Race Schedule

3rd Raid Trans Mauritania

Last update : June 16, 2021

The 3rd edition of the Raid TransMauritania will take place from 30 October to 6 November 2021.

  • Saturday
    • 5.30am: Reception at Roissy Charles de Gaulle Airport, Terminal 3 – Luggage check-in
    • 11.50am: Arrival in Atar (Visa) – Transfer by 4WD to Azalaye Inn (Atar)
    • 1.00pm: Lunch
    • 2.00pm: Assembly and testing of Fatbikes on Atar and his arounds
    • 6.30pm : Registration formalities – General briefing and presentation of stages
    • Meal and overnight stay at Azalaye Inn
  • Sunday – Prologue – First feelings in the dunes
    • Special stage of 25km + liaison of 10km – 60% sand, 40% tracks/roads
    • 3.00pm: Departure from Atar in 4wd to the starting site of the 1st stage
    • Meal and night in a hostel
  • Monday – Stage 1 – The sea of dunes
    • 55 km – 90% sand and dunes, 10% tracks
    • On arrival, cold meal
    • Afternoon free: walk in the dunes and rocky mountains
    • Meal and night in the desert
  • Tuesday – Stage 2 – The immensity of the canyons
    • 55 km (slightly downhill profile) – 10% sand, 90% tracks, beware of rocks!
    • On arrival, cold meal
    • Afternoon free: walk in the palm grove and gardens
    • Meal and night in the desert
  • Wednesday – Stage 3 – From one valley to another
    • 55 km – 80% sand, 20% tracks
    • On arrival, cold meal
    • Afternoon free: walk in the sandy plain and the village
    • Meal and night in the desert
  • Thursday – Stage 4 – Descending the valley
    • 58 km (slightly downhill profile) – 20% sand, 80% tracks and rocks
    • On arrival, cold meal
    • Afternoon free: walk in the palm grove and gardens
    • Meal and night in the desert
  • Friday – Stage 5 – Wadis and Dunes
    • 47 km – 90% sand and dunes, 10% tracks
    • On arrival, meal at the hostel
    • Afternoon free: Visit Atar with its traditional market
    • 7pm : Closing Ceremony
    • Méchoui and night at the Azalaye Inn
    • Concert with the Walfadjiri band
  • Saturday
    • Breakfast
    • 10am : Transfer to the Airport and luggage check-in
    • Return to Paris in the afternoon around 6.30 pm