England Cricket Tour to India - Test Series 2024 - On Now Sale

India play host to England in what will be a fascinating and much anticipated 5 Test series. Experience the taste of India with many excursions and extensions on offer. With English as an official language making it easy to interact with the locals, the country has so much to offer  – whether it’s to take an epic train journey, seek out Asian elephants, search for tigers in one of its national parks,  admire the innumerable wonders of India., discover the beaches of Goa and Kovalam and Kerala’s backwaters in the south.

What's Included

International and domestic flights, accommodation, daily breakfast, transfers, excursions. Test match tickets,  and the services of a UK Tour Manager with 30 years experience of touring India.

England schedule for Test series in India

First Test – 25-29 January (Hyderabad)

Second Test – 2-6 February (Vizag)

Third Test – 15-19 February (Rajkot)

Fourth Test – 23-27 February (Ranchi)

Fifth Test – 7-11 March (Dharamsala)

Your India experiences

Recommended excursions that can be booked along with the cricket

Golden Triangle of Delhi, Jaipur & Agra The highlight of this tour is the beautiful, fabled Taj Mahal voted the number one of the 7 new wonders of the world. In addition, this tour takes in India’s capital Delhi that combines the elegant colonial buildings of New Delhi and maze of narrow, tightly packed lanes of Old Delhi. The Pink City of Jaipur is famed for the Amber Fort and walk the streets of Jaipur’s Old Bazaars

Kerala You can take a serene cruise to enjoy the beautiful scenic backwaters of Kerala that comprise of serene stretches of lakes, canals and lagoons located parallel to the coast of the Arabian Sea.

Goa Combine a relaxing beach holiday with the unique culture of Goa that was occupied by Portugal for 500 years. The region has Baroque Catholic Cathedrals and a culture that includes daily siestas with its own brand of cuisine.

Ranthambore Tiger Safari Ranthambore National Park, Tigers apart, the park’s dry deciduous habitat is also home to sloth bear, leopard, sambar, chital, langur monkeys and much more.

Shimla Take one of the most beautiful railway journeys on earth by Toy Train to Shimla, located at 2,100 m. The old British hill station of Shimla is where the colonial government decamped to avoid the heat of the Indian summers.

Darjeeling Another lovely old British Hill station is the tea plantation area of Darjeeling, full of mock-Tudor homes and Gothic churches, which sit alongside Buddhist temples and shrines from the time when the region was part of Nepal.

Whatever your interests are pre and/post your cricket tour, we can arrange unforgettable travel experiences. We have a huge range of destinations, experiences and hotel options available so contact us today with your preferred options.

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ITINERARIES & HOTELS

Travel packages for England cricket tour to India 2024. Includes flights, hotels, transfers & Test Match tickets. ATOL Protected.

23 January - Fly to Hyderabad

Depart the UK for your flight to Hyderabad.

24 January - Arrive Hyderabad

On arrival you will be met and take a transfer to Park Hotel Hyderabad.

25 - 29 January - First Test - India v England, Hyderabad

Return daily cricket transfers to Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium,Hyderabad

30 January - Sightseeing Tour of Hyderabad

Sightseeing Tour of Hyderabad including, Chowmahalla Palace, Golconda Fort, Qutub Shahi Tombs and the Char Minar, the symbol of the city; constructed in 1591 to acknowledge the elimination of the plague which had affected the entire city.

31 January - Fly to Vizag

Today you will be transferred from your hotel to the airport for your flight to Vizag. On arrival in Vizag you will be met and transferred to Park Hotel Vizag.

01 February - Sightseeing Tour of Vizag

Morning Sightseeing tour of Vizag including the Submarine Museum located inside an actual Soviet-built navy submarine. Constructed in 1969 it reached Visakhapatnam in 1970 and served the Indian Navy. for 31 years and played a vital role in a number of wars including the 1971 Indo-Pak war.

02 - 06 February - Second Test - India v England, Vizag

Return daily cricket transfers to Aca VDCA Cricket Stadium.

07 February - Fly to UK or extend your stay

Today you will be transferred from your hotel to the airport for your flight to the UK. alternatively, extend your stay and visit some of the iconic sights and locations in India.

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23 January - Fly to Hyderabad

Depart the UK for your flight to Hyderabad.

