Mizoram Holidays List 2023

After repeating monotonous work each and every day, holidays are a way of taking break from them. If a holiday lasts for three or four days, people also start making plans for trips and vacations. When in Mizoram, there are a number of places to visit on a holiday. Having prior knowledge about the holidays can help people plan it it a better manner. Below presented is Mizoram Holidays List 2023 which consists of all the major holidays of the state and their respective dates and days.

List of Government Holidays in Mizoram 2023

Around 25 holidays have been mentioned by the Government as public holidays that is to be observed by every public office. Other than this, there are certain restricted holidays as well that is allowed to each employee (maximum 2 restricted holidays) of his/ her choice. Many private offices, banks and schools also observe most of these holidays as per their own rules and regulations. A list of Government holidays in Mizoram has been presented below that comprise of every public holiday that will be observed in the year 2023. Their dates and corresponding days have also been mentioned.

Festival Date Day
New Year’s Day 1 January 2023 & 2 January 2023 Sunday & Monday
Missionary Day 11 January 2023 Wednesday
Republic Day 26 January 2023 Thursday
State Day 20 February 2023 Monday
Chapchar Kut 6 March 4 2023 Monday
Holi 8 March 2023 Wednesday
Mahavir Jayanti 4 April 2023 Tuesday
Good Friday 7 April 2023 Friday
Eid-al-Fitr 22 April 2023 Saturday
Buddha Purnima 5 May  2023 Friday
YMA Day 15 June 2023 Thursday
Remna Ni 30 June 2023 Friday
MHIP Day 6 July 2023 Thursday
Bakrid/ Eid-al-Adha 29th June to 30th June 2023 Thursday to Friday
Independence Day 15 August 2023 Tuesday
Gandhi Jayanti 2 October 2023 Monday
Vijaya Dashami 24 October 2023 Tuesday
Eid-e-Milad/ Milad-un-Nabi 28 September 2023 Thursday
Diwali 12 November 2023 Sunday
Guru Nanak Jayanti 27 November 2023 Monday
Christmas Eve 24 December 2023 Sunday
Christmas 25 December 2023 & 26 December 2023 Monday & Tuesday
New Year’s Eve 31 December 2023 Sunday

Mizoram Bank Holidays 2023 List

Bank holidays are those holidays that are observed specifically in banks. Apart from observing many of the holidays mentioned above, banks also remain close on Sundays and every second and fourth Saturdays. A list of all second and fourth Saturdays observed by the banks in the year 2023 is provided below.

January 2023

  • 14th January : Second Saturday
  • 28th January : Fourth Saturday

February 2023

  • 11th February : Second Saturday
  • 25th February : Fourth Saturday

March 2023

  • 11th March : Second Saturday
  • 25th March : Fourth Saturday

April 2023

  • 8th April : Second Saturday
  • 22nd April : Fourth Saturday

May 2023

  • 13th May : Second Saturday
  • 27th May : Fourth Saturday

June 2023

  • 10th June : Second Saturday
  • 24th June : Fourth Saturday

July 2023

  • 8th July : Second Saturday
  • 22nd July : Fourth Saturday

August 2023

  • 12th August : Second Saturday
  • 26th August : Fourth Saturday

September 2023

  • 9th September : Second Saturday
  • 23rd September : Fourth Saturday

October 2023

  • 14th October : Second Saturday
  • 28th October : Fourth Saturday

November 2023

  • 11th November : Second Saturday
  • 25th November : Fourth Saturday

December 2023

  • 9th December : Second Saturday
  • 23rd December : Fourth Saturday

Schools Holidays in Mizoram 2023 List

Most schools remain close on the above-listed Government holidays. Other than this, schools are closed also on every Sundays. Some schools provide day-off on Saturdays whereas other don’t. Days like annual function day, teachers’ day, children’s day, etc are also provided as holidays in some schools. Those who are interested in knowing about the details of the school holidays in Mizoram can find the same from the calendar of the respective schools. School calendar is published in its prospectus or official website.

Places to Visit in Mizoram On Holidays

Generally when the holidays are one to two days long, people prefer spending their times at home. However, in case the holiday expands, most people plan on going out on a trip. When in Mizoram, here are some places you can visit on holidays.

  1. Vantawng Falls- Vantawng Falls is the highest uninterrupted waterfall in Mizoram with height of the fall recorded as 750ft. It is named after Vantawnga, who is said to be an excellent swimmer. Since due to forested hills it is difficult to get close to it, a tower has been constructed to enjoy the scenic view of this waterfall.
  2. Hmuifang– Hmuifang is a beautiful hill station in Mizoram which is covered with virgin forests and with an elevation of 1619 metres provides a stupendous view of its surroundings.
  3. Dampa Tiger Reserve– Dampa Tiger Reserve is a home to a diverse range of flora and fauna. A number of vulnerable species of animals and birds like Indian leopard, wild boar, sloth bear, gaur, barking deer, great barbet, Indian paradise-flycatcher, etc is present in this reserve.
  4. Tam Lake– Ṭam Dil, meaning lake of the mustard, is a beautiful lake located 64 kms from Aizawl surrounded by hills on every side. A new species of frog called Leptolalax tamdil was found in this lake in the year 2010.
  5. Phawngpui Peak– Phawngpui Peak is the highest mountain peak in the Mizo Hills that is also known as Blue Mountain. The mountain has been included in the protected area with name Phawngpui National Park and a variety of flora and fauna is present here too.
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