The First Test in Hyderabad
Hyderabad is a vibrant and bustling city located in the southern part of India. It is the capital of the state of Telangana and a major centre of culture and history. A perfect location for the starting point of what’s going to be a truly historic test series!
Our package guarantees the best experience possible with a range of cultural excursions blended with all the excitement that comes with an England test series in India. Combine this with a 7 night stay in a beautiful 5 star hotel and all the extras that come with an Elite Sports Travel holiday and you’re all set for a fantastic trip.
22nd – 30th Jan 2024
Guaranteed tickets to all days of the first test for England vs India at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad
- Return international flights from London to Hyderabad with British Airways in World Traveller class
- 7 nights at the 5* ITC Kakatiya Hotel in Hyderabad in a superior room on a Half Board basis
- Tour of Hyderabad including visits to Qutab Shahi Tomb, Golconda Fort & Charminar
- 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 in India
- Return match day transportation
- Exclusive EST Cricket Merchandise
- English speaking local representation and 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* ITC Kakatiya
ITC Kakatiya pays tribute to the age of the great Kakatiya Dynasty. Located in the heart of the commercial district of Hyderabad, the hotel welcomes its guests to a renaissance of art, design and a bountiful life.
With 188 exquisite rooms and suites, a bouquet of four dining destinations, and exceptional wellness facilities, the hotel has carved a special niche for itself in the life of the metropolis.
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.
That’s why people travel with time and again, and you can read more about this on our reviews page here.
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||Mon 22nd Jan||London – Hyderabad||Depart London for your overnight direct flight to Hyderabad|
|Day 02||Tue 23rd Jan||Hyderabad||Arrive in Hyderabad where a representative will meet you and assist with your transfer to your accommodation at the 5* ITC Kakatiya for a 7 night stay on a Half Board basis||5* ITC Kakatiya|
|Day 03||Wed 24th Jan||Hyderabad||After breakfast, take a half day tour of Hyderabad beginning with the visit to Charminar. Then visit Golconda Fort. It is a majestic monument on the outskirts of Hyderabad city and speaks of a great cultural heritage of 400 years. Finally you will pay a visit Qutab Shahi Tomb.|
|Day 04||Thu 25th Jan||Hyderabad||After breakfast, return transfer to Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium for day 1 of the test match between India and England.|
|Day 05||Fri 26th Jan||Hyderabad||After breakfast, return transfer to Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium for day 2 of the test match between India and England.|
|Day 06||Sat 27th Jan||Hyderabad||After breakfast, return transfer to Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium for day 3 of the test match between India and England.|
|Day 07||Sun 28th Jan||Hyderabad||After breakfast, return transfer to Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium for day 4 of the test match between India and England.|
|Day 08||Mon 29th Jan||Hyderabad||After breakfast, return transfer to Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium for day 5 of the test match between India and England.|
|Day 09||Tue 30th Jan||Hyderabad||Meet your representative in reception for your transfer to the International airport to board your flight back to London.|
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