2020 Fall Edition

The Tunisia 4×4 RAID 2020 follows the philosophy of Square. The guiding thread of the journey will be the vestiges that the Roman Empire has left in this land during five centuries of domination, starting from the year 46 BC.

Between the well-preserved remains of cities scattered in the fertile valleys that made Tunisia the granary of Rome, the fortifications erected to control the desert expanses, up to the great amphitheaters and the majesty of Carthage, will be developed a route divided into three parts. In the first the participants will descend towards the south of the country, where they will leave every sign of civilization to live the second phase along a large salt lake and going for three days in the Sahara sand sea, crossing unforgettable dunes and oases.In the third phase we will ascend along the coast of the Mediterranean, towards Tunis, stage of departure and arrival of this incredible adventurous gallop always immersed in nature, civilization and history. A trip suitable for those who want to deepen their experience in Africa and those who decide to live it for the first time in peace and security, thanks to a team with a long experience gained since the first editions of the Paris-Dakar.The organization will have support resources prepared to solve any inconvenience.

From 5-star luxury hotels to 5,000-star romantic bivouacs.

2020 Fall Edition

tunisia 4x4 raid 2019

The Tunisia 4×4 RAID 2020 follows the philosophy of Square. The guiding thread of the journey will be the vestiges that the Roman Empire has left in this land during five centuries of domination, starting from the year 46 BC.

Between the well-preserved remains of cities scattered in the fertile valleys that made Tunisia the granary of Rome, the fortifications erected to control the desert expanses, up to the great amphitheaters and the majesty of Carthage, will be developed a route divided into three parts. In the first the participants will descend towards the south of the country, where they will leave every sign of civilization to live the second phase along a large salt lake and going for three days in the Sahara sand sea, crossing unforgettable dunes and oases.In the third phase we will ascend along the coast of the Mediterranean, towards Tunis, stage of departure and arrival of this incredible adventurous gallop always immersed in nature, civilization and history. A trip suitable for those who want to deepen their experience in Africa and those who decide to live it for the first time in peace and security, thanks to a team with a long experience gained since the first editions of the Paris-Dakar.The organization will have support resources prepared to solve any inconvenience.

From 5-star luxury hotels to 5,000-star romantic bivouacs.




SCHEDULE

03rd OCTOBER

Meeting of the participants and boarding at the Genoa port. Accommodation in external double cabins. The crossing to Tunis will last 23 hours.

04th OCTOBER

Disembarkation at the Port of Tunis and after customs formalities, departure for the first stage Tunis – Thougga of 127 km entirely on asphalt. Hotel accommodation and dinner.

05th OCTOBER

Dhougga – Tozeur 414 km of asphalt. Before heading south, we will visit the beautifully preserved Roman city of Thugga. The complex is a UNESCO heritage site. Before arriving in Tozeur, scheduled for late afternoon, the caravan will stop in the mountain oases of Mides and Tamerza, the latter famous for a waterfall that pours the waters into a highly suggestive canyon. Arrival at the luxurious Palm Beach Palace, dinner and overnight.

06th OCTOBER

Tozeur – Tembaine 125 km of asphalt + 85 km of sand track. We focus on Douz, from where we proceed through the Chott el Djerid, a salt lake where the phenomenon of mirages is frequent. The last 90 km of the stage, after the Kebili palm groves, will be covered on an easy track that leads to the first chains of dunes that will lead to Tembaine, a point in the middle of Western Sahara. While an Italian dinner is being prepared, participants will be able to set up their tents to face the first night under the stars in a spectacular landscape.

07th OCTOBER

Tembaine – Ksar Ghilane 150 km of sand track. A track between the chains of dunes to reach the national park. A day that will bring intense emotions, immersed in a totally wild nature, in search of unexpected small lakes, the result of underground springs. The bivouac of Ksar Ghilane awaits the participants. It will be impossible to resist the temptation of a swim in the crystal clear lake that rises in the center of the oasis, stopping for dinner in a characteristic Berber restaurant. Once refreshed, our tents will be the right reward for a busy day.

08th OCTOBER

Ksar Ghilane – Zmela km 97. The pleasure and commitment to drive your vehicle in the desert. A local guide will supervise the convoy in the dunes. Lunch, dinner and overnight at the tented camp.

09th OCTOBER

Ksar Ghilane – Sfax 380 km of asphalt. Departure from Ksar on mountain track towards Chenini (dead city), then Tataouine, visit to the gorfas then towards Matmata, visit to the troglodyte city then Gabes and Sfax. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

10th OCTOBER

Sfax – Tunis 300 km. The day that will bring the group back to Tunis begins, not before having visited Thuburbo Major, another extraordinary site where a Roman city rich in temples and precious mosaics is preserved. Below is a stop in Hammamet and finally arrival in Tunis at the luxury Regency Tunis Hotel. Fish dinner at a typical restaurant.

11th OCTOBER

Tunis. visit to Sidi Bou Said (café de Nattes) then visit to the <terme di Antonino (Carthage) and embarkation in Tunis at 3pm. Km 30 asphalt, overnight on board.

12th OCTOBER

Arrival in late afternoon in Genoa.

Information

General Info

  • The vehicles must be fully efficient and have a booklet and insurance valid abroad.
  • In the month of October the average temperatures vary from 14 ° at night to 27 ° during the day.
  • Driving license and passport must be valid for at least six months.
  • The organization will provide what is necessary to consume meals in the bivouacs provided.
  • For bivouacs, a tent, sleeping bag and mattress must be provided.
  • The departure and arrival times of the ships may undergo changes which in turn may require changes to the scheduled schedule.
  • Even weather or other unforeseen circumstances may force you to partially modify the scheduled program.

Registration fee includes:

  • Assistance and recovery of vehicles along the entire route.
  • The fuel consumed by the vehicle.
  • Transportation of fuel (if supplied in tanks by the participants)
  • Any vehicle in difficulty in case of cover-up will be able to continue.
  • Mechanical assistance will be provided along the way to allow the restart (as far as possible).
  • Catering for breakfast and dinner during bivouacs.
  • Accommodation in double room with breakfast, in the hotels specified in the program.
  • All meals in Tunisian territory.
  • Support team expert in assistance throughout the journey.
  • Local guides for crossing the desert sections.
  • Assistance at customs gates.
  • Mechanical assistance.
  • Ship passes in an external double room.
  • Health care.
  • Tunisian phone card to communicate with the organization.
  • RAID gadgets and memories.

Registration fee does not include:

  • Lunches and dinners on board ships and in any case not specified.
  • Personal and transport insurance.
  • Any surcharges for transport by ship for exceeding the maximum allowed dimensions of the vehicle.
  • Anything not expressly included in the registration fee.

Prices

Driver + car: €1500
Driver + vehicle over 35 quintals: €1200 + € 150 per meter
Driver + motorcycle: €1350

Passenger: €1200
Single room surcharge: €160

Payment must be made by bank transfer using the following coordinates:

BanK:         Banco Santander
IBAN:           ES96 0049 4454 73 2110012223
BIC / SWIFT: BSCHESMMXXX
Accountholder: Cromatica Strategic Communication S.L.

Registration

Registration ends on 03 September 2020, subject to availability.

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IF YOU WANT TO PARTICIPATE IN 4x4 RAID Tunisia 2020 Fall Edition BUT YOU DO NOT HAVE AN ADEQUATE VEHICLE, CONTACT US AND WE WILL TRY TO GET YOU ON BOARD A CAR OF THE ORGANIZATION OR A PARTICIPATING VEHICLE.

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