Moeen Ali of England celebrates with Ben Stokes, Ben Duckett and Joe Root

England Tour of India 2024 – 1st & 2nd Test Matches (Excl. Int. Travel)

Package includes:

  • Guaranteed Official Tickets to the first two Tests in Hyderabad and Vizag
  • 16 nights' 5★ accommodation on a bed & breakfast basis
  • All domestic flights and associated airport transfers
  • All stadium to hotel transfers
  • Exclusive Gullivers events including welcome drinks, group dinner & cricket evening
  • A range of included sightseeing excursions
  • Gullivers merchandise
  • Gullivers representative in destination

Highlights

  • The perfect way to explore this fascinating country and its breath-taking wonders
  • Sightseeing excursions are included in your package
  • A visa is required to travel to India and is not included in your package

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At a glance

Mark Wood of England celebrates with Ben Stokes, Stuart Broad and Ben Duckett after taking the wicket

Guaranteed Tickets

Our packages include those all-important guaranteed official test match tickets to the first two Tests in Hyderabad and Vizag.

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Ticket travel packages including flights

Domestic Flights

Your package includes all domestic flights whilst in destination. Airport transfers for domestic flights are also included.

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Roseate House is one of the best five star hotels in Delhi Aerocity

5★ Accommodation

Enjoy 16 nights' 5★ accommodation in Hyderabad, Vizag and Delhi on a bed & breakfast basis.

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Coach Transfers

Transfers

Coach transfers to and from the airports for domestic flights, matches and functions (where required) as well as for all overland touring are included in your package.

Charminar (Old City), Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Sightseeing Excursions

Your package also includes a range of fantastic excursions to ensure you see all that this fantastic country has to offer. Click the link below to find out more!

Find out more about your excursions!

Drinks - Gullivers Social

Exclusive Gullivers Social Events

Begin your trip with welcome drinks and an opportunity to meet your Tour Manager and fellow tourists. A group dinner hosted by Gullivers staff as well as a fantastic cricket evening with special guests are also included in your package.

Gullivers tour manager

The Gullivers Team

To ensure you have the best possible experience on tour, Gullivers representatives will be available in destination. The Tour Management team are supported by an extensive office and on-site operations team.

Merchandise

Gullivers merchandise is included in your travel package. Previously this has included useful items such as a cool-box, sunhat or a tour shirt all designed with the destination in mind!

The Cricket Experts

Gullivers Sports Travel have been operating cricket tours for many years both for supporters and school trips. We pride ourselves on our passion for cricket, travel and delivering fantastic tours.

Book With Confidence

Book with Confidence knowing that you are travelling with a ABTA & ATOL bonded and officially appointed Tour Operator. For ease of mind your entire package is financially protected!

Full itinerary

  • Day 1

    Check in

    Make your own way to your hotel where you can check in for the next eight nights on a bed and breakfast basis.

    Hyderabad is the largest and most-populous city in Telangana and boasts a rich culture full of history. It's also renowned for being a foodie city, and Hyderabadi biryani is the local speciality not to be missed.

    Welcome Drinks

    Meet with your Tour Manager and the rest of your group and enjoy a drink. It's a great chance to get to know each other and have a relaxed start to the tour.

  • Day 2

    SIGHTSEEING EXCURSION - Hyderabad

    Today, enjoy a full day of sightseeing in Hyderabad.

    The tour will enable you to see the best of Hyderabad, starting with the Charminar - a landmark monument that has housed a Mosque for over 400 years. Another stop will be Mecca Masjid, which is a beautiful congregational Mosque that can host up to 10,000 people, making it one of the largest in India. Later in the day, the group will spend some time in a local bazaar that sells street food and jewellery. Finally, the Salar Jung Museum accommodates a fantastic collection of art and paintings, lots of which is from the Mughal era.

  • Day 3-7

    India v England - 1st Test

    After breakfast, jump aboard the Gullivers transfer to the cricket. After the day’s play the coach will return you to your hotel. 

    There is nothing quite like watching cricket in India, particularly when Virat Kohli comes to the crease, so make sure you soak up the atmosphere!

