Two Major Sporting Events and Two Exciting Countries in Two Weeks
This is the perfect itinerary for sports enthusiasts who love to travel. We are offering you the chance to combine an England Test match in Colombo Sri Lanka with either a trip to see the Hong Kong Sevens, or attend the inaugural Vietnamese Grand Prix in Hanoi. As well as enjoying the sport, you will have some spare time to explore these amazing cities at you leisure. All you have to do is decide whether you want to combine rugby or formula 1 with cricket.
Day 1, Wednesday 25 March – Fly to Colombo
Depart UK from London Heathrow on your flight to Colombo. Alternatively we can arrange flights from your regional airport.
Day 2, Thursday 26 March – Arrive Colombo
On arrival at the airport in Colombo, you will be met and transferred to the centrally located Taj Samudra Hotel, to check in for a five night stay. The rest of the day is at leisure to relax after your journey, or to explore the local area.
Day 3, Friday 27 March – 2nd Test Sri Lanka v England at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
Return daily cricket transfers are provided to make your time in Colombo as easy as possible. The Sinhalese Sports Club Ground is one of the most famous cricket grounds in Sri Lanka. The Ground often cited as the Lord’s of Sri Lanka, hosts most domestic finals and is one of preeminent international cricket venues. The ground staged its first test in 1984 against a touring New Zealand team.
Days 4, 5, 6 & 7, Sat. 28 to Tues 31 March 2nd Test Sri Lanka v England at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo
Return daily cricket transfers are provided.
Day 8, Wednesday 01 April – Depart Colombo
Free day to explore Colombo before taking an overnight flight to either Hong Kong for the Rugby Sevens, or Hanoi for the inaugural Vietnamese Grand Prix.
Option 1 – Hong Kong Sevens
Day 9, Thursday 02 April – Arrive Hong Kong
Arrive into Hong Kong and take a transfer to the Excelsior Hotel to check in for three nights. The rest of the day is at leisure to get to know your surroundings.
Days 10, 11 & 12, Fri 03- Sat 04 & Sun 05 April – Hong Kong Sevens
The Hong Kong Sevens is considered the premier tournament on the World Rugby Sevens Series competition. The tournament located at the Hong Kong Stadium, is only a 30 minute walk from the Excelsior Hotel.
Day 13, Monday 06 April – Fly to UK
Day at leisure before taking your overnight flight back to the UK
Option 2 – Vietnamese Grand Prix
Day 9, Thursday 02 April – Arrive Hanoi
Arrive into Hanoi and transfer to The Hanoi Tirant Hotel, located in the centre of Hanoi’s Old Quarter. The rest of the day is free to explore the area.
Days 10, 11 & 12, Fri 03 to Sun 05 April – Vietnamese Grand Prix
The Vietnam Grand Prix makes its debut in 2020.The race will be held on a temporary street circuit in the Vietnamese capital of Hanoi.
Day 13, Monday 06 April – Fly to UK
Day at leisure before taking your overnight flight back to the UK.
Taj Samudra, Colombo
This hotel is just 7 km from Sinhalese Sports Club Ground and a 5-minute drive from Fort Railway Station. The guestrooms either have views of the Indian Ocean or city skyline. It boasts an outdoor pool, 7 dining options and tennis courts. Bright and airy, the elegant rooms have classic wood furnishings and comfortable seating areas. They are fitted with cable TV, a fridge and a tea/coffee making facilities. For leisure, relaxing massages, a well-equipped fitness centre and squash courts are available. Guests can enjoy traditional dishes at the Golden Dragon Chinese Restaurant and the Navratna Indian Restaurant. Other dining highlights include the Steak and Grill House and 24-hour Ports Latitude Shop.
Metropark Hotel Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
The Hanoi Tirant Hotel, Hanoi
Located in Gia Ngu street which means Fish Village in Vietnamese, is where fisherman and their family once lived. The street was used to be called Tirant, and is now the name of this friendly hotel. Situated in the heart of Hanoi’s finest cultural landmark, the Old Quarter – the home of historical legends and a well-preserved area, the Hanoi Tirant Hotel is a perfect choice for travellers.
13 Day Tour Departing 25 March 2020
Option 1: Cricket and Rugby price per person from: Available on request
Option 2: Cricket and Grand Prix price per person from: Available on request
Prices and products are subject to availability at the time of booking.
The deposit for these arrangements is £300 per person plus any applicable flight costs. Balance is due 12 weeks before departure.
All prices and products subject to availability at time of booking.
- International flights
- Accommodation as listed
- Breakfast in Colombo
- Breakfast in Hanoi
- Cricket Test Match tickets
- Rugby Sevens match tickets as applicable
- Vietnam Grand Prix tickets as applicable
- Cricket transfers Colombo
- Airport transfers
- Visa fees
- Hong Kong Rugby Sevens match transfers
- Hanoi Grand Prix transfers
- Breakfast in Hong Kong
- Local tips
- Optional excursions
- Personal spending
- Travel insurance