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Nepal Public Holidays 2025

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This page contains the list of Nepal 2025 public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays, non-working national holidays, and sectorial holidays. The data on this page is also accessible via our free Android and iPhone mobile apps, whose data feed is also updated nightly. The full qppstudio worldwide public holidays database for 2025, 2026, 2027, 2028, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

The list of Nepal public holidays in 2025 is:

Date Weekday Public Holiday Observance
Saturday Prithivi Jayanti (Unity Day)
Tuesday Maghi Parba / Maghe Sankranti
Wednesday Sahid Diwash (Martyrs' Day)
Thursday Sonam Lhosar (Tamang New Year)
Wednesday Rastraya Prajatantra Dibas (Democracy Day)
Wednesday Maaha Shivaratri
Friday Gyalpyo/Gyallo Loshar other
Saturday 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
Saturday Ghodejatra (Kathmandu Valley) regional
Monday Ramjan Edul Fikra (End of Ramadan) muslim
Sunday Ram Navami
Sunday Nepali New Year (Bisket Jatra)
Thursday International Workers Day (Majdoor Divas)
Monday Buddha Jayanti (Bhudda Day)
Monday Ubhauli festival/Chandi Purnima (May Full Moon) (for Kirat, Rai, Yakhkha, Sunuwar, and Limbu employees) other
Wednesday Ganatantra Diwas / Republic Day
Saturday Edul Aajaha / Bakar Eed (Feast of Sacrifice) muslim
Saturday Naag Panchami / Janaipurnima / Rakshya Bandhan
Sunday Gai Jatra (Kathmandu Valley) regional
Saturday Shree Krishna Janmasthami
Saturday Gaura Parba other
Tuesday Hari Taika (Teej) (only for women employees) other
Saturday Indra Jatra (Kathmandu Valley) regional
Sunday Jitiya Parwa (only for women employees following Jitiya Parwa) other
Friday Constitution Day (National Day)
Monday Ghatasthapana
Monday Dashain Festival (Phulpati/Fulpaati)
Tuesday Dashain Festival (Maha Astami)
Wednesday Dashain Festival (Maha Nawami)
Thursday Dashain Festival (Vijaya Dashami)
Friday Dashain Festival (Pampakusha Ekadashi)
Saturday Dashain Festival (Dwadashi)
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
Monday Chhat Parwa
Wednesday Guru Nanak Jayanti (only for Sikh employees) sikh
Tuesday Phalgunanda Jayanti (only for Kiranti employees) other government
Wednesday International Disabilities Day (only for disabled employees) other
Friday Urdhyauli Parwa / Mangshir Dhanya Purnima (only for Kiranti employees) other
Thursday Christmas Day christian
Tuesday 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 (2024-2034).

Nepal Background Information and Links