Fidelcrest Dakar Rally 2020

This breathtaking journey offers you the chance to traverse the diverse natural and cultural landscapes of North-West Africa, on an epic scale from the South Spain to the Moroccan Atlas Mountains, dunes of the Western Sahara, Mauritania and all the way to Senegal, allowing you to experience the most exotic parts from the legendary Paris – Dakar rally.

Where? “from Marbella, Spain to – Dakar, Senegal”
When? “2nd to 10th of April, 2020”
How many days? “8 to 9 days, can’t say for sure”
How? “by driving 3,500km 4×4 cars through Sahara (max 4 persons per car)”
For who? “8 to 16… or more adventurous investors and/or Fidelcrest partners”
How much? “Peanuts”
Why? “You know it.”

Day 1.

DATE: Thursday 2nd of April, 2020
TRACK 1: Marbella, Spain – Algeciras, Spain
TRACK 2: Ferry from Algeciras to Tangier Med, Morocco
TRACK 3: Tangier Med – Rabat, Morocco

TOTAL DRIVING: 370km / 4h
START: 9:00 a.m, engine start at 9:45
ESTIMATED ARRIVAL: 4:30 p.m

SPECIAL ON ROUTE: Ferry 1h 30min, Moroccan car insurance hustling

ACCOMMODATION: Hotel La Tour Hassan Palace (*****)

EVENING PROGRAM: Fidelcrest Rally-dinner together to familiarize with all new friends!

Day 2.

DATE: Friday 3rd of April, 2020.
TRACK 1: Rabat – Casablanca, Morocco
TRACK 2: Casablanca – Marrakesh, Morocco
TRACK 3: Marrakesh – Agadir, Morocco

TOTAL DRIVING: 550km / 6h
START: 9:00 a.m, engine start at 9:45
ESTIMATED ARRIVAL: 5 p.m

SPECIAL ON ROUTE: Cities of Casablanca and Marrakesh, Passing by Atlas mountains

ACCOMMODATION: Hotel Atlantic Agadir (****)

Day 3.

DATE: Saturday 4th of April, 2020.
TRACK 1: Agadir – Tiznit, Morocco
TRACK 2: Tiznit – Guelmin, Morocco
TRACK 3: Guelmin – Tarfaya, Morocco

TOTAL DRIVING: 550km / 7:30h
START: 9:00 a.m, engine start at 9:45
ESTIMATED ARRIVAL: 6 p.m

SPECIAL ON ROUTE: Tarfaya is the closest point to the Canary Islands from the continental Africa. Driving in the middle of nowhere, bring enough water and drinks for the trip. Prepare to enter into Western Sahara!

ACCOMMODATION: The Bedouin Camp

Day 4.

DATE: Sunday 5th of April, 2020.
TRACK 1: Tarfaya – Laayone, Western Sahara
TRACK 2: Laayone – Boujdour, Western Sahara
TRACK 3: Boujdour – Dakhla, Western Sahara

TOTAL DRIVING: 600km / 7h
START: 9:00 a.m, engine start at 9:45
ESTIMATED ARRIVAL: 5 p.m

SPECIAL ON ROUTE: Driving through Western Sahara, in the middle of dunes and desert. Several police stops probable, Moroccan fiches needed.

ACCOMMODATION: Hotel Westpoint Dakhla

Day 5.

DATE: Monday 6th of April, 2020.
TRACK 1: Dakhla – Imlili, Western Sahara
TRACK 2: Imlili – Bir Gandouz, Western Sahara
TRACK 3: Bir Gandouz – Nouadhibou, Mauritania

TOTAL DRIVING: 400km / 4:30h
START: 11:00 a.m
ESTIMATED ARRIVAL: 8 p.m

SPECIAL ON ROUTE: Crossing the border and passing by mine fields! Maybe seeing one of the world’s longest trains (up to 2,5 km long). Moroccan and Mauritanian fiches needed.

ACCOMMODATION: Hotel Tasiast (****)

Day 6.

DATE: Tuesday 7th of April, 2020.
TRACK 1: Nouadhibou – Nouakchott, Mauritania

TOTAL DRIVING: 480km / 6h
START: 10:00 a.m
ESTIMATED ARRIVAL: 5 p.m

SPECIAL ON ROUTE: Extra water, fuel and Mauritanian fiches needed. Nouakchott is the capital of Mauritania.

ACCOMMODATION: Hotel Semiramis City Center (****)

Day 7.

DATE: Wednesday 8th of April,2020.
TRACK 1: Nouadhibou – Rosso, Mauritania/Senegal
TRACK 2: Rosso – Ross Bethio (Ndiael Faunal Reserve), Senegal
TRACK 2: Ross Bethio – St Louis, Senegal

TOTAL DRIVING: 260km / 4:30h
START: 10:00 a.m
ESTIMATED ARRIVAL: 5 p.m

SPECIAL ON ROUTE: Crossing the border and Senegal river. Saint Louis is the old capital of Senegal. Several natural parks nearby.

ACCOMMODATION: Hotel Auberge de Jeunesse du Sud

Day 8.

DATE: Thursday 9th of April, 2020.
TRACK 1: St Louis – Louga, Senegal
TRACK 2: Louga – Thies, Senegal
TRACK 2: Thies – Dakar, Senegal

TOTAL DRIVING: 260km / 4:30h
START: 11:00 a.m
ESTIMATED ARRIVAL: 3 p.m

SPECIAL ON ROUTE: Final parking of the cars, start relaxing! End of the trip dinner.

ACCOMMODATION: Hotel Pullman Dakar Teranga (*****)

Day 9.

DATE: Friday 10th of April, 2020.
TRACK 1: Fly back home or take some extra days in Dakar. Maybe the luxurious Pullman hotel invites you to stay longer for relaxing and seeing more of Dakar!

GOING HOME: Typical flight routes via Lisbon (TAP), Madrid (Iberia), Paris (Air France) and Brussels (Brussels Airlines).

Price 1.950€ INCLUDES:

  • 1 Seat in a 4×4 car
  • All car costs
  • Ferry tickets
  • Visa + border costs
  • Accommodations (9 nights)
  • New Friends and Once in the Life Time Experience!

Not Included:

  • Meals (if not in accommodation)
  • Flights to Malaga / Gibraltar
  • Flights from Dakar
  • Travel insurance
  • Accommodations (9 nights)

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Additional information

  • Check the recommended vaccines for the trip.
  • Basic first-aid kits are provided in the cars.
  • Passport shall be valid 6 months after the trip.
  • French skills are benefit on the route.
  • You can’t take part also as non-driving team member if you don’t want or can’t drive.

Changes of the itinerary may happen at any time during the trip due to possible broken cars, extra delays, safety regulations etc.

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