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BUDGET & PRACTICALITIES

The real way to dakar 2021 has been postponed to 2022

Due to the second wave of the corona virus hitting Europe, the organisation behind the rally has decided to postpone the Real Way to Dakar to 2022.

Please be aware that the information you find below will be updated once we have new dates for the 2022 edition of the rally. You can stay up to date on the latest news from the rally on Facebook and Instagram.

The Real Way to Dakar has been postponed to 2022

Budget for participating in The Real Way to Dakar

We have listed all the registration fees and additional costs that you have to take into consideration,
when signing up for The Real Way to Dakar. In 2021 we are introducing a new Lite route, giving you the option of choosing between no less than three different routes (and an extra bonus):

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All the way - Mahirija to dakar

Choose between the race or the adventure category, but follow us all the way from Mahirija to Dakar

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Lite 1 - Mahirija to Dakhla

Join the first half of the rally as we conquer the amazing landscapes of Morocco. 

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Lite 2 - Dakhla to Dakar

Experience the challenging sand dunes of Mauritania and the iconic beaches of Dakar. 

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pre-start in paris

Once again, we are giving participants the option of joining us for a pre-start in Paris, hence completing the iconic route from Paris to Dakar. 

2021 PRICES

MOTO / QUAD / ATV

2021 PRICES 7 JUN 2020 31 AUG 2020 30 NOV 2020
FULL RACE CATEGORY €2.800 €3.200 €3.600
LITE 1 OR 2
RACE CATEGORY
€1.600 €1.830 €2.060
ADVENTURE CATEGORY €2.240 €2.560 €2.880

BUGGY / UTV

PRICES INCLUDE 1 PERSON

2021 PRICES 7 JUNE 2020 31 AUG 2020 30 NOV 2020
FULL RACE CATEGORY €2.900 €3.300 €3.700
LITE 1 OR 2
RACE CATEGORY
€1.650 €1.890 €2.110
ADVENTURE CATEGORY €2.320 €2.640 €2.960
+ 1 PERSON
FULL RACE
€425 €450 €425
+ 1 PERSON
LITE RACE
€245 €255 €270
+1 PERSON
ADVENTURE
€425 €450 €475

CAR

PRICES INCLUDES 2 PEOPLE

2021 PRICES 7 JUN 2020 31 AUG 2020 30 NOV 2020
FULL RACE CATEGORY €3.300 €3.800 €4.300
LITE 1 OR 2
RACE CATEGORY
€1.890 €2.170 €2.460
ADVENTURE CATEGORY €2.640 €3.040 €3.440
+ 1 PERSON
FULL RACE
€850 €900 €950
+ 1 PERSON
LITE RACE
€490 €510 €540
+ 1 PERSON
ADVENTURE
€850 €900 €950

Please note, that as a service team you get to register one service vehicle for free if you bring a minimum of 7 participants on your service team.

SERVICE VEHICLE

PRICES INCLUDES 2 PEOPLE

2021 PRICES 7 JUN 2020 31 AUG 2020 30 NOV 2020
FULL RACE CATEGORY €2.200 €2.700 €3.200
LITE 1 OR 2
RACE CATEGORY
€1.260 €1.540 €1.830
ADVENTURE
CATEGORY
€2.200 €2.700 €3.200
+ 1 PERSON
FULL RACE
€850 €900 €950
+ 1 PERSON
LITE RACE
€490 €510 €540
+ 1 PERSON
ADVENTURE
€850 €900 €950

REGISTRATION FEE FOR 2021 INCLUDES:

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Participation in the rally, including your official event number

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Medical assistance by our rally-medics

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Breakfast and dinner during the rally

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GPS tracker

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Camping in the official rally camps in Morocco, Mauritania and Senegal

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Assistance in border formalities (visa fees are not included)

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Organizing of relevant insurances (fees are not included)

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Stage itinerary (paper form and as Garmin Mapsource file (.gdb))

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Official (and very nice) rally t-shirt

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Award ceremony and party

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An unforgettable rally experience

ADDITIONAL COSTS

    Besides the registration fee, there are other costs that participants should be aware of and take into consideration. Below are listed some of these, though the list may not be complete

FERRY CROSSING

Approximately 550€ for a return ticket between Almeria, in the south of Spain, and Nador (North-Morocco) for 2 persons and a standard 4×4. The crossing of the Mediterranean Sea takes about 7 hours.

FLIGHTS TICKETS

There are daily flights from several destinations in Europe and to Nador. 

Nador is located about 150 km from out first camp where the technical inspections will take place. It is possible to take a local taxi from Nador and to the campsite. 

From Dakar you can find daily flights to several destinations in Europe. 

FUEL PROVISIONS

The fuel price is more or less the same as in Europe. However, there can be quite some distance between gas stations in the countries we pass through. We reccomend that you fill up your vehicle whenever you have the chance.

Every day you will get info at the evening briefing on when and where you can get fuel. In all the countries we pass through you can easily get Diesel but Petrol can some days be difficult. Also, please keep an extra jerrycan with your service team. 

Please be aware that the petrol available isn’t always of the same standard as in Europe. 

 

SERVICE & FOOD

During the rally you will get breakfast and dinner from the organisation. For service, you have some different choices : 

1. Be on you own

2. Bring your own service team

3. Team up with a service team that is already participating in the rally 

Your can read more about the different options for service and food here. 

SATELLITE PHONE

It is up to you if you want to bring a satellite phone with you. However, some parts of the rally takes place in areas with no or very limited phone coverage, so we recommend that all vehicles have an iridium satellite phone. 

We will equip you with an GPS tracker where you can contact ORG if you have technical or medical issues. To bring a satellite phone is for extra safety.

GPS UNIT

In your vehicle/MC you must bring one (or more) gps-device(s) loaded with the route. You may also find it helpful to bring some electronic maps loaded on to your device.

The rally route is based on a list of gps-points that are supplied every night at the briefing. You must bring an usb-stick to get the list of waypoints as well as the route for each day. The file is a .gpx file which is a Garmin format, readable in most standard gps-devices

MEET OUR AMBASSADORS

Below you will find some of our amazing ambassadors. They are all previous participants in the rally and will be happy to share their experiences with new participants.

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MAXIME METTRA, FRANCE

Maxime joined the 2020 edition of the Real Way to Dakar in the full race category on a Honda CRF1000 Africa Twin.

Mail: metimax@yahoo.fr

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Alexandre Azinhais, Portugal

Alexandre also joined the 2020 edition of the Real Way to Dakar in the full race category on a KTM 450 Rally.

Mail: alexandreazinhais@hotmail.com

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