Cricket player Ben Duckett of England celebrates with Ben Stokes

England Tour of India 2024 – First Three Test Matches

Package includes:

  • Guaranteed Official Tickets to the first three Tests in Hyderabad, Vizag and Rajkot
  • 28 nights' 4★ & 5★ accommodation on a bed & breakfast basis
  • Return international flights (upgrades available on request) and all domestic travel
  • All airport to hotel and 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
  • See the Golden Triangle between Test detinations
  • 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 all the first three Tests in Hyderabad, Vizag and Rajkot.

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Ticket travel packages including flights

Flights

Your package includes return international flights from London to India as well as all domestic flights whilst in destination. Flight upgrades are available on request.

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

4★ & 5★ Accommodation

Enjoy 28 nights' 4★ & 5★ accommodation in Hyderabad, Vizag, Rajkot, Mumbai & the Golden Triangle on a bed & breakfast basis.

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Coach Transfers

Transfers

Coach transfers to and from the airports, 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 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

    Depart UK

    Make your own way to the airport, check in/drop your bags off and make your way through customs. Once through customs make your way to the gate to board your flight to India.

    London Heathrow to Hyderabad

    Departs: 
    14.35
    Arrives: 
    05.25 (+1)
    Airline: 
    British Airways
  • Day 2

    Arrive India

    Arrive into Hyderabad and after clearing customs and immigration transfer to your hotel where you can check in for the next seven 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 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 a fantastic opportunity to visit some 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 transfer to the airport for your flight to Delhi. On arrival, we will then transfer to the hotel where we will check-in for a one night stay on a bed and breakfast basis.

    New Delhi is a unique city full of 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 India Gate, the Red Fort and Jama Masjid.

    Vizag to Delhi

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

    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 18

    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 19

    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 20

    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 21

    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 22

    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 23

    Delhi TO RAJKOT

    This morning, check-out of your hotel and transfer to the airport for your flight to Rajkot. On arrival, transfer to the hotel and check-in for a six night stay on a bed and breakfast basis.

    Rajkot, the fourth biggest city in the dry state of Gujarat. It's not a typical tourist destination in India, but this means that it's a great place to visit to experience authentic day-to-day life in this fascinating country.

    Delhi to Rajkot

    Departs: 
    TBC
    Arrives: 
    TBC
    Airline: 
    TBC
  • Day 24-28

    India v England - 3rd Test

    Each morning transfer to the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium for all five days of the third test match. At the end of each day's play, you will be transferred back to your hotel. 

    England managed a draw here in 2016, can they go one better this time around?

    3rd Test

    Days 1-5

    Play starts: 
    TBC
  • Day 29

    RAJKOT TO Mumbai

    This morning, check-out of your hotel and transfer to the airport for your flight to Mumbai. On arrival, transfer to the hotel and check-in for a one night stay on a bed and breakfast basis.

    Mumbai is a bustling metropolitan hub on the Arabian Sea. The capital of Maharashtra, this city is overflowing with energy and culture.

    Rajkot to Mumbai

    Departs: 
    TBC
    Arrives: 
    TBC
    Airline: 
    TBC
  • Day 30

    Depart India

    Check out of your hotel this morning and transfer by coach to the airport for your flight home to London. Upon arrival into England, say goodbye to your newfound friends and make your own onward arrangements.

    Mumbai to London Heathrow

    Departs: 
    08.50
    Arrives: 
    13.45
    Airline: 
    British Airways

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
Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium

3rd Test Match - Rajkot

Play Starts: TBC

The media box at Rajkot is designed to look similar to that of Lords, so there may be a sense of familiarity when you enter the stadium. England played the first ever Test here in 2016, managing a draw against a strong Virat Kohli side.

Tickets: 
Seated Grandstand
Venue: 
Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium
Capacity: 
28,000

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

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

Regenta RPJ, Rajkot

This laidback hotel houses stylish, relaxed rooms and is close by to popular attractions, such as Mahatma Gandhi's childhood home. The restaurant on-site serves a range of international cuisine, including European, as well as authentic Indian food. There is an exercise room available for guests to utilise.

Features: 

  • Please note: Gujarat is a dry state
  • Outdoor swimming pool

Trident Nariman Point, Mumbai

The Trident Nariman Point hotel is nestled in the heart of the vibrant and bustling Mumbai. Offering panoramic views of the Marine Drive and Queen's necklace alongside stunning views of the ocean and the city skyline, this is the place to be. With award winning restaurants onsite alongside wellness and recreation facilities there is plenty to do and enjoy at the hotel before heading out to discover Mumbai from this wonderful location.

Features: 

  • Outdoor pool
  • Frangipani Restaurant