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ADV EventsCompetitionsPharaons International Cross Country Rally - May 18-25, 2014

Pharaons International Cross Country Rally – May 18-25, 2014

The race starts and ends at the Pyramids of Giza and covering 3,100 KM.

Published on 03.22.2014

The Pharaons International Cross Country Rally (Rallye des Pharaons) is an FIM-sanctioned rally raid event that takes place in Egypt, with Cairo being both the start and finishing point at the foot of the pyramids of Giza, and covers roughly 3,100 kilometers (1,900 mi) through the Sahara Desert. It is similar in format to the Dakar Rally in that it takes place in desert conditions and cars, trucks, and motorcycles are all permitted to compete.

Pharaons International Cross Country Rally takes place in the desert of Egypt and it is scheduled when the weather is not too hot during the day and there is low risk of sandstorms. The Pharaons’ organization is located in Italy and is led by a passionate team of Italians, French, Belgian and Egyptians who are represented by their office in Torino (Italy). The event has been going on for more than fifteen years.

The Rallye des Pharaons was born in 1982. The event became part of the FIM World Championship in 2000. The Pharaons International Cross Country Rally new name keeps the charme of the past and it gets introduction into the FIA World Cup in 2005.


Why choose Pharaons International Cross Country Rally?
– 3.000 km in one of the best landscapes in the world
– Three days boat crossing for vehicles transfer Venice/Alexandria and back
– Custom duty handled by organization
– Transfers reduced to the minimum
– Start in front of the Great Pyramids in Cairo
– Majestic yet accessible dunes
– Moto boxes truck and balais service available
– European Medical Staff
– Accurate road book
– 5 stars bivouacs

Event Organizer: Pharoans Rally

To see the full event details click here.

Author: Rob Dabney

Rob Dabney started a lifelong obsession with motorcycles at the age of 15 when he purchased his first bike – a 1982 Honda MB5. Through his 20’s and 30’s he competed in off-road desert races, including the Baja 250, 500 and 1000. Eventually, his proclivity for exploration led him to dual sport and adventure riding. Rob’s never-ending quest to discover what’s around the next bend has taken him on Adventures in Mexico, North Africa, Europe, and throughout the American West. As a moto journalist, he enjoys inspiring others to seek adventure across horizons both near and far.

Author: Rob Dabney

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