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India vs England - 1st Test only


Join Black Opal for the opening 1st Test of the series in Hyderabad, as we follow England Men’s cricket team to India in 2024.   

Hosted by Gladstone Small and the Black Opal team, we’ll attend lively cricket matches and explore the exciting city of Hyderabad along our way.

Our Tour:

Let us take care of all your travel arrangements and luxury accommodation, with exclusive extras along the way. A hosted drinks reception will begin our tour in style in Hyderabad, whilst our ‘get together’ event mid-Test will be a great way to reflect on the current play. Before heading home, we’ll also enjoy a farewell dinner with our fellow supporters.

Our dedicated hosts will be present to offer a warm welcome and insight into the cricket as it unfolds, plus there will be ample opportunity to relax and explore on our sightseeing excursions. We can’t wait to see you in incredible India!


  • International flights in Economy Class
  • Private airport transfer on arrival
  • All other transfers on shared basis
  • Stadium transfers on each day of the cricket matches
  • Transfers to all Black Opal hosted events
  • 8 nights accommodation on bed & breakfast basis
  • Hosted events : Welcome drinks, mid-Test ‘Stumps’ gathering, farewell dinner
  • 2 sightseeing excursions

Call the Black Opal team and let us create your ideal India getaway!

If you’d like to join us for more of the action, we can create a bespoke itinerary, plus we can offer extended holiday options if you’d like to stay and explore further.

Fly overnight from London to Hyderabad in Economy Class.

Alternative departure points and flights upgrades are available on request at a supplement.


On arrival in Hyderabad, you will be met and transferred to our hotel, the Taj Falknuma Palace for 8 nights on bed & breakfast basis. We’ll enjoy welcome drinks with the Black Opal group later today.

Accommodation: Taj Falaknuma Palace


The 1st Test Match takes place at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad, with roundtrip transfers included daily.

We are excited to share with you the opening to this Test series and experience the vibrant atmosphere in India.


In our free time in Hyderabad, we’ll enjoy two morning sightseeing excursions, including Golconda Fort, the Qutab Shahi Tombs, Chaminar Palace and the Old City. Hyderabad is known as The City of Pearls, as once it was the only global centre for trade of large diamonds, emeralds and natural pearls.

Today we bid farewell to India and transfer to Hyderabad airport for the flight home.

Our hand-picked luxury accommodation

At Black Opal, we know our clients want the very best accommodation to accompany their luxury sports travel experience. That’s why we endeavour to secure the very best accommodation available within convenient proximity to your chosen event. Our recommendations are below, but should you wish to stay elsewhere simply give us a call on 0330 041 4888 or contact us online.