Race Schedule

3rd Raid Trans Mauritania

Last update : March 8, 2021

With the uncertainty of the moment, the exact dates have yet to be defined, but the programme is still ready. Possible dates would be during the All Saints’ holiday 2021, or the February holiday 2022. If you don’t want to miss the information as soon as a date will be announced, don’t forget to subscribe to our newsletter !

  • 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