    1st Test

    Days 1-5

    Play starts: 
    TBC
  • Day 8

    SIGHTSEEING EXCURSION - Hyderabad

    Spend the morning at leisure after the cricket yesterday.

    Later in the day, enjoy another fantastic opportunity to visit more of what Hyderabad has to offer with an excursion to the impressive Qutb Shahi Tombs and the huge Golconda Fort.

  • Day 9

    HYDERABAD TO VIZAG

    Today, we depart Hyderabad for Vizag. Check-out of your hotel and transfer to the airport for your flight to VIzag. 

    On arrival, transfer to the hotel and check-in for a seven night stay on a bed and breakfast basis.

    Visakhapatnam, also known as Vizag, is the one of the oldest port city's in India. It's coastal location means that there are some fantastic beaches and serene landscapes to enjoy.

    Hyderabad to Vizag

    Departs: 
    TBC
    Arrives: 
    TBC
    Airline: 
    TBC
  • Day 10

    SIGHTSEEING EXCURSION - Vizag

    Today, a city tour of Vizag is included.

    Experience day-to-day life at the local market, visit the submarine museum on the beach and explore the stunning Simhachalam Temple. The tour will end with some time spent at Kailasagiri for some fantastic views of Vizag.

  • Day 11-15

    India v England - 2nd Test

    Each morning transfer to the ACA-VDCA Stadium for all five days of the second test match. At the end of each day's play, you will be transferred back to your hotel. 

    Traditionally the Vizag pitch offers assistance to the spinners. Perhaps this will be when Rehan Ahmed really announces his arrival on the international stage?

    2nd Test

    Days 1-5

    Play starts: 
    TBC
  • Day 16

    VIZAG TO DELHI

    This morning, check-out of your hotel and board the transfer to the airport for your flight to Delhi.

    On arrival, transfer to the hotel and check-in for a one night stay on a bed & breakfast basis ahead of your flight home tomorrow.

    Vizag to Delhi

    Departs: 
    TBC
    Arrives: 
    TBC
    Airline: 
    TBC
  • Day 17

    Check out

    Check out of your hotel this morning, say goodbye to your newfound friends and make your own onward arrangements.

Tickets

Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad

1st Test Match - Hyderabad

Play Starts: TBC

A new Test venue for England, the stadium in Hyderabad is known for modern facilities which have been put in place since the IPL has been held here. India have never lost a Test match here, so it won't be an easy start to the series for Ben Stokes' England.

Tickets: 
Seated Grandstand
Venue: 
Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium
Capacity: 
55,000
Dr. Y.S.Rajashekar Reddy Cricket Stadium

2nd Test Match - Vizag

Play Starts: TBC

Only two Tests have ever been played here, and India have been victorious in both. The first of these was in 2016 against England, when the visitors were on the end of a resounding defeat. Scenic hillside scenery surrounds the stadium, which is on the outskirts of the city.

Tickets: 
Seated Grandstand
Venue: 
ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium
Capacity: 
40,000

Accommodation

Taj Deccan, Hyderabad

Set within plush gardens, this upscale hotel features multiple dining options - serving both international and authentically local cuisine. It's close to the popular landmarks of the city, and the stylish rooms are perfect to relax in after a long day at the cricket. There is also a popular atrium bar to discuss the day's play.

Features: 

  • Telangana speciality restaurant
  • Outdoor swimming pool and fitness centre

Four Points by Sheraton Visakhapatnam, Vizag

A refined hotel 2km from the popular Ramakrishna Beach, the rooms at the Four Points by Sheraton are relaxed and comfortable. There is a popular outdoor swimming pool, as well as a restaurant on-site called The Eatery - which serves both local and international food. The bar is called Best Brews and serves handcrafted cocktails.

Features: 

  • Best Brews bar and lounge
  • Outdoor swimming pool

Roseate House, New Delhi

This chic, high-end hotel is located in the aero city, making it a great option for transferring to and from the airport. The property itself is contemporary and upscale, offering plush rooms. There is a luxury spa on-site with four therapy rooms, an all-day restaurant option, and a fine-dining Indian restaurant.

Features: 

  • Conveniently located close to the airport
  • Fine-dining restaurant - Kheer