2022-2032).

Nepal Background Information and Links