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Pakistan vs England - 1st Test Match


Visit the cultural nation of Pakistan, as it hosts the awaited Test series against England. Black Opal can make all your arrangements to attend the 1st Test, on a break tailor made to your needs. On our itinerary here, we highly recommend a twin centre, staying also in fascinating Lahore, where we will ensure you see the city’s highlights and get a real feel for this unique and welcoming destination.

At Black Opal we are proud to be an official operator for this event and can’t wait for you to experience this bucket list trip. Our team have recently visited Pakistan and are excited to offer this welcoming country, where we have hand-picked our accommodation, venues and stadium areas. If you’d like to attend all three Tests or look at an alternative itinerary – just let us know your plans.

It is an exciting time when the test matches begin in Pakistan and this is a great opportunity to experience this exciting event, as well as exploring more of the country and it’s culture.

The 1st Test will take place at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium between 1-5 December.

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Inclusions :

  • International flights in Economy Class (based on Heathrow with Gulf Air)
  • Road transfer Lahore-Islamabad via Rhotas Forte
  • Private transfers on arrival and departure
  • Meet & Greet on arrival in Lahore
  • Stadium transfers on each day of the Test Matches
  • 2 nights accommodation at Pearl Continental Lahore, on bed & breakfast basis
  • 2 local dinners in Lahore
  • 7 nights accommodation at Serena Hotel Islamabad, on bed & breakfast basis
  • City tours of Lahore & Islamabad, including the Wagha Border Ceremony

We can tailor your requests to offer alternative flights and durations, as well as curating extended stays – just talk to a member of our team, to create your bucket-list holiday.

Prices are based on two people sharing a standard room. Flight supplements may apply. Alternative airlines / routes / classes can be offered. Single supplements available on request.

Join at your chosen airport for your outbound flight to Lahore. If you wish to break up your journey with a stopover beforehand, just ask our team about the options available.

On arrival in Lahore, you’ll be met and taken by private transfer to our hotel, The Pearl Continental, staying for two nights. Offering a serene retreat, yet still at the heart of this vibrant city, this beautiful hotel offers facilities including six signature restaurants.

This afternoon, we’ll take you on a tour of Lahore, seeing the Lahore Forte and Badshahi Mosque, at the heart of the walled city. This evening we will head to the Old Town to enjoy dinner at bustling Food Street, where we can relax and absorb the vibrant atmosphere.

We’ll explore more of this wonderful region today, as we enjoy a guided tour of the impressive Tomb of Jahangir on the banks of the Ravi River.

Today we will transfer by road to Islamabad, calling on our way at the 16th century Rhotas Forte in the Punjab Province. This is one of the largest and most formidable in the country, now designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Arriving into Islamabad this afternoon, we check into the Serena Hotel*, where we stay for seven nights. This beautiful property reflects the culture and heritage of the country’s capital, with facilities including six restaurants, a wellness area & spa.

* Depending on availability, the Marriott International may be offered as an alternative hotel in Islamabad


Today is the start of the 1st Test, so sit back and enjoy the cricket at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, as Pakistan take on England.

After enjoying the cricket, we have chance today to relax before our travel home. We include today a private guided tour of Islamabad, learning more about landmarks such as The Shah Faisal Mosque.

Today we head to Islamabad airport for the return flight home. If you’d like to extend your stay or break up your journey with a stopover, our team would be delighted to look at some options for you.

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.