Public and private banks remain closed for banking transactions on festivals, national and state-specific holidays. While banking transactions at the bank’s branch remain unavailable to customers, ATMs and online banking are available. Read on to discover the Himachal Pradesh bank holiday list 2020.

Himachal Pradesh Bank Holiday List 2020 - Acko

Bank Holidays Calendar in Himachal Pradesh:

Bank holidays in Himachal Pradesh 2020 includes the regular public holidays as well as mandatory holidays. Mandatory bank holidays are restricted to the second and fourth Saturdays of the month. Below is the list of Himachal Pradesh bank holidays:

List of Bank Holidays in Himachal Pradesh 2020:

Below is the day, date and name of holidays observed by banks in Himachal Pradesh during the calendar year 2020:

Bank Holidays in Himachal Pradesh During January 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday11 JanuarySecond Saturday
Saturday25 JanuaryFourth Saturday
Sunday26 JanuaryRepublic Day

Bank Holidays in Himachal Pradesh During February 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday8 FebruarySecond Saturday
Sunday9 FebruaryGuru Ravidas Jayanti
Friday21 FebruaryMaha Shivratri
Saturday22 FebruaryFourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Himachal Pradesh During March 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Tuesday10 MarchHoli
Saturday14 MarchSecond Saturday
Saturday28 MarchFourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Himachal Pradesh During April 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Wednesday1 AprilAnnual Closing of Bank Accounts
Thursday2 AprilRam Navami
Friday10 AprilGood Friday
Saturday11 AprilSecond Saturday/Easter Saturday
Tuesday14 AprilDr Ambedkar Jayanti
Wednesday15 AprilHimachal Day
Saturday25 AprilFourth Saturday/Maharshi Parasuram Jayanti

Bank Holidays in Himachal Pradesh During May 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Thursday7 MayBuddha Purnima
Saturday9 MaySecond Saturday
Saturday23 MayFourth Saturday
Sunday24 MayEid-ul-Fitr
Monday25 MayMaharana Pratap Jayanti

Bank Holidays in Himachal Pradesh During June 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Friday5 JuneSant Guru Kabir Jayanti
Saturday13 JuneSecond Saturday
Saturday27 JuneFourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Himachal Pradesh During July 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday11 JulySecond Saturday
Saturday25 JulyFourth Saturday
Friday31 JulyBakri-Eid

Bank Holidays in Himachal Pradesh During August 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday8 AugustSecond Saturday
Tuesday11 AugustJanmashtami
Saturday15 AugustIndependence Day
Saturday22 AugustFourth Saturday
Sunday30 AugustMuharram

Bank Holidays in Himachal Pradesh During September 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday12 SeptemberSecond Saturday
Saturday26 SeptemberFourth Saturday

Bank Holidays in Himachal Pradesh During October 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Friday2 OctoberGandhi Jayanti
Saturday10 OctoberSecond Saturday
Saturday24 OctoberFourth Saturday
Monday26 OctoberDussehra

Bank Holidays in Himachal Pradesh During November 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday14 NovemberDiwali/Second Saturday
Saturday28 NovemberFourth Saturday
Monday30 NovemberGuru Nanak Jayanti

Bank Holidays in Himachal Pradesh During December 2020:

DayDateHoliday Name
Saturday12 DecemberSecond Saturday
Friday25 DecemberChristmas
Saturday26 DecemberFourth Saturday

Check: Bank Holidays List 2020 in India

Note: The list of Himachal Pradesh bank holidays is applicable across the state including the cities listed below:

  • Shimla
  • Dharamshala
  • Manali
  • Solan
  • Mandi
  • Chamba
  • Dalhousie
  • Kasauli
  • Nahan
  • Bilaspur

Check: India Public Holidays List 2020

Places to Visit in Himachal Pradesh:

Himachal Pradesh is nestled at the foothills of the mighty Himalayas which is picture perfect for a great vacation. From mesmerising valleys, snow-capped mountains to cosy hill stations, the state is indeed a tourists’ or travellers’ abode. Below are some of the popular tourists places in Himachal Pradesh that you might want to visit:

Shimla: Not only is it the capital of Himachal Pradesh, Shimla is also called as the Queen of Hills. Winter is the right time to spend your holidays in Shimla as the city is covered with snow. Apart from enjoying its picturesque landscape, travellers and adventure seekers can trek or hike to view some of the breathtaking views. Shimla is well connected by air, road and rail which makes it accessible for tourists.

Manali: Manali is one of the top destinations in India as it draws tourists from across the globe for its picture-perfect landscape especially when it snows. There are several valleys, waterfalls, lush pine forests and meadows that attract both tourists and adventure seekers.

Kasol: The hamlet of Kasol lies on the banks of river Parvati and is also referred to as the “Little Israel of India” as it attracts several tourists from Israel. Kasol is famous among travellers and backpackers as it offers breathtaking views while you trek or hike some of the snow-capped mountains. There are several budget-friendly stays and cafes catering to tourists especially backpackers.

Dharamshala: Dharamshala is the winter capital of Himachal Pradesh and sits in the upper reaches of Kangra valley. The climate is excellent most of the year, Dharamshala is surrounded by snow-capped Dhauladhar mountains and thick pine forests making it a great place to trek and explore the mesmerizing landscapes of the beautiful state of Himachal Pradesh.


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