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Nepal Public Holidays 2025

See also: 2025 public holidays in Asia, Bhutan, China, India and worldwide.

This page contains the list of Nepal 2025 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 2022, 2023, 2024, 2025, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

The list of Nepal official public holidays in 2025 is:


Date Weekday Public Holiday Observance
Tuesday Maghi Parba / Maghe Sankranti
Thursday Sonam Lhosar (Tamang New Year) other
Tuesday 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 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 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)
Tuesday Yam Panchak / Tihar Festival (Gai Tihar / Laxmi Pooja)
Wednesday Yam Panchak / Tihar Festival (Goru Tihar / Gobardhan Pooja)
Thursday Yam Panchak / Tihar Festival (Bhai Tika)
Monday Chhat Parwa
Wednesday Guru Nanak Jayanti (only for Sikh employees) sikh
Thursday Urdhyauli Parwa / Mangshir Dhanya Purnima (only for Kiranti employees) other
Thursday Christmas Day christian
Tuesday Tamu Lhosar 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


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 (2021-2031).

Nepal Background Information and Links