24 January - Arrive Hyderabad

On arrival you will be met and take a transfer to Park Hotel Hyderabad.

25 - 29 January - First Test - India v England, Hyderabad

Return daily cricket transfers to Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium,Hyderabad

30 January - Fly to Goa

Today take a transfer from your hotel to Hyderabad airport for your flight to Goa. On arrival in Goa you will be met and transferred to your accommodation.

31 January - 06 Feb - Goa

Days at leisure to enjoy the facilities of your hotel and exploring Goa

06 February - Fly to UK

Today you will be transferred from your hotel to the airport for your flight to the UK. 

Travel packages for England cricket tour to India 2024. Includes flights, hotels, transfers & Test Match tickets. ATOL Protected.

23 January - Fly to Hyderabad

Depart the UK for your flight to Hyderabad.

24 January - Arrive Hyderabad

On arrival you will be met and transferred to Park Hotel Hyderabad.

25 - 29 January - First Test - India v England, Hyderabad

Return daily cricket transfers to Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium,Hyderabad

30 January - Sightseeing Tour of Hyderabad

Sightseeing Tour of Hyderabad including, Chowmahalla Palace, Golconda Fort, Qutub Shahi Tombs and the Char Minar, the symbol of the city; constructed in 1591 to acknowledge the elimination of the plague which had affected the entire city.

31 January - Fly to Vizag

Today you will be transferred from your hotel to the airport for your flight to Vizag. On arrival in Vizag you will be met and transferred to Park Hotel Vizag.

01 February - Sightseeing Tour of Vizag

Morning Sightseeing tour of Vizag including the Submarine Museum located inside an actual Soviet-built navy submarine. Constructed in 1969 it reached Visakhapatnam in 1970 and served the Indian Navy. for 31 years and played a vital role in a number of wars including the 1971 Indo-Pak war.

02 - 06 February - Second Test - India v England, Vizag

Return daily cricket transfers to Aca VDCA Cricket Stadium.

07 February - Fly to Delhi

Today you will be transferred from your hotel to the airport for your flight to Delhi. On arrival you will be meet and transferred to Vivanta by Taj Dwarka Delhi hotel.

08 February - Train to Agra

Express Train to Agra (timings to be confirmed) where you will be met by a local guide and taken to the Trident Hotel Agra, Afternoon at leisure before going to experience sunset at the beautiful world heritage Taj Mahal.

09 February - Agra Day Tour

Full day sightseeing to include a further visit to the Taj Mahal, Red Fort and Itmad-ud-Daula; Known as the Baby Taj that the Taj Mahal is based from.

10 February - Drive to Jaipur

Drive from Agra to Jaipur with stops made enroute at Fatehpur Sikri, once the capital of the Mughal Empire. Later in the day we also make a stop to take a tranquil rickshaw ride at the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary. Continue to the Marriott Hotel Jaipur

11 February - Jaipur Day Tour

Today’s visits include the Hawa Mahal (front view), Amber Fort and Palace, City Palace and Museum and the Observatory. Known as the Pink City due to the visit in 1876 by the Prince of Wales since the colour for hospitality was pink the Maharaja Ram Singh had the entire city pained pink and this is how it has remained since.

12 February - Drive to Delhi

Today, take the transfer back to Delhi (approx. 310 KM – 6 hours drive)to Vivanta by Taj Dwarka Delhi hotel.

13 February - Delhi Day Tour

Commence city tour with our local guide. Highlights include the Red Fort, India Gate and government buildings (viewed from outside, Humayans Tomb and a rickshaw ride through the Old Delhi Market area of Chandni Chowk finishing at the Jama Masjed Mosque (the largest Mosque in India).

14 February - Fly to Rajkot

Today you will be transferred from your hotel to the airport for your flight to Rajkot. On arrival in Vizag you will be met and transferred to Fern Residency Hotel Rajkot.

15 - 19 February - Third Test - India v England, Vizag

Return daily cricket transfers to Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium.

20 February - Rajkot Day Tour

Full Day Sightseeing of Rajkot including International Doll Museum, Mahatma Gandhi Museum & Watson Museum.

21 February - Fly to Delhi

Today you will be transferred from your hotel to the airport for your flight to Delhi. On arrival you will be meet and transferred to Vivanta by Taj Dwarka Delhi hotel.

