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England Cricket Tour to India 2016-17

The Sapphire Tour
Mumbai and Chennai Test Matches

SOLD OUT!

Watch the finale of the series in the vibrant cities of Mumbai and Chennai, and still make it home for Christmas!

Prices from £3,399pp
Dates: 6th Dec 2016 - 21st Dec 2016

The Sapphire Tour package includes:

14 nights' B&B accommodation in Mumbai and Chennai.
Guaranteed five-day passes for both Test Matches.
Return, international, economy flights from the UK.
All domestic flights.
All airport & match day transfers in air-conditioned transport.
Full services of Howzat Travel tour managers.
Tour welcome drink and farewell dinner.
Limited edition lightweight tour polo shirt.

 

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Tour Itinerary

Sightseeing Options - A sightseeing option can be added to the begining or end of this tour, please contact us for options and pricing.

Tues 6th December
Depart the UK on your international overnight flight to Mumbai.

Wed 7th December
On arrival at Mumbai International Airport, you will be met by your Tour Manager and transferred to your hotel.

In the evening, you are invited to join your Tour Manager and the rest of your tour group for welcome drinks and an introduction to India. This will also be an ideal chance for you to get to know your fellow Howzat Travellers.

Thurs 8th - Mon 12th December Fourth IND v ENG Test Match
Each day after breakfast, make the 15 minute walk along Marine Drive (if at the Trident) or transfer (from the Taj Palace) to the Wankhede Stadium for the fourth Test Match between India and England. After each day's play, we will return back to the hotel.

Tues 13th December
Day at leisure in Mumbai. Your Tour Manager and our local partners will be able to assist you with any activities you might like to do.

Wed 14th December
Check out of your hotel and transfer to Mumbai's domestic airport for your domestic flight to Chennai. On arrival in Chennai, transfer to your hotel.

Thurs 15th December
Day at leisure in Chennai. Your Tour Manager and our local partners will be able to assist you with any activities you might like to do.

Fri 16th - Tues 20th December Fifth IND v ENG Test Match
Each day after breakfast, we will transfer to the M.A Chidmabaram Stadium for the fifth and final Test Match between India and England. After each day's play, we will return back to the hotel.

On the evening of Monday 19th, you are invited to join your Tour Manager and the rest of your tour group for a Howzat Travel Christmas & tour farewell dinner!

Wed 21st December
Check out of your hotel and transfer to Chennai's domestic airport for your international flight back to the UK, via Mumbai.

 

 



International Flight

From London Heathrow
with Jet Airways

Outbound: Flight 9W117
Departs Heathrow: Tues 6th Dec at 2105
Arrives Mumbai:
Wed 7th Dec at 1125

Inbound: Flights 9W466 & 9W118
Departs Chennai: Wed 21st Dec at 0800
Arrives Mumbai: Wed 21st Dec at 0955
Departs Mumbai: Wed 21st Dec at 1320
Arrives Heathrow: Wed 21st Dec at 1740

Upgraded flights and alternative options may be available. Please contact us to enquire. Surcharges may apply.

 



The Sapphire Tour
Hotels
& Price

All accommodation is on a B&B basis.

Mumbai - Trident Hotel
7th - 14th Dec (7 nights)
Hotel website >

Chennai - Taj Clubhouse Hotel
14th - 21st Dec (7 nights)
Hotel website >

 

The Sapphire Tour Price
£3,399 per person, based on two people sharing.
Single supplement available for £975
SOLD OUT!

 



The Sapphire *Plus* Tour -
Hotels
& Price

All accommodation is on a B&B basis.

Mumbai - Taj Mahal Palace
7th - 14th Dec (7 nights)
Hotel website >

Chennai - Leela Palace Hotel
14th - 21st Dec (7 nights)
Hotel website >

 

The Sapphire Plus Tour Price
£3,999 per person, based on two people sharing.
Single supplement available for £1,400
SOLD OUT!

 



 


Not included:

Any meals except those specified in the itinerary
Expenses of a personal nature, such as telephone calls, laundry, table drinks, tips and gratuities
Use of rooms before/after normal check in/out times
Individual’s travel insurance

 



Didn't find exactly what you were looking for?

If you do not find exactly what you are looking for within our set packages, then please let us know, as we are very flexible in organising tailor-made packages to suit your exact requirements.

If you have travelled to India before and wish to explore alternative options before, after or between the Tests, ODIs & T20s, simply contact us to let us know what you'd prefer to do instead. We will then build an itinerary to your exact requirements.

 



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Click the links below to jump to a specific page:

India v England 2016-17 main page

Tours

The Peacock Tour (All Five Tests)
The Explorer Tour (Rajkot & Vizag Tests)
The Lotus Tour (Vizag & Mohali Tests)
The Mango Tour (Mohali & Mumbai Tests)
The Tiger Tour (Mohali, Mumbai & Chennai Tests)
The Sapphire Tour (Mumbai & Chennai Tests)

The ODI & T20 Chinkara Tour

Sightseeing

Sightseeing Options after the Mohali Test

Bookings Page & T&Cs

India v England 2016-17 Bookings Page
India v England 2016-17 Terms & Conditions

 

 

 

NB: Howzat Travel reserves the right to make alterations to any aspect of the itinerary, including accommodation stated. Equivalent alternatives will be provided if this is the case.

 


 

And... while you are deciding which tour to book, why not read the tour diaries from our previous cricket tours to India:

India v England Tour, 2012-13 >

India v England Tour, 2011 >

India v England Tour, 2008 >

 

 



Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai


Trident Hotel, Mumbai


Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai


M.A. Chidmabaram Stadium, Chennai


Leela Palace, Chennai


Taj Clubhouse, Chennai

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   


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