England International Test Match Cricket

England Tour of India 2024 – 1st Test Match with Golden Triangle (Excl. Int. Travel)

Package includes:

  • Guaranteed Official Tickets to the first Test in Hyderabad
  • 13 nights' 5★ accommodation on a bed & breakfast basis
  • All domestic flights and associated airport transfers
  • All stadium to hotel transfers
  • Welcome drinks & group dinner
  • 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
  • See the Golden Triangle as England visit India for this much-awaited Test series!
  • 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 Test in Hyderabad.

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Ticket travel packages including flights

Domestic Flights

Your package includes all domestic flights whilst in destination as well as associated airport transfers.

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Trident Jaipur is a 5 star hotel in Jaipur near airport with deluxe luxury rooms & suites, wellness facilities

5★ Accommodation

Enjoy 13 nights' 5★ accommodation in Hyderabad and the Golden Triangle 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.

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!

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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 is 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 a one night stay on a bed and breakfast basis.

    New Delhi is a unique city steeped in history yet bustling with modern life and colour.

    Later in the day, you'll have the opportunity to see some of Old Delhi's most popular attractions on a city tour, including Qutub Minar and Humayun's Tomb.

    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

    DELHI TO AGRA

    This morning, check-out of your hotel and board the coach to Agra. The journey will last approximately five hours.

    On arrival in Agra, check-in to the hotel for a one night stay on a bed & breakfast basis.

    In the evening, we will visit the Taj Mahal in time for sunset. A Wonder of the World, the Taj Mahal took 20 years to build and is always a highlight of any trip to India.

  • Day 3

    AGRA TO RANTHAMBORE

    After breakfast, board the coach to visit the Agra Fort. The Taj Mahal is not Agra's only attraction, and the Agra Fort is a powerful Mughal fortress made of red sandstone.

    The group then heads to Ranthambore via train. Getting the train in India is a must-do experience, and the best way to travel this route. We'll enjoy lunch at a restaurant in Bharatpur before boarding the train.

    On arrival in Ranthambore, transfer to the hotel and check-in for a two night stay on a bed & breakfast basis. Ranthambore National Park is one of the biggest and most renowned national parks in Northern India.

    Bharatpur to Ranthambore

    Departs: 
    TBC
    Arrives: 
    TBC
  • Day 4

    SAFARI - RANTHAMBORE

    Today we will enjoy two game drives in open-air vehicles. One before breakfast in the morning sun, and one post-lunch too. This will give us the best opportunity to see some of India's richest and most diverse wildlife with over 270 species of birds, 12 reptiles and 30 mammals present in the National Park, including the presence of a large number of Royal Bengal Tigers.

  • Day 5

    RANTHAMBORE TO JAIPUR

    After breakfast, check-out of your hotel and board the coach transfer to Jaipur. The journey will take approximately four hours.

    On arrival, check-in to your hotel in Jaipur for a two night stay on a bed & breakfast basis, and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.

  • Day 6

    SIGHTSEEING EXCURSION - JAIPUR

    After breakfast this morning, the group will head to the Amber Fort in Jaipur - one of India's most popular attractions. The honey-coloured fortress palace is extensive and there are lots of chambers and courtyards to explore, some of which with striking views of the gorge.

    In the afternoon, we will visit the Observatory and the City Palace, including the Hawa Mahal, one of Jaipur's most photographed highlights.

  • Day 7

    JAIPUR TO DELHI

    This morning, check-out of your hotel and board the coach transfer to Delhi. The journey will last approximately five and a half hours.

    On arrival, check-in to your hotel for a one night stay on a bed & breakfast basis.

  • Day 8

    Delhi TO HYDERABAD

    Check out of your hotel this morning and board the transfer to the airport for your flight to Hyderabad.

    On arrival, transfer to the hotel to check-in for a six night stay on a bed & 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.

    Later in the day, enjoy the opportunity to visit some of Hyderabad's most popular attractions, starting with the Charminar - a landmark monument that has housed a Mosque for over 400 years. Other stops on the tour will include the impressive Qutb Shahi Tombs and the huge Golconda Fort.

    Delhi to Hyderabad

    Departs: 
    TBC
    Arrives: 
    TBC
    Airline: 
    TBC
  • Day 9-13

    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 14

    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

Accommodation

Radisson Blu Dwarka, Delhi

Slightly offset from the bustle of central New Delhi, the Radisson Blu Dwarka houses an impressive atrium. Amenities include a rooftop swimming pool and three dining options, including an English tea experience. There is also a fully functioning fitness centre and a wellness spa for guests to relax and recover after busy days travelling or at the cricket.

Features: 

  • Located a 30 minute journey from the airport
  • Three dining options

Taj Hotel & Convention Centre, Agra

This luxury hotel in Agra sits in the shadow of the seventh wonder of the world, the Taj Mahal. The hotel features 239 plush rooms, a refreshing rooftop pool with magical views over Agra & the fabled mausoleum as well as an invigorating spa and a well-equipped fitness centre. Of an evening, sample a range or traditional or international dishes at the hotels multiple eatery options.

Features: 

  • Rooftop infinity pool with views to the Taj Mahal
  • A range of dining options

AamaGhati Wildlife Resort, Ranthambore

A fantastic place to experience this stunning part of the world, there is an outdoor swimming pool on-site, as well as a popular garden terrace area. The property has a jungle theme, and is situated close to the gates of Ranthambore National Park, making it easy to get to safari game drives. There is a restaurant on-site that serves both international and authentic local cuisine.

Features: 

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Baradari multi-cuisine restaurant

Trident Jaipur, Jaipur

The upscale property provides some breath-taking views of the Aravelli mountain range and the serene Mansagar Lake. The rooms are refined and charming, and amenities include an outdoor swimming pool, a lakefront terrace, and a relaxed international restaurant. Overlooking the lake, the bar is popular and a great place to relax after a day of sightseeing.

Features: 

  • Large outdoor pool
  • Mansagar bar overlooking the lake

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