22 February - Fly to the UK

Today you will be transferred from your hotel to the airport for your flight to the UK 

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Travel packages for England cricket tour to India 2024. Includes flights, hotels, transfers & Test Match tickets. ATOL Protected.

04 March - Fly to Delhi

Depart the UK for your flight to Delhi.

05 March - Arrive Delhi

On arrival you will be met and take a transfer to Vivanta By Taj Dwarka

06 March - Fly or Train option to Dharamshala

Transfer from your hotel to Delhi airport or Delhi Train station if taking the train option. On arrival in Dharamsla you will be met and transferred to Rakkh Resort Dharamshala.

07 -11 March - Fifth Test - India v England, Dharamshala

Return cricket transfers to Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium by private car transfer (approximately24 KM).

12 March - Fly or train option to Delhi

Today take a transfer from your hotel to the airport or train station for your flight or train option to Delhi. On arrival in Delhi you will be met and transferred to your accommodation.

13 March - Fly to UK

Today you will be transferred from your hotel to the airport for your flight to the UK. 

Park Hotel Hyderabad 5*

The stylish design hotel The Park Hyderabad enjoys an excellent setting close to the Hussain Sagar lake. Its unique perforated metal façade with ingenious illumination has been inspired by old Indian palaces and references the Nizam’s legendary jewellery collection. Amongst other excellent services and amenities, the hotel features an exclusive restaurant with Hyderabadi and Andhra cuisine as well as an alfresco restaurant situated by the infinity pool, both overlooking the lake. This luxurious design hotel is a great place to discover the fascinating city of Hyderabad.

Park Hotel Vizag 5*

This stunning Visakhapatnam beach hotel is located basks in its idyllic setting overlooking the waters of the Bay of Bengal. The hotel sprawls over 6 acres of a spectacular private beachfront and features a captivating style reflective of its culturally-rich surroundings. The Buddhist culture has been beautifully incorporated into elements of the hotel evoking a relaxing, peaceful ambience. The sublime guest rooms feature a minimalistic style with cool colours evoking the aura of a peaceful haven where guests can relax and unwind amidst natural surroundings. Sports enthusiasts will appreciate the host of activities available including outdoor swimming pool and those seeking the ultimate in relaxation can indulge in invigorating Spa treatments. Every guest will enjoy the delightful cuisines just waiting to be savoured in the uplifting surrounds of the restaurant.

Lemon Tree Hotel Rajkot 3.5*

The Lemon Tree Hotel, Rajkot is located in Rajkot, within 5.6 km of Rajkot Railway Station and 14 km of Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium. With a restaurant, the 3.5-star hotel has air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi, each with a private bathroom. The accommodation provides room service and a 24-hour front desk for guests. All units at the hotel are equipped with a seating area, a flat-screen TV and a safety deposit box. Lemon Tree Hotel, Rajkot features certain rooms with city views, and every room comes with a balcony. The rooms will provide guests with a minibar. A buffet breakfast is available daily at the accommodation.

Rakkh Resort Dharamshala 5*

Set in Pālampur, 25 km from HPCA Stadium, Rakkh Resort, a member of Radisson Individuals Retreats offers accommodation with free bikes, a seasonal outdoor swimming pool and a garden. Among the various facilities are a terrace and a bar. The accommodation provides a 24-hour front desk, and free WiFi. The daily breakfast offers continental, American or Asian options. At the hotel you will find a restaurant serving Chinese, Indian and Asian cuisine. Vegetarian, dairy-free and halal options can also be requested. You can play darts at this 5-star hotel, and the area is popular for hiking and cycling.

Vivanta By Taj Dwarka Delhi 5*

A melange of experiences with contemporary sophistication and classic signature charm awaits you at VBT Dwarka. A short drive towards west will take you to the airport -20 mins drive from domestic terminal T-1 and 10 Km 15 mins Drive from International Terminal T-3 .35 Kms by road. Vivanta By Taj Dwarka featuring 250 well-appointed rooms and both indoor and outdoor. Keeping with its tradition the Vivanta By Taj Dwarka offers a variety of Food and beverage options through its 24/7 multi cuisine coffee shop called CREO a theme based Indian restaurant called Indu5 Express a trendy and energetic bar named TIPPLE and a signature Deli called CARAMEL For the more relaxed traveller the signature JIVA spa and its outdoor pool offer a variety of services to relax.

Trident Hotel Agra 5*

Trident Agra is located 3 kilometers from the famous Taj Mahal. Near the Taj Mahal; Trident Agra is one of the best hotels in the city. Beautifully landscaped gardens and water fountains welcome you to this charming leisure hotel. Built in local red stone; reminiscent of the Mughal era the hotel features 135 tastefully appointed rooms and suites which overlook the central courtyard and gardens. The soothing views of the 5 star property are perfectly complemented by a selection of restaurants; recreation and wellness facilities; accompanied by our warm service.

ITC Grand Goa 5*

This resort offers excellent facilities and is set on 45 acres of lush beachfront gardens. It offers breath-taking views overlooking a sparkling lagoon and manicured lawns.  The Sereno spa is a complete health and wellness destination, designed to offer holistic treatments with a blend of unique therapies inspired by Ayurvedic and yogic traditions. The hotel also features one of India’s largest swimming pools with water slides. Guests may enjoy elegant surroundings and spectacular food when dining at the resort’s restaurants Casa Sarita, Masala and Da Luigi. Restaurant and the retro-themed Lava Bar.

Welcom Heritage Elysium Resort & Spa Shimla 5*

Located in Shimla, 4.9 km from Victory Tunnel, Welcom Heritage Elysium Resort & Spa provides accommodation with a fitness centre, free private parking, a restaurant and a bar. This 5-star hotel offers free WiFi. The accommodation offers a concierge service, and organising tours for guests. All guest rooms at the hotel are equipped with a seating area. All units at Welcom Heritage Elysium Resort & Spa include air conditioning and a desk. A continental, Full English/Irish or American breakfast is available daily at the property. You can play billiards at this 5-star hotel, and the area is popular for cycling. Languages spoken at the 24-hour front desk include English and Hindi. 

Hyatt Regency Amritsar 5*

Hyatt Regency Amritsar is 4.5 km from the famous Golden Temple. It is 5 km from the historic Jallianwala Bagh and Amritsar Railway Station. Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport is a 30-minute drive away. Offering an all year round outdoor vitality pool equipped with air and water jet features. Hyatt Regency Amritsar also has the biggest spa in the city with 8 treatment rooms. All air conditioned rooms are equipped with a king bed and pillow menu. A flat-screen TV and minibar are available. En suite bathrooms come with a bathtub. The property has three dining options. Guests can enjoy a meal in the all day dining restaurant Punjab Province and afternoon tea and evening cocktails can be enjoyed at the Scotch Haus. 

Taj Chandigarth 5*

The modern Taj Chandigarh is located in Sector 17, Chandīgarh City’s prime business and shopping district. Offering a rooftop pool and spa, this chic property also has 4 dining options and 24-hour room service. Free WiFi is available. Full-length glass windows, hardwood flooring and a 42-inch flat-screen TV are standards in all room types. The large work desks in all rooms are movable and fitted with a desk lamp. A bathtub and hairdryer are included in bathrooms. Taj Chandigarh is 5 km from Sukhna Lake and 11 km from Chandigarh Airport. There are several shopping malls within a 5-minute walk from the hotel. Guests can enjoy a morning workout at the fitness centre, then relax tired muscles at the cold-water spa pool or steam rooms. An international buffet breakfast is offered at Cafe 17, while Black Lotus restaurant serves authentic Sichuan cuisine for lunch and dinner. Other dining options include Dera Indian Restaurant and the retro-themed Lava Bar. 

Prices from £3,595 per person

Prices and products are subject to availability at the time of booking.
The deposit for these arrangements from £600 per person. Balance is due 12 weeks before departure.

Includes:

  • International flights (let us know your preferred UK airport and airline)
  • Domestic flights
  • Airport, cricket and touring transfers
  • Test Match tickets
  • Accommodation as listed
  • Daily breakfast
  • Assistance on arrival and departure at railway stations / airports
  • One bottle of Mineral water per day during intercity transfers and sightseeing tours
  • Monument entrance fee and places as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Road taxes, parking fee, fuel charges and interstate taxes.
  • All currently applicable taxes including GST @ 5%.
  • Local English-speaking guide for Sightseeing at Hyderabad and Vizag
  • Services of an experienced UK cricket tour manager

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