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Nepal Public Holidays 2022

See also: 2022 public holidays in Asia, Bhutan, China, India and worldwide.

The table below contains the complete list of Nepal public holidays for 2022, also accessible via our free Android and iPhone/iPad mobile apps. The full qppstudio worldwide public holidays database for 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

Date Weekday Public Holiday Observance
Friday Maghi Parba / Maghe Sankranti other
Wednesday Sonam Lhosar (Tamang New Year) other
Tuesday Maaha Shivaratri
Thursday Gyalpyo/Gyallo Loshar other
Tuesday Nari Dibas (International Women's Day)
Thursday Holi / Phagu Purnima / Basanta Utsav (55 Hilly Districts) regional
Friday Holi / Phagu Purnima / Basanta Utsav (Terai and Inner Madhesh) regional
Friday Ghodejatra (Kathmandu Valley) regional
Thursday Nepali New Year (Bisket Jatra)
Sunday International Workers Day (Majdoor Divas)
Tuesday Ramjan Edul Fikra (End of Ramadan) (tentative)
Monday Buddha Jayanti (Bhudda Day)
Sunday Edul Aajaha / Bakar Eed (Feast of Sacrifice) other
Saturday Gai Jatra (Kathmandu Valley) regional
Friday Gaura Parba (date to be confirmed) other
Tuesday Hari Taika (Teej) (only for Female employees) other
Wednesday Nijamati Sewa Divas (Civil Servants' Day) government
Friday Indra Jatra (Kathmandu Valley) regional
Sunday Jitiya Parwa (only for Female employees following Jitiya Parwa) other
Monday Constitution Day (National Day)
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)
Tuesday Yam Panchak / Tihar Festival (Gai Tihar / Laxmi Pooja)
Tuesday Public Holiday (Solar Eclipse) (tentative)
Wednesday Yam Panchak / Tihar Festival (Goru Tihar / Gobardhan Pooja)
Thursday Yam Panchak / Tihar Festival (Bhai Tika)
Tuesday Guru Nanak Jayanti (only for Sikh employees) sikh
Wednesday Urdhyauli Parwa / Mangshir Dhanya Purnima other
Sunday Christmas Day other
Friday Lhosar (Gurung/Tamu) other

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Recent Nepal Public Holidays News and Updates


Below is a list of recent news and updates related to Nepal public holidays, national holidays, government holidays and bank holidays (note that this newsfeed is delayed by 30 days).

Global Holidays Observed in Nepal (beta)


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 (2019-2029).

Nepal Background Information and Links