The Fourth & Fifth Tests + Golden Triangle
We’re now reaching the conclusion of what is sure to be a thrilling test series in India. However this package takes it up a notch. you’ll not only be heading to all the action in Ranchi & Dharmashala for the fourth and fifth test matches, we’ve also included a mini Golden Triangle tour between the test matches, culminating in a truly spectacular trip for all involved.
Guaranteed tickets to all of the exciting action of the final two test matches, full air and land transportation as well as premium accommodation options. You will be looked after the Elite Sports Travel way including perks such as private chauffeur driven airport transfers, exclusive merchandise and complimentary airport lounge access.
20th Feb – 13th March 2024
Guaranteed tickets to all days of the fourth test for England vs India at the JSCA International Stadium Complex in Ranchi
- Guaranteed tickets to all days of the fifth test for England vs India at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium in Dharamshala
- International flights from London to Ranchi via Delhi and Delhi to London with Virgin Atlantic in Economy Class
- Train travel from Dharamshala to Delhi
- 7 nights at the 4* Le Lac Sarovar Hotel in Ranchi on Half Board basis
- 2 nights at the 5* Eros Hotel in New Delhi on Half Board basis
- 1 night at the 5* DoubleTree by Hilton in Agra on Half Board basis
- 2 nights at the 5* Hilton Jaipur on Half Board basis
- 2 nights at the 5* Welcomhotel in Amritsar 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
- City tour of Ranchi
- Mini Golden Triangle tour taking in visits to Delhi, Agra, Jaipur and Amritsar
- Tour of Amritsar with an English speaking guide
- 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 have hand picked some of the finest hotel properties in India for this itinerary, but you are welcome to switch to alternative hotels and we can help source these for you on request
- Options to bolt on additional test matches, beach extensions, other cities etc available on request
4* Le Lac Sarovar – Ranchi
Nestled in the “City of Waterfalls,” Ranchi, Le Lac Sarovar Portico stands out as one of the finest hotels. Just a short 5-minute stroll from Ranchi Market and a mere 250 meters from Firayalal Chowk, this hotel offers convenience at its best.
While popular tourist spots like Dasam, Hundru, and Johna Waterfalls are approximately 45 km away, the hotel caters to both contemporary business and leisure travelers, providing modern accommodations and cutting-edge amenities. Guests can relish a variety of culinary delights with three dining options within the hotel – Flavours, a sophisticated restaurant offering a blend of Indian and International cuisines, Chill, a stylish lounge bar, and Pastry Shop, a unique pastry destination in Ranchi.
5* Eros Hotel – New Delhi
The Eros Hotel in Delhi is known for consistently delivering the finest Indian Hospitality experience over last 25 years. It offers contemporary design and comfort paired with Old World hospitality charm. It’s close proximity to the Business areas in South Delhi and choices for shopping, entertainment and tourist locations makes it a truly convenient choice for all guests travelling for business or leisure purposes.
With state-of-the-art facilities and services, our hotel rooms offer a magnificent view of the Lotus Temple, the city and the poolside. The fine dining options at Eros Hotel offer a host of fascinating cuisines and diverse culinary experiences. The opulence of hotel’s lobby and the lush green areas welcome and embrace every guest. The hotel also offers a 9-hole Putting Green specially designed for golf-lovers to practice their golf swings amidst the natural beauty.
5* DoubleTree by Hilton – Agra
Thoughtfully decorated rooms with bespoke amenities offer unparalled views of the locality or the refreshing pool. Spend your day lazing around in the comfort of your room, strolling through the extensive lawns, taking a refreshing lap in the infinity pool, or rejuvenate at the Spa / Gymnasium after a long day of leisure.
Allow the Chef’s to curate an exclusive menu for your special celebrations or simply enjoy the specialties of the region at Kebab E Que or North 27 and wind it up with a drink in the Plush Bar. With a round the clock In room Dining, there is always something available to satisfy your midnight cravings.
5* Hilton – Jaipur
Conveniently situated, Hilton Jaipur is merely a 10-minute drive from Jaipur Railway Station and 25 minutes from Jaipur International Airport. This splendid establishment features a swimming pool and boasts stunning views of the picturesque Aravalli hills.
Indulge in delectable dining experiences, starting with Aurum, an all-day dining restaurant offering an array of continental delights. Savor the taste of authentic Indian cuisine at Chandi, while Krystal caters to both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage preferences. For a vibrant evening, head to Nebulae, their very own trendy rooftop lounge, where you can relish glocal cuisine featuring signature dishes and groove to the beats of our resident DJ.
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
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.
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||Tue 20th Feb||London – Ranchi||Depart London for your overnight flight to Ranchi via Delhi with Virgin Atlantic.|
|Day 02||Wed 21st Feb||Ranchi||Arrive in Ranchi where a representative will meet you and assist with your transfer to your accommodation at the 4* Le Lac Sarovar for a 7 night stay on Half Board basis.||4* Le Lac Sarovar|
|Day 03||Thu 22nd Feb||Ranchi||After breakfast, enjoy a city tour of Ranchi.|
|Day 04||Fri 23rd Feb||Ranchi||After breakfast, return transfer to JSCA International Stadium Complex for day one of the test match between India and England|
|Day 05||Sat 24th Feb||Ranchi||After breakfast, return transfer to JSCA International Stadium Complex for day two of the test match between India and England|
|Day 06||Sun 25th Feb||Ranchi||After breakfast, return transfer to JSCA International Stadium Complex for day three of the test match between India and England|
|Day 07||Mon 26th Feb||Ranchi||After breakfast, return transfer to JSCA International Stadium Complex for day four of the test match between India and England|
|Day 08||Tue 27th Feb||Ranchi||After breakfast, return transfer to JSCA International Stadium Complex for day five of the test match between India and England|
|Day 09||Wed 28th Feb||Ranchi – Delhi||Today you will be provided a departure transfer to the airport to board your flight to Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi a representative will meet you and assist with your transfer to your accommodation at the 5* Eros Hotel for a 2 night stay on Half Board basis.||5* Eros Hotel|
|Day 10||Thu 29th Feb||Delhi||After breakfast, enjoy a full day city tour of Delhi. Also enjoy a rickshaw ride at Old Delhi.|
|Day 11||Fri 1st March||Delhi – Agra||After breakfast, drive to Agra (210 Km / 04 Hrs Approx.). Upon arrival check in to your accommodation at the 5* DoubleTree By Hilton Agra for a one night stay on Half Board basis. Later you will be picked up to pay a visit to Agra Fort.||5* DoubleTree By Hilton Agra|
|Day 12||Sat 2nd Mar||Agra – Jaipur||Enjoy an early morning visit to the world famous Taj Mahal. Return back to hotel for breakfast. After breakfast, drive to Jaipur (240 Km / 05 Hrs Approx.) enroute visit Fatehpur Sikri. Upon arrival in Jaipur check in to your accommodation at the 5* Hilton Jaipur for a two night stay on Half Board basis.||5* Hilton Jaipur|
|Day 13||Sun 3rd Mar||Jaipur||After breakfast, enjoy a full day city tour of Jaipur. Places to visit includes Amer Fort, City Palace, Jantar Mantar & Hawa Mahal|
|Day 14||Mon 4th Mar||Jaipur – Amritsar||Today you will be provided a departure transfer to the airport to board your flight back to Amritsar. Upon arrival in Amritsar a representative will meet you and help with the transfer to your accommodation at the 5* Welcomhotel for a two night stay on Half Board basis.||5* Welcomhotel|
|Day 15||Tue 5th Mar||Amritsar||After breakfast, enjoy a 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 16||Wed 6th Mar||Amritsar – Dharamshala||After breakfast, drive to Dharamshala (200 / 06 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 17||Thu 7th Mar||Dharamshala||After breakfast, return transfer to Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium for day 1 of the test match between India and England.|
|Day 18||Fri 8th Mar||Dharamshala||After breakfast, return transfer to Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium for day 2 of the test match between India and England.|
|Day 19||Sat 9th Mar||Dharamshala||After breakfast, return transfer to Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium for day 3 of the test match between India and England.|
|Day 20||Sun 10th Mar||Dharamshala||After breakfast, return transfer to Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium for day 4 of the test match between India and England.|
|Day 21||Mon 11th Mar||Dharamshala||After breakfast, return transfer to Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium for day 5 of the test match between India and England.|
|Day 22||Tue 12th Mar||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 23||Wed 13th Mar||Delhi – London||Today, 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.