The Fifth Test in Dharamshala
England’s final test match of this five test series takes us to the stunning mountain backdrops of Dharmashala with a cultural stop off in Amritsar included in your stay. Amritsar’s warm and welcoming people embody the essence of Punjabi hospitality while Dharamshala is a picturesque hill station that exudes tranquility and natural beauty, as well as being the chosen residence of the famous 14th Dalai Lama.
Our package includes guaranteed tickets to all 5 days of England’s final test match against India in Dharamshala, international flights, premium accommodation, airport and stadium transportation throughout and much more.
3rd – 13th March 2024
Guaranteed tickets to all days of the fifth test for England vs India at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium in Dharamshala
- Return international flights from London to Amritsar via Delhi with Virgin Atlantic/Air India
- Train travel from Dharamshala to Delhi
- 2 nights at the 5* Welcomhotel in Amritsar on Half Board basis
- 6 nights at the 4* Best Western Plus Revanta Mcleod Ganj in Dharamshala on Half Board basis
- 1 night at the 5* Pride Plaza Hotel in Delhi on Half Board Basis
- Tour of Amritsar including visits to Golden Temple, Jallianwala Bagh & Wagah Border
- Executive chauffeur driven private transfer from your home to your UK departure airport*
- Complimentary lounge access at your UK departure airport
- Airport meet & greet and return airport transfers
- Return match day transportation
- Exclusive EST Cricket Merchandise
- English speaking local guides during the transportation and sightseeing excursions
- Flight upgrade options to Premium Economy, Business and First
- We can tailor make any itinerary to bolt on additional test matches, beach extensions, other cities etc available on request
5* Welcomhotel – Amritsar
Spread across eight acres of landscaped gardens and unique architecture, Welcomhotel Amritsar is a tranquil oasis that situates guests nearby attractions including the Golden Temple.
This elegant collonaded mansion is home to 101 rooms and suites, each boasting chic decor and all the modern amenities needed for a comfortable stay. When it comes to dining, guests are spoiled for choice as the property houses all-day dining at the WelcomCafe Phulkari, local cuisine at Kebabs&Kurries, tea and treats at Dough & Co and a refreshing drinks at the Swizzle bar. Additional facilities include a spacious garden and signature spa.
4* Best Western Plus Revanta Mcleod Ganj – Dharamshala
Best Western Plus Revanta contains 40 well-appointed rooms & it’s nestled in the heart of Dhauladhar range of mountains. Surrounded by breathtaking valley views and crisp mountain air, This luxurious Resort is, just a 45-minute drive from Gaggal Airport and with easy accessibility from Delhi, Punjab and J&K with excellent connectivity by air, rail, road & all major cities of India.
Nestled in the scenic Strawberry Hills with beautiful views of the snow-capped Dhauladhar mountain range and the pristine Kangra valley, the hotel provides guests easy access to all the main tourist attractions in and around McLeod Ganj.
5* Pride Plaza Hotel – New Delhi
Providing an ideal mix of value, comfort and convenience, it offers a family-friendly setting with an array of amenities designed for travellers. Rooms at Pride Plaza Hotel Aerocity New Delhi provide a flat screen TV, a minibar, and air conditioning, and guests can stay connected with free wifi.
A perfect resting point in close proximity to the international airport.
From the moment you book with us
At Elite Sports Travel, we like to provide a full luxury end to end service, which all starts from the moment you book with us. We hold you hand through the booking process, help arrange your visas and help with check-in where needed. We’ll make sure you have everything you need in place ready for your holiday.
When the day comes, one of our professional drivers will collect you from your home and deliver you to the airport in an executive car in fine style. When you arrive, you’ll drop your bags off and then head to the airport lounge where you’ll enjoy a glass of bubbles on us before your flight, irrespective of which class you are travelling.
Looking after you every step of the way
When you arrive in India our team on the ground will take care of you from the moment you step out of arrivals, with english speaking representatives and guides at all times to ensure a smooth transfer and check-in process.
You’ll have constant contact with our team throughout the your time in India and they will ensure your safety and organisation to make sure you get the very best out of your holiday with us.
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Breakfast and dinner covered every day
We only use the finest luxury hotel properties for our clients in India and we ensure that you are looked after a cut above everyone else.
All our hotel properties selected are on a Half Board basis which means that not only is your breakfast covered, but we also cover your evening meal when you return from a long day at the cricket.
No stone is unturned to ensure the ultimate comfort for you so you don’t need to worry about anything except enjoying your holiday.
|Day 01||Sun 3rd March||London – Amritsar||Depart London for your overnight flight to Amritsar via Delhi.|
|Day 02||Mon 4th March||Amritsar||Arrive in Amritsar where a representative will meet you and assist with your transfer to your accommodation at the 5* Welcomhotel for a 2 night stay on Half Board basis||5* Welcomhotel|
|Day 03||Tues 5th March||Amritsar||After breakfast, enjoy sightseeing of Amritsar. Places to visit include: Golden Temple & Jallianwala Bagh. In the afternoon you will be taken to Wagah Border to witness the retreat ceremony.|
|Day 04||Wed 6th March||Amritsar – Dharamshala||After breakfast, drive to Dharamshala (200 Km / 05 Hrs Approx.) Upon arrival check in to your hotel at the 4* Best Western Plus Revanta Mcleod Ganj for a 6 night stay on Half Board basis.||4* Best Western Plus Revanta Mcleod Ganj|
|Day 05||Thu 7th March||Dharamshala||After breakfast, return transfer to Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium for day 1 of the test match between India and England.|
|Day 06||Fri 8th March||Dharamshala||After breakfast, return transfer to Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium for day 2 of the test match between India and England.|
|Day 07||Sat 9th March||Dharamshala||After breakfast, return transfer to Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium for day 3 of the test match between India and England.|
|Day 08||Sun 10th March||Dharamshala||After breakfast, return transfer to Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium for day 4 of the test match between India and England.|
|Day 09||Mon 11th March||Dharamshala||After breakfast, return transfer to Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium for day 5 of the test match between India and England.|
|Day 10||Tue 12th March||Dharamshala – Delhi||After breakfast, you will be provided assisted departure transfer to Dharamshala station for your train to Delhi. Arrive in Delhi and transfer to the 5* Pride Plaza Hotel in New Delhi for a one night stay on Half Board basis.||5* Pride Plaza Hotel|
|Day 11||Wed 13th March||Dharamshala-London||You will be transferred to Delhi International airport for your return flight home.|
Incredible trip organised through John watching IPL in India. Everything went smoother than could be imagined. ‘Elite’ in every sense of the word with private transfers between every destination in an air conditioned car with ice-cold water topped up each time. Incredible, Will